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Local Transport Today
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Northamptonshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire county councils are urging the Government to grant their proposed new tri-county body public... continue
Local Transport Today
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Highways England has appointed consultants to support a trial of average speed cameras on single and dual carriageway roads. Consultant CH2M has won... continue
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Consultant WSP has won a £50,000 contract from the DfT to prepare case studies of high quality cycling infrastructure in England, which will be... continue
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Highways England has started delivering new cycle facilities across the strategic road network, with more than 600 schemes to be implemented over the... continue
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Andrew Forster
A passenger railway branch line in Hertfordshire could be converted into a busway or light railway under plans to improve east-west orbital public... continue
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The Government is looking at options for outsourcing parts of the Network Rail empire to the private sector, The Independent reported this week. It... continue
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Local Transport Today
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Assessments of the wider economic impacts of transport schemes must consider both the positive and negative impacts, according to the academic who... continue
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Local Transport Today
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Assessments of the wider economic impacts of transport schemes must consider both the positive and negative impacts, according to the academic who... continue
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Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Graham Nalty, Derby DE24
The local authorities and business leaders who are begging to prevent the cancellation of the eastern arm of HS2 perhaps should be aware that... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Highways England has commissioned a joint venture of Arup and URS (now part of AECOM) to provide further advice on conducting enforcement against... continue
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Highways England has appointed a joint venture of Arup and URS (now part of AECOM) to advise on incident management in its East Midlands operating... continue
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Highways England has commissioned further work to develop a chemical-based method for assessing road conditions.    Existing methods use... continue
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Lee Baker
On the eve of the Queen's Speech council leaders in England have urged that devolution that goes further than managing devolved budgets from... continue
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Lee Baker
Car traffic in Great Britain last year increased by the largest amount since 2002, by 1.9% to 244.5 billion vehicle miles, according to the DfT. All... continue
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Lee Baker
The Local Government Association is calling on the Government to not stop at devolution for cities but to offer all areas greater powers over buses... continue
Local Transport Today
Articles
Peter Davidson and Helen Porter, Peter Davidson Consultancy
Choice modelling models people’s choices and decisions, whether they be decisions about transport, consumer purchases, activities or lifestyle.... continue
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Christopher Kettell, TRL; Mark Brackstone, Jordi Casas and Josep Maria Aymami, TSS-Transport Simulation Systems; Roland Leigh and Ed Lamb, University of Leicester
The Urban Traffic Management and Air Quality (uTRAQ) project uses satellite-generated atmospheric data to help local authorities devise traffic... continue
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Articles
Serbjeet Kohli
Years ago, much more effort was required to build even skeletal network models. We didn’t have the geographical information, and much of the... continue
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As long as I have been a transport modeller, equilibrium has been the Holy Grail. On the one hand, our lecturers and text-books tell us that such a... continue
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Hovering in the background of all these questions is perhaps the biggest unanswered question of all: how do we deal with the privacy problem? While... continue
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