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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Multi-modal transport planning  takes too long, produces huge amounts of data that is often of limited value, and has a poor track record of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Government has been urged to clamp down on the ‘Wild West’ practices being used to predict the GDP or Gross Value Added (GVA)... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Balfour Beatty shareholders this week approved the sale of Parsons Brinckerhoff to Canadian consultant WSP for £820m (LTT 05 Sep).  The... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Jonathan Raper
It is becoming universally acknowledged that every transport operator and city government needs a travel app. This has created a rich landscape of... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Andrew Miller, chief technical officer of Thatcham Research, has been appointed president and chairman of the board of directors of Euro NCAP, the... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Freight on Rail manager Philippa Edmunds has been made a vice-president of Brussels-based lobby group Transport & Environment.... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Peter May has been appointed permanent secretary of Northern Ireland’s Department for Regional Development. He is currently interim permanent... continue
Local Transport Today
People/consultants
Consultant Atkins has appointed Richard Bradley as technical director for intelligent mobility. He joins from Mouchel where he was a technical... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
The significant possibilities of achieving transport benefits by applying ideas from behavioural psychology were revealed at a discussion meeting of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Many transport planning professionals have a dim view of the DfT’s transport planning capabilities and attitude towards transport planning,... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Balfour Beatty shareholders will vote on 28 October on the board’s recommendation to sell professional services consultancy Parsons... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Mike Cooper has left his smarter choices manager post at Birmingham City Council. He is now a self-employed transport consultant.... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Victoria Hills has left her post as head of transport at the Greater London Authority to become director of the new Old Oak and Park Royal... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
John Whitelegg
The Climate Change Act requires “at least” an 80% reduction in CO2 equivalent emissions by 2050 on a 1990 base. The transport sector is... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Philippa Edmunds, Freight on Rail Manager, Campaign for Better Transport, London N1
Given that rail and rail modes complement each other and the DfT has overall responsibility for planning road and rail investment on strategic... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
THE?CHARTERED Institution of Highways & Transportation’s (CIHT) has launched a manifesto outlining the organisation’s proposals and... continue
Local Transport Today
People/consultants
Robin Bennett has joined FWT and taken up the role of commercial manager, where he will oversee and develop FWT’s automated timetable and... continue
Local Transport Today
People/consultants
James Darrall has been appointed as an associate at the London office of transport planning consultancy i-Transport. Darrall joins i-Transport from... continue
Local Transport Today
People/consultants
Transport planning and engineering consultant JMP has announced the appointment of James Chequer as an associate in its Bristol office. Chequer joins... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Ben Plowden, director of strategy and planning, surface transport, at Transport for London, has been appointed a non-executive director at the... continue
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