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Local Transport Today
People/people
London’s transport commissioner Peter Hendy (pictured) has been knighted for services to transport and the community in the Queen’s New... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Rik Thomas
01. Which TV comedy group often travelled around on a three-seater bicycle called a trandem? A. Monty Python’s Flying Circus B. The Goo... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Andrew Forster
Transport consultants should be penalised for producing “significantly inaccurate and misleading” forecasts of transport project costs... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
The DfT is to review how its transport appraisal techniques compare with international best practice. The study will “check whether we are... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Zeenara Najam has been appointed head of technical development at PTRC, succeeding Ian Chatfield who retired this week (LTT 23 Nov). Najam previously... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Scotland carries out its own census, independently of England and Wales (as does Northern Ireland), and has yet to publish its data on car/van... continue
Local Transport Today
News extra
Rik Thomas
The number of car and vans available to households in England and Wales rose by 14%, from 23.9 million to 27.3 million, between 2001 and 2011, newly... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Malcolm Bulpitt
Lawyers are not universally loved. However, occasionally, we must be thankful for them. This should have been the case recently when it was only the... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
On 26 November, economist Philip Lachowycz questioned the belief that Government spending on large-scale infrastructure projects, such as new roads,... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Treasury will work with the DfT to assess which transport projects should be eligible for the reformed private finance initiative. The Government... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Amey has established an asset management team with the recruitment of seven staff from Halcrow. They are: Charles Oldham, Jon Jarritt, Adam... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Edward O’Loughlin has joined consultant WSP as associate director, rail planning, joining from consultant Steer Davies Gleave.  ... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Claire Haigh, Chief Executive, Greener Journeys, London
I write in response to Phil Goodwin’s very timely column (‘Time for a new letter to the Government?’ LTT 23 Nov). There is real... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Consultant Steer Davies Gleave has appointed Tim Buxton to its advisory team. Buxton was deputy director, rail commercial contracts, at the... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
The DfT this week confirmed bus campaigners’ worst fears about the impact of tendered service cuts and reductions in Bus Service Operators... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Mouchel will provide an update on its financial performance in its annual report due to be published before Christmas. A spokeswoman told LTT this... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Capita has been selected as preferred bidder to deliver the London Borough of Barnet’s new support organisation. The council’s customer... continue
Local Transport Today
News
WSP is leading the transport assessment work for the Sizewell C nuclear power station in Suffolk under a framework contract with EDF Energy. WSP has... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The number of UK students undertaking transport Masters courses is continuing to fall, according to figures collected from ten universities by the... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
John Smart, the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation’s deputy chief executive and its director of professional and business... continue
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