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Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Keith Mitchell, Peter Brett Associates
We have seen unprecedented change in the field of transport policy and planning over the last few years, with the inevitable consequence that there... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Rik Thomas
“For tomorrow's transport we will rely far less on privately-owned vehicles (notably private cars),” Peter Miller, CEO of Ipswich-based... continue
Local Transport Today
Phil Goodwin
Phil Goodwin
The headline ‘Slower economy puts the brakes on road deaths’ is certainly eye-catching, and full of issues that may not be immediately... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Siemens has reported that, whilst the group’s overall profits were up in the first quarter, it posted a loss in its transportation &... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Balfour Beatty's profits fell by 7% in the 2012 calendar year but the group’s chief executive highlighted professional services profit... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Only a third of senior leaders in the transport sector believe that the Government has a clear vision for the nation's transport according to a new... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
TRL is to acquire highway and pavement management consultancy Appia UK. The company will be known as TRL Appia and will develop the current Scheme... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Lee Baker
The highways sector has been shaken up as Ferrovial acquired Enterprise for £385m  and Atkins sold its highways business to... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Labour’s proposed Infrastructure Commission should focus only on the biggest transport projects, a team of academics have said.  Former... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Michael Spackman
Public sector invitations to tender now normally list specific criteria, often with weights ascribed to them, against which tenders will be assessed.... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Steven Wharton has joined consultant  Parsons Brinckerhoff to lead programme management and controls in its UK northern rail management services... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Tony May, University of Leeds
It is now 40 years since the then Department for the Environment published its proposals for Transport Policies and Programmes (TPPs). The TPP,... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Will Whitehorn has been appointed chairman of the transport systems catapult board being set up by the Government’s Technology Strategy Board.... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Sally Herbert has been appointed commercial services specialist in Newcastle City Council’s technical services department. She was Local... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Nick Richardson of consultant Mott MacDonald has been elected chairman of the Transport Planning Society for a two-year term. Richardson is also a... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Consultant i-Transport LLP has made a number of appointments. Andy Brookfield has joined as an associate in the Manchester office; Andy Wells has... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
James Reeves has joined consultant IMC Worldwide as senior technical director, infrastructure economics and finance. He joins from Ramboll UK, where... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Aurang Zeb is leaving the London Borough of Richmond after nearly four years as the council’s head of highways and transport.... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Duncan Laird (pictured) has joined Bristol City Council as group manager – transportation. He joins from Buckinghamshire County Council where... continue
Local Transport Today
News
AECOM, Atkins, Mouchel, Pell Frischmann Consulting, Waterman Transport & Development and WYG have won places on a national framework for... continue
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