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Local Transport Today
People/people
Hugh Jones has been appointed chief executive officer at consultant Steer Davies Gleave. Jones joined SDG from London Underground in 1999 and has... continue
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People/people
The Government’s Technology Strategy Board has named the chief executives for its Future Cities and Transport Systems catapult centres that... continue
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Letters to the editor
Stephen Joseph, Chief executive, Campaign for Better Transport, London
Across road, rail and bus, Baroness Thatcher’s legacy on transport policy has been divisive and long-lasting. As Prime Minister, Margaret... continue
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Viewpoint
Alan Wenban-Smith, Urban & Regional Policy
Since Sir Rod Eddington’s report on transport and the economy in 2006, economic growth has been the prime aim of public investment in... continue
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News
Engineering group WS Atkins expects its UK operations have improved margins and continued headcount growth. The firm said in a trading update that... continue
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News
Construction Firm Kier has been given until the end of next week to decide whether to make a rival bid to Costain’s for support services firm... continue
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People/consultants
Alan Bailes has set up The Transportation Consultancy (ttc) after leaving Amey. Bailes joined Amey in 2011 when the company acquired consultant TPi... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The DfT is trying to quantify the impacts of teleworking such as teleconferencing, video conferencing and home working. “The DfT is in the... continue
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In brief
The DfT has outlined plans to toughen up monitoring and evaluation of transport projects. The Monitoring and evaluation strategy is light on detail... continue
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Media monitor
Labour is likely to be back in control of transport policy at Westminster in two years’ time, Times columnist Matthew Parris has predicted,... continue
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News
CH2M Hill, which acquired Halcrow last year, has unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the UK. The employee-owned infrastructure and programme... continue
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Detail
Construction supplier Marshalls’ revenue and operating profits were both down in 2012, according to the group’s annual results. The board... continue
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Lead Story
Lee Baker
Construction firm Kier is considering bidding for May Gurney after the board of smaller sector rival Costain announced its intention to buy the... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Lee Baker
Consultant WSP achieved revenue growth year-on-year as its owners predicted a stable outlook for the UK consultancy business. In the first annual... continue
Local Transport Today
People/consultants
Louise Lawrence is joining consultant Atkins next month in the new post of tolling director. Lawrence joins from Connect Plus, the consortium that... continue
Local Transport Today
People/consultants
Paul Cornfoot has joined Leeds-based transport consultant Fore Consulting as a director from AECOM where he spent 23 years, latterly as a director of... continue
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People/people
Edwina Hart has taken over the transport portfolio in Wales from Carl Sargeant in a ministerial reshuffle. Hart adds transport to her existing... continue
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Regular news
Andrew Forster
Transport and business leaders are hoping that transport projects will receive a share of the additional infrastructure funding promised in this... continue
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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
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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
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