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Local Transport Today
In brief
The average number of residential parking spaces in eco-towns should be no more than one per dwelling and, ideally, should be as low as 0.6,... continue
Local Transport Today
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No residents of the proposed Middle Quinton eco-town in Warwickshire will have to pay for residents’ parking, the promoter’s consultant... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Reading Borough Council has voiced concern that neighbouring Wokingham Borough Council’s development plans could lead to thousands more car... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Councils in England have voiced concern that the Government’s draft Planning Policy Statement 6 on town centres (LTT25 Jul) could pave the way... continue
Local Transport Today
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Transport modelling work for the proposed Weston Otmoor eco-town in Oxfordshire was still on hold this week pending a final resolution of the dispute... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Many transport infrastructure schemes across Britain have benefited from the buoyant property market of the early 21st century and scores more have... continue
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Sub story to regular feature
Bus passengers in Newport, Wales’ third city, were promised a new bus station as part of a £200m redevelopment of a swathe of the city... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Oxfordshire County Council said this week   it will not participate in any more work on “fairytale” plans for an eco-town at... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
People who live on heavily trafficked streets have far fewer friends and acquaintances nearby than those living on lightly trafficked streets,... continue
Local Transport Today
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The Government’s eco-town plans will be tested in the High Court after a judge agreed with opponents of one town that there was a case for... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
News that the Government’s eco-town plans will now be scrutinised in the High Court will not come as a complete surprise to anyone who has been... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
By Andrew Forster
More than 300 organisations from across the public and private sectors have responded to the Government’s draft plans to relax planning rules... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A package of measures to reduce journey lengths and car dependency has been put forward by environmental transport consultant Keith Buchan. Buchan's... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Guidance to help local authorities prepare full business cases for Community Infrastructure Fund schemes has been published by the DfT. The... continue
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Letters to the editor
John Kemplen, Team leader, transport planning & modelling, Buckinghamshire County Council, Aylesbury
I do hope that the "toughest ever green standards" mentioned in the Government's 24 July press release on the eco-towns progress report get... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Mike Crowhurst, Chairman Railfuture, Leeds
Letters and news items in your 500th issue certainly demonstrate what an uphill struggle we still face in achieving rational transport policies for... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A lack of transport infrastructure should not be used to delay the delivery of over 33,000 new houses a year in the South East, communities secretary... continue
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Ministers have shortlisted 36 new transport schemes in housing growth areas and growth points for a share of £200m from the Community Infrastructure... continue
Local Transport Today
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The Government's eco-town advisors have reported "significant and encouraging progress" by many of the town's promoters in making transport... continue
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Transport policies will be central to achieving what the Government describes as the "UK's toughest ever green standards for new housing"... continue
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