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Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Andrew Forster
Scottish councils should be given the power to introduce a standard charge to help fund transport and other infrastructure associated with... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Tom van Vuren, Mott MacDonald
Short-term forecasting, with a horizon of an hour or much less, is one of the great opportunities and one of the great challenges for transport... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Transport Systems Catapult has launched a website holding an index of transport data. The Intelligent Mobility Data Index brings together over... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Richard Stacey has joined consultant JMP as a director from RPS Group where he was an operational director specialising in development planning for... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Transport Systems Catapult in Milton Keynes has opened a visualisation laboratory that could help test new transport technologies and street... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Mick Noone, Halton Council’s operational director – policy, planning and transportation, is serving as Transport for the North’s... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Roger Davies, Kendal LA9
Catching up on post-holiday reading, I was struck by the juxtaposition of two stories on page three of LTT 675 (26 Jun): “McLouglin shunts... continue
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Viewpoint
Robert Cattell
Glance at a map of London and it is immediately clear that dedicated infrastructure for railways is greatly excessive for the job we require it to do... continue
Local Transport Today
Phil Goodwin
Phil Goodwin
Burns wrote: “O, wad some Power the giftie gie us, to see oursels as others see us,” and I am slowly rethinking my own work after seeing... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Francis King
Keith Peat believes that speed limits should be set professionally (Letters LTT 12 Jun). As a qualified and experienced transport engineer, so do... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Philip Bisatt
I refer to the letter from Brian Dalton regarding the provision for cyclists and buses in housing estates (Letters LTT 12 Jun). Mr Dalton appears not... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
It is now nearly 20 years since the Transport Planning Society was established as a self-contained body for the profession. It’s in some ways... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Andrew Allen
Inertia is arguably the most powerful force in land-use planning. Planners and architects alike have long recognised the tendency to replicate... continue
Local Transport Today
Interview
Geoff Dudley
For many years, transport planning as a profession lacked a qualification that could provide it with an identity in its own right. In this respect,... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Andrew Forster
Councils in northern Scotland have identified a range of road activities in which they could collaborate under Scotland’s Roads Collaboration... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
A free online mapping tool has been developed for Greater Manchester showing infrastructure and other assets. The Greater Manchester open data... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
London mayor Boris Johnson has authorised the Greater London Authority (GLA) to agree terms and conditions of guarantees that could clear the way for... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Andrew Forster
Transport planners this week wrote to transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin, setting out their priorities for the new majority Conservative... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Scotland’s regional transport partnerships (RTPs) have added their voice to concerns that street designs in new housing developments are... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
The DfT has given the go-ahead for the Norwich Northern Distributor Road (NDR) and  acknowledged the Planning Inspectorate’s suggestion... continue
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