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Local Transport Today
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Local authorities in the Bristol area are commissioning consultants to conduct a land use/transportation study to identify the area’s future... continue
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The Government is to review transport access to Ebbsfleet in Kent where a Garden City is planned to provide up to 15,000 homes. “The Government... continue
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One of the final hurdles to the construction of a garden bridge across the Thames in central London has been cleared after Westminster City Council... continue
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The Court of Appeal has rejected the London Borough of Hillingdon’s claim that the Government should have carried out a strategic environmental... continue
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Phil Goodwin
Phil Goodwin
Consider the effect of population density on travel. It is unusually easy to research, and the findings are usually straightforward, entirely... continue
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Nicola Sturgeon, Scotland’s new first minister, has appointed Derek Mackay (pictured) as transport minister. He replaces Keith Brown who has... continue
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Ministers want Boris Johnson to scrap the maximum parking standards contained in the London Plan.  The mayor’s spatial plan currently sets... continue
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Many transport planning professionals have a dim view of the DfT’s transport planning capabilities and attitude towards transport planning,... continue
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Birmingham City Council is procuring a transportation professional services framework, which could be used by the public sector  across the West... continue
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Ann Carruthers has been promoted to head of strategic planning and policy at Kent County Council. She was previously transport strategy delivery... continue
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Deniz Huseyin
Government plans to rein back the use of maximum parking standards for new developments will undermine efforts to support sustainable transport, the... continue
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PLANNING PERMISSION has been granted for an £8.5m 1,000-space park-and-ride site in Leeds. The site, which will be located on Temple Green... continue
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The London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham has criticised London mayor Boris Johnson’s plan to establish a mayoral development commission to... continue
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Andrew Forster
Boris Johnson this week vowed to keep fighting for a new hub airport in the Thames Estuary after the Government’s Airports Commission rejected... continue
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Government plans to simplify the conversion of office premises into residential development in England will undermine efforts to develop employment... continue
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Leeds City Council has appointed consultants Arup and Gehl Architects to undertake a planning, urban design and transportation study for the 136... continue
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The architects promoting a new hub airport on the Isle of Grain have criticised the Airport Commission’s conclusions on costs and surface... continue
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Andrew Forster
Take a walk along any one of hundreds of UK high streets and the vacant units, multitude of charity shops and row of bookmakers tell their own story.... continue
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Sir Peter Hall, who died on 30 July at the age of 82, was the UK’s foremost post-war geographer and planning academic. A prolific writer, he... continue
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The Greater London Authority’s new infrastructure plan to 2050 is a perfect illustration of how long-term spatial plans turn incremental annual... continue
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