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Local Transport Today
John Dales
Question. Was I the only one who thought it bizarre, if not perverse, that David Cameron should, last week, announce the UK’s support for the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Car  levels are beginning to fall in older established metropolitan areas such as London, New York, and Tokyo, delegates at a conference in... continue
Local Transport Today
Comment
James Dark
Since the formation of the Conservative/Lib Dem coalition last May, it has been clear that central government and councils are going to require... continue
Local Transport Today
Articles
Over 1.3 million people die each year on the world’s roads and more than 50 million sustain injuries. The World Health Organisation (WHO)... continue
Parking Review
Yellow Lines
A multi-storey car park in the Japanese city of Osaka has hired young women to dress up as parlour maids and work as car park attendants in a bid to... continue
Parking Review
Yellow Lines
Long hair, denim jeans, muscle cars, loud rock music and lots of opinionated American teenagers. These are the essential ingredients of the film... continue
Categories: Rest of World
Parking Review
Payment systems
A Canadian parking payment system, was dispenses with cash, cards and even mobile phones demonstrated at Parkex 2011. The Skymeter system is based on... continue
New Transit
Editorial Comment
Peter Stonham
Professional. Positive. Innovative. Ambitious. Those are some of the words that would best describe the atmosphere that was experienced by the 2000... continue
New Transit
Feature
There was a distinct air of confidence about the future of public transport at the 59th UITP World Congress and Exhibition held in Dubai at the... continue
New Transit
BRT Report
Jim Bradley
Haven’t we all been there? At a dinner party, mentioning what job we do, and waiting for the reactions to come: “I gave up using public... continue
New Transit
Reflections
The first thoughts of most people in the industry on reports that a takeover bid for Stagecoach could be imminent was that it was the stuff of... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Design and engineering consultancy Atkins has shed a further 200 jobs, despite reporting an upturn in several markets. The latest job cuts mean the... continue
Local Transport Today
News
National Express Group’s board has rejected calls from one of its major shareholders to reassess its business strategy and identify new markets... continue
Local Transport Today
Comment
James Dark
If anything is clear from the deals that have been done in the engineering consultancy market in the past fortnight, it is that medium-sized... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
The pace of consolidation in the transport consultancy sector has stepped up in the last fortnight, with two of the country’s leading... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
Consultancy White Young Green has signed a co-operation agreement with Beijing engineering consultancy Changjiang and Huanghe Corporation. The deal... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Public sector spending cuts devastated the financial performance of consultancy WSP’s UK transport business in 2010. The group’s full... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Hyder Consulting's UK business is performing ahead of expectations after restructuring during the first six months of 2010/11. In a new trading... continue
Local Transport Today
Feature
Rik Thomas
The current state of play in the UK transport jobs market is perfectly summarised by Fred Ewing, a transportation jobs specialist at recruitment... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Consultancy WSP is targeting a 50% increase in revenue over the next five years with a target of £1bn in turnover by 2015. Half the £300m... continue
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