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Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Barry Hutton
In the 28 August issue of LTT there was an intriguing trailer for a paper to be given by Alan Wenban-Smith and Tom van Vuren at the European... continue
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Regular news
The DfT has awarded contracts to help expand the urban cycle journey planning facility on the Transport Direct website. Transport Direct’s... continue
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Secondary stories
The DfT this week announced plans to scrap fuel duty rebate (Bus Service Operators Grant) to bus operators and replace it with a per passenger... continue
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In brief
New software has been launched that the promoters say should reduce the time it takes to design roundabouts. TRL and Savoy Computing Services have... continue
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Letters to the editor
John Parkin, Bolton
I was intrigued to read about Enablecom’s system to alert drivers when they are exceeding the speed limit (‘Speed alerts for... continue
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Regular feature
Andrew Forster
The UK’s transport carbon dioxide emissions could be cut by a quarter in the next decade according to a new report from the Government’s... continue
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Regular news
A new system to alert drivers that they’re speeding is to be launched next week by Enablecom, a company that claims to have developed a... continue
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In brief
Thirteen real-time bus stop information displays have gone live in East Lothian as part of the South East Scotland transport partnership’s plan... continue
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In brief
Road users can benefit from more accurate satellite navigation information following the official start of operations of the European... continue
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Regular news
Transport project promoters in England will have to do more work upfront to justify the need for their preferred scheme, according to new draft... continue
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John Dales
John Dales
I begin this month by cutting straight to a review of some comments that have recently appeared in LTT concerning the thorny issue of transport... continue
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Letters to the editor
Jill Beardwood, Bishop’s Stortford, Herts
I was heartened to read the letter from David Simmonds and Neil Raha (Letters LTT 11 Sep) clarifying some of the points made in the previous issue... continue
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Letters to the editor
Chris Hyde, Head of transport network planning, Transport for London
Your article ‘Problems of transport appraisal intractable say consultants’ (LTT 28 Aug) raises issues known to Transport for London. The... continue
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Letters to the editor
Professor Alan Wenban-Smith, Urban & Regional Policy, Birmingham
Vanessa Kovacevic’s response (Letters LTT?11 Sep) to my letter (28 Aug) goes much too far in my view. I think it is right to point to the... continue
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Regular news
Transport for London has introduced a new version of its travel plan evaluation software to help ensure a consistent approach to the quality of plans... continue
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Letters to the editor
Vanessa Kovacevic, Bury St Edmunds
It will surely come as no surprise to those of us who have been in the appraisal field for a number of years that Alan Wenban-Smith and Tom van Vuren... continue
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Letters to the editor
David Simmonds (DSC) & Neil Raha (MVA Consultancy)
Your article about the problems of transport appraisal picks up a lot of interesting issues (“Problems of transport appraisal... continue
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Letters to the editor
Alan Wenban Smith, Urban & Regional Policy, Birmingham
As a land-use planner with a long-standing interest in transport planning, my eye was caught by the article describing the recent... continue
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Lead Story
The appraisal of major transport schemes is based on analytical techniques that contain intractable weaknesses, two leading consultants said this... continue
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Regular news
Transport planning should focus on shorter-term time horizons such as 15 years rather than the existing 30 or even 60 because of the added... continue
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