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Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
We refer to your article on the Regional and local strategic modelling and appraisal capability report commissioned by the DfT. This suggests that... continue
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Analysis
The DfT’s audit of regional and sub-regional transport models reported in our last issue has generated much interest within the transport... continue
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Viewpoint
Paul Hanson, Regional Director, Transportation, AECOM
Transport interventions have a range of benefits and impacts. Appraisal is the process of weighing up the pros and cons to seek the best outcome.... continue
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Viewpoint
Andrew Daly, Senior fellow, RAND Europe
The very thorough study led by Denvil Coombe prompts us once again to consider the role of the DfT’s WebTAG  transport appraisal guidance... continue
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Viewpoint
Paul Emmerson, TRL
The Review of the regional and local strategic modelling and appraisal capability by Denvil Coombe for the DfT has no doubt created a lot of... continue
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Viewpoint
Tom Van Vuren, Mott MacDonald
What worries me is that we seem to have lost sight of the guiding philosophy that prevailed when I started work in the mid-eighties, and that was at... continue
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Secondary stories
Transport modellers this week called on the DfT to clarify the status of its modelling guidance. The call followed independent consultant Denvil... continue
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Analysis
Andrew Forster
The Transport Modelling community was this week reflecting on the critical findings of an audit of 30 regional and sub-regional models across... continue
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Main editorial comment
Andrew Forster
The audit of regional and sub-regional transport models conducted for the DfT by consultant Denvil Coombe may not make headlines in the national... continue
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Regular news
London Mayor Boris Johnson has released a mass of transport data as part of a programme to open up data access. One of the most popular datasets in... continue
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Lead Story
Major transport spending decisions across England may be being made using analysis from computer models that are not fit for purpose, according to an... continue
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News
The DfT has appointed consultants Aecom, Atkins, Mouchel and Centaur Consulting to provide technical support and data management for the Transport... continue
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News extra
Rik Thomas
After leaving Buckinghamshire County Council in mid-2007, one-time LTT columnist Garrett Emmerson had a brief stint at consultant Steer Davies Gleave... continue
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In brief
The Government should play a bigger role in using IT to reduce car-based travel, according to a new report by the Sustainable Development Commission.... continue
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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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