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Local Transport Today
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Sometimes as modellers we become a bit blinkered about what is really important to include, or include in detail, in our models. For example, many... continue
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In the last two years, policy makers have embraced the argument that improving the reliability of public transport is just as critical as reducing... continue
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Despite the growing interest that cycling (and, to a lesser extent, walking) is receiving from politicians and transport planners, little has so far... continue
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According to consultant Arup, the ability to model the carbon dioxide emissions of transport has become much more sophisticated in recent years but... continue
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Rik Thomas, Editor
The modelling of the potential climate change impacts of transport decisions is becoming an ever-more important topic, says Chris Ferrary, an... continue
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Nieuwegein is a small city of 61,000 people located close to Utrecht in The Netherlands. It was created in 1971 for the expanding population of... continue
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According to transport modelling consultant Peter Davidson a sea change is currently underway concerning our ability to effectively model parking.... continue
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TRL Software has announced the launch of the Japanese version of OSCADY Pro, which will be available to Japanese customers from local distributor... continue
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The key recommendation of a new report into multimodal travel time variability commissioned by the DfT is that: “There is a need for a major... continue
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Consultant Colin Buchanan has modelled cyclists and powered two-wheelers for the first time in London as part of an operational VISSIM model built to... continue
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Matthew Juckes has been appointed to lead Braidwood Associates’ new office in New Jersey in the USA. Juckes joins the microsimulation traffic... continue
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Viewpoint
Gabriel Roth, Economist
The Cambridgeshire Transport Commission currently examining proposals for congestion pricing in Cambridgeshire has a great opportunity to recommend... continue
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Plans to assess the social impacts of transport schemes must be complemented by training for project appraisal teams, researchers... continue
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Andrew Forster
To assist project promoters and appraisers the DfT has decided that changes to NATA will be made on one day each year. On 6 April this year the... continue
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Andrew Forster
Agglomeration impacts are only likely to be significant if the transport scheme serves defined urban areas, according to new draft guidance on... continue
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The European Commission has awarded over £600,000 to a project to implement real-time information systems at bus stops in East Lothian and the... continue
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People/people
Metro, the West Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive, has appointed Thomas Gifford to the new post of rapid transit modelling and appraisal... continue
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A new journey planning website has been launched for travel in the Tees Valley area. The website broadcasts live information about the road network... continue
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Children are to be tracked by satellite technology to allow parents and teachers to keep tabs on them. Pupils will be monitored with a swipe... continue
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The DfT has released a set of ‘frequently asked questions’ about the ‘Demonstrations’ road pricing technology trial project... continue
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