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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Forty-Four packages of measures to promote walking, cycling and public transport will share £64m of revenue funding in the final round of the... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Environmental transport charity Transform Scotland has launched a consultancy arm, which will specialise in ‘sustainable’... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport minister  Baroness Kramer this week visited the Queens Drive park-and-ride site in Nottingham, which the city council is promoting as... continue
Local Transport Today
People/consultants
Alex Sexton is leaving Sustrans, where he is project officer for the access to stations Local Sustainable Transport Fund programme, to join WSP as a... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Housing developers in Hertfordshire will have to offer new residents a ‘sustainable travel contribution’ of £100 per house and... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Researchers are seeking evidence about the effects of ‘sustainable’ transport investments. The three-year EU-funded EVIDENCE project aims... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Deniz Huseyin
More than 500 delegates attended Cycle City expo in Leeds on 1-2 May, confirming its position as the UK’s largest cycling planning and policy... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Local authorities in Tyne and Wear have secured just over £900,000 of additional Local Sustainable Transport Fund cash from a £2m DfT... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Tricia Allen, the DfT’s head of local sustainable travel, is leaving to take up a new job with the Department for Communities and Local... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Local authority road safety, sustainable transport and public health teams  should work together to capitalise on mutual interests, says a new... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
City Car Club is to launch a club in Nottingham next month in collaboration with the city council. The scheme will feature eight vehicles and is... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Steve Melia, University of the West of England, Bristol BS16
Are you a transport planner with environmental values who has disagreed with actions of your employer? Have you ever quietly pursued a different... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The new bike hire scheme in Liverpool is to be called City Bike after this proved the most popular name in a public vote. The scheme will be launched... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Approval to spend £20.6 million on the transport infrastructure around the Temple... continue
Local Transport Today
News extra
Andrew Forster
The campaign to get people to use their cars a bit less has had a bumpy ride in recent years. Austerity prompted many councils to cut their... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Liverpool city Council has appointed HourBike Ltd to run what is set to be the biggest bike hire scheme outside London. Up to 100 bikes at ten city... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
Local Transport Projects Ltd, the East Yorkshire-based transport planning and traffic engineering company, is expanding into Wales. The company has... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Andrew Forster
It may be pushing it to suggest that the humble pedestrian is an endangered species but official figures do not make happy reading for those who... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Paul Salveson
If I was asked to nominate the most important English thinker of the 20th century I’d opt for Colin Ward. Writer on architecture, town... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Arun Khagram, WestTrans
Although travel plans have been part of the transport planning mainstream in the UK since the early 2000s, their effectiveness is still constantly... continue
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