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Local Transport Today
Articles
Serbjeet Kohli
Years ago, much more effort was required to build even skeletal network models. We didn’t have the geographical information, and much of the... continue
Local Transport Today
Articles
As long as I have been a transport modeller, equilibrium has been the Holy Grail. On the one hand, our lecturers and text-books tell us that such a... continue
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Lead Story
Richard Hancox, Deputy Divisional Director of Transport Planning, Systra
So much has changed in the 10 years since the first Modelling World that it can be quite daunting looking back, especially for... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Cardiff city region needs a transport authority to exploit the proposed city deal with Government and other funding, academics told the Welsh... continue
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Secondary stories
The Chancellor, George Osborne, this week promised cities across England more transport powers in return for agreeing to implement directly-elected... continue
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Letters to the editor
Roger Sexton, Nottingham NG1
While reading your very comprehensive report on Norfolk’s transport policies, I was immediately struck by the apparently huge potential of the... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Miles Logie, Minnerva, Windermere LA23
Phil Goodwin’s comments on the variability of DfT road traffic forecasts (LTT 1 May) include reference to Tom van Vuren’s question on how... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Local Enterprise Partnerships are being offered free advice on how to deliver active travel and public transport elements of their Local Growth Fund... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Scottish Government has announced a further £10m for active travel in 2015/16, taking total active travel expenditure up to £36m, a... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Government should set up an advisory body on road safety modelled on organisations that investigate safety in the rail and aviation sectors,... continue
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In brief
Swindon Borough Council is planning to establish a strategic transport team to lead delivery of the council’s expanded programme of transport... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Brighton & Hove City Council is to set up a bike hire scheme with a target launch date of 2017. The Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Andy Gibbons, Nottingham City Council’s head of public transport,  is being seconded to the DfT on a part-time basis to provide advice on... continue
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Secondary stories
Enterprise Rent-A-Car, one of the world’s largest vehicle rental businesses, has bought City Car Club, the UK’s biggest independent car... continue
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In brief
Oxfordshire County Council and Oxford City Council are exploring the feasibility of trialling the UK’s first double-decker wireless electric... continue
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In brief
The DfT should build a more sophisticated understanding of business travel behaviour to help inform policies to cut car use, according to a new... continue
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Regular news
The Government has set up a cycle proofing working group to advise public bodies across the UK on ensuring that the built environment is safe,... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Ray Bentley, Bere Alston, Devon PL20
As we know, a proportion of business rail passengers spend some of their time on the train in productive work. In transport appraisal, the simplistic... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Idris Francis, Petersfield, Hampshire GU32
TRL’s 175-page report on roads policing for Thames Valley and Hampshire Police (‘Safety cameras are effective, safety researchers tell... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Matthew Ford, Roads campaigner, Campaign to Protect Rural England, London SE1
I recently attended the launch of Highways England and was surprised to hear so much talk of increasing road capacity in order to relieve congestion.... continue
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