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The Welsh Government has appointed Sustrans to provide active travel advice in schools, honouring a duty in the Active Travel (Wales) Act 2013. The... continue
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The development of the transport charity Sustrans reflects the evolution of sustainable transport as a concept and business over the past 40 years.... continue
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In brief
Today’s young people are less enamoured by cars than previous generations, says a report by the Office of Rail and Road and the Independent... continue
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People/people
Membership of the House of Commons transport committee is: Louise Ellman (chair, Lab, Liverpool Riverside); Karl McCartney (Con, Lincoln), Mark... continue
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Deniz Huseyin
A workplace parking levy (WPL) for Oxford features in the Local Transport Plan drawn up by Oxfordshire County Council, which is set to be approved by... continue
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Transport consultant Fore Consulting is opening an office in Newcastle to complement its office in Leeds. Fore was established in 2011 and now... continue
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Work is underway to roll out “seamless” cycle routes along key corridors in Greater Manchester. This will be backed by improved cycling... continue
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New cycling infrastructure must consider the needs of disabled cyclists, says Isabelle Clement, director of charity Wheels for Wellbeing. The 2011... continue
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Secondary stories
Three cycle routes in Norwich covering 43km are being upgraded thanks to DfT Cycle City Ambition Grants of £12.1m and £8.8m from Norwich... continue
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What should an ‘age friendly city’ look like? This is the key question of a project being run by computing research group Open Lab in... continue
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Researchers are exploring the feasibility of delivering goods to town centre shops using underground pipelines.  Northamptonshire firm Mole... continue
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Kent County Council has identified ways to fill a £1.4m  shortfall in its new child bus pass.  The Young Persons Travel Pass costs... continue
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Secondary stories
Highways England is procuring five new regional traffic models and collecting anonymised mobile phone data of travellers on the network to inform... continue
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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
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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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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
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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
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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
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