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Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Transport consultants who have term contracts with councils are among the winners in the DfT’s programme of regional Delivering a sustainable... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Martin Tugwell, South East Partnership Board
In recent weeks Copenhagen has been at the centre of the world’s attention as delegates seek to reach an agreement on the way forward for... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Andrew Forster
Those who think that governments spend too much time and resource studying problems and not enough time actually fixing them will find evidence to... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
ACT Travelwise chairman Neil Scales has issued a rallying cry to the ‘smarter choices’ travel behaviour change community amid signs that... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT’s £29m sustainable travel cities project and the £25m Kickstart project to boost bus services could both fall victim to... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
The DfT this week announced 45 new regional transport studies as part of its Delivering a sustainable transport system (DaSTS) programme. The studies... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
There is “huge potential” for local authorities to deliver measures to encourage ‘sustainable low carbon travel’ according to... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
More details have emerged of the regional transport studies being commissioned as part of the DfT’s Delivering a sustainable transport strategy... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Anthony Crompton has joined Derbyshire County Council in the new post of senior project officer with responsibility for the local bus network. He was... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Jacqui Wilkinson, Director, Beyond Engagement, London
When Towards a Sustainable Transport System (TaSTS) was published in 2007, a major thrust behind it was the need to respond to the Eddington Study on... continue
Local Transport Today
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
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Web-based guidance to help local authorities reduce the need to travel from new developments has been launched by the Government’s Commission... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Travel behaviour change organisation ACT Travelwise is assessing its future working arrangements following the setback of failing to win a DfT... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
The DfT this week revealed details of the ten transport studies on the national corridors that will be undertaken as part of its DaSTS (Delivering a... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
On 3 October New Scientist magazine devoted four pages to what it termed a selection “of the best ideas to make our planet a more... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport secretary Lord Adonis has pledged his all-out support for the ‘green’ transport agenda and, in doing so, confirmed the death of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
London mayor Boris Johnson has today published a comprehensive set of measures to clean up the capital's air. He also called on government to fully... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Four English conurbations and cities have made it onto the shortlist of the DfT’s sustainable travel towns competition but only two are... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The West Midlands conurbation authorities say the DfT has approved the region’s plans for two studies in the Delivering a sustainable transport... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Derek Halden, DHC, Edinburgh
Reading the contributions on ‘Smarter Choices’ in the last issue (‘Smarter Choices – what’s the evidence?’ &... continue
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