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Jacqui Wilkinson
At the core of successful travel demand management and smarter choices initiatives (TDM&SC) is understanding people’s needs; opening them... continue
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Ali Clabburn, Liftshare
Why do we make the travel choices we do? Perhaps we each perceive that the choice we make provides us with the best balance of convenience, travel... continue
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Giles Semper and Sophie Tyler
As consultants working principally in urban regeneration, we’ve tested economic confidence in more than 20 UK town centres in the last six... continue
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Jon Harris, Technical Director, Smarter Choices, Mouchel
What legacy do you want to leave behind as a transport professional? Whatever your specific interest or challenge there is one common link that... continue
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Jon Foley, Managing Consultant (Smarter Travel) at MVA
A growth in rail patronage is a good thing, isn’t it? Intuitively, the answer to this question must be “yes”, but I am not so... continue
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Cat Ainsworth and Emilie van de Graaff
Worcester’s Sustainable Travel Town project, branded ‘Choose how you move’, aimed to tackle local traffic congestion and reduce car... continue
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Ben Plowden, Director of Integrated Programme Delivery, Transport for London
London’s two pilot Smarter Travel Towns, cousins of the DfT’s three Sustainable Travel demonstration towns, are leading the way in... continue
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Graham Riley and Tom Bishop
Many current travel plans are written by – or on behalf of – developers who are seeking planning permission for a new site, leading to... continue
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James Noakes, Board Member of ACT TravelWise
What is it exactly that we all do? That question has been buzzing around the world of travel planning for some time now. Everyone can reel off a list... continue
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Alan Duff, Managing Director, Transport Infrastructure, Jacobs Consultancy
Taxation tends to be unpopular. “Green taxes” are no different, and in general are simply perceived as an imposition. Evidence likewise... continue
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Peter Stonham, Editorial Director, Local Transport Today Ltd
There’s a real danger when you are close to a subject that you take the obvious for granted and overlook the fact that other people without the... continue
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Welcome to this new collection of information about the important and very active field of Travel Demand Management and smarter transport choices. In... continue
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Rik Thomas
The private company is, by definition, a body that exists to make money. ‘Sustainable’ transport, meanwhile, is widely perceived as... continue
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Rik Thomas
Independent consultant Denvil Coombe has recently completed an as yet unpublished study for the DfT on the models that the English regions have at... continue
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Milton Keynes Council has approved a new Section 106 tariff to fund public transport, walking and cycling schemes in the city. But the level of the... continue
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Meera Rambissoon
MVA Consultancy’s specialist Smarter Travel Directorate has been appointed to deliver a Personal Travel Planning (PTP) project as part of... continue
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Policymakers must consider more than just "tailpipe" emissions when assessing the impacts of different modes of transport, say... continue
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The UK's new Transport Secretary, Lord Adonis, has affirmed his department's commitment to the low carbon vehicle agenda.
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A new study compares the "full life-cycle" emissions generated by 11 different modes of transportation in the US.
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NATA Refresh: Appraisal for a Sustainable Transport System is the latest in a stream of documents produced by the Department for Transport following... continue
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