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Local Transport Today
Articles
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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Articles
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
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
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
Local Transport Today
Introduction
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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Regular feature
Rik Thomas
The private company is, by definition, a body that exists to make money. ‘Sustainable’ transport, meanwhile, is widely perceived as... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
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Independent consultant Denvil Coombe has recently completed an as yet unpublished study for the DfT on the models that the English regions have at...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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Regular news
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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Media monitor
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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Media monitor
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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Media monitor
A new study compares the "full life-cycle" emissions generated by 11 different modes of transportation in the US.
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Viewpoint
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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Secondary stories
South Yorkshire PTE has voiced concern about how preparation of Local Transport Plan 3 will integrate with the regional and national corridor studies... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
The Department for Transport has published its Sustainable Development Action Plan which  sets out the department's commitments to delivering... continue
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Regular news
Meera Rambissoon
Audience travel emissions from festivals is the first in a series of reports looking at audience travel to music events and other studies... continue
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Regular news
Meera Rambissoon
Highland Council has allocated £1,004,000 worth of grants over the next two years to community transport projects such as car sharing and... continue
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Media monitor
Top EU official sees transport CO2 as next big target; road tolls, rail should figure highly in future policy; Delbe... continue
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Media monitor
A ferry could be used to help users of a new cycle route get from Campbeltown to Inverness. Susta... continue
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People will be urged to get on their bikes as part of a £1.4m council initiative to encourage environmentally-friendly transport. continue
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Regular news
The DfT has announced that up to £29m is to be made available to fund England’s first sustainable travel city, following the perceived... continue
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