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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Travel behaviour change organisation ACT TravelWise is consulting members on developing a national policy statement. The initiative is being... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Transport consultants have been given more time to complete stage one of the regional Delivering a Sustainable Transport Strategy studies. Regions... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
A 'green' commuter scheme that provides discounted bus passes to thousands of staff across the UK is under threat following new advice from Her... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Rik Thomas
When the Scottish Government announced funding for a series of what it termed “sustainable travel demonstration communities” back in 2008... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Welsh Assembly Government is sifting council proposals for new ‘sustainable travel towns’. Wales’ draft national transport... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The north-east of England has appointed consultants to undertake its regional Delivering a sustainable transport system (DaSTS) studies. The... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport is setting up a cycling forum to reflect the “centre stage” that cycling is taking in... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Efforts to change travel behaviour in Britain could be harmed by the failure of last month’s United Nations climate change summit in Copenhagen... continue
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
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