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Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Local authorities in England’s city regions are pressing the Government to rethink new legislation that they say poses a threat to the ten-year... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Councillors in Newcastle have approved detailed design work on a £6.2m package of improvements to link the city’s railway station to the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A busy road bridge across the River Ouse in York city centre is to be closed to general traffic from August as part of a council initiative to... continue
Local Transport Today
John Dales
John Dales
OK. OK. I know what you’re thinking. “A double-page spread! What was the editor thinking?” Well, the reason you’ve got 2,000... continue
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Sub story to feature
Lána Pennycook
Sydney is Australia’s largest and most densely populated city, with a population of 4.6 million. The city’s central business district... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Robert Davis is leaving his post as a senior transport planner at the London Borough of Ealing at the end of July. He will continue to chair the Road... continue
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People/people
Peter Davies has failed in his attempt to be elected Doncaster’s mayor for a second term. The independent candidate, who developed a set of... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Andrew Forster
London’s government should have more power over tax and more freedom to borrow to ensure the capital’s transport infrastructure can keep... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
Urban design consultancy the Project Centre has won the commission to improve the public realm in central Croydon following a procurement process.... continue
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Secondary stories
The mayor of London has opened bids on an £100m fund to turn up to four outer London boroughs into ‘mini-Hollands’. City Hall and... continue
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Letters to the editor
Peter Headicar, Oxford OX1
Steve Melia’s comment piece (ibid) offered some thoughtful observations about monitoring smarter choice measures and accelerating cycling... continue
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Letters to the editor
Lynn Sloman, Director, Transport for Quality of Life, Machynlleth SY20; Jillian Anable, Senior Lecturer in Transport, University of Aberdeen; Sally Cairns, Senior Research Fellow, TRL and UCL, Berkshire RG40
Steve Melia raises some interesting points in his recent analysis of census data for travel to work in the Sustainable Travel Towns (Darlington,... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A Birmingham business district is to use this summer’s closure of the A38 tunnels to encourage cycling. Rod Black, associate, Mode Transport,... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Peter Stonham
Sir Colin Buchanan’s grandson, Paul Buchanan, this week paid tribute to his grandfather’s work in defining critical issues of transport... continue
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Letters to the editor
Jeremy Lloyd, Director, iCube, London EC1M
John Dales (ibid) challenges the “myth” that “more and more free parking is vital for high street health” and suggests that... continue
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Letters to the editor
Malcolm Bulpitt, Maidstone, Kent ME15
Does John Dales, in his role as myth buster, need to broaden his horizons when considering the issue of changing the parking provision in small towns... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Westminster City Council is to revamp its parking and loading policies with the aim of making the service friendlier to drivers. On-street staff... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Swindon Borough Council is cutting the price of town centre season ticket car parking for businesses in an effort to maintain the town’s... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Anna Semlyen, Campaign manager, 20’s Plenty for Us & Chair, economic and city development scrutiny committee, City of York Council, York YO1
Slower vehicle speeds are very popular. A 20mph limit offers safer streets, quality living and is key to raising physical activity. It also benefit... continue
Local Transport Today
John Dales
John Dales
I'm reading a book at the moment called Made to Stick, written by the brothers Heath. It explores how and why certain ideas lodge in the popular... continue
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