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Local Transport Today
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Transport minister Norman Baker visited Nottingham last week to witness two new transport initiatives delivered with the help of DfT cash. Electric... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Councillors in Ashford this week resolved to emphasise the accident reduction benefits of the town’s shared space scheme in an effort to change... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Consultant WSP has secured a position on Transport for Greater Manchester’s consultancy framework. The company has been appointed to the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The number of heavy goods vehicles travelling through Carlisle’s city centre has reduced by a third since the Carlisle Northern Development... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Nigel King, High Wycombe HP14
I read your feature on London’s Road Network Reviews (ibid) with great interest, having started work in traffic management and transportation... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Tim Morton, Retired divisional director, Integrated Transport Division, Mott MacDonald, London SW12
Your review of the London Assessment Studies of the late-1980s (‘Andrew Forster recounts the disastrous last attempt to develop a road... continue
Local Transport Today
Phil Goodwin
Phil Goodwin
Transport for London is basking in praise as well-deserved as that for the athletes, and everybody is naturally wanting to claim some of the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Andrew Forster
I have a soft spot for London Bridge. The station, that is. I first set foot on it early one Friday morning in the summer of 1983 – a... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
David Smith, The Thursfield Smith Consultancy, Shrewsbury SY3
If Boris Johnson and London First chief executive Baroness Jo Valentine want to remove congestion on London’s roads by building more roads,... continue
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Viewpoint
Jenny Raggett
In the late-1980s the fringes of Bristol, Weston-super-Mare and Yate were being covered with a brave new landscape of distributor roads,... continue
Local Transport Today
John Dales
John Dales
As you doubtless recall, I wrote last month’s column on my way back from the annual Transport Practitioners’ Meeting. The TPM is where... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Andrew Forster
The first review of London’s road network for almost 30 years got underway last week with the inaugural meeting of the mayor’s roads task... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Government is urging local authorities in England to enhance town centre environments with measures such as pedestrianisation and shared space... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Councillors in Birmingham have approved proposals to extend Midland Metro to support a £450m redevelopment on the western edge of the city... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A "culture shift” will be needed to make a success of the Sheffield City Region’s transport infrastructure and investment fund... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Local authorities in England outside the major conurbations are likely to be invited to take part in a second wave of City Deals. The Local... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Cardiff Council is exploring the case for introducing a congestion charge in the city once again. The Labour-controlled council has asked officers to... continue
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People/people
Transport for London’s chief finance officer, Stephen Critchley, is retiring at the end of this month after ten years in post. His replacement... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
  Liverpool city councillor Malcolm Kennedy has been appointed chair of the Merseyside strategic transportation committee.... continue
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Letters to the editor
There are several points I would like to make about Malcolm Bulpitt’s recent Viewpoint article about Exhibition Road (‘Urban designers... continue
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