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Local Transport Today
In brief
A working group of Bristol councillors has recommended that the city’s 14 neighbourhood partnerships continue to approve devolved budgets for... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Boris Johnson has appointed new members to the Transport for London board: Sir John Armitt, chairman of the Olympic Delivery Authority; Richard... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport consultant Jim Steer (pictured) is to serve on Westminster City Council’s new commission looking into the future of the West End. ... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
One of London’s biggest traffic gyratories could be scrapped under plans being promoted by the London Borough of Lambeth. The borough wants to... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Councillors on Merseytravel will receive the results on an independent audit into the way the organisation has been managed in the next few weeks.... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Plans have been unveiled to improve the pedestrian environment in one of Manchester’s best-known public spaces. The framework has been drawn... continue
Local Transport Today
John Dales
John Dales
With excitement over the Diamond Jubilee, Olympics and Paralympics now starting to subside, it’s surely time to start ramping up the hype for... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The University of Aberdeen’s Centre for Transport Research is participating in an EU-funded project to examine the way urban public transport... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
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
Local Transport Today
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
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