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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Davies Commission this morning after two-and-a-half-years recommends that a third runway at Heathrow is the best option for airport... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The world's first purpose-built purely electric double-decker bus will enter passenger service in London this year, Mayor Boris Johnson has... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The London Borough of Hackney is to introduce charging for all motorcycle parking in the borough. Hackney says the charges are justified on air... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Government should use the likely failure of the upcoming United Nations climate conference in Paris as the context for relaxing its commitment to... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Three cycle routes in Norwich covering 43km are being upgraded thanks to DfT Cycle City Ambition Grants of £12.1m and £8.8m from Norwich... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
What should an ‘age friendly city’ look like? This is the key question of a project being run by computing research group Open Lab in... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport for London is seeking views from the electric vehicle charging industry on how to meet new requirements for the capital’s charging... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Greater London Authority is poised to consult on a new statutory regime for local air quality monitoring in the capital.  The GLA is due to... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
London mayor Boris Johnson is inviting boroughs to bid to a new Low Emissions Neighbourhood fund to improve air quality. The mayor plans to fund one... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Labour leadership favourite Andy Burnham has urged that the recommendations of the Airports Commission should be implemented. The final report of the... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
The rarely mentioned subject of transport-related noise pollution suddenly, and rather unexpectedly, caught the attention of the mainstream media on... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Labour-controlled London Borough of Islington has ruled out seeking an ultra-low emission zone (ULEZ) across the borough, saying any benefits would... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
EU regulators have agreed new test procedures that will, for the first time, measure the ‘real world’ emissions of diesel cars under the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
London's Evening Standard has started a campaign against the "too little, too late" action of the Mayor on traffic emissions. The newspaper... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The government is required to take urgent action to tackle nitrogen dioxide levels from transport after a Supreme Court ruling last month. The... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Richard Hancox, Deputy Divisional Director of Transport Planning, Systra
So much has changed in the 10 years since the first Modelling World that it can be quite daunting looking back, especially for... continue
Local Transport Today
Introduction
Juliana O’Rourke
The focus for Data & Modelling 2015, along with the issues to be discussed at Modelling World 2015 on June 4 at London's Kia Oval, is on what... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg said this morning he will stick "very diligently and religiously and stubbornly" to his party's front-page priorities,... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Lib Dems today say that a priority for a coalition they enter will be a low emission zone network and to make all buses and taxis ultra-low... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Oxfordshire County Council and Oxford City Council are exploring the feasibility of trialling the UK’s first double-decker wireless electric... continue
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