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Local Transport Today
People/consultants
Andy Atkins has been appointed executive director of campaign organisation Friends of the Earth. He is currently policy and campaigns director of... continue
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Letters to the editor
David G Davies
The Government has signalled its intention to reduce the number of non-biodegradeable plastic bags we use. Is it not about time that Landor started... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Transport secretary Ruth Kelly has ordered a review of the economic and environmental impacts of biofuels in transport amid concern that their use... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Tony Armstrong has been appointed chief executive of charity Living Streets. He was previously deputy director of the Department of Health's health... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Neil Anderson
The CSS's and Institution of Highways and Transportation president Mike Slinn's defence of the 'right' to travel will undoubtedly please many, but... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Alan Lovell
I think LTT issue 488 was something of a landmark edition. This must be the first time that it has featured no less than four articles or letters in... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Environmental groups are trying to force the DfT?to widen the scope of its 'refresh' of transport scheme appraisal procedures so that it addresses... continue
Local Transport Today
People/consultants
David Slater has been appointed executive director of environment and regeneration at Newcastle City Council - a post that includes responsibility... continue
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News extra
With consultation on plans for a third runway, sixth terminal and full use of the existing runways at Heathrow Airport ending on the 27th of this... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
An online route planner that shows pedestrians how to avoid heavily trafficked streets when trying to get from A to B has been launched for central... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT and European Commission have defended their promotion of biofuels for road transport following a highly critical report by the House of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
London Assembly Green Party member Jenny Jones said this week she would be choosing a "very, very green" consultant to prepare a... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
By Adrian Davis
I t was a strange juxtaposition. As the Bali Climate Change Summit was drawing to a close with world leaders considering what change management was... continue
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Media monitor
Aviation has become the bete noire of the environmental movement in recent times but on 19 January The Daily Telegraph pointed out that cruise ships,... continue
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Media monitor
The launch of a new mass-market car design by an Indian vehicle manufacturer attracted the attention of the UK media because of the possible... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A new framework to appraise the environmental impacts of policies, programmes and projects - including in the transport sector - has been published... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Andrew Forster
Transport experts from across Europe will congregate next week for a "high level stakeholders conference" organised by the European... continue
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Secondary stories
Local authorities intent on introducing 20mph speed limits on road safety grounds could be unwittingly helping to increase the volume of carbon... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Bernard Abrams
If only the Association of British Drivers and similar groups had the influence that Robert Davis (Letters LTT 20 Dec) implies. During recent years,... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Mayer Hillman
The recently published plans to expand Heathrow Airport raise three questions to which the Government and BAA should be asked to respond ('Battle... continue
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