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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
Local Transport Today
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
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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
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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
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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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Regular news
A first possible step towards harmonising monetary values for transport externalities across the EU appears to have been made with the European... continue
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Media monitor
On 10 December London's Evening Standard reported that an "army of campaigners" had been assembled "to mobilise millions of people... continue
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Regular news
Metropolitan Police Commissioner Sir Ian Blair has defended his force's use of domestic flights, saying that taking the train to meetings would... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Rik Thomas
According to the consultation document on the future of Heathrow Airport published by the Government last week, there is a strong economic case for... continue
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Regular news
The Government's consultation document broadly consists of two areas: proposals to build a third runway at Heathrow to be operational from the year... continue
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Viewpoint
By Jure Leben
In response to a forecast steady decline in crude oil supplies, the European Union, international vehicle manufacturers and a number of governments... continue
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Secondary stories
Environmental groups voiced anger this week as the DfT launched a consultation on plans to expand Heathrow Airport - including building a third... continue
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Sub story to regular feature
The Socialdata interim evaluation of Peterborough's ITM programme (stages two and three) revealed that there was a reduction in car driver trips per... continue
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In brief
The National Society for Clean Air this week rebranded itself Environmental Protection UK to reflect the organisation's work on air quality, climate... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Virtually all of the papers devoted large amounts of coverage to the Conservative Party's Quality of Life group report (see feature) but there was a... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Richard Littlejohn
The publication of the Conservative Quality of Life group's report generated a large number of editorial comments and columnist pieces in the media.... continue
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Regular news
Noise maps of Glasgow (pictured), Edinburgh and land surrounding Scotland's main transport networks have been published by the Scottish Government.... continue
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