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Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Rik Thomas
THE UNCERTAIN future for the owners of diesel-fuelled vehicles, highlighted by Daily Telegraph environment correspondent Geoffrey Lean (LTT 8 Aug),... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
The four time period method for road safety evaluation can offer a much more straightforward method of evaluating road safety measures than... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Andrew Forster
If road safety measures are installed at sites chosen because of their accident (or casualty) record, evaluating their effectiveness isn’t as... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
The European Commission is launching a major work programme on urban transport, including a new funding competition for innovations, and guidance on... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The European Commission is to test an accident investigation methodology on accidents involving powered two wheelers or bicycles. “No... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
The Highways Agency is investigating technologies to enforce the offence of tailgating, whereby drivers follow each other too closely. Tailgating... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
Ministers are trying to find a way to reverse the accounting changes that will see Network Rail’s debt added to Britain’s national debt... continue
Local Transport Today
News
The board of UK engineering consultant Hyder is recommending that shareholders accept a takeover offer from Japanese engineering consultant Nippon... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Carillion this week abandoned its proposed merger with Balfour Beatty, clearing the way for Balfour to complete the sale of its consultancy Parsons... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Andrew Forster
Take a walk along any one of hundreds of UK high streets and the vacant units, multitude of charity shops and row of bookmakers tell their own story.... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Tony Bolden, Littlehampton, West Sussex BN16
In the ongoing discussions about HS2 and HS3 little has been said about the type of services and the destinations likely to be served by high-speed... continue
Categories: Railways, All of UK
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Vanessa Kovacevic, Suffolk IP28
It is obvious, as both Peter Mackie and Phil Goodwin agree (LTT 11 Jul & 08 Aug), that there is a need to assess the effectiveness of the new... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
 As the ‘driverless’ car seems to move ever-closer to making an appearance on Britain’s roads, an interesting question has... continue
Local Transport Today
People/consultants
Steven Bishop has rejoined consultant Steer Davies Gleave from the Cabinet Office where he spent 15 months as a senior policy advisor on the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Patrick McDonnell
The New Forest National Park Authority (NPA) has rejected plans for what would have been the UK's first rural bike hire scheme. There were 12... continue
Categories: Cycling, All of UK
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Campaign for Better Transport today seizes on the announcement that the July rate of inflation as measured by the retail price index means fares... continue
Categories: Railways, All of UK
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Britain's manufacturers have called for an Infrastructure Authority to address the nation’s long-term transport and... continue
Parking Review
Operational
Patrick McDonnell
A quarter of visitor attractions in the UK do not provide disabled parking, a survey by charity Vitalise reveals. The survey also found that almost... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Government has hailed the fact that its HGV road user levy has raised more than £17 million since it was introduced in April. Foreign ... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
An analysis of the UK Government's construction pipeline has highlighted that transport projects dominate the planned construction spend at a total... continue
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