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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The European Court of Justice has ruled that the UK must act to clean up illegal levels of air pollution from traffic "as soon as possible" in a case... continue
Parking Review
Yellow Lines
A member of Rosetta space mission may well be a brilliant scientist but, according to his family, he struggles when it comes to parking his car. Dr... continue
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Local Transport Today
Media monitor
“David Cameron will today embrace what Margaret Thatcher called ‘the great car economy’ as he unveils plans for the biggest road... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
“Big transport infrastructure projects tend to follow the same narrative as an episode of Grand Designs,” The Guardian reported on 3... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Network rail may have to cut back or delay major enhancements because the current programme is unaffordable.  The DfT and NR are conducting a... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Government is drawing up an action plan to reform level crossing legislation. The plan will be finalised before the end of the year and will... continue
Categories: Railways, All of UK
Local Transport Today
In brief
The bus industry is pressing the Government to retain Bus Service Operators Grant (BSOG) in England. Industry lobby group Greener Journeys has... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Advertising Standards Authority has banned a car advert that depicted urban driving as fun. The ASA received 73 complaints about the ad for... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
UK railfreight operator Freightliner has been put up for sale by its Bahraini owners Arcapital, the Wall Street Journal has reported.... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
Consultant Atkins is bringing together its UK rail and highways & transportation businesses into a new business unit as part of a wider... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
FirstGroup’s bus operations are now of a comparable quality and price competitiveness to its main rivals, chief executive Tim O’Toole has... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Pteg, the body representing Passenger Transport Executives is lobbying for primary legislation to simplify the introduction of bus Quality Contracts.... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Sustrans is consulting on the first five chapters of its cycle-friendly design manual, aimed at engineers and planners. The draft chapters just... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Keith Peat, Drivers’ Union, Sutton on Sea, Lincolnshire LN12
As an ex-police officer who has prosecuted many drivers and completed many STATS19 forms, I am sorry that Iain Reeve finds the unnecessary... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Idris Francis, Petersfield, Hampshire GU32
Statistics is sometimes defined as a method of drawing a straight line between an unproven assumption and a foregone conclusion but Mr Reeve (ibid)... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Andrew Fraser, Stirling FK8
In the last edition Iain Reeve concludes that “speed cameras are one of the best things we have for tackling the main root cause of [road... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Richard Evans, London SW20
Iain Reeve reminds us that the vast majority of road crashes – between 90% and 99% – are caused by human error (ibid). At the other end... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Malcolm Heymer, Alliance of British Drivers, Dereham, Norfolk NR20
Without wishing to add to Iain Reeve’s boredom with the speed camera debate (Letters LTT 31 Oct), I feel that he is rather missing the... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
In the Commons debate on bus policy last week  Labour MPs were quick to dig up the alleged Margaret Thatcher quote that a man who finds himself... continue
Local Transport Today
People/consultants
Rehan Mian has joined consultant Mouchel as a technical director from Hyder Consulting where he had been technical director transportation since... continue
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