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Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) is tendering for a contract to manage and improve the national chargepoint registry (NCR) of UK electric... continue
Local Transport Today
News extra
Richard Owen was partnership operations manager for the Thames Valley Safer Roads Partnership from 2004 until its demise in 2011. He is now... continue
Local Transport Today
News extra
Andrew Forster
Do fixed speed cameras cut accidents, or are the recorded reductions nothing to do with the cameras at all? Organisations responsible for camera... continue
Local Transport Today
People/consultants
Chris Buck has joined consultant Halcrow as a transport planner from South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive where he was an integrated... continue
Local Transport Today
People/consultants
SYSTRA Group has appointed Tim O’Neill as its new chief executive officer for the UK and Ireland, succeeding Pierre Odent who is to develop... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
On 7 June, The Observer’s architecture and design correspondent, Stephen Bayley, mused on the concept of the car as a status symbol or, in the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Rik Thomas
A t the moment nowhere in the world is it legal to travel from A to B in a road vehicle that doesn’t have someone who is at least nominally in... continue
Local Transport Today
Phil Goodwin
Phil Goodwin
Cost-benefit calculations of transport schemes include a quantity called the ‘equity value of time’ which, for non-work time only,... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Andrew Forster
Public discussion of transport infrastructure investment is being damaged by dubious job creation and economic growth claims, according to the... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
Acromas is selling the AA to a management buy-in team backed by a number of institutional investors for £930m. The AA will then be floated on... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Philip Bisatt, Taunton, Somerset TA1
I have just returned from what will probably turn out to be a ‘once in a lifetime’ visit to Australia, much of it spent experiencing a... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Keith Peat, Drivers’ Union, Sutton on Sea, Lincolnshire
How ironic that in the very same issue that John Brown complains that the UK’s 35 million drivers and the 60 million that depend on them are... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Ali Clabburn, Managing director, Liftshare.com, Attleborough, Norfolk NR17
We appreciate Craig Barrack talking as much about Liftshare as Carbon Heroes in his LTT interview (‘Car sharing: a minority interest or on the... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Local Trasport Today
When listening to policy-makers and lobbyists talk about transport and the economy it would be easy to conclude that there is a causal link between... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Chas Ball, Carplus
The steady expansion of car clubs (and new forms of flexible car sharing) has not reached all parts of Britain – but it is increasingly... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Consultancy Atkins has reported good momentum for its UK business in the "well-funded" infrastructure markets, and is optimistic about opportunities... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Government is considering how driverless cars can be permitted on the roads, and as part of this is looking at a licensing regime that is... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Government has promised the "21st Century roads a modern economy needs" will be built as a result of the infrastru... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
A new route navigation system for lorry drivers, which can select routes that minimise congestion, noise and air pollution is being developed by the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The source of a household’s income has an important influence on how much car travel householders undertake, research has found. Researchers... continue
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