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Local Transport Today
People/people
Jim Dobbin, Labour MP and member of the House of Commons transport select committee, has died, aged 73. He had served on the committee since March... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Phil Hufton has been appointed as the new managing director, network operations, at Network Rail. He replaces Robin Gisby, who will leave the company... continue
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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport minister Baroness Kramer has hailed a rise in the number of electric cars from 111 in the year the coalition came to power to 6,000 in the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has issued an open call to local leaders, businesses and professionals in the transport sector to say what extra... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Countryside campaigners want the Government to revamp the ‘bible’ for trunk road design, the Design Manual for Roads and... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Canadian consultant WSP this week announced the purchase of consultant Parsons Brinckerhoff from Balfour Beatty for £820m. The enlarged company... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
The Government has commissioned a study into the air quality benefits of a scrappage scheme for older vehicles and low emission zones. The Department... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
John Mooney is a retired physicist, who has worked in fire safety research.
The recent papers by researchers from Newcastle University and the Northumbria Safer Roads Initiative have determined that mobile speed cameras cut... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Regression to the mean (RTM) has been well understood for a hundred years and is clearly visible in any graph of road accidents, so the fact that... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Death and injury on the roads has been a scourge of society since before even the invention of the motor car. Officials, campaigners and vehicle... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Paul Withrington, Director, Transport-Watch, Northampton NN2
In May of last year Transport-Watch lodged a complaint against an advert placed by Renault, which claimed that the official fuel consumption for the... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Local Transport Today
As the Scottish independence referendum campaign enters its final stage, there is a growing appetite south of the border for a debate about devolving... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Drummond Gilbert, Alastair Thompson & Giles Bailey, GoCarShare
As our cities grow and sustainability and environmental concerns become core to providing robust, pleasant and competitive places to live and work,... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Andrew Forster
Many of the transport projects that Parsons Brinckerhoff works on make headline news – HS2, Manchester Metrolink and the M25 to name but three.... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
US-based Cubic Transportation Systems has appointed David Begg to its advisory board. Begg, a former adviser to the UK Government and transport... continue
Local Transport Today
People/consultants
Paul McCormick has been appointed managing director of AECOM, responsible for highways, bridges, ports & marine business across EMEA (Europe,... continue
Local Transport Today
People/consultants
Hyder Consulting’s Nigel Hayward has moved from being UK major projects director to leading the firm’s transport business in its German... continue
Local Transport Today
People/consultants
Ian Drummond has joined transport consultant Go Travel Solutions as a non-executive director. Drummond was assistant director of transportation at... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Michelle Thurgood has left Birmingham Airport, where she was a transport planning specialist, to become a senior manager for external affairs with... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Dutch infrastructure consultant ARCADIS is poised to complete the purchase of UK consultant Hyder next month. ARCADIS originally offered to buy Hyder... continue
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