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Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Andrew Last, Minnerva Ltd
Stephen Plowden’s letter in the last issue (“HS2 is even worse than ‘predict and provide’ road planning”) gives an... continue
Local Transport Today
Phil Goodwin
Phil Goodwin
One of the more impressive if less admirable creations of the British tradition of governance is calculated ambiguity, delicate and almost invisible,... continue
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Viewpoint
Two hundred years ago it was hard to move much faster than walking speed. Horse-drawn carriages made slow progress on poor roads. With the coming of... continue
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Regular news
Lee Baker
The design of lorry cabs are set to be changed to reduce the number of blind spots and to reduce the damage caused by impacts with cyclists and... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Network Rail has warned the regulator against MPs' recommendation for a target to eliminate level crossing fatalities by 2020. Network Rail has told... continue
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People/consultants
Sabrina Ishfaq has joined consultant WYG Group as a senior consultant. She had been business operations manager of ACT Travelwise since last August... continue
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People/people
James Gleave has joined the Transport Systems Catalyst as an innovation analyst. He was a senior strategic transport officer at Central Bedfordshire... continue
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People/people
Alex Pratt OBE has been appointed chair of the Local Enterprise Partnership Network, succeeding David Frost. Pratt is chair of the Buckinghamshire... continue
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Regular feature
Rik Thomas
What is the biggest change in the field of accessibility planning in the past few years? According to Simon Court, projects director at Basemap and a... continue
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Regular news
London’s trip generation database TRAVL has been merged with the nationwide service TRICS.  The two databases provide survey counts,... continue
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In brief
The Government this week introduced a road user levy for all goods vehicles over 12 tonnes on UK roads. The levy is structured in a series of bands... continue
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Detail
The DfT has appointed a team led by consultant Parsons Brinckerhoff to undertake all the national road traffic census counts across England, Scotland... continue
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Lead Story
John W E Helm
Municipal operators and the Stagecoach Group have come out top in Passenger Focus’s annual survey of bus passenger satisfaction for... continue
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Letters to the editor
Robert Davis, Chair, Road Danger Reduction Forum London NW10
Oliver Carsten’s demolition of “our” “road safety performance” (Letters LTT 21 Apr) is a welcome first step by a senior... continue
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Letters to the editor
Keith Peat, Drivers’ Union, Sutton on Sea, Lincolnshire
Perhaps Robert Davis’ benign title as chairman of the Road Danger Reduction Forum is a giveaway – how can roads carrying large,... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Paul Biggs, Alliance of British Drivers, Tamworth, Staffs B77
Adrian Hetherington (Letters LTT 21 Mar) provides yet another incoherent criticism of me and the Alliance of British Divers (ABD). LTT isn’t... continue
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Main editorial comment
A bit of advice for workplace travel planners: tread carefully with Amazon. Brad Stone’s book, The Everything Store, chronicles the short life... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Back in January, I finished this column by expressing my concern that, in this country, from the moment we pass our driving test, we assume driving... continue
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Secondary stories
On the 3 April 1989 Local Transport Today was launched. The mission then was the same as now: quite simply, to provide you with the best impartial... continue
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Viewpoint
David Metz
I concluded my previous article by observing that average demand for personal daily travel has stabilised at about a thousand trips a year covering... continue
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