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Local Transport Today
John Dales
John Dales
Earlier this month, for the tenth time, it was my pleasure to present the annual Urban Transport Design Award. Schemes that make the UTDA shortlist... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Philippa Edmunds, Freight on Rail manager, Campaign for Better Transport, London
Only around 15 per cent of rail freight flows receive any grant support (‘Rail freight subsidies are still justified says lorry cost... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Keith Peat, Drivers’ Union, Sutton on Sea, Lincolnshire LN12
In response to Ray Bentley’s letter about parking ‘urban myths’ I hope I may bring some historic clarity to parking and yellow... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Paul Biggs, Tamworth, Staffs B77
I might have laughed at Ray Bentley’s letter ‘Motorists are profiting from urban myths about parking’ (Letters LTT 11 Jul) if I... continue
Categories: Parking, All of UK
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Chris Oldham, Shrewsbury SY4
Further to my letter about the anomaly of passenger numbers declining on long-distance trains (Letters LTT 27 Jun), there is another reason for this... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Derek Halden, DHC, Edinburgh EH4
There has been a continuing debate in these pages about the case for strict and presumed liability legislation to protect vulnerable road... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Tom van Vuren, Institute for Transport Studies, University of Leeds Leeds LS2 and Divisional director, Mott MacDonald, Birmingham B3
Phil Goodwin makes a fair point: if the performance of the new highways company were based on comparisons against road traffic forecasts that were... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
  One casualty of last week’s reshuffle was the environment minister Owen Paterson, who during his short time in office because something... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Local Transport Today
Academics use the term ‘issue attention cycles’  to describe the way in which topics come from nowhere to suddenly dominate public... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Jonathan Tyler, Passenger Transport Networks
Proponents of open access for passenger services on Britain’s railway are on a roll: existing operations continue to score well for passenger... continue
Categories: Railways, All of UK
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Rik Thomas
ON 11 JULY the Greener Journeys public transport lobby group took the somewhat unusual step of taking out a paid ‘advertisement feature’... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Paul Salveson
There is growing interest in ‘community bus partnerships’ (CBPs) with authorities such as Leicestershire, South Yorkshire and Merseyside... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A gap is beginning to emerge between actual carbon dioxide emissions from UK transport and the volumes the Committee on Climate Change says are... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
UK transport experts gathered for a roundtable discussion in May about the topic of ‘peak car’ at the request of New Zealand’s... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
The political controversy associated with graduated driver licences for young people is highlighted in a new report by the RAC Foundation. Some road... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
There is no evidence to support the belief that compulsory helmet-wearing for cyclists would lead to a big drop in cycling, consultant TRL said this... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
The transport consultancy sector has taken another step along the road of consolidation with engineering firm AECOM’s acquisition of fellow US... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
The speed limit for lorries on single carriageway roads in England and Wales will be raised from 40 to 50mph early next year, the Government has... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Government is considering eight locations to be the base for Britain’s first spaceport from where commercial space flights could one day... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The House of Commons transport committee has announced an inquiry into the future of the UK’s smaller airports, including the role that local... continue
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