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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
Local Transport Today
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
Local Transport Today
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
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The estimated cost to clear the backlog of carriageway repairs on local roads has risen 15% in one year to £12bn, according to the Annual Local... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Foreign hauliers from today are being charged to use UK roads, as the HGV road user levy introduces a charge which the DfT said ensures British... continue
Parking Review
Business News
The sale of international parking operator VINCI Park seems to be moving ahead, with parent group VINCI starting exclusive talks with Ardian and... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
A third of a million people will be killed or hospitalised on the roads in Greater Britain by 2030 if current trends are allowed to continue, a... continue
Categories: Road safety, All of UK
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
councils in England and Wales are to be given more notice of bus service changes under DfT proposals to shake-up bus registration procedures.... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The House of Commons transport committee has announced its programme of inquiries for 2014. There will be three new inquiries: • motoring of the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Road safety and public health teams should forge stronger links  to capitalise on the benefits of promoting active travel such as walking and... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Catapult devises innovation tool The Transport Systems Catapult is developing a tool to help local authorities and others assess the impacts of new... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Adrian Hetherington, Ontario, Canada
Why does the Alliance of British Drivers (ABD) squeal so loudly when they have been caught out? I read Paul Biggs’ letter in LTT 24 Jan on the... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Peter Headicar, Oxford OX1
In your recent editorial you commented on criticisms of the Government’s ‘predict and provide’ approach to motorway planning as... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Steve Melia, University of the West of England, Bristol BS16
Are you a transport planner with environmental values who has disagreed with actions of your employer? Have you ever quietly pursued a different... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Philip Sulley, Yalding, Kent ME18
Once again the DfT’s forecasts of traffic growth on the strategic road network, of some 40%, appear excessive (“Rethink ‘predict... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Robert Davis, Chair, Road Danger Reduction Forum, London NW10
Your editorial “Road critics go unheard” (LTT 07 Mar) notes that many professional bodies and academics are questioning the renewed... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Nick Richardson, Chair, Transport Planning Society, London
Vanessa Kovacevic, in LTT 07 Feb, referred to the Transport Planning Society’s recommendation for independent auditing of transport models used... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Paul Withrington, Transport-Watch, Northampton NN2
David Metz canvasses for changes in land values to be the measure of benefits rather than the traditional time savings (ibid). I canvassed for the... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Keith Buchan, Director, MTRU, London
Perhaps the most surprising thing about your interview with David Metz would be if anyone found it surprising (ibid). Even as long ago as when I did... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Tom Worsley, Visiting fellow, Institute for Transport Studies, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2
I read with great interest your interview with David Metz although he is mistaken in his belief that, almost three years after my retirement from the... continue
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