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Local Transport Today
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The growth in personal daily travel in developed countries such as the UK has ground to a halt because our demand for travel has saturated, believes... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Scrapping HS2 would not free-up huge sums of money for other transport projects, firms with an interest in the project have warned. The High Speed... continue
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Secondary stories
The DfT is seeking evidence on the link between transport infrastructure investment and economic performance, which could inform updated guidance on... continue
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Interview
Local Transport Today
People/people
Global supply chain expert Jim Spittle has been appointed president-elect of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport. He will take over as... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Rebecca Fuller has been promoted to policy and research manager, from policy and research advisor, at the Passenger Transport Executive Group.... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
Kier Group PLC interim results for the six months ended 31 December 2013 show revenue increased 47% to £1.4bn (2012: £1.0bn), and... continue
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News
In what is billed as the largest British bus order to date, Stagecoach has announced it will be taking delivery of 568 new buses and coaches during... continue
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News
Rising passenger demand on the railways will push up the total national passenger rolling stock fleet, with a huge shift from diesel to electric... continue
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People/consultants
Neil McAlpine (pictured) has joined Newcastle-based multi-disciplinary engineering consultant Cundall as its head of transport. McAlpine was... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Transport Systems Catapult wants to form partnerships with universities across the UK to drive developments in ‘intelligent... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
  National Express Group results for the year ended 30 December 2013 show steady revenue growth but a fall in profitability. Group revenue of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
RAIL
The DfT is to pay higher salaries to staff with rail commercial skills in an effort to strengthen the Department’s new rail... continue
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Regular news
Motorists association the Alliance of British Drivers has seized on a newspaper report that accidents have gone down on Danish single carriageway... continue
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Regular news
The institutional arrangements for road safety is to be the key focus of the first inquiry by the new Transport Safety Commission. The Commission has... continue
Categories: Road safety, All of UK
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Philip Sulley, Yalding, Kent ME18
I am intrigued that commuters include “depressed soles”, as recorded in your In Passing column. Are these deep swimming fish, or... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Malcolm Heymer, Alliance of British Drivers, Dereham, Norfolk NR20
Francis King’s letter on the use of the 85th percentile in setting speed limits (LTT 21 Feb) misses the point about the purpose of speed... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Paul Withrington, Director, Transport Watch, Northampton NN2
I recently drove on a congested motorway operating with a variable speed limit. The system was a nightmare – nothing but a distraction from the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Politicians like to tell people what they want to hear and will say different things to different audiences, believes Carlton Reid, who will be... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Cycling projects, no matter how well conceived, will fail to take off unless they are backed by a properly developed information strategy. This will... continue
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