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Local Transport Today
In brief
The volume of road traffic on Britain’s roads grew sharply last year according to new figures published by the DfT. The estimated overall... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The volume of cycling in Great Britain rose to 3.2 billion vehicle miles, up from 3.1bn in 2013, according to figures published by the DfT. The... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Chris Oldham, Shrewsbury SY4
Andrew Fraser says: “Those who would bully us into the blame the driver approach, which manifests itself in substituting the words... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Rod King MBE, Founder & campaign director, 20’s Plenty for Us, Lymm WA13
Whilst not being surprised at the “say no” letters from Messrs Corker, Withrington, Heymer and Peat, which are typical of Alliance of... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Stephen Plowden, London NW1
You report that the Government intends to place more emphasis on the economic impacts of transport schemes (‘DfT rewrites the rulebook for... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Local Transport Today
List all the influences on the nation’s travel patterns and the location and design of residential developments would come somewhere near the... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Adrian Davis, University of the West of England
One of the central offers from public health professionals as they re-joined local government in April 2013 was our proficiency in evidence-based... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
THE GOVERNMENT this week pledged to press ahead with its high-speed rail plans, as a sceptic of HS2 joined the Treasury and reports emerged that the... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Alan Stevens has been elected chairman of intelligent transport systems association ITS UK, taking over from Sharon Kindleysides. Stevens is chief... continue
Local Transport Today
News
FirstGroup’s plan for open access rail services on the East Coast Main Line (ECML) from London to Edinburgh could cut the premia that the... continue
Categories: Railways, All of UK
Local Transport Today
Phil Goodwin
Phil Goodwin
“Automated vehicles will ‘change cities forever’” said a headline in the last issue, summarising a report commissioned by... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The first Conservative Queen's Speech in nearly 20 years today sets out plans to devolve powers to England's cities, in order to "bring the whole... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Chancellor is under pressure from business leaders to protect transport infrastructure in his summer Budget to set out how he will eliminate the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Chancellor George Osborne announced over the weekend that he will take the unusual step of having a second Budget this year. Osborne will on the 8th... continue
Local Transport Today
Articles
Rob Bain
When gauging long-term toll road performance, traffic forecasting consultants' forecasts can be arbitrary, inconsistent, frequently opaque and often... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Andrew Forster
The European Commission has issued the UK Government with an infringement notice concerning the compatability of the UK’s community transport... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
AN EDUCATIONAL Trust is  funding a two-year research fellowship into how Britain’s streets could be made safer for cycling.  The... continue
Categories: Cycling, All of UK
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
City regions today push for greater transport devolution as the Chancellor invites them to take advantage of bigger budgets and greater powers over... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Prime Minister is set to announce who will get the transport job in the reshuffle to start his first Conservative majority government. On Friday... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Conservative Party faces a rebellion over Heathrow expansion with Boris Johnson pledging to join his neighbouring Labour MP John McDonnell in... continue
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