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Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Rik Thomas
THE COUNTRY’S media congregated at North Greenwich last week for the launch of the Government’s The pathway to driverless cars report on... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Andrew Forster
The Government is opening the country’s road network up for the testing of driverless vehicles in an effort to win a big slice of the research... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Rachel Aldred, University of Westminster
I’m currently working on the ‘Near Miss Project’, which looks at how everyday non-injury incidents affect cyclists. The level of... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
An international study into the key ingredients for delivering a mass cycling culture in cities has been published by Transport for London. The study... continue
Local Transport Today
Analysis
Andrew Forster
The number of vehicle miles driven in Great Britain grew by a staggering 275 billion miles between 1949 and 2013 – from 29 to 304. In recent... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
THERE HAS been much media commentary of late suggesting that the nation’s rail network would be improved if it were completely renationalised.... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Gabriele Schliwa, Benjamin Bell, James Evans & Chris Mason
‘Big data’ can provide valuable information for optimising urban transport planning. Several smartphone apps exist that cyclists can use... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Malcolm Heymer, Dereham, Norfolk NR20
Iain Reeve refers to ‘bloke down the pub’ arguments against speed cameras (Letters LTT 28 Nov).  While I enjoy a pint as much as the... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Glenn Lyons, University of the West of England
During 2014 I had the great privilege of being seconded to the New Zealand Ministry of Transport to lead a major project called ‘Future... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
Significant traffic growth on England’s strategic road network (SRN) is forecast under all of the scenarios presented in the Road Investment... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Vouchers offering free bus travel to motorists can deliver lasting changes to travel behaviour, according to a new guide prepared by bus industry... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Advertising Standards Authority has banned a car advert that depicted urban driving as fun. The ASA received 73 complaints about the ad for... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Keith Peat, Drivers’ Union, Sutton on Sea, Lincolnshire LN12
As an ex-police officer who has prosecuted many drivers and completed many STATS19 forms, I am sorry that Iain Reeve finds the unnecessary... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Idris Francis, Petersfield, Hampshire GU32
Statistics is sometimes defined as a method of drawing a straight line between an unproven assumption and a foregone conclusion but Mr Reeve (ibid)... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Andrew Fraser, Stirling FK8
In the last edition Iain Reeve concludes that “speed cameras are one of the best things we have for tackling the main root cause of [road... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Richard Evans, London SW20
Iain Reeve reminds us that the vast majority of road crashes – between 90% and 99% – are caused by human error (ibid). At the other end... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Malcolm Heymer, Alliance of British Drivers, Dereham, Norfolk NR20
Without wishing to add to Iain Reeve’s boredom with the speed camera debate (Letters LTT 31 Oct), I feel that he is rather missing the... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Paul Salveson
In a few weeks’ time we should see what the Government and its local authority partners have in mind for the new Northern and TransPennine... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Local Transport Today
This week’s report from Sir David Higgins has once again enlivened the debate over whether or not we should be investing major sums in... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The significant possibilities of achieving transport benefits by applying ideas from behavioural psychology were revealed at a discussion meeting of... continue
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