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Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
By Peter Wiltshire, Great Missenden, Bucks
Bob Pinkett (Viewpoint LTT 27 Nov) has bravely opened the Pandora’s box of the techniques available in modern marketing and advertising. But he... continue
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Viewpoint
By Bob Pinkett
Without wishing to state the obvious – but I will anyway – we are really beginning to see travel plans morph into a commodity product.... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport secretary Geoff Hoon has given a staunch defence of peoples’ right to travel, saying that better and cheaper transport has... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT has published a new practitioner’s guide to personal travel planning, aimed at helping local authorities develop tailored personal... continue
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Media monitor
On 12 October The Independent suggested that: “Airline failures, the credit crunch and a dismal airport experience have caused a sharp fall in... continue
Local Transport Today
People/consultants
Geoff Gardner has been appointed a managing consultant at consultant Atkins where he will set up a behavioural change unit. He joins from North... continue
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In brief
Environmental organisation WWF-UK has appointed consultant JMP to design and audit the validation process for its ‘One in five’ challenge... continue
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In brief
Most transport journalists are unimpressed with the Government’s transport policies, according to the annual survey conducted by polling firm... continue
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Regular news
BBC One is searching for a street, district of whole village that is willing to go car-free for five days. The chosen location will star in a new... continue
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Regular news
A new interactive ‘cartoon calculator’ has been launched to persuade young children that walking, cycling or taking the bus are better... continue
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Regular news
The DfT has appointed researchers from the University of the West of England’s Centre for Transport and Society to review existing evidence on... continue
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Media monitor
“Britain is to become the only European country that allows motorists to have at least one alcoholic drink and still be legally fit to... continue
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Articles
The Government's Technology Strategy Board has announced that it is to invest over £7m in new research that will adapt and develop technology... continue
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Regular news
On the eve of UN hand-washing day (15 October), a study by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine has found that more than one in four... continue
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Regular news
Road users failing to look properly at the road environment are the single biggest contributory factor to road accidents and a factor in explaining... continue
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In brief
The average number of residential parking spaces in eco-towns should be no more than one per dwelling and, ideally, should be as low as 0.6,... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Travel planning professionals were this week urging the Department of Health not to follow the lead of the Welsh Assembly and Scottish governments by... continue
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Regular news
People who live on heavily trafficked streets have far fewer friends and acquaintances nearby than those living on lightly trafficked streets,... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Academics from three universities and staff from consultant JMP have teamed up to form the Centre for Transport and Psychology, a faculty to enable... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
A team of personal travel planners is to descend on Lowestoft and Weston-super-Mare to try and encourage residents to cut their car use. Transport... continue
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