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Local Transport Today
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‘Smarter choice’ and other low cost transport measures could play a big part meeting Government  objectives – but their... continue
Local Transport Today
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Parking Review Magazine
Concepts such as ‘carbon metering’, car clubs and car sharing, as well as park & ride schemes and solar-powered parking m... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Martin Wedderburn, Colin Buchanan
Transport for London recently published The effect of re-timed invitation to cross periods on road user behaviour at signalised junctions in London,... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Peter Wiltshire, Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire
In support of Tony Duckenfield’s Viewpoint article I wondered if the diagram (above) would be of interest (‘The advertising world can... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
David Metz, Centre for Transport Studies, University College London
The Committee on Climate Change has just published its first annual report, arguing that a major priority is to decarbonise electricity generation... continue
Local Transport Today
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Travel behaviour change organisation ACT Travelwise is assessing its future working arrangements following the setback of failing to win a DfT... continue
Local Transport Today
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People who say that dramatic changes to personal travel patterns are needed to combat the threat of global warming are repeating the  mistake... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
John Franklin, Cycling Skills & Safety Consultant, Cheltenham
The controversy over cycle lane research (‘Cycle groups clash over media portrayal of cycle lane research’ LTT 25 Sep) highlights the... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Tony Duckenfield, Steer Davies Gleave
Road pricing is such an emotive issue, how can we ever hope for a rational response? One of the recurring themes I noticed at this summer’s... continue
Local Transport Today
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Travel planning is a much more cost effective way of reducing carbon dioxide emissions than major investment in the public transport network,... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
The UK’s transport and climate change agenda is facing severe strain as efforts to secure an international agreement on emission reductions... continue
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Viewpoint
Mayer Hillman, Policy Studies Institute
The most disturbing theme running through the DfT consultation document A Safer Way: making Britain’s roads the safest in the world is the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The West Midlands conurbation authorities say the DfT has approved the region’s plans for two studies in the Delivering a sustainable transport... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Derek Halden, DHC, Edinburgh
Reading the contributions on ‘Smarter Choices’ in the last issue (‘Smarter Choices – what’s the evidence?’ &... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Jillian Anable, Sally Cairns, Phil Goodwin, Alistair Kirkbride, Carey Newson, Alison Pridmore, Lynn Sloman
‘Smarter choices’ is a broad collection of different initiatives aimed at enabling people to choose improved standards of accessibility... continue
Local Transport Today
Phil Goodwin
Phil Goodwin
A long time ago I cited some research results in a public lecture, about a policy controversy of the time, which contradicted a long-standing DfT... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
A proposed DfT campaign to encourage people to share car journeys was scrapped earlier this year just before it was to be launched. LTT understands... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Greater Manchester Integrated Transport Authority is spearheading a £29m bid to become the country’s first ‘sustainable travel... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Malcolm Heymer, Dereham, Norfolk
The 14 per cent fall in road deaths in 2008 is welcome news, but the Government must not be allowed to take the credit for it (‘Road deaths... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Peter Headicar, Department of planning, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford
If the DfT believes that ‘smarter choice’ measures are only likely to contribute to CO2 cuts by reducing car trips within urban areas... continue
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