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Local Transport Today
Phil Goodwin
After Christmas I was feeling a bit fat. Actually, those of my readers who know me may have noticed that the lean earnest youth of earlier years has... continue
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In brief
Low income car-owning households place a high priority on their vehicles, says a report for the DfT based on interviews with 44 individuals.... continue
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Regular news
Some people are prepared to make changes to their travel habits because of concern that man-made carbon dioxide emissions are influencing the... continue
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Regular news
Travel behaviour change network ACT Travelwise has urged the DfT to place reducing the need to travel by car and air at the heart of its transport... continue
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Regular news
A driving instructor education programme, Drive-Ed is calling for more comprehensive training for young drivers. According to 2005 research by Dr... continue
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Sub story to regular feature
The experiences of one of the volunteers in the ISA?trial has recently appeared on the Association of British Drivers’ discussion forum and was... continue
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Regular feature
By William Ainslie
Intelligent Speed Adaptation (ISA) could make a major contribution to cutting road accidents and help reduce carbon dioxide emissions, according to a... continue
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Letters to the editor
By Malcolm Wardlaw, Edinburgh
There have been several articles on cycling and ensuing letters in recent issues of LTT. I began research into cycling, health and safety about ten... continue
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Viewpoint
By Gary Cummins
The London Borough of Hackney has one of the fastest growth rates of cycling anywhere in the UK, yet planners and transport professionals visiting... continue
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Feature
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Letters to the editor
David Blackledge Chairman & director of European af fairs Transport & Travel Research Lichfield Staffordshire
It was no surprise to hear that voters in Greater Manchester rejected congestion charging so comprehensively. We happened to have a company... continue
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Letters to the editor
Malcolm Heymer Dereham Norfolk
So the Committee on Climate Change thinks that lower speed limits and greater enforcement of them should be considered as ways of reducing CO2... continue
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Viewpoint
By Glenn Lyons, University of West of England
The lead up to the fest ive season marked another ‘documentary’ landmark in transport: the publication of the first report on the... continue
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In brief
A proliferation of Vehicle Actuated Signs could make drivers blasé about them, councillors have been warned. Pembrokeshire County Council is... continue
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Regular news
A new report on the ‘eco’ or low-carbon car describes how increased safety and reduced fuel consumption can be designed into affordable,... continue
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Letters to the editor
By Brian Dalton, Purley, Surrey
Andrew Morris (Letters LTT 14 Nov) makes the point that cyclists are unpopular. There are a couple of reasons for this. First, there is the bad... continue
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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
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Regular news
Transport secretary Geoff Hoon has given a staunch defence of peoples’ right to travel, saying that better and cheaper transport has... continue
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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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