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Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Meera Rambissoon
Busy roads, slower speeds, extra taxes – but we'll carry on driving Britain is more dependent than ever on cars, according to a study... continue
Local Transport Today
News extra
Rik Thomas
At the ACT TravelWise conference last week delegates heard that rapidly rising transport fuel costs could soon be forcing people to amend their... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Cyclists in the London Borough of Islington are becoming increasingly disrespectful of traffic laws, pedestrian campaign group Living Streets has... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The impact on driver behaviour of advisory Intelligent Speed Adaptation technology is to be measured in a £857,000 project being run by... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Andrew Forster
Climate change, we continue to be told, is a grave threat to the planet. Politicians of all ‘colours’ tell us this. Environmental groups... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
David Metz, Centre for Transport Studies, University College London
Recalling the 1977 report of Fried, Havens and Thall, a pioneering study of the theoretical basis of personal travel behaviour, Phil Goodwin pays... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Fewer people thought climate change was one of the three most important issues facing Britain in 2008 than in 2007, according to surveys by the... continue
Local Transport Today
Phil Goodwin
My former colleague Peter Jones recently gave an interesting conference paper suggesting five different paradigms in the history of transport... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
By Stephen Plowden, London
The research on Intelligent Speed Adaptation (ISA) by Professor Oliver Carsten and his colleagues is admirably thorough (ibid). It is clear,... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
By Nigel Humphries, Association of British Drivers, Worcester
The case presented for Intelligent Speed Adaptation depends very heavily on the use of ‘risk curves’ to predict the reductions in... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A consultancy study for Bedfordshire County Council and Luton Borough Council into alternatives to the proposed Luton North Bypass has concluded that... continue
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
Local Transport Today
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
Local Transport Today
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
Local Transport Today
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
Local Transport Today
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
Local Transport Today
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
Local Transport Today
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
Local Transport Today
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
Local Transport Today
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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