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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
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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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Letters to the editor
James Ryle, Director of projects and innovation, Sustrans, Bristol BS1
Those of us working on ‘smarter choices’ are accustomed to dealing with uncertainty. So mixed messages from the DfT about the value of... continue
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Letters to the editor
Ali Clabburn, Founder and managing director
I read your front page article in a state of dazed disbelief (ibid). If we consider car-sharing to be one of the ‘smarter travel’... continue
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Letters to the editor
Sadiq Khan, Transport minister, Department for Transport, Marsham Street, London
Your article of 17 July (“CO2 cuts from ‘smarter choice’ measures exaggerated”) creates a misleading impression that the DfT... continue
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Main editorial comment
When governments launch big new reports, a useful rule of journalism is to start at the back and work forward. So read the report first and then the... continue
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Lead Story
Transport minister Sadiq Khan this week moved to reassure the transport planning community that the Government is committed to encouraging people to... continue
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Viewpoint
Ian Walker & Lynn Basford
One of us has a neighbour who drives, alone, to work each morning – a journey that is less than one kilometre. What might we do if we wanted to... continue
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Lead Story
The DfT this week re-opened the debate about the ability of ‘smarter choice’ travel behaviour change policies to cut car use, claiming... continue
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Sub story to feature
Jacqui Wilkinson
At the core of successful travel demand management and smarter choices initiatives (TDM&SC) is understanding people’s needs; opening them... continue
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Sub story to feature
Ali Clabburn, Liftshare
Why do we make the travel choices we do? Perhaps we each perceive that the choice we make provides us with the best balance of convenience, travel... continue
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Articles
Jon Harris, Technical Director, Smarter Choices, Mouchel
What legacy do you want to leave behind as a transport professional? Whatever your specific interest or challenge there is one common link that... continue
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Articles
Cat Ainsworth and Emilie van de Graaff
Worcester’s Sustainable Travel Town project, branded ‘Choose how you move’, aimed to tackle local traffic congestion and reduce car... continue
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Articles
Graham Riley and Tom Bishop
Many current travel plans are written by – or on behalf of – developers who are seeking planning permission for a new site, leading to... continue
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Articles
Alan Duff, Managing Director, Transport Infrastructure, Jacobs Consultancy
Taxation tends to be unpopular. “Green taxes” are no different, and in general are simply perceived as an imposition. Evidence likewise... continue
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Introduction
Welcome to this new collection of information about the important and very active field of Travel Demand Management and smarter transport choices. In... continue
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Secondary stories
Sheffield City Council wants to become a UK leader in traffic calming techniques that don’t rely on measures such as road humps and speed... continue
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Media monitor
LAST week the Western Mail published an annual survey of the travel patterns and expenditure of weekly higher-income commuters – professionals... continue
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Regular news
Significant additions to the trunk road network are unnecessary, argues a leading transport academic, because the amount of personal travel... continue
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In brief
An all-Wales Travel Behaviour Code, which aims to promote positive behaviour for education-related travel, has been published for consultation by the... continue
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