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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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Feature
Local Transport Today
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
Local Transport Today
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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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
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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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