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Local Transport Today
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Up to £20m is to be made available for the establishment of electric car charging points and related infrastructure across the UK, under... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Meera Rambissoon
An independent report has revealed that compared to a conventional multi-storey car park, a robotic parking system contributes significantly in... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
It’s good to see that Julia King, the Government’s transport representative on the Committee on Climate Change, practices what she... 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
Letters to the editor
Stephen Plowden, London NW1
Greg Marsden rightly criticises the idea that a green stimulus package for transport should be based on projects for new major infrastructure... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Scottish Government has announced £4m of extra funding for the bus industry to offset the increase in fuel duty introduced last December.... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The cost of road transport fuel has risen faster than average earnings in the last five years, according to analysis by pressure group the... continue
Local Transport Today
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A major electric vehicle programme could be set up in the North East of England under proposals being drawn up by the region’s development... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
By Greg Marsden, Senior lecturer in transport policy and strategy Institute for Transport Studies University of Leeds, Leeds
In the current gloomy economic climate one of the responses of governments across the globe has been to promote substantial short-term fiscal... continue
Local Transport Today
John Dales
On New Year’s Day I took a very pleasant walk with friends along our local canal. As it doubtless does whenever you’re on similar... continue
Local Transport Today
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The Government is to incentivise bus operators in England to improve fuel efficiency, introduce low carbon buses, and install GPS and smartcard... continue
Local Transport Today
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By Andrew Forster
The Committee on Climate Change last week mapped out how Britain’s greenhouse gas emissions could be put on a downward trajectory over the next... continue
Local Transport Today
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The DfT is to link fuel duty rebate payments for bus operators in England to incentives for low carbon buses, smartcard ticketing and global... continue
Local Transport Today
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Chancellor Alistair Darling this week upset green groups, road hauliers and bus operators – and did little to reassure motorists – in a... continue
Local Transport Today
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Turning off street lights at night in two Essex towns has had no detrimental impact on crime or road casualties, the council said this week. Over the... continue
Local Transport Today
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In his Pre-budget Report, presented today, Chancellor Alistair Darling announced that £3bn of capital spending on housing, education, transport... continue
Local Transport Today
Interview
By Andrew Forster
Green pressure groups and opposition MPs may have welcomed the Government’s toughening up of the Climate Change Bill’s emissions... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
By Stephen Plowden, London
The Government seems to think that substantial reductions in carbon dioxide emissions from transport are not possible, so other sectors will have to... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
By Nick Morris, Director of road network performance & TfL traffic manager, Transport for London, London
Your article ‘Utility companies welcome delay to London’s permitting scheme’ raises some interesting issues but is misleading in... continue
Local Transport Today
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The Prime Minister has attacked the Conservative’s proposed fuel duty stabiliser, saying that, had it been in place, motorists would currently... continue
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