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Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Andrew Forster
The DfT is reviewing if data from in-vehicle GPS, mobile phones, and even mileage data from MOT tests, can be used to produce estimates of road... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
This content is part of the feature: Rooney weighs the evidence for Tyne & Wear’s pioneering bus QC Under cross-examination, Tobyn... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
This content is part of the feature: Rooney weighs the evidence for Tyne & Wear’s pioneering bus QC Gunnar Niels, a partner at... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Plans to introduce the UK’s first bus Quality Contract Scheme in Tyne and Wear were scrutinised by a Quality Contract Scheme board last month.... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
On 17 August several regional papers took particular delight in informing their readers about how bad, allegedly, their daily commutes are.... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Rik Thomas
AS THE contest to determine the next leader of the Labour Party trundles on, the main transport policy under discussion has been whether or not the... continue
Categories: Railways, England
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Rik Thomas
The publicity surrounding the Transport Systems Catapult (TSC), which was launched in 2013, has by no means all been good. Most prominently, per... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Office for Rail and Road (ORR) is commissioning consultants to advise on how it should benchmark the performance of Highways England.  The... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Philippa Edmunds, Freight on Rail manager, Campaign for Better Transport, London N1
Running 7ft-longer HGVs is acceptable on the strategic road network but they are not safe on many urban roads due to their lack of manoeuvrability,... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Roger Sexton, Nottingham NG1
I do not think that Roger Sexton and/or smartphones are a substitute for smartcard Oyster-style ‘ticketing’ (“‘Are smartcards... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The DfT has launched a statutory post-implementation review of the Mandatory Travel Concessions (England) Regulation 2011. The regulations confirmed... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The cost of replacing local bus service contracts fell in 2014 for the sixth consecutive year, according to the Association of Transport... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Stagecoach wants the Government to include public interest criteria in the Buses Bill that local authorities would have to satisfy before they could... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT is understood to be planning stakeholder roadshows around England next month to discuss the contents of the promised Buses Bill.The... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Nick Gough, Highways development manager – SW Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire County Council, Hertford SG13
Phil Sulley was claiming to have coined the expression ‘chain’ for a line of cyclists (Letters LTT 24 Jul). I am afraid that he was... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
David Duckett, Transport & traffic liaison officer, Gosport Borough Council, Gosport PO12
In response to Morten Welde’s letter on daylight running lights (DRLs) I would note that, as a motorcyclist and cyclist, I hesitate to join him... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Nick O’Donnell, Assistant director – strategic transport, The London Borough of Ealing, Ealing W5
I read with interest Dave Holladay’s Viewpoint (‘Lorry bans to improve cycle safety make good headlines, but do they make good... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Green Party has called on the Government to allow cyclists to cycle through red lights if the way is clear on agreed routes. Caroline Russell,... continue
Categories: Cycling, England
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Andrew Braddock, Yateley, Hampshire GU46
The predictable – and entertaining – spat between Jonathan Bray of Pteg and Adrian Grant of TAS seems to concentrate on whose predictions... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A programme of traffic management measures in Portsmouth is unlikely to deliver any tangible benefits to air quality, according to a modelling study... continue
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