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The board of UK engineering consultant Hyder is recommending that shareholders accept a takeover offer from Japanese engineering consultant Nippon... continue
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Carillion this week abandoned its proposed merger with Balfour Beatty, clearing the way for Balfour to complete the sale of its consultancy Parsons... continue
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People/consultants
Douglas McIntosh has joined consultant IBI Group in Glasgow as a consultant. He was a spectator and workforce transport co-ordinator for the Glasgow... continue
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People/consultants
Huw Vaughan Jones has joined consultant mode transport planning, heading up its Oxford office. ... continue
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People/consultants
Carl Beet has joined consultant Mott MacDonald as a principal transport planner in the Birmingham office from Centro where he was principal economic... continue
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People/consultants
JMP Consultants has appointed Alan Crawford as a director in its Birmingham office and Kevin Rooney as an associate director in Newcastle. Crawford... continue
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People/consultants
Steven Bishop has rejoined consultant Steer Davies Gleave from the Cabinet Office where he spent 15 months as a senior policy advisor on the... continue
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Sir Peter Hall, who died on 30 July at the age of 82, was the UK’s foremost post-war geographer and planning academic. A prolific writer, he... continue
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Editor's note: this is an updated and corrected version of the article that appears in the print edition of Local Transport Today. We mistakenly... continue
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Atkins and WSP are among the firms believed to be in the final competition to acquire consultant Parsons Brinckerhoff from Balfour Beatty. The Daily... continue
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Regular news
Andrew Forster
Residents of England made fewer trips last year than at any time since the National Travel Survey began in 1972/73. Each person made an average of... continue
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Proposals to include transport in the European Emissions Trading System would have a damaging effect on driving down carbon dioxide emissions from... continue
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Regular news
Andrew Forster
Most local authority major transport schemes cost more than originally forecast, take longer to deliver than forecast, and cannot be properly... continue
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Letters to the editor
Peter Mackie, Institute for Transport Studies, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2
I don’t always agree with Phil Goodwin. I don’t really see what’s wrong with comparing two alternative future states of the world,... continue
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People/consultants
Consultant SYSTRA has appointed four staff to its Scottish team, which has lost ten staff to rival Peter Brett Associates in recent months (LTT 16... continue
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People/consultants
SYSTRA’s director for Southern England, Tim Cuthbert (pictured), is to join consultant Parsons Brinckerhoff as its regional director for the UK... continue
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Letters to the editor
Tom van Vuren, Institute for Transport Studies, University of Leeds Leeds LS2 and Divisional director, Mott MacDonald, Birmingham B3
Phil Goodwin makes a fair point: if the performance of the new highways company were based on comparisons against road traffic forecasts that were... continue
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A gap is beginning to emerge between actual carbon dioxide emissions from UK transport and the volumes the Committee on Climate Change says are... continue
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Secondary stories
The transport consultancy sector has taken another step along the road of consolidation with engineering firm AECOM’s acquisition of fellow US... continue
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People/people
Andrew Allen has been appointed a policy analyst at the Campaign for Better Transport. He was the CBT’s press officer. Chloe Darlington has... continue
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