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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Countryside campaigners in England are urging ministers to amend the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) to reduce car-based urban sprawl. The... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
The lack of a national spatial plan is a huge hindrance to effective transport planning in England and Wales, according to one of the sector’s... continue
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In brief
Big variations in job creation statistics resulting from some HS2 stations are revealed in consultant Atkins’ study for the HS2 Growth... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Two visions have been unveiled for transforming  Heathrow Airport into a new town if a new hub airport were built to the east of London. The... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
The Government’s current plans for a high-speed rail station at Old Oak Common in West London need a major rethink if economic development... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
Serious concerns are raised about the proposed out-of-town HS2 stations at Toton in the East Midlands and Sheffield Meadowhall in a report by... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Government is reviewing the locations for HS2 stations in the East Midlands and South Yorkshire to see if the current proposals offer the best... continue
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Viewpoint
David Metz
I concluded my previous article by observing that average demand for personal daily travel has stabilised at about a thousand trips a year covering... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
High-speed rail critics have accused the Government of keeping the cost of HS2 artificially low and said the Chancellor’s announcement of plans... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Keith Mitchell, Peter Brett Associates
The draft National Policy Statement for national networks sets out its stall as follows: “The NPS sets out the Government’s vision and... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
David Metz
The National Travel Survey (NTS) has been tracking the travel behaviour of residents of Britain for the past 40 years. All credit to the... continue
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Viewpoint
Paul Salveson
Landor’s annual conference on ‘Rail-Led Developments’ is always a good place to hear about new ideas and practical innovation at... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
When it comes to rail-led property developments, Hong Kong-based MTR is probably in a class of its own. It also runs one of the few truly profitable... continue
Local Transport Today
News extra
Railways and property have long enjoyed a symbiotic relationship: railway improvements can stimulate development in adjoining properties and boost... continue
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Interview
Local Transport Today
In brief
Demand for car parking in new housing developments cannot be determined by the site’s public transport accessibility alone, according to a... continue
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Letters to the editor
Richard Armitage, Managing director, Richard Armitage Transport Consultancy Ltd, Hyde, Cheshire SK14
Arun Khagram (Viewpoint LTT 24 Jan) is right to fret about the impact and effectiveness of the travel planning process, and I wish him well with the... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Paul Salveson
If I was asked to nominate the most important English thinker of the 20th century I’d opt for Colin Ward. Writer on architecture, town... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport projects feature prominently in the Scottish Government’s third national planning framework (NPF), which identifies the... continue
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Letters to the editor
Denise Carlo, Norwich and Norfolk Transport Action Group Norwich NR2
Ministerial approval of the A47 Postwick Hub on the edge of Norwich is an illustration of a transport decision being made on political criteria as... continue
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