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Local Transport Today
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The Government has granted planning permission for a major rail-served distribution centre in green belt land near St Albans in Hertfordshire. The... continue
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Buckinghamshire County Council is consulting on draft guidance that will allow more car parking in new developments. The draft countywide standards... continue
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Councils in the Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership, which spans from Croydon to the south coast, are to create a joint committee to lead... continue
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The Greater London Authority has published guidance to help borough planners decide how much parking is acceptable in new office... continue
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The proposed £175m Garden Bridge across the River Thames in central London will damage some of the capital’s most cherished views, the... continue
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The DfT has given development consent for the expansion of the Daventry International Rail Freight Terminal (DIRFT). The project, known as DIRFT III,... continue
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The Scottish Government is calling on public bodies to show commitment to locating their facilities in town centres. Local government minister Derek... continue
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ON 23 JUNE journalist and author David Boyle used a column in The Guardian to highlight the allegedly imminent demise of the out-of-town shopping... continue
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Local authorities are backing plans for a rail freight interchange close to East Midlands Airport in Leicestershire.  Roxhill Development... continue
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Norfolk County Council is to put in place new arrangements for handling consultation responses after ‘losing’ submissions made by three... continue
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John Dales
John Dales
A few weeks back, I was asked to advise some master-planners in connection with a proposed new housing development on the edge of a large town in the... continue
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National maximum  parking standards are retained in the new Scottish Planning Policy (SPP) published this week.  Maximum standards have... continue
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Durham County Council is relaxing the rules on the number of car parkings spaces for new non-residential developments. The council’s current... continue
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“A collective sigh of relief was breathed when further Tube strikes were postponed,” The Guardian wrote on 12 May. “It’s been... continue
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John Dales
As most of you doubtless recall (no?), my first article in these pages (August 2005 – this is episode 111) anchored its raison... continue
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The Planning Inspectorate has rejected Wiltshire Council’s proposal to include plans for a Westbury Bypass in its local plan. Ministers refused... continue
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Travel behaviour change policies, integrated transport and land use planning, and high-speed rail could all help cut global carbon dioxide emissions... continue
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Cala Homes has appointed consultant Mode Transport Planning to develop a transport strategy for a new settlement on the former Long Marston airfield... continue
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Perth and Kinross Council is to impose developer contributions on new development to help fund a £109m (2013 prices) package of transport... continue
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Letters to the editor
Mike O’Sullivan, Stony Stratford, Milton Keynes MK11
Reducing travel times, creating more on-line capacity and rejuvenating upper-England’s flagging economy have all been deployed in defence of... continue
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