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Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Cardiff City Region board has called on the Welsh Government to clarify councils’ roles in delivering transport improvements for the... continue
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Viewpoint
Peter Headicar, Oxford Brookes University
Fifty years ago many cities in the UK were embarking on new-style ‘land use/transport studies’ prompted by the publication of the... continue
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In brief
Transport for London is planning to raise hundreds of millions of pounds from its property estate, to help cover the cost of investing in the... continue
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News
The DfT has awarded financial advisers Lazard & Co an eight-month contract worth £250,000 to advise on the possible sale of the UK... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Labour Party has set out a remit for its proposed national infrastructure commission, so it can include the new body in its first Queen's Speech,... continue
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People/consultants
David Dewar (pictured) has joined consultant Steer Davies Gleave as an associate in the development planning team. He joins from Mouchel, where he... continue
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Letters to the editor
Philip Bisatt, Taunton, Somerset TA1
I refer to your editorial regarding the Government’s rehabilitation of road building across much of the UK (‘Road building... continue
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Secondary stories
A planning inspector has rejected the Government’s request that maximum parking standards be deleted from the mayor’s London... continue
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Letters to the editor
Peter Headicar, Oxford OX1
Phil Goodwin urges greater use of publicly available data and, indeed, the Census is a splendid source to illuminate his recent piece on urban... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The timescale for building a new ‘rapid transit link’ between Cardiff and Pontyclun, northwest of the city, is unrealistic, a Welsh... continue
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In brief
London mayor Boris Johnson is to create an Old Oak Common and Park Royal Development Corporation to steer regeneration of the area of west London... continue
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Regular news
Local authorities in the Bristol area are commissioning consultants to conduct a land use/transportation study to identify the area’s future... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Government is to review transport access to Ebbsfleet in Kent where a Garden City is planned to provide up to 15,000 homes. “The Government... continue
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Regular news
One of the final hurdles to the construction of a garden bridge across the Thames in central London has been cleared after Westminster City Council... continue
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In brief
The Court of Appeal has rejected the London Borough of Hillingdon’s claim that the Government should have carried out a strategic environmental... continue
Local Transport Today
Phil Goodwin
Phil Goodwin
Consider the effect of population density on travel. It is unusually easy to research, and the findings are usually straightforward, entirely... continue
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People/people
Nicola Sturgeon, Scotland’s new first minister, has appointed Derek Mackay (pictured) as transport minister. He replaces Keith Brown who has... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Ministers want Boris Johnson to scrap the maximum parking standards contained in the London Plan.  The mayor’s spatial plan currently sets... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Many transport planning professionals have a dim view of the DfT’s transport planning capabilities and attitude towards transport planning,... continue
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News
Birmingham City Council is procuring a transportation professional services framework, which could be used by the public sector  across the West... continue
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