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Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Stephen Plowden, London
There is widespread agreement that deep cuts in public expenditure will be required to clear the debts resulting from the current recession. Cuts in... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Rik Thomas
Transport can play its part in contributing to genuinely sustainable development says Peter Headicar, reader in transport studies (department of... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The London Borough of Islington is to issue fixed penalty notices to motorists who refuse to switch off their vehicle’s engine when stationary.... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
One of the last remaining councils bidding to the DfT’s Transport Innovation Fund has called on the Government to scrap the requirement that... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The London Borough of Richmond has made amendments to its emissions-based car parking charge plans after the proposals attracted a barrage of... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
According to transport modelling consultant Peter Davidson a sea change is currently underway concerning our ability to effectively model parking.... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Dave Holladay, Glasgow
The saga of London’s bike hire scheme is more than a tale of the missing locks (Media Monitor LTT 10 Apr). The initial concept of Oyster Card... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Paul Withrington, Director, Transport Watch, Northampton NN2
Mike Crowhurst says in his letter that if Edmund King’s “visitor from the moon found as much is being spent on the railways as roads, he... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Tim Cowen, Director of communications, NSL Services Group Ealing, London W5
AA president Edmund King’s comment regarding variable charging for residents’ parking permits based on the size of the vehicle made... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Gabriel Roth, Economist
The Cambridgeshire Transport Commission currently examining proposals for congestion pricing in Cambridgeshire has a great opportunity to recommend... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Merseyside local authorities are pressing the DfT to scrap the rule that demand management such as congestion charging must feature in Transport... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Westminster City Council’s parking attendants issued 15% fewer parking tickets in the last 12 months than they did in the previous year. The... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Chancellor Alistair Darling this week announced further rises in motoring taxation as he tried to plug a hole in the public finances caused by the... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
“The contrast could not be starker and there is a clear lesson to be learned – parking charges kill high street shops,” The Daily... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Wokingham Borough Council may be willing to accept a congestion charge around the boundary of neighbouring Reading Council as part of a Transport... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Plans to extend Nottingham’s light rail system have inched forward with transport secretary Geoff Hoon’s decision to grant a Transport... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The DfT has released a set of ‘frequently asked questions’ about the ‘Demonstrations’ road pricing technology trial project... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Andrew Forster
As a transport minister Stephen Ladyman earned a reputation for speaking his mind, a trait which ultimately cost him his job. But in the lunchtime... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Halton and Warrington councils have prepared a memorandum of understanding to manage the effects of Halton’s Mersey Gateway project for a new... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Companies taking part in the DfT’s road pricing technology trials are using their own staff to test out the equipment, LTT has learnt. The DfT... continue
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