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Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
A Conservative Government would scrap the requirement that local authorities must introduce congestion charging in order to access funding from the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The DfT has awarded the West of England Partnership of local authorities in the Bristol area an extra £500,000 of Transport Innovation Fund pump... continue
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Regular news
Transport for London and Porsche have clashed over a draft research report commissioned by TfL that suggests the new emissions- based congestion... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Cheers could be heard from the offices of political party One London last week, after news that congestion charging has been abandoned. Not in... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
London mayor ken Livingstone has pledged not to increase the central London congestion charge from £8 for cars below the Band G tax band if he... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
David Bayliss
I would like to thank Harry George for entering into this debate in such a courteous way (Letters LTT?4 Apr). I share his concern that advocates of... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The AA has called on councils to focus on reducing congestion as a way to cut carbon dioxide emissions. President Edmund King said: "Current... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Harry George
The debate about the RAC Foundation Roads and Reality report will rumble on in these pages and elsewhere, so let's remain clear about what's wrong... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Keith Homer
My partner is a manager in a cinema, an industry that has a cost structure remarkably similar to transportation systems. For instance: * The cinema -... continue
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Letters to the editor
Douglas Reid
Catching up on LTT over Easter, I was intrigued by your reporting of the Transport Planning Society annual lecture held at the Institution of Civil... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
According to a large section of the media, Government plans for a nationwide road pricing scheme have now been all but abandoned. The tender... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Conservatives have called for the bus Quality Contract (QC) provisions to be stripped from the Local Transport Bill and say they would consider... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
The Department conducted technical research into road tolling in the late 1990s and an on-road research programme called DIRECTS was carried out... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
The stated objectives for the demonstrations project are: l To establish the feasibility of TDP road pricing as a robust end-to-end service that can... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Rik Thomas
If everything goes according to plan then the UK's first full-scale trials of a road pricing scheme based on time, distance and place (TDP)... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
The credibility of the Government's policy to promote local congestion charging schemes could rest on a referendum to be held in transport secretary... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
As the two main candidates in London's mayoral elections, Tory Boris Johnson and Labour incumbent Ken Livingstone, published their election... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
The announcement by transport secretary Ruth Kelly that the Government is to expand the use of hard-shoulder running to ease congestion on the UK's... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Paul Biggs
Having read the 7 March edition of LTT, I'm left wondering if some correspondents think that LTT stands for 'Looney Toons Transport'. First we have a... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Fear of a backlash from motorists and road hauliers has prompted Chancellor Alistair Darling to announce that the 2p per litre rise to fuel duty... continue
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