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Local Transport Today
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
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Leon Mannings
Afully automated vehicle occupancy counting system, initially developed and trialled in conjunction with the DfT and Leeds City Council for HOV lane... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Political leaders of the seven West Midland conurbation districts and Centro-WMPTA have formally rejected road pricing for the area and confirmed... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Extra investment in the road network and the removal of bus lanes, traffic lights and speed cameras should be among the top priorities for an... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Conservative candidate for London mayor, Boris Johnson, has pledged to scrap Ken Livingstone's proposed £25 emissions-based congestion... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport secretary Ruth Kelly has announced an extra £800m to extend the £200m per year Transport Innovation Funding (TIF) programme a further four... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
The news that luxury car manufacturer Porsche may initiate legal action against Ken Livingstone's proposed £25-a-day charge to drive in central... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Stephen Plowden
David Bayliss says that transport planners should be primarily concerned with "developing and managing a transport system that provides... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
In our last issue we mis-reported the Association of British Drivers' estimate of the impact of the proposed CO2-based congestion charge. The figure... continue
Local Transport Today
News extra
One of the highlights of the Transport Planning Society's calendar in recent years has been the annual lecture delivered by Phil Goodwin on the state... continue
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