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Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Rik Thomas
THE COUNTRY’S media congregated at North Greenwich last week for the launch of the Government’s The pathway to driverless cars report on... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Andrew Forster
The Government is opening the country’s road network up for the testing of driverless vehicles in an effort to win a big slice of the research... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Public concern about man-made climate change has been fuelled by people’s unwarranted confidence in the outputs of climate computer models,... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT has appointed consultants to develop a predictive model that can identify areas of England outside London offering the best potential to... continue
Local Transport Today
News
The DfT has appointed consultant Atkins to update the National Trip End Model (NTEM) dataset in a ten-month contract worth £206,730. The NTEM... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Transport for London is to award Trapeze a five-year contract extension for the provision of the iBus bus communication and information... continue
Local Transport Today
People/consultants
Julian Howes has joined consultant Mott MacDonald as head of its UK transport modelling. He joins from Atkins where he led modelling projects for HS2... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
The local authority owners of TRICS – the national trip rate database – are studying opportunities to expand into overseas markets. The... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Driverless cars should prompt a review of proposals to expand road capacity or public transport, according to a new report. The continue
Local Transport Today
Analysis
Andrew Forster
The number of vehicle miles driven in Great Britain grew by a staggering 275 billion miles between 1949 and 2013 – from 29 to 304. In recent... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has voiced alarm at the Scottish Government’s plans to fast-track the implementation of low emission... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
The reverberations of last September’s Scottish independence referendum continue to be felt across the UK but perhaps nowhere more so than in... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Gabriele Schliwa, Benjamin Bell, James Evans & Chris Mason
‘Big data’ can provide valuable information for optimising urban transport planning. Several smartphone apps exist that cyclists can use... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Rik Thomas
Car ownership used to be championed by all of the major political parties. But not necessarily any more. There is an increasingly large body of... continue
Local Transport Today
News extra
Andrew Forster
It’s been a long time coming but finally, just before Christmas, the DfT published its National Policy Statement (NPS) on national networks,... continue
Local Transport Today
Analysis
Andrew Forster
New guidance for transport project promoters on how they should present and assess the economic impacts of their schemes is to be prepared by the... continue
Local Transport Today
People/consultants
Kevin Lumsden and Andrew Bagnall have left SYSTRA to join Peter Brett Associates. Lumsden will join PBA in February as director of transport... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT could make a future version of the National Transport Model (NTM) available for use by external audiences. The House of Commons transport... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Government has revised its planning policy to make clear its national traffic forecasts cannot be used as the sole justification for road... continue
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