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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
Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
Significant traffic growth on England’s strategic road network (SRN) is forecast under all of the scenarios presented in the Road Investment... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Welsh Government is to commission a multi-modal transport model for the Cardiff city region. Transport minister Edwina Hart said the model would... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
A local authority trading company will take over the management of TRICS, the national trip rate database, from JMP Consultants next... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Four areas of England have been chosen to trial driverless road vehicles in a Government-backed project.  Greenwich in London, Bristol, Milton... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Paul Speirs has been appointed UK managing director of the PTV Group, the German-headquartered transport software company whose products include... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
David Metz, University College London
The Government has published its long-heralded Road Investment Strategy (RIS) containing £15bn of expenditure to 2021 on 127 major schemes to... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Scott Le Vine,Imperial College London
Shared-mobility services are making themselves felt on the transport landscape – with Uber recently valued at a higher market capitalisation... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The number of trips per person made by bicycle, foot, bus and rail will all fall over the next 25 years, according to the DfT’s national... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Rik Thomas
“Rail, road and bus spending is the way to bridge the north-south divide,” The Observer suggested on 23 November. “While London... continue
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