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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
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Anthony Smith
Sometimes it feels like travelling by public transport is some kind of endurance and intelligence test, with deliberate obstacles in the way to trip... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Andrew Forster
If Boris Johnson really harbours aspirations to one day lead his party and the country then he must be hoping that Transport for London has got the... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Jo Baker, Mott MacDonald
As a veteran of the last three major waves of multi-modal studies I cannot argue with the DfT view that they have not delivered the desired outcome,... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
More than 3,000 parking sensors have been switched on in London’s West End by Westminster City Council. This marks the first phase of a... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The DfT has ruled out making the National Transport Model publicly accessible. “Given the significant size and complexity of the series of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Developers of autonomous vehicles must get to grips with the threat posed by computer hackers, a motor industry insurance specialist has... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Jonathan Raper
It is becoming universally acknowledged that every transport operator and city government needs a travel app. This has created a rich landscape of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Jonathan Bray
In the not so distant future we will be able to use a single smart device to find the fastest way from A to B by any mode. The device will unlock a... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Sir Richard Branson has invested in a San Fransisco ride-sharing service Sidecar. Sidecar has announced a $15m funding injection that will help with... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Solent Transport is planning to spend £452,000 updating the area’s sub-regional transport model (SRTM), which was developed in 2010/11 by... continue
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