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Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
The sharing economy is seeing more and more ordinary people take to online platforms to share their assets. I’m privileged to serve as chief... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Lib Dem conference has backed a new policy for a zero carbon Britain by 2050, including banning all cars that are not ultra-low carbon from UK... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
On?25 September the Active Travel Act came into effect in Wales. The Act makes it a legal requirement for local authorities in Wales to map and... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Sustrainable travel consultancy Go Travel Solutions has signed up to car rental firm Europcar’s ‘Partnership in a Box’ scheme, an... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Campaign for National Parks is urging the Government to extend the Local Sustainable Transport Fund to 2021 and ensure it is relevant to rural... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport authorities in Scotland are being urged to set up ‘active travel hubs’ at key transport interchanges offering facilities such... continue
Local Transport Today
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Lee Baker
Seven areas are to share in a further £900,000 to extend their Local Sustainable Transport Fund programmes, Baroness Kramer has announced. The... continue
Local Transport Today
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Forty-Four packages of measures to promote walking, cycling and public transport will share £64m of revenue funding in the final round of the... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Environmental transport charity Transform Scotland has launched a consultancy arm, which will specialise in ‘sustainable’... continue
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Regular news
Transport minister  Baroness Kramer this week visited the Queens Drive park-and-ride site in Nottingham, which the city council is promoting as... continue
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People/consultants
Alex Sexton is leaving Sustrans, where he is project officer for the access to stations Local Sustainable Transport Fund programme, to join WSP as a... continue
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In brief
Housing developers in Hertfordshire will have to offer new residents a ‘sustainable travel contribution’ of £100 per house and... continue
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Researchers are seeking evidence about the effects of ‘sustainable’ transport investments. The three-year EU-funded EVIDENCE project aims... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Deniz Huseyin
More than 500 delegates attended Cycle City expo in Leeds on 1-2 May, confirming its position as the UK’s largest cycling planning and policy... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Local authorities in Tyne and Wear have secured just over £900,000 of additional Local Sustainable Transport Fund cash from a £2m DfT... continue
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People/people
Tricia Allen, the DfT’s head of local sustainable travel, is leaving to take up a new job with the Department for Communities and Local... continue
Local Transport Today
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Local authority road safety, sustainable transport and public health teams  should work together to capitalise on mutual interests, says a new... continue
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City Car Club is to launch a club in Nottingham next month in collaboration with the city council. The scheme will feature eight vehicles and is... continue
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Letters to the editor
Steve Melia, University of the West of England, Bristol BS16
Are you a transport planner with environmental values who has disagreed with actions of your employer? Have you ever quietly pursued a different... continue
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The new bike hire scheme in Liverpool is to be called City Bike after this proved the most popular name in a public vote. The scheme will be launched... continue
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