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Letters to the editor: Issue 524 17 Jul 2009

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Did urban transport study use inappropriate modelling tools?

Alain Chiaradia, Director, Space Syntax

The DfT should name transport models that don’t make the grade – both in the name of the Freedom of Information Act and, more importantly, for informed debate (Letters LTT 3 Jul).

In the last two weeks I have read contradictory accounts of the conclusions from the SOLUTIONS study of sustainable transport in outer neighbourhoods (Viewpoint LTT 3 Jul).

There appears to be disagreement amongst its authors as to the benefits of compact urban form, with Hugh Barton proclaiming that...

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