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653 - 8 August 2014: News
Local Transport Today
Phil Goodwin
Phil Goodwin
My taste for genre fiction was built on the science fiction magazines of the 1950s, when the futurologists of the time – right-wing libertarian... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Owen Street: plenty of movement, but no cars
Rachel Aldred, Westminster University
Place and movement hierarchies increasingly form part of accepted thinking about the way we manage streets. For instance, they’re used in UK... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Local Trasport Today
The nation’s infatuation with big infrastructure projects has taken two more steps forward in the last ten days with publication of hugely... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
How long does it take to get a new road built in the UK? Most transport experts would answer that question with a comment something along the lines... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Peter Mackie, Institute for Transport Studies, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2
I don’t always agree with Phil Goodwin. I don’t really see what’s wrong with comparing two alternative future states of the world,... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Roger Davies, Kendal LA9
Yippee, I agree with Chris Oldham! Well, a bit (Letters LTT 25 Jul). I know there are some folk who buy a number of tickets for one journey, which... continue
Categories: Railways, All of UK
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
David HT Smith, The Thursfield Smith Consultancy, Shrewsbury SY3
I support HS2 trains serving city centre stations in order to give better connectivity with existing services and to avoid adding another stage into... continue
Categories: Railways, England, Scotland
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Chris Barker, Hornsey, London N8
Paul Salveson’s advocacy of community bus partnerships in surely the way forward for creating seamless journeys to or from places not on the... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Philip Bisatt, Taunton, Somerset TA1
I refer to your article in which TRL suggests that compulsory wearing of helmets would not discourage cycling (‘Mandatory helmet law... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Charlie Lloyd, Campaigns officer, London Cycling Campaign, London SE1
It is always difficult to discuss cycle helmet wearing and the effectiveness of laws to make it compulsory. Discussions tend to focus on a very small... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Stephen Plowden, London NW1
Your account of consultant MTRU’s excellent study, Heavy goods vehicles – do they pay for the damage they cause?, may give the impression... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Norman Bradbury, Deputy director – policy, Railfuture, Worcester Park, Surrey KT4
With regard to issues related to the Settle-Carlisle rail route (Letters LTT 25 Jul), I will not take the bait and explain all over again why Paul... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Malcolm Bulpitt, Maidstone, Kent ME15
In Paul Withrington’s latest contribution (ibid) he makes an unsubstantiated suggestion that I and others compose our letters, which are... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Edward Gibbins, Alsager ST7
When the Settle-Carlisle line was being considered for closure in 1984, Mr Withrington and the Railway Conversion League were conspicuous by their... continue