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671 - 1 May 2015: News
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Christopher Jolly is managing director of his own educational publishing business, Jolly Learning. Earlier in his career he was a transport consultant specialising in guided busways.
Christopher Jolly
With London’s population forecast to grow substantially, from 8.6 million now to ten million in 2030, the capital’s mayor, Boris Johnson,... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Local Transport Today
The deaths of two pedestrians in separate collisions with vehicles on a busy street in Swansea city centre is provoking a renewed debate about street... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Whilst waiting for a Green Man at a busy pedestrian crossing in heavy rain, LTT  has sometimes wondered why no one has suggested linking traffic... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Sir Peter Hendy CBE, London’s Transport Commissioner, Windsor House, London SW1H
Roger Davies says he cares passionately about buses (‘Whose interests do bus Quality Contracts serve – passengers, or town hall... continue
Local Transport Today
Phil Goodwin
Andrew Braddock, Yateley, Hampshire GU46
Roger Davies is right to defend bus operators, most of whom do a very good job in trying conditions but he is wrong about a number of important... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Roger Sexton, Nottingham NG1
One thing struck me very forcibly when reading about the London Borough of Waltham Forest’s proposal for a ‘Mini-Holland’ in... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Martin Richards TPP, Director for skills, Transport Planning Society, Dorking, Surrey
The Transport Planning Society shares Gordon Stokes’ call for transport planners to work in compliance with a code of ethics (Viewpoint LTT 3... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Stephen Plowden, London NW1
The idea of a 20mph speed limit on residential streets is now widely accepted, but Rod King is quite right to press for 20mph to become the default... continue
Local Transport Today
Phil Goodwin
Traffic growth by scenario (bn miles, all vehicles)
Phil Goodwin
Official technical research reports, forecasts, and commentaries on them, are drafted with great care: the crafts of how to combine tone, caveats,... continue