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668 - 20 March 2015: News
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
The Heart of Wales line at Craven Arms
Paul Salveson
I’ve just finished watching the national news. It covered the huge gathering in London calling for ‘new homes for Britain’. The... continue
Local Transport Today
John Dales
A roads minister boosting something with a shovel. What could possibly go wrong?
John Dales
Since we last spoke, I became chair of the Transport Planning Society; and this may seem as unlikely to you as it has sometimes seemed to me.... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Steve Melia is a senior lecturer in transport and planning at the University of West of England. His book, Urban transport without the hot air, will be published by MIT Cambridge in May.
Steve Melia, University of the West of England
When communities secretary Eric Pickles abolished Labour’s (already weakened) national parking standards, he cloaked his announcement in the... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Local Transport Today
Transport for London’s decision to drop its 5 per cent mode share target for cycling is of more than just local interest because many public... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
  With the General Election approaching, there was a distinct end of term feeling to last week’s meeting of the House of Commons transport... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Rod King MBE, Campaign director, 20’s Plenty for Us, Lymm WA13
The editorial in the last issue ends with the comment: “There are numerous bodies that speak on behalf of motorists. If there is one point to... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Sam Jones, Campaigns & communications coordinator, CTC, the national cycling charity, Guildford, Surrey GU2
It’s disappointing to see the regressive thinking behind such a simplistic view of drivers vs cyclists, outlined in Keith Peat’s letter... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Mike Crowhurst, Garforth, Leeds LS25
Two letters in LTT took my attention last week. First, your regular motoring lobbyist Keith Peat, writing on the contentious subject of cycling.... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Graham Nalty, Derby DE24
It seems strange to read the letter by Alan Wenban-Smith that the DfT is still pursuing the discredited ‘user time savings’ transport... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Paul Withrington, Director, Transport Watch, Northampton NN2
The latest issue of LTT (6 Mar) illustrates the grip that rail has upon the imagination of the nation. Two pages are devoted to whether the... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Stuart Porter, Kettering NN15
Rail minister Claire Perry’s speech at the arrival in Southampton of the prototype new Inter City Express train last week challenged the... continue
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