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652 - 25 July 2014: News
Local Transport Today
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Jonathan Tyler is an independent strategic timetable planner. His papers can be found at www.passengertransportnetworks.co.uk
Jonathan Tyler, Passenger Transport Networks
Proponents of open access for passenger services on Britain’s railway are on a roll: existing operations continue to score well for passenger... continue
Categories: Railways, All of UK
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Local Trasport Today
Academics use the term ‘issue attention cycles’  to describe the way in which topics come from nowhere to suddenly dominate public... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
  One casualty of last week’s reshuffle was the environment minister Owen Paterson, who during his short time in office because something... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Julian Peddle, Uttoxeter, Staffordshire
I am pleased to see that the Welsh Government and Welsh bus operators have agreed payments for the Welsh scheme going forward at  a... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Christian Schmidt, Newport
It is disheartening to read that Cambridgeshire seems set to continue with their floating bus stop proposals (‘Floating bus stops redesigned to... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Tom van Vuren, Institute for Transport Studies, University of Leeds Leeds LS2 and Divisional director, Mott MacDonald, Birmingham B3
Phil Goodwin makes a fair point: if the performance of the new highways company were based on comparisons against road traffic forecasts that were... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Paul Withrington, Transport Watch, Northampton NN2
Your article on the vision for the North’s railways (‘Same but different? Councils and DfT set visions for North’s railways’... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Derek Halden, DHC, Edinburgh EH4
There has been a continuing debate in these pages about the case for strict and presumed liability legislation to protect vulnerable road... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Nicholas B Taylor, Little Sandhurst, GU47
The Chancellor’s HS3 proposal is not the answer to regeneration of the North, and whether high-speed rail in the usual sense can promote... continue
Categories: Railways, England, Scotland
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Chris Oldham, Shrewsbury SY4
Further to my letter about the anomaly of passenger numbers declining on long-distance trains (Letters LTT 27 Jun), there is another reason for this... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Tony Bolden, Littlehampton, West Sussex BN16
Lewis Carroll is still writing the scripts about high-speed rail! Is the curious announcement about HS3 to bring about faster and closer connections... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Paul Biggs, Tamworth, Staffs B77
I might have laughed at Ray Bentley’s letter ‘Motorists are profiting from urban myths about parking’ (Letters LTT 11 Jul) if I... continue
Categories: Parking, All of UK
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Keith Peat, Drivers’ Union, Sutton on Sea, Lincolnshire LN12
In response to Ray Bentley’s letter about parking ‘urban myths’ I hope I may bring some historic clarity to parking and yellow... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Philippa Edmunds, Freight on Rail manager, Campaign for Better Transport, London
Only around 15 per cent of rail freight flows receive any grant support (‘Rail freight subsidies are still justified says lorry cost... continue
Local Transport Today
John Dales
Poynton after – just like nothing we’ve ever really tried in this country
John Dales
Earlier this month, for the tenth time, it was my pleasure to present the annual Urban Transport Design Award. Schemes that make the UTDA shortlist... continue
Local Transport Today
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Paul Salveson
There is growing interest in ‘community bus partnerships’ (CBPs) with authorities such as Leicestershire, South Yorkshire and Merseyside... continue