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654 - 22 August 2014: News
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Paul Salveson is a board member of Passenger Focus and a visiting professor at the University of Huddersfield. Paul’s book Railpolitik – bringing railways back to communities, was published in 2013, also by Lawrence and Wishart. The views expressed here are his own. www.paulsalveson.org.uk
Paul Salveson
The Chancellor of the Exchequer made a remarkable speech in Manchester on Monday 23 June. He set out a vision for a ‘Northern Powerhouse’... continue
Local Transport Today
John Dales
Hornchurch after – easier to cross, easier on the eye, and traffic tamed
John Dales
Last month, if you recall, I featured two of the four schemes that were short-listed for the tenth annual Urban Transport Design Award. So, guess... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Andy Gibbons is head of public transport at Nottingham City Council. The views expressed here are his own and not necessarily those of the council.
All councils are facing severe budget problems and are likely to do so for several years to come. Every month we hear of another area drastically... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Local Transport Today
The New Forest National Park Authority’s decision this week to scrap plans for a public bike hire scheme in the forest raises important... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
 As the ‘driverless’ car seems to move ever-closer to making an appearance on Britain’s roads, an interesting question has... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Andrew Fraser, Stirling FK8
Perhaps I am being over-sensitive, in a world that seems to be becoming coarser by the day, but is there not something distasteful about the... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Vanessa Kovacevic, Suffolk IP28
It is obvious, as both Peter Mackie and Phil Goodwin agree (LTT 11 Jul & 08 Aug), that there is a need to assess the effectiveness of the new... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Tony Bolden, Littlehampton, West Sussex BN16
In the ongoing discussions about HS2 and HS3 little has been said about the type of services and the destinations likely to be served by high-speed... continue
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