Two new behaviour change guides for local government and partners

Two new behaviour change guides for local government and partners

A new guide, commissioned from the Centre for Behaviour Change at University College London by Public Health England, is aimed at helping local government and partners such as the NHS, emergency... continue

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20 Feb 2020Local Transport Today News

Climate alarmists ‘in control’

Policy-makers in the UK and other western nations have been foolhardy by declaring climate emergencies and adopting the net zero agenda of environmentalists, an economist has said.  Ross McKitrick, an economics professor at the University of Guelph in Canada, said 2019 had been the year that... continue

21 Feb 2020Local Transport Today News
Five UK cities make the climate-safe A list

Five UK cities make the climate-safe A list

105 cities from around the world have made the A list released by CDP Global, an international non-profit organisation. Cities are taking the climate crisis more seriously... continue

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20 Feb 2020Local Transport Today News
Challenging the dominant mobility paradigm

Challenging the dominant mobility paradigm

Sandy Moller

In the 1970s, the seeds of the Netherlands’ envious bicycling culture were sown on the back of the ‘perfect... continue

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19 Feb 2020Local Transport Today News
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13 Feb 2020Parking Review News

Norwegian Airport car park fire grounds flights

Hundreds of cars were destroyed after a fire at a Norwegian airport car park on the afternoon of 7 January. The multi-storey car park at Stavanger Airport was nearly fully occupied when the blaze started at around 3.30pm. The cause was a car fire on the ground floor of the five-story structure. As... continue

10 Feb 2020Parking Review News
A road map to tomorrow

A road map to tomorrow

Paul Moorby OBE

The future is arriving fast. During 2019 we saw local councils... continue

10 Feb 2020Parking Review Opinion

ANPR enables New York’s buses to become enforcers

Buses in New York will be equipped with number plate reading cameras as part of a campaign to end abuse of the US city’s bus lanes. The automatic bus lane enforcement (ABLE) system involves a camera being mounted directly on an operating bus. The cameras capture images of violations, such as... continue

10 Feb 2020Parking Review Products & Services
10 Feb 2020Parking Review Products & Services
Data will drive automation

Data will drive automation

Jonny Combe

Cashless parking technology is surging, but more work lies ahead before... continue

10 Feb 2020Parking Review Opinion

JBW acquires Advantis Credit

Debt recovery company JBW Group has acquired Advantis Credit with funding provided by its Japanese parent Outsourcing Inc. Advantis will continue to be managed separately to JBW and will retain its brand and management team, led by chief executive Mark Webb. “The combined business now offers... continue

7 Feb 2020Parking Review News
City designs that reduce reliance on cars are 'critical'

City designs that reduce reliance on cars are 'critical'

City designs that can reduce reliance on cars, without reducing population mobility, are critical for mitigating many of this century’s most pressing environmental and public health concerns. So says Jason Thompson,... continue

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7 Feb 2020Local Transport Today News

TfL teams up with Los Angeles

Transport for London and the City of Los Angeles have agreed to work collaborate as ‘Innovator Cities’. The approach will be tested through TfL’s London FreightLab innvovation challenge (LTT 24 Jan). Winning innovators could be given the opportunity to pitch their solution to the... continue

7 Feb 2020Local Transport Today News

Rampant car use is the real threat to personal freedom

Chris Todd, Director Transport Action Network Brighton

I was surprised that you felt it worthy to quote Donald Trump claiming the climate agenda is “socialist”, whatever that means (“Climate agenda ‘socialist’” LTT 24 Jan). It would have sat better under the title of ‘Fake News’, rather than... continue

7 Feb 2020Local Transport Today Comment

E-scooters and air travel: one unnecessary, the other vital

Roger Davies, Kendal LA9

Thank you to Wayne Moore and David Hicks (Letters LTT 10 & 24 Jan) for their reactions to my comments on e-scooters and much else (Letters LTT 20 Dec 19). The environment is a worldwide and complex issue and there is a fundamental need for discussion.  Wayne asks if I have done any surveys... continue

7 Feb 2020Local Transport Today Comment

Petrol and diesel car sale ban brought forward

The ban on the sale of new petrol and diesel in the UK will be brought forward from 2040 to 2035 at the latest, the government has announced. Hybrid vehicles are also now being included in the proposals, which were originally announced in July 2017. Once the ban comes into effect, people will only... continue

6 Feb 2020Parking Review News
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29 Jan 2020Local Transport Today News

Climate agenda ‘socialist’

Climate alarmism is the latest scare pedalled by socialists who want to restrict personal freedom, Donald Trump told this week’s World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.  “We must reject the perennial prophets of doom and their predictions of apocalypse,” he said.... continue

24 Jan 2020Local Transport Today News

FirstGroup may withdraw plan to sell UK bus businesses

Andrew Forster

FirstGroup could abandon the sale of its UK bus businesses and instead sell off its North American businesses.  The company has appointed advisors to review all options for the North American businesses, which will allow the board to compare the merits of selling them off versus selling off... continue

24 Jan 2020Local Transport Today News

Trump on the money

When the House of Commons’ UK Climate Assembly meets for the first time this weekend, we can be fairly sure that it will not be spending much time debating US president Donald Trump’s comments about climate change at Davos. Trump’s attack on the entire agenda is far too leftfield... continue

24 Jan 2020Local Transport Today News

Long-haul flights swamp car commuting for CO2 emissions

David Hicks, Nottingham, NG7

I read with some surprise today Roger Davies’ letter ‘San Francisco shows the folly of an e-scooter free-for-all’ in the 20 December issue. Surprise, because I can’t understand how those submitting a contribution to a professional publication on transportation can, in 2020,... continue

24 Jan 2020Local Transport Today Comment

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