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Letters to the editor
Paul Biggs, Alliance of British Drivers, Tamworth, Staffs B77
Adrian Hetherington (Letters LTT 21 Mar) provides yet another incoherent criticism of me and the Alliance of British Divers (ABD). LTT isn’t... continue
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Viewpoint
Back in January, I finished this column by expressing my concern that, in this country, from the moment we pass our driving test, we assume driving... continue
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Viewpoint
David Metz
I concluded my previous article by observing that average demand for personal daily travel has stabilised at about a thousand trips a year covering... continue
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Regular news
Buses in Birmingham have a big image problem, according to focus group research for the city council. “A high number of participants, including... continue
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In brief
The London Borough of Hackney is exploring how to increase uptake of cycling among ethnic minority groups. The Living in Hackney scrutiny commission... continue
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Letters to the editor
Adrian Hetherington, Ontario, Canada
Why does the Alliance of British Drivers (ABD) squeal so loudly when they have been caught out? I read Paul Biggs’ letter in LTT 24 Jan on the... continue
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Letters to the editor
Philip Sulley, Yalding, Kent ME18
Once again the DfT’s forecasts of traffic growth on the strategic road network, of some 40%, appear excessive (“Rethink ‘predict... continue
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People/consultants
Jon Foley (pictured) has left his position as head of sustainable travel at consultant Steer Davies Gleave to become a director of In the Round... continue
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Viewpoint
David Metz
The National Travel Survey (NTS) has been tracking the travel behaviour of residents of Britain for the past 40 years. All credit to the... continue
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Sub story to regular feature
The growth in personal daily travel in developed countries such as the UK has ground to a halt because our demand for travel has saturated, believes... continue
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Lead Story
Transport planners, local authorities, and public transport and environmental lobby groups have called on the DfT to rewrite its National Policy... continue
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Interview
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Regular news
Motorists association the Alliance of British Drivers has seized on a newspaper report that accidents have gone down on Danish single carriageway... continue
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Letters to the editor
Malcolm Heymer, Alliance of British Drivers, Dereham, Norfolk NR20
Francis King’s letter on the use of the 85th percentile in setting speed limits (LTT 21 Feb) misses the point about the purpose of speed... continue
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Letters to the editor
Paul Withrington, Director, Transport Watch, Northampton NN2
I recently drove on a congested motorway operating with a variable speed limit. The system was a nightmare – nothing but a distraction from the... continue
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Regular news
Commuting long distances and commuting by bus or coach appears to have a negative impact on people’s well-being according to a report by the... continue
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Regular news
The Highway Code’s advice that cyclists should wear a helmet and reflective clothing is having a detrimental impact on the aim of normalising... continue
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News extra
Andrew Forster
The campaign to get people to use their cars a bit less has had a bumpy ride in recent years. Austerity prompted many councils to cut their... continue
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Regular news
One of the key pieces of evidence that signed-only 20mph limits lead to increased levels of walking and cycling is fundamentally flawed, according to... continue
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Letters to the editor
Paul Biggs, Alliance of British Drivers, Tamworth, Staffs B77
The response of Malcolm Bulpitt (LTT 07 Feb) to my letter of 24 Jan leaves me wondering if he read it properly or understood it.  There’s... continue
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