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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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Letters to the editor
Francis King, Transport consultant, Bath BA2
I would like to comment on the expressed opinions of Mr Walker and Mr Heymer about setting speed limits (Letters LTT 07 Feb). Both gentlemen believe... continue
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Viewpoint
Scott Le Vine, Centre for Transport Studies
Autonomous cars, driverless cars, automated cars – whatever you call them (and yes, it does make a difference) they are the hot topic in... continue
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Detail
The DfT has awarded Newbury-based scenario planning specialist SAMI Consulting a contract to monitor how technological changes could affect the... continue
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Regular news
Drivers in Bristol will be among the first in the country to be offered a speed awareness course for exceeding 20mph limits, under plans being drawn... continue
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Sub story to regular feature
Intelligent Health’s ‘My best move’ training programme for GPs emphasises the role that physical activity – including active... continue
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Regular feature
Andrew Forster
It may be pushing it to suggest that the humble pedestrian is an endangered species but official figures do not make happy reading for those who... continue
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Letters to the editor
Malcolm Bulpitt, Loose, Maidstone, Kent ME15
Having read Paul Biggs’ letter (LTT 24 Jan) I cannot help but wonder if the Alliance of British Drivers should change its name to the Alliance... continue
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