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Local Transport Today
Media monitor
On 14 December Guardian columnist Andrew Brown reported his experiences on a speed awareness course, which he attended after being caught by a speed... continue
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Media monitor
A BBC documentary entitled ‘The War on Britain’s Roads’ attracted a modicum of media criticism in early December. “A... continue
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Media monitor
Rik Thomas
Recent research by Imperial College and UCL into levels of car use in the UK (LTT 7 Dec) formed the basis of an analysis of the concept of... continue
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Main editorial comment
Local Transport Today
It is probably safe to assume that festive cheer is in short supply at the DfT this year in the wake of Sam Laidlaw’s report on the West Coast... continue
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Detail
A traffic commissioner has banned small bus operator Sandwell Travel from operating services from bus stands in Walsall following a public inquiry... continue
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Viewpoint
THE LAST few weeks have not been short of committees to attend and meetings to speak at. One of the most interesting was the Go Dutch – Love... continue
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Media monitor
Rik Thomas
NEW GUIDANCE by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) on how local authorities can enact measures to boost walking and... continue
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In brief
Centro has appointed consultants to undertake a range of travel behaviour change activities using grant from the DfT’s Local Sustainable... continue
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Analysis
Andrew Forster
Changes to company car taxation in the late 1990s and early 2000s caused a huge drop in car mileage and goes some way to explaining why car traffic... continue
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Regular news
Drivers may be more willing to using toll roads than transport models predict, Atkins believes. In a section of the A14 study report, the consultant... continue
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Letters to the editor
Philip Sulley, Yalding, Kent ME18
The article in your 23 November issue regarding the future of the trunk road system includes the unbelievable figures from the DfT that traffic will... continue
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Letters to the editor
Paul Biggs, Transport Majority, Dosthill, Tamworth, Staffs B77
I wondered how long it would be before greedy insurance companies acted to increase premiums for drivers who avoid three licence points by attending... continue
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Regular news
The country’s top transport academics are to be asked to sign a letter to transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin, which is likely to call for... continue
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Media monitor
Cycling safety became a hot topic in the media in early November after both Tour de France and Olympic gold medal winner Bradley Wiggins and his... continue
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Regular news
The professional institution for insurers is calling for research into whether speed awareness courses improve driver behaviour. The issue has been... continue
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People/people
Colin Black has been elected chair of travel behaviour change organisation ACT TravelWise for the third time, succeeding Neil Scales who stepped down... continue
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Letters to the editor
Colin Black, Chair, ACT TravelWise, Tonbridge TN11
The use of transportation demand management (TDM) techniques, including ‘smarter choices’ travel behaviour change policies, to deliver... continue
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Viewpoint
In 1990 Sharon Cullinane (then Sharon Hallett) and I wrote a report called Attitudes to car ownership – the link with advertising (Oxford... continue
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Articles
Local Transport Today
Feature
Following the success of travel plans in tackling access problems at other locations, a pilot of Station Travel Plans (STPs) was set up in 2008. This... continue
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