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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Society must abandon its “obsession” with high-speed travel and get back to focusing on local community-based transport improvements,... continue
Local Transport Today
Phil Goodwin
Phil Goodwin
It may be that the first printed use of the phrase ‘peak car’ was in Local Transport Today. Transport Reviews is one of the... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Mike Cooper and Sally Herbert have stood down from the board of travel behaviour change organisation ACT Travelwise.... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
by Andrew Forster
Copenhagen is leading research to improve how cyclists’ behaviour is represented in micro-simulation traffic models.  Danish consultant... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Keith Peat, Drivers’ Union/Drive East Midlands, Sutton-on-Sea, Lincolnshire
It is a pity that the left-wing ideologically anti-driver brigade need to be personal in their rhetoric about experts who don’t happen to agree... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Alex Veitch has taken over as chair of travel behaviour change organisation ACT Travelwise following Colin Black’s decision to stand... continue
Local Transport Today
John Dales
John Dales
My headline this month is the inclusive version of an old, allegedly Chinese proverb that refers only to man’s track record. The point... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
There is now little doubt that young peoples' car use has reduced, but there is still a question mark over how younger people will travel as they... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Government is pressing ahead with plans to make episodes of careless driving such as occupying the wrong lane on a... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
Transport modellers are ill-equipped to understand how changes in urban lifestyles and technology will affect peoples’ travel behaviour, a... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Local Transport Today
Phil Goodwin
Phil Goodwin
PACTS, the Parliamentary Advisory Committee for Transport Safety, has a long record of careful evidence-based policy campaigning. Its recommendations... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Fiona McLean has been appointed senior European project officer at the London European Partnership for Transport. She is also a director of travel... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Scotland’s travel behaviour change programme has succeeded in delivering increases in active travel, according to the final evaluation report... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Tom Van Vuren
As a modeller I am used to being challenged by technology, and I’m not just talking about getting used to Windows 8. Newer computers enabling... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Your report about TfL trying to model cycling crossed with my last about excuses for non-action on cycling (“TfL revamps traffic modelling to... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Lynn Sloman, Director, Transport for Quality of Life, Machynlleth SY20; Jillian Anable, Senior Lecturer in Transport, University of Aberdeen; Sally Cairns, Senior Research Fellow, TRL and UCL, Berkshire RG40
Steve Melia raises some interesting points in his recent analysis of census data for travel to work in the Sustainable Travel Towns (Darlington,... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Ministers have ruled out changing English civil law to make drivers liable for crashes with a cyclists, unless the driver can show the cyclist was at... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport for London is refining its traffic modelling to improve the representation of cycling and pedestrian behaviour. “Until recently,... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Peter Stonham
Sir Colin Buchanan’s grandson, Paul Buchanan, this week paid tribute to his grandfather’s work in defining critical issues of transport... continue
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