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Letters to the editor
Keith Peat, Driver Union, Sutton-on-Sea, Lincolnshire
I feel I must respond to Geoff Collins of Vysionics in his letter in support of average speed cameras (ibid). I would immediately observe that Geoff... continue
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Phil Goodwin
Phil Goodwin
The headline ‘Slower economy puts the brakes on road deaths’ is certainly eye-catching, and full of issues that may not be immediately... continue
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Regular news
Bus industry lobby group Greener Journeys has published details of four behaviour change projects, collectively known as the ‘Greener Journeys... continue
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Regular news
Driving to work decreased over the decade to 2011 and public transport use increased, according to the Office of National Statistics. The ONS today... continue
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John Dales
John Dales
As you may or may not know, the All Party Parliamentary Cycling Group is currently conducting an inquiry that is examining the barriers that are... continue
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Letters to the editor
Claire Haigh, Chief Executive, Greener Journeys, London WC2B
Thank you for the excellent coverage you gave in last week’s issue (ibid) to the letter to the Secretary of State signed by 32 professors. The... continue
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Letters to the editor
Brian Dalton, Purley, Surrey CR8
I see the logic of Mark Treasure’s response in LTT about bus stop bypasses (Letters LTT 25 Jan). Sadly, traffic, transport and the public do... continue
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Regular news
Local Sustainable Transport Fund projects have tried a number of innovative ideas to change travel behaviour across England. The conference heard... continue
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Analysis
Lee Baker
Hundreds of delegates attended the DfT-supported ‘Re-booting Smarter Travel’ conference in Bristol earlier this month to share... continue
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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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