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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin has said in an interview that political parties are unlikely to outline their position on airport expansion... continue
Local Transport Today
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Lee Baker
Heathrow and Gatwick are clashing as they prepare to give their detailed proposals for expansion to the Airports Commission. Gatwick Airport continue
Local Transport Today
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Building a third runway at Heathrow Airport may not be as controversial with local residents as politicians generally think, according to the... continue
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Lead Story
Heathrow Airport’s owners are drawing up plans to dramatically cut car trips to the airport as part of efforts to win Government approval for a... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Steff Whitfield has been appointed head of airport surface access strategy at the DfT. She was the DfT’s head of group services, rail portfolio... continue
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News
The Peel Group has taken 100% ownership of Liverpool John Lennon Airport by acquiring the 65% stake held by Vantage Airport Group, which wants to... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The DfT has appointed a partnership of consultants WSP and Parsons Brinckerhoff to study options for improving surface transport links to Leeds... continue
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People/people
Heathrow Airport chief executive Colin Matthews, 57, is to stand down in June after six years in post. ... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Mayor of London Boris Johnson is arguing for a new cabinet post in the next Government to deliver infrastructure, according to the London... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Gatwick Airport’s owners have committed to start construction of a second runway before the end of the next Parliament in 2020 if the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Two visions have been unveiled for transforming  Heathrow Airport into a new town if a new hub airport were built to the east of London. The... continue
Local Transport Today
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  A double track rail connection between HS2 and HS1 could deliver cross-London rail services between Kent and the Midlands as well as... continue
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Letters to the editor
Gavin Smith, Transport for Greater Bristol Alliance Bristol BS3
Bristol’s long-standing transport planning problems have not one but two sources: a democratic deficit, and fantasy economics. But help may be... continue
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Letters to the editor
Stephen Plowden, London NW1
The phrase “predict and provide” first appeared in my book Towns Against Traffic, published in 1972. I used it to draw attention to... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Households affected by noise from a proposed second runway at Gatwick would receive annual compensation equivalent to band A council tax (currently... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Scotland’s transport minister Keith Brown has asked officials to investigate the feasibility of running tram-train vehicles between Glasgow... continue
Local Transport Today
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Lee Baker
The UK needs a four-runway hub airport if the country's international connectivity is to be protected and enhanced, concludes the Independent Tra... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Independent Transport Commission has urged the Airports Commission to reject the idea of building a second runway at Gatwick, saying that only a... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A liverpool taxi operator has launched a taxibus service in direct competition with bus services between the city centre and Liverpool John Lennon... continue
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Main editorial comment
  It’s difficult to know what to make of the Office of National Statistics’ findings on how commuting affects personal well-being.... continue
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