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Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Colin Black, Director, Contemporary Transport, Tonbridge, Kent
Many sustainable transport professionals share Richard Armitage’s concern about the lack of independently accredited ride-share data available... continue
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Letters to the editor
Richard Armitage, Managing director, Richard Armitage Transport Consultancy Limited
Nearly seven years ago, I was part of the team that produced the DfT’s Making carsharing and car clubs work research, case studies and... continue
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Letters to the editor
Ali Clabburn, Managing director, Liftshare, Attleborough Norfolk NR17
Local authorities across the country are looking for ways to reduce their costs whilst still providing essential services. It is clear that tweaking... continue
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Comment
James Dark
In the decade since the first UK car clubs were launched, there have been regular predictions that they will become a significant form of transport.... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Car club provider Streetcar is trying to tempt students in Bristol to become members. The company has located a car in Bristol University’s... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
An independent trade body could be set up to represent the car sharing industry in the UK. The idea was discussed at a meeting earlier this month... continue
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Regular news
Bristol City Council is to invite car club operators to bid for the right to roll-out further car club parking bays. Bristol plans to appoint more... continue
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Letters to the editor
Luke Landers
In LTT’s 3 September issue, Andrew Forster describes some of Phil Goodwin’s interesting research into the benefit-cost ratios (BCRs) of... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Edinburgh Airport has become the first in the country to offer pay-as-you-go car club vehicles. Streetcar is to locate vehicles at the airpor... continue
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In brief
Almost nine out of ten car club  members live in London, reflecting the concentration of car clubs in the capital city, according to data... continue
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Glasgow City Council has signed a deal with City Car Club for what is being billed as the ‘greenest’ car club in the world. The use of... continue
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The DfT has awarded £40,000 to car club charity Carplus to help it continue its accreditation, data collection and information services for the... continue
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Regular news
With the new coalition Government pledging to review the role of the state in transport provision, LTT asked a number of practitoners and... continue
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Regular news
A car club operator is paying  residents in Edinburgh and Glasgow for the hire of spare parking spaces. Residents can earn £60-£100... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
US-Based car club Zipcar, which claims to be the world’s largest car sharing company, has acquired UK car club firm Streetcar in a deal that... continue
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In brief
Car club operator City Car Club has raised £1.8m to help the business expand. The funds will be used to expand the vehicle fleet and cover the... continue
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Aberdeen City Council is to invite tenders for a car club in the city. The council may lease its seven pool cars to the car club operator, with the... continue
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Regular news
Deniz Huseyin
The number of businesses signed up to Streetcar car club has doubled over the past year. The car club reports that its corporate membership went up... continue
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In brief
The number of members of car clubs has doubled in the last year to over 100,000, according to figures released by car club charity Carplus.... continue
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Letters to the editor
Peter Miller, ITO World, Ipswich
I found John Wootton’s Viewpoint article very informative. I had not known about the origins of the motorway network before and I find it... continue
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