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Local Transport Today
In brief
Today’s young people are less enamoured by cars than previous generations, says a report by the Office of Rail and Road and the Independent... continue
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In brief
Green groups want the Scottish Government to ringfence Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) for environmental transport and road maintenance. Responding to the... continue
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In brief
Heathrow Airport Ltd (HAL) is setting up a £1m fund to support measures to cut airport car travel. Councils and transport operators can bid to... continue
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Detail
EuropCar Lab, the unit of EuropCar dedicated to innovation, has acquired a majority stake in E-Car Club, the UK’s first entirely electric... continue
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News
Andrew Forster
Chargemaster, the largest operator of electric vehicle charging points in the UK, is to install more than 2,000 new points across the country to... continue
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Detail
MIRA, the automotive testing and engineering consultancy based in Nuneaton, has been bought by Horiba, a Japanese firm with automotive R&D... continue
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People/people
Lucy Saunders (pictured), a public health specialist at Transport for London, has received the Transport Planner of the Year award for her work on... continue
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Detail
Cumbria County Council is seeking an operator for a low emission car hire scheme. Vehicles would be based at “gateways and hubs such as railway... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Government has announced the next steps in its transport devolution agenda for the north of England, with plans to place Transport for the North... continue
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News extra
The ‘Without the Hot Air’ series at present includes books by David Mackay on Sustainable Energy and David Nutt on Drugs, while Volume 2... continue
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Letters to the editor
Philip Bisatt
I refer to the letter from Brian Dalton regarding the provision for cyclists and buses in housing estates (Letters LTT 12 Jun). Mr Dalton appears not... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Two transport planning tools should be revised to take account of people making fewer trips, says a new report by the Campaign for Better... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The number of road accident casualties recorded by the police in Scotland fell 2% in 2014 to 11,240 but fatalities rose by 28, from 172 to 200,... continue
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News
Andrew Forster
French vehicle rental firm Europcar is poised to enter the UK car club market, with a launch in London this summer. LTT reported last issue that the... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
The London Borough of Islington is working with vehicle manufacturer Ford on a telematics trial designed to take the confusion out of parking rules... continue
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Regular news
Andy Salkeld
Leicester’s recently re-elected City Mayor Sir Peter Soulbsy was clear in his first term of office that he wanted to combat “1960’s... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
The DfT is commissioning research to help evaluators compare how projects perform with predictions made in business cases.  The Department says... continue
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Secondary stories
Drivers in Edinburgh will have to possess a permit to drive past up to 11 primary schools at the start and finish of the school day under plans being... continue
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Regular news
Transport for London is seeking views from the electric vehicle charging industry on how to meet new requirements for the capital’s charging... continue
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Letters to the editor
Keith Peat, Drivers’ Union, Sutton-on-Sea, Lincolnshire
I must respond to the letters from Chris Oldham and Rod King of 20’s Plenty (Letters LTT 29 May). There is nothing ill-considered in that... continue
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