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Letters to the editor
Mayer Hillman, Senior Fellow Emeritus, Policy Studies Institute, London NW3
The current issue of LTT reports on the evidence to the House of Commons transport select committee provided by David Metz (‘Academic suggests... continue
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Phil Goodwin
Well, in these uncertain times perhaps all of us are feeling a bit vulnerable and a few may be facing redundancy but that’s not what this... continue
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Letters to the editor
Bob Coe, eo consulting, Reading
Phil Goodwin’s entertaining article on ‘The soundtrack to our motoring lives’ (LTT24 Apr) made me think that, in the face of... continue
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Letters to the editor
Stephen Plowden, London
There is widespread agreement that deep cuts in public expenditure will be required to clear the debts resulting from the current recession. Cuts in... continue
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Regular news
The Commission for Integrated Transport has published a paper outlining its thoughts on transport’s contribution to meeting what it describes... continue
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Media monitor
High-speed rail may seem like a slick green alternative to air travel, but improving links between cities would be far more cost-effective, says... continue
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Regular news
Policy-makers have been too uncritical of warnings about looming disaster arising from man’s continued burning of fossil fuels, a leading... continue
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In brief
It’s good to see that Julia King, the Government’s transport representative on the Committee on Climate Change, practices what she... continue
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Regular news
Climate change concerns are not valid grounds for inspectors to reject major transport scheme planning applications if the projects feature... continue
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Main editorial comment
Andrew Forster
Climate change, we continue to be told, is a grave threat to the planet. Politicians of all ‘colours’ tell us this. Environmental groups... continue
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Media monitor
On 8 March environmental activist Joss Garman used a column in The Observer to urge younger members of the Cabinet to do more to prevent climate... continue
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In brief
Fewer people thought climate change was one of the three most important issues facing Britain in 2008 than in 2007, according to surveys by the... continue
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Letters to the editor
By Greg Marsden, Senior lecturer in transport policy and strategy Institute for Transport Studies University of Leeds, Leeds
In the current gloomy economic climate one of the responses of governments across the globe has been to promote substantial short-term fiscal... continue
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Media monitor
By Rik Thomas
The announcement that the Government was to give the go-ahead for a third runway at Heathrow Airport produced a predictable glut of editorials and... continue
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Regular news
Some people are prepared to make changes to their travel habits because of concern that man-made carbon dioxide emissions are influencing the... continue
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Regular news
Policy-makers outside the transport sector need to show greater appreciation for the transport implications of their decisions if transport’s... continue
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Lead Story
Transport secretary Geoff Hoon this week confirmed the Government would support a third runway at Heathrow Airport as part of a wider long-term... continue
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Sub story to feature
As a former chairman of the British Tourist Authority, Colin Buchanan director David Quarmby has a unique perspective on the effect that tourism... continue
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Letters to the editor
Benny Peiser Editor, CCNet Liverpool
Recent developments in the UK and abroad have reinforced my view that most governments in Europe have begun to cool-off on costly climate policies... continue
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Letters to the editor
Malcolm Heymer Dereham Norfolk
So the Committee on Climate Change thinks that lower speed limits and greater enforcement of them should be considered as ways of reducing CO2... continue
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