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Local Transport Today
Lead Story
England's regions will advise the Government on local transport settlement allocations as part of the second round of the Regional Funding Allocation... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
The Government has given its clearest signal yet that technology rather than travel behaviour change will be key to reducing transport sector carbon... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The impression that there is a consensus in the Conservative Party on the need to cut CO2 emissions to prevent global warming is false, according to... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
By Rik Thomas
One of the Government's current climate change targets is for a 60% cut in carbon dioxide emissions by 2050, in comparison with the 1990 levels.... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Howard Blessington, Director Faber Maunsell, Birmingham
The first issue of Local Transport Today was published on 3 April 1989; only 11 issues later Poland would have its first freely elected Prime... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
The lead story in this week's issue of LTT records a further step in the development of a regional funding decision-making model being applied by... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
"Oil at $300 a barrel is certainly a scary prospect for the whole world but, then again, if it is a realistic way to bring about radical change... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Paul Withrington, Director Transport-watch, Northampton
In a recent issue David Smith called upon ministers to grasp the need to electrify transport (Letters LTT?30 May). However, as pointed out by the... continue
Local Transport Today
Garrett Emmerson
As some readers may be aware, a change of job means that this will be my last regular column for LTT. It is usually traditional on these occasions to... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT is to consult on slowing down the implementation of biofuels after receiving a report that says the growth of biofuels crops could push up... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Transport secretary Ruth Kelly has announced a delay to its work on developing a transport White Paper and strategy to 2014 building on last... continue
Local Transport Today
Analysis
The UWE study on public attitudes to transport and climate change provides very mixed messages for the Government. For example, when talking about... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Environmentalists' hopes that a new Government-wide higher monetary value for carbon dioxide emissions will undermine the economic case for new road... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Government's Climate Change Bill has won cross-Party support in the House of Commons although a small band of Conservatives aired serious... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Bernard Abrams
"How could anyone still doubt catastrophic climate change?" asks Peter Miller (Letters LTT 13 Jun). As there is no sign of any catastrophic... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
The Government's policy on aviation in general, and the possible expansion of Heathrow Airport in particular, have rarely been far from the headlines... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Richard George has joined the Campaign for Better Transport as roads and climate change campaigner. He has taken over from Rebecca Lush Blum, who is... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Rik Thomas
Media coverage of London's mayoral election in the run-up to the 1 May vote paid a great deal of attention to the transport policies of the leading... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The global warming debate may be one step removed from transport but there's a heated discussion going on at the moment that could yet trickle down... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has concluded that carbon trading, where every individual is allocated a number of... continue
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