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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
Local Transport Today
Analysis
Environmental groups will be watching warily to see if Boris Johnson retains the commitment shown by predecessor Ken Livingstone to cutting... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Stephen Glaister, one of Britain's leading transport academics, is to relinquish his full-time university career to become the new director of the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport Scotland is to make more use of video and telephone conferencing and may even encourage staff to move closer to the organisation's central... continue
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Letters to the editor
David Bayliss
I would like to thank Harry George for entering into this debate in such a courteous way (Letters LTT?4 Apr). I share his concern that advocates of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Former chancellor Lord Lawson has criticised "scaremongering of climate alarmists" and called for policy-makers to abandon the... continue
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Regular news
Fundamental reforms to the DfT's New Approach to Appraisal methodology are needed to make it better serve Government objectives according to a paper... continue
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Regular news
Public support for policies to cut carbon dioxide emissions could be undermined by the failure of observational evidence to match the predictions of... continue
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Regular news
Peers have approved an amendment to the Climate Change Bill that removes explicit references to aviation and shipping, replacing them with... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
A digest of recent research that questions man-made climate change has been issued by the Association of British Drivers. The Association also... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Draft guidance to help planning authorities assess the transport-related carbon dioxide emissions from different land use development patterns has... continue
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Letters to the editor
Harry George
The debate about the RAC Foundation Roads and Reality report will rumble on in these pages and elsewhere, so let's remain clear about what's wrong... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The European Environment Agency has criticised member states for not doing more to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from the transport sector.... continue
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Regular news
Environmental groups and others talking up fears about climate change have themselves to blame for the environmental and food security problems... continue
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Regular news
Fear of a backlash from motorists and road hauliers has prompted Chancellor Alistair Darling to announce that the 2p per litre rise to fuel duty... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Transport secretary Ruth Kelly has ordered a review of the economic and environmental impacts of biofuels in transport amid concern that their use... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Rik Thomas
Ongoing objections to the Government's proposals to expand Heathrow Airport by adding a third runway formed the dominant transport story in the... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Alan Lovell
I think LTT issue 488 was something of a landmark edition. This must be the first time that it has featured no less than four articles or letters in... continue
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