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Local Transport Today
Media monitor
As the Climate Camp at Heathrow Airport began to take shape the papers, after previously focusing on the legality (or otherwise) of the protests,... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
On 31 July The Guardian helpfully detailed for its readers exactly how much widening a section of the M6 motorway was going to cost the taxpayer.... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Government has been urged to give more emphasis to transport issues in the proposed Planning Policy Statement on climate change. A number of... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Bernard Abrams
Polling shows public and Government confusion about climate change Former environment secretary David Miliband claims that 94% of people in Britain... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
"Plans for new runways at Heathrow and Stansted airports should be shelved, the Conservative Party will claim later this summer - dramatically... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Rik Thomas
The Live Earth concert held at Wembley stadium on 7 July produced a large number of critical media articles, with the alleged hypocrisy of an event... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A Local Transport Bill and a Bill to change the way major transport infrastructure projects are delivered in England are almost certain to be... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
MPs have called on the Government to achieve the bulk of carbon dioxide emission reductions from domestic effort and said that the purchase of... continue
Local Transport Today
People/consultants
Scottish Green Party MSP Patrick Harvie has been appointed convener of the Scottish Parliament's transport, infrastructure and climate change... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
James Skinner
It is hard to imagine a better example of "re-arranging the deck-chairs on the Titanic" than the draft Local Transport Bill ('Passenger... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Paul Biggs
Geof Butterwick (Letters LTT 21 Jun) seems to have mistaken New Scientist for a peer reviewed journal in his letter attacking me. As a regular... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Malcolm Heymer
Geof Butterwick's attack on those who do not accept that climate change is man-made (Letters LTT 21 June) has, perhaps inadvertently, exposed the... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Left/right ideological splits have only ever provided a rough guide to the transport policies of different political administrations. Even in the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A strategy aimed at delivering deep cuts to carbon dioxide emissions from road transport has been presented by a leading environmental transport... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Geof Butterwick
Paul Biggs (Letters LTT 7 Jun) joins the small but vocal minority suggesting that it is those who believe in the reality of climate change who are... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Government's acceptance that carbon dioxide emissions from the transport sector are likely to continue rising despite the target to reduce CO2... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
On the day that the public inquiry into proposals to expand passenger capacity at Stansted airport began, 30 May, The Independent devoted its front... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Media coverage of the Government's draft Local Transport Bill, which was published on 22 May, began two days earlier when The Sunday Telegraph... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Paul Biggs
Richard Evans (Letters LTT 24 May) takes the 'most scientists' claim to a new extreme by making the absurd statement that 99% of scientists think... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Mike Crowhurst
In reply to Derek Reynolds (Letters LTT 24 May), may I just clarify that my concern in the light of global warming, et cetera, is not whether our... continue
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