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Viewpoint
By Adrian Davis
I t was a strange juxtaposition. As the Bali Climate Change Summit was drawing to a close with world leaders considering what change management was... continue
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Garrett Emmerson
Garrett Emmerson is a director of consultant Steer Davies Gleave, chair of the Local Transport Planning Network and a member of the Commission for Integrated Transport. The views expressed in this column are those of the author alone.
As a former local government transport manager I read with great interest, but depressingly little surprise, Leon Mannings' article about the degree... continue
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John Dales
John Dales is on the Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment's enabling panel and is also the independent design advisor on streets to the city of Edinburgh Council. He is director of transport and movement at urban design consultant Urban I
Last month I promised (indeed warned or threatened, depending on your point of view) that some further thoughts of mine concerning parking issues... continue
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Viewpoint
By Steve Melia - University of West of England
'Maximising permeability for cars, making it easier for them to drive in all directions, will encourage people to walk and cycle.' How did such an... continue
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Letters to the editor
Philip Bisatt
I read with interest your article on the Government's draft PPS4, Planning for Sustainable Economic Development ('Curbs on car-based development... continue
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Regular news
Patterns of new housing development in Scotland should aim to reduce the demand for travel and reliance on the private car, according to the Scottish... continue
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A guide for transport professionals outlining the new local area agreement (LAA) and comprehensive area assessment (CAA) regimes in English local... continue
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Letters to the editor
Calum Alexander
Mayer Hillman needs to get out more ('A plan to 'save the planet' but is anyone willing to pay the price?' LTT 6 Dec). He needs to get out from the... continue
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Lead Story
The Government this week announced plans to dismantle some of the key planning policies put in place in England in the late 1990s to reduce car... continue
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Planning authorities in England should not use regional spatial strategy (RSS) targets on carbon dioxide emissions to determine planning applications... continue
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Local authorities in the Leeds city-region have appointed consultants to examine how transport should be planned and delivered across the... continue
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John Dales
John Dales
If we neglect to pay sufficient attention to the individuality of places we run the risk of a future where everywhere looks the same, says John... continue
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Progress of plans
English Partnerships and developer Gallagher have jointly submitted four planning applications for the new town of Northstowe, 8km north-west of... continue
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Progress of plans
The proposed 'eco town' of Pennbury has been criticised by a local councillor for not being sited near enough to a railway line to enable a proposed... continue
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Transport schemes will be recipients of much of the £732m grant just announced by the Department for Communities and Local Government to support... continue
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The East Midlands Regional Assembly has been told to rewrite the region's draft transport strategy because the target for a zero rate of traffic... continue
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The Infrastructure Planning Commission will halve the time it takes to approve major transport schemes in England, with most determined in less than... continue
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A transport plan for Manchester city centre has been published for consultation by Manchester City Council and Greater Manchester Passenger Transport... continue
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Merseytravel is working with the five conurbation districts to try and ensure that a uniform approach to delivering the Local Transport Plan is... continue
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Letters to the editor
Jeremy Lloyd, Director, iCube, London EC1M
I almost choked on my cornflakes when I read that Chris Bainbridge thinks PTALs (Public Transport Accessibility Levels) is "confirmed [by]... continue
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