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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Long-haul air travel and lengthy rail journeys could soon be history if a company developing evacuated tube (ETT) technology is to be believed.... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The battle to convince the public of the need for massive reductions in carbon dioxide emissions is being lost, according to the scientist who... continue
Local Transport Today
Comment
Peter Stonham
It is something significant when the top man at Ford Motor Company outlines a ‘Blueprint for Mobility’, which calls for the automotive,... continue
New Transit
Projects Lead Story
It is something significant when the top man at Ford Motor Company outlines a “Blueprint for Mobility”, that calls for the automotive,... continue
New Transit
Business
The current UK rail reform programme has led to a real change in perspective at Network Rail, which looks increasingly set to develop from simply a... continue
New Transit
Editorial Comment
Peter Stonham
We’ve commented before in New Transit about the ways in which the transport modes are coming together, with public transport increasingly seen... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Gordon Bell, Richmond, Surrey TW10
I read with interest Phil Goodwin’s recent article on transport terminology (‘On the origin of various species of transport... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Balfour Beatty has signalled that the UK arm of its Parsons Brinckerhoff consultancy will target specialist markets where competition is limited in... continue
Local Transport Today
News extra
Rik Thomas
A few years ago everybody was talking about hydrogen fuel cell-powered cars as the ultimate replacement for cars powered by hydrocarbons. But then,... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Sky High has agreed a deal to acquire rival traffic data collection and analysis provider Count on Us from Clearview Traffic Group. The... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Hyder has acquired a 70% interest in the Jeddah-based consulting engineering firm SAK Engineering Consultants, which has 40 professional staff.... continue
New Transit
Articles
Why is he on the list? Gallot is chief executive of the world’s largest private sector transport group. What kind of year has he had?... continue
New Transit
Articles
Why is he on the list? The International Union of Public Transport has become a big hitter in discussing, presenting and promoting a positive future... continue
New Transit
Articles
Why is he on the list? He heads Europe’s pre-eminent transport group. What kind of year has he had? Continued expansion from North... continue
New Transit
Profile Detail
Paris-style dedicated lines. Almost all metro lines operate with just one route or line per tunnel, instead of multiple routes per tunnel as in New... continue
New Transit
Profile
Kenneth Lin
Which world city has today’s largest metro? It’s a question that is defined by the word ‘today’. If I’d asked you ten,... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
India’s largest car maker, Tata Motors, has announced that it is planning to start producing what is believed to be the world’s first... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
So a Y-shaped network it will be. But among the 54,909 responses to the DfT’s consultation on high-speed rail were some weird and wonderful... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
John Stewart, Chair, HACAN, London SW9
It is interesting that Martin Heffer of Parsons Brinckerhoff does not quote one single study to back up his view that the London or national economy... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
 The death of North Korea’s president Kim Jong Il just before Christmas prompted some transport anecdotes from the secretive nation. The... continue
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