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Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Flicking through The Times last week our eyes were drawn to the headline shown to the left. Had the paper caught sight of the latest missive sent out... continue
Local Transport Today
News extra
Rik Thomas
There are currently a grand total of three personal rapid transit (PRT) systems operational in the entire world, following the formal opening of a... continue
Parking Review
Yellow Lines
The driver of this New York City garbage truck is one lucky guy. On 17 August his vehicle crashed through the wall of a garage in Queens. Over 100... continue
Parking Review
Yellow Lines
Sitting in his unmarked police car on a Saturday evening, Detective Robert DiGiacomo of the Pittsburgh Police Department was primed to react to... continue
Categories: crime, police, Rest of World
Parking Review
Yellow Lines
Aretha Franklin may not sing for her supper but, it appears, she is willing to sing to avoid a parking ticket. The 69-year-old soul diva was dining... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Rik Thomas
The recent news concerning electric vehicles, at least as reported in LTT, has not been particularly good for advocates of the technology. Barely a... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Balfour Beatty is targeting further expansion in Asia and the Middle East to counter ongoing weaknesses in its core US and UK markets. Chief... continue
New Transit
Rail News
Paul Priestman
Sometimes, it’s not the individual elements in the transport system that require a new way of thinking, but the links between them. Over the... continue
New Transit
Feature Detail
Alongside ULTra, the heathrow scheme supplier, Swedish company Vectus, a subsidiary of Korean steel giant POSCO, is the third main player in the PRT... continue
New Transit
Feature Detail
According to the Advanced Transit Association, PRT (sometimes know as Podcars), is an energy-efficient, electric, transit system with many... continue
New Transit
Feature
In what was at one time a close race to deliver a world showpiece new generation Personal Rapid Transit System, Heathrow airport in London lost out... continue
Parking Review
CCTV
A body-worn CCTV camera developed for uniformed patrol staff in the UK is now being adopted by parking enforcement teams around the... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
For a very different take to that of Philip Sulley on the reduction in road casualties (ibid), please see my Managing transport risks: what works?... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Joe Rukin - Founder, Stop HS2, Kenilworth
The arguments from supporters of HS2 have changed over the last 17 months, as each one of them has been shot down in flames: first it was good for... continue
Local Transport Today
Phil Goodwin
Phil Goodwin
Bridges have always been used as symbols and metaphors, as well as crossing rivers. My first editorial for the journal Transport Policy, which I... continue
New Transit
Cover Story
Peter Stonham
The International Union of Public Transport has just produced a position paper challenging it 3,000-plus member authorities in 92 countries, to... continue
New Transit
Business
Just a month after New Transit suggested that the reforms outlined in the McNulty review of the UK rail industry could provide Network Rail with a... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Dave Holladay - Glasgow
One option being ignored in Edinburgh’s great tram debate seems to be the use of the priority routes and dedicated tracks, constructed so far,... continue
New Transit
Rail News
Network Rail could face competition from Chinese companies for the contract to build Britain’s HS2 high-speed rail line, the country’s... continue
Parking Review
Yellow Lines
Patrick Mcdonnell
A New York cyclist and filmmaker has made a painful protest about obstructions on the city’s bike lanes. Casey Neistat has filmed himself... continue
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