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Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Les Buckman, Steer Davies Gleave
In 1979, a low budget Australian film titled Mad Max was released that went on to become a global smash hit and make a star of its lead actor Mel... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Public Trust in the transport-climate policy agenda is threatened by a collapse in confidence in some of the evidence justifying urgent and dramatic... continue
Parking Review
Yellow Lines
A women-only car park has opened at a shopping centre in China. The car park in the city of Shijiazhuang in Hebei province has wider spaces which the... continue
New Transit
World
Despite it only being several months since the last World Congress of UITP, the international association of public transport, plans are already... continue
New Transit
World Lead Story
Andrew Garnett
French investment firm Caisse des Dépôts and Veolia Environnement have finally reached what has been termed a ‘framework... continue
Local Transport Today
News
WSP Group has indicated that it may need to write off further fees that have not been received for work in Dubai. It is currently owed £15m of... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Scott Wilson Group has won a £14.5m contract to provide technical, specialist engineering and programme management support to the new Haramain... continue
Categories: Railways, Rest of World
Local Transport Today
News
Hong Kong infrastructure contractor Gammon Construction, 50% owned by Balfour Beatty, has won a £106m contract to construct Kennedy Town... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Design and engineering consultancy Scott Wilson is targeting further expansion in India and China to combat expected cuts in public spending in the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Efforts to change travel behaviour in Britain could be harmed by the failure of last month’s United Nations climate change summit in Copenhagen... continue
New Transit
BRT Report
Andrew Garnett
BRTuk’s recent annual conference in Cardiff was another opportunity to review progress for the mode For some years now the annual conference of... continue
New Transit
In brief
UITP, the international association for the promotion of public transport, called for a radical shift in mobility behaviour and capacity building... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Mouchel has announced that it has rejected two takeover approaches from support services company VT Group, describing them as “wholly... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Atkins’s highways and transportation services division grew revenue by 4% and profits by over 40% in the first half of this year in defiance of... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Hyder Consulting, like Atkins, has highlighted the strong performance of its transport businesses in its half yearly results. The company said that... continue
Local Transport Today
Comment
James Dark
The depth of the financial crisis in Dubai shocked Stock Markets across the world and also it would seem Atkins, despite the struggles UK engineering... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Terence Bendixson, Deputy secretary, Independent Transport Commission, University of Southampton
John Wootton makes a good case for inter-urban roads financed by road charges. He then invites debate. One point that needs to be included in that... continue
New Transit
Cover Story
James Dark
There is no doubt that transport is a major ‘problem child’ in the government’s strategy to counter climate change. It is the only... continue
New Transit
Letters
Richard Anderson, Managing Director, Railway and Transport Strategy Centre, Imperial College London
I was interested to read Peter Stonham’s recent article in about the insufficient transfer of knowledge between operators throughout the world... continue
Parking Review
People News
Jeff Jones of Radflex Contract Services attended and exhibited at the South African Property Owners Association’s (SAPOA) annual convention in... continue
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