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Local Transport Today
In brief
Hertfordshire County Council has launched an online journey planner for home-to-school trips. The tool, developed by consultant Steer Davies Gleave,... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Leeds-based transport software company Tracsis has seen half-year profits increase by 50%. The company, whose products include rolling stock... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Local transport minister Norman Baker has backed an initiative to make data on road works available to road users across England and Wales through... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Rik Thomas
PAUL TREADWELL, FWT’s sales and marketing director, does not portray the UK as the font of all wisdom compared with the USA when it comes to... continue
Local Transport Today
News
A LONDON-BASED company   behind an application that allows you to hail a taxi from your phone has raised $30m so it can expand. Halio laid... continue
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News
A SMARTPHONE app being launched in the UK will share real-time data on public transport journeys generated by travellers themselves. The moovit app,... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Ben Clark, University of the West of England
If you are near to an internet browser as you read this, type the search term ‘Peak Car’ into Google and have a look at the top two or... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Videoconferencing is assumed to have no impact on the number of business trips by plane, in the central air passenger demand forecasts prepared by... continue
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Letters to the editor
Paul Biggs, Transport Majority, Tamworth, Staffs B77
Andrew Fraser (ibid) seems to know very little about the fundamentals of safe driving or the dangers of so-called ‘Intelligent Speed... continue
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Letters to the editor
Malcolm Heymer, Traffic management adviser, Alliance of British Drivers, Dereham, Norfolk NR20
There is much I agree with in Andrew Fraser’s letter (ibid) about the drawbacks of speed cameras, but then he spoils it by advocating the use... continue
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Letters to the editor
Idris Francis, Petersfield, Hampshire GU32
Speed cameras should indeed be scrapped as Andrew Fraser says (Letters LTT 11 Jan), but so should Intelligent (sic) Speed Adaptation, for many of the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT has released a software tool to help local authorities understand the impacts of changing speed limits. The software is designed to allow... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
THE DFT is launching a review of how project promoters estimate the local and regional economic impacts of transport projects. The tender notice for... continue
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News
Balfour Beatty’s order book mix is shifting from construction to professional services and support services. A trading update was issued... continue
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News
Mott Macdonald is to sacrifice £128,000 as part of an agreement to extend a contract. Under the West Midlands  joint data team contract,... continue
Local Transport Today
News
IBM has predicted traffic volumes and speeds on roads in Cologne, Germany, 30 minutes in advance  in a pilot of its traffic prediction tool. IBM... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Andrew Forster
An Academic’s suggestion that consultants should be penalised for producing “significantly inaccurate and misleading” forecasts has... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Yaron Hollander has been appointed policy appraisal and sub-regional modelling manager at Transport for London, joining from South Yorkshire... continue
Local Transport Today
Analysis
“I wish it becomes true ‘the day the transportation forecasters are penalised’. The majority of toll road revenues are not meeting... continue
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