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Local Transport Today
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Work is underway to roll out “seamless” cycle routes along key corridors in Greater Manchester. This will be backed by improved cycling... continue
Local Transport Today
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New cycling infrastructure must consider the needs of disabled cyclists, says Isabelle Clement, director of charity Wheels for Wellbeing. The 2011... continue
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Secondary stories
Three cycle routes in Norwich covering 43km are being upgraded thanks to DfT Cycle City Ambition Grants of £12.1m and £8.8m from Norwich... continue
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Regular news
What should an ‘age friendly city’ look like? This is the key question of a project being run by computing research group Open Lab in... continue
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Researchers are exploring the feasibility of delivering goods to town centre shops using underground pipelines.  Northamptonshire firm Mole... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Kent County Council has identified ways to fill a £1.4m  shortfall in its new child bus pass.  The Young Persons Travel Pass costs... continue
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Secondary stories
Highways England is procuring five new regional traffic models and collecting anonymised mobile phone data of travellers on the network to inform... continue
Local Transport Today
Articles
Serbjeet Kohli
Years ago, much more effort was required to build even skeletal network models. We didn’t have the geographical information, and much of the... continue
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Articles
As long as I have been a transport modeller, equilibrium has been the Holy Grail. On the one hand, our lecturers and text-books tell us that such a... continue
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Lead Story
Richard Hancox, Deputy Divisional Director of Transport Planning, Systra
So much has changed in the 10 years since the first Modelling World that it can be quite daunting looking back, especially for... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Cardiff city region needs a transport authority to exploit the proposed city deal with Government and other funding, academics told the Welsh... continue
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Secondary stories
The Chancellor, George Osborne, this week promised cities across England more transport powers in return for agreeing to implement directly-elected... continue
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Letters to the editor
Roger Sexton, Nottingham NG1
While reading your very comprehensive report on Norfolk’s transport policies, I was immediately struck by the apparently huge potential of the... continue
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Letters to the editor
Miles Logie, Minnerva, Windermere LA23
Phil Goodwin’s comments on the variability of DfT road traffic forecasts (LTT 1 May) include reference to Tom van Vuren’s question on how... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Local Enterprise Partnerships are being offered free advice on how to deliver active travel and public transport elements of their Local Growth Fund... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Scottish Government has announced a further £10m for active travel in 2015/16, taking total active travel expenditure up to £36m, a... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Government should set up an advisory body on road safety modelled on organisations that investigate safety in the rail and aviation sectors,... continue
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In brief
Swindon Borough Council is planning to establish a strategic transport team to lead delivery of the council’s expanded programme of transport... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Brighton & Hove City Council is to set up a bike hire scheme with a target launch date of 2017. The Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership... continue
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People/people
Andy Gibbons, Nottingham City Council’s head of public transport,  is being seconded to the DfT on a part-time basis to provide advice on... continue
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