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Two university-led consortia are drawing up full bids in an attempt to win the contract for the new £7.75m Transport Research Centre, backed by... continue
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Graduates of Salford University's MSc course in transport engineering and planning are being invited to attend the 40th anniversary celebration of... continue
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Phil Goodwin
Phil Goodwin is professor of transport policy at the Centre for Transport and Society, University of West of England, Bristol (Phil.Goodwin@uwe.ac.uk), and emeritus professor at University College London
There is a disjunction between policy thinking on the ground and in the air. On the ground the pure form of 'predict and provide' is dead. Nobody... continue
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An expanded module in the annual British Social Attitudes (BSA) survey would be the best long-term way for the DfT to monitor attitudes to transport... continue
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<b>Kevin Cullinane</b> has been appointed director of the Transport Research Institute at Napier University, Edinburgh. He was previously... continue
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A major shake-up to the motoring research and lobbying organisations came about this week following the AA's decision to relaunch its in-house public... continue
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Researchers have advised environment secretary David Miliband not to rush into setting up a pilot carbon rationing scheme, warning that a test of the... continue
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Sir Nicholas Stern, whose report on the economics of climate change has had such an impact on the UK's transport debate since its publication at the... continue
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Phil Goodwin
Phil Goodwin is professor of transport policy at the Centre for Transport and Society, University of West of England, Bristol (Phil.Goodwin@uwe.ac.uk), and emeritus professor at University College London
I was invited to give a lecture for PACTS, the august Parliamentary Council for Transport Safety, on 5 December. PACTS will publish the whole... continue
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Cuts in carbon emissions will have to be made even more quickly than envisaged by the Stern Review if dangerous climate change is to be avoided, the... continue
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The Stern Review on the economics of climate change which has done so much to shape the transport debate in the last month is a "political... continue
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The head of Britain's leading academic climate change research unit has said the discussion of climate change is getting out of control. In a... continue
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Lisa Davison has been appointed researcher on the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council's 'Propensity to Fly' project, within the... continue
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Mike Maher is leaving Napier University where he is director of research in the school of the built environment to join Leeds University's Institute... continue
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Researchers from TRL and Heriot Watt University's Logistics Research Centre in Edinburgh have won the DfT's contract to study the case for longer and... continue
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The Government may have under-estimated the reductions in carbon dioxide emissions that could be achieved by strictly enforcing the 70mph speed... continue
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The Government has invited local authorities, research institutions and industry to form consortia to share in a £12m programme to promote the... continue
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Although almost 800 papers on a vast array of topics were presented at the 13th World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems, which was held in... continue
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Neil Wallis Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership, London SW1.
David Davies (Letters LTT 5 Oct) is quite right to be shocked by claims by Bernard Abrams (Letters LTT 7 Sep) that small hybrid cars can produce more... continue
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Phil Goodwin
Phil Goodwin is professor of transport policy at the Centre for Transport and Society, University of West of England, Bristol (Phil.Goodwin@uwe.ac.uk), and emeritus professor at University College London
In Burgos, Spain, Mary Crass, of the European Conference of Ministers of Transport, reminded us that it is now 41 years since the Ministers (UK... continue
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