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The Government will publish the findings of a study into longer and heavier lorries (LHVs) this month but has no plans to publish a response for the... continue
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Land-use planning and transport Iain Docherty of the University of Glasgow has prepared a paper on the Planning White Paper published last August.... continue
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Public support for road pricing at congestion hotspots would be enhanced if charges were implemented after capacity enhancements have been delivered... continue
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The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs is in discussion with the Economic and Social Research Council and other partners across the... continue
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The Independent Transport Commission think-tank has commissioned research on the likely future trends in demand for longer distance travel within... continue
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Ministers were under renewed pressure to re-examine transport appraisal and funding regimes this week with a new report claiming that the current... continue
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Part of the Bus Industry Monitor project since 1991 - as well as the focus of TAS consultancy work over the years - has been to understand the... continue
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The Treasury should allow all travel behaviour change transport measures to be funded from capital expenditure according to a new report on how local... continue
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A new study is to identify ways to dramatically reduce carbon dioxide emissions from transport in London. The project aims to identify policies that... continue
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Decision-making could be improved if more information were provided to policy-makers about the composition of the time savings, says the DfT. Time... continue
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Monetary values could be applied to a wider range of environmental impacts of transport schemes but the DfT is asking consultees to identify which... continue
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The Welsh Assembly Government has awarded the University of Glamorgan in Pontypridd £45,000 from the Knowledge Exploitation Fund to study the... continue
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Although personalised travel planning has been practiced in the UK for a decade it still remains on the policy fringe, along with many of the other... continue
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Obesity is going to continue to be a significant health issue in the UK for at least the next several decades and, even in the long term, changes to... continue
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Local authorities should become the leaders of the Government's efforts to reduce carbon dioxide emissions, according to a new report published by... continue
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The University of Plymouth's new transport research centre will be launched on the 24th of this month. The Centre for Sustainable Transport is led by... continue
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A distance-learning based MBA in transport strategy and management is to be launched in January by the Aberdeen Business School of Robert Gordon... continue
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Rik Thomas
The year 2007 looks set to go down in history as something of a landmark 12 months for UK street design. The Government's Manual for Streets guidance... continue
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David Begg has been appointed a visiting professor at the University of Plymouth. Begg is chairman of Tube Lines and a non-executive director of... continue
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The Yorkshire and Humber Assembly has commissioned JMP Consulting and the Stockholm Environment Institute at the University of York to identify ways... continue
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