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Local Transport Today
People/consultants
Consultant TRL's programme development director Glyn Rhys-Tyler has left to carry out research for a PhD at Newcastle University.... continue
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A continuing road construction programme is vital to ensuring the UK's economic prosperity because new roads help to break local monopolies, drive... continue
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The prevalence of obesity could be dramatically reduced and carbon dioxide emissions could be significantly cut if policy-makers did more to... continue
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People/people
Charles Rice has been appointed chairman of the Transport Research Foundation, taking over from David Hardy, who is retiring. Rice is a former... continue
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People/consultants
David Quarmby has been elected chair of the Independent Transport Commission, taking over from Patrick Brown. Quarmby is a director and consultant... continue
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Letters to the editor
Bernard Abrams
Polling shows public and Government confusion about climate change Former environment secretary David Miliband claims that 94% of people in Britain... continue
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People/consultants
Stephen Ison has been appointed professor of transport policy within the Transport Studies Group at Loughborough University. Meanwhile, Marcus Enoch... continue
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Letters to the editor
Paul Biggs
Geof Butterwick (Letters LTT 21 Jun) seems to have mistaken New Scientist for a peer reviewed journal in his letter attacking me. As a regular... continue
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People/people
<b>Richard Turner</b>, chief executive of the Freight Transport Association and <b>Rodney Kimber</b>, director of science and... continue
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Car technology experts have been invited to submit evidence to the review of low-carbon car technologies ordered by chancellor Gordon Brown. The King... continue
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The Kickstart programme that has provided pump-priming resources to new bus services across England and Scotland has been a great success and should... continue
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Transport for London is stepping up a programme to review the provision of pedestrian guard railing (PGR) on its road network and aims to remove... continue
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Letters to the editor
Martin Richards, Transport Planning Society, London SW1
Matthew Eastwood (Letters LTT 26 Apr) can be assured that the need for recognition of travel planners is understood by the Transport Planning... continue
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A feasibility study of options for an Edinburgh-Glasgow high-speed public transport link is likely to be commissioned, the director of the cities'... continue
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Loughborough University is to make its MSc in sustainable transport and travel planning available to full-time students from this October. The... continue
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A study is underway to understand the potential agglomeration impacts of transport investments in the Leeds City Region. Metro, the West Yorkshire... continue
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Letters to the editor
Matthew Ledbury
Paul Withrington (Letter LTT 12 Apr) lists eight points about global warming that he wishes I or other "man-made global warming people"... continue
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Letters to the editor
Matthew Eastwood
I was interested to read about the lack of a clear career path for transport planners in the Career Journeys supplement of LTT and welcome the work... continue
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Letters to the editor
Abigail Bristow Professor of Transport Studies
I am writing to you with respect to the Undergraduate and Postgraduate course listing published in the issue of the 29 March. I note that there were... continue
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Regular news
Data showing the ease with which people throughout England (outside London) can access services such as schools, GPs, employment and shops have been... continue
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