Latest news:
News category: Academic research

468 results from all titles

Local Transport Today
Regular news
Businesses could be losing out on productive staff time and increasing their costs by not encouraging employees to travel by train for business... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The value for money of new rail schemes and retaining railway stations or lines threatened with closure would be boosted if the 'non-use' benefits... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Public satisfaction ratings for local transport services may be influenced more by the social grade of survey respondents than by the quality of the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Cyclists who wear a helmet are more at risk of being struck by an overtaking motorist than those who do not wear head protection, according to a... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lower speed limits, a massive rail investment programme and restrictions on flights will be necessary if the UK is to play its part in helping the... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Measures such as Low Emission Zones that aim to reduce particulate emissions may not deliver the health benefits claimed by their advocates, research... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT is to commission research to support policies to increase bus use. One study will investigate the impact of subsidy paid to the industry... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
On the face of it, the proposal for a new transport research centre seems automatically to be a good thing. The prospect of new funding, aimed at... continue
Local Transport Today
News extra
Universities specialising in transport research have recently finished responding to the consultation on a new 'virtual' transport research centre... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Employers in the transport sector are being warned that new age discrimination legislation that comes into force on 1 October should see the end of... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
William Barter,Towcester,Northants NN12
I am glad to note that the Royal Statistical Society accepts that 'Regression to the Mean' (RTM) potentially invalidates the Government's three-year... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
By Mike Bedwell, Boreham Consulting
Commentators may debate the philosophy of sustainability, but local authorities, planners, transport planners and urban designers must get on with... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
The DfT has commissioned researchers to examine the possibility of achieving a 60% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions in the transport sector by... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
German research into the possibility that exposure to road traffic increases the risk of heart attack, originally published in The New England... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Efforts to capture the wider economic benefits of transport schemes, such as on agglomeration, are being hampered by the lack of a robust... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Local Transport Today
People/people
Transport academic Jon Shaw has left the University of Aberdeen, where he was a senior lecturer and head of the Department of Geography and... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
"I believe that, in the future, perhaps ten or 15 years from now, every adult in the UK will have an accurate idea of just how much carbon... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Researchers at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine have called on the Government to put greater effort into reducing the number of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
New research is needed to understand the media's impact on public attitudes to transport and climate change issues, a team of researchers has told... continue
< | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | >