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Local Transport Today
Media monitor
The rarely mentioned subject of transport-related noise pollution suddenly, and rather unexpectedly, caught the attention of the mainstream media on... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Labour-controlled London Borough of Islington has ruled out seeking an ultra-low emission zone (ULEZ) across the borough, saying any benefits would... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
EU regulators have agreed new test procedures that will, for the first time, measure the ‘real world’ emissions of diesel cars under the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
London's Evening Standard has started a campaign against the "too little, too late" action of the Mayor on traffic emissions. The newspaper... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The government is required to take urgent action to tackle nitrogen dioxide levels from transport after a Supreme Court ruling last month. The... continue
Local Transport Today
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
Introduction
Juliana O’Rourke
The focus for Data & Modelling 2015, along with the issues to be discussed at Modelling World 2015 on June 4 at London's Kia Oval, is on what... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg said this morning he will stick "very diligently and religiously and stubbornly" to his party's front-page priorities,... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Lib Dems today say that a priority for a coalition they enter will be a low emission zone network and to make all buses and taxis ultra-low... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Oxfordshire County Council and Oxford City Council are exploring the feasibility of trialling the UK’s first double-decker wireless electric... continue
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Letters to the editor
Keith Peat, Driver’s Union, Sutton on Sea, Lincolnshire
I hope that in my defence I may respond to a couple of remarks made about me in your last issue on the matter of cycling.  Sam Jones of the CTC,... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Chris Barker, Hornsey, London N8
Forecasting road traffic growth goes blithely on (ibid), without reference to the elephant in the room. Predict and provide still reigns, totally... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
‘Standing room only’ is a common complaint when it comes to the UK’s commuter rail services, but information obtained recently by a... continue
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Detail
Lincolnshire County Council has renewed its contract with Hourbike for the provision of a bike hire scheme in Lincoln. The scheme was introduced in... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
Nottingham City Council has placed an order with Chinese firm BYD for 13 fully electric buses to operate the city’s park-and-ride services.... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
London boroughs have struck a profit share arrangement with BluePointLondon, the new operator of the Source London network of electric vehicle... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
20mph speed limits were front page news in Cambridge last week as the 20’s Plenty conference took place in the city. “Cambridge is often... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
On 5 March London’s Evening Standard announced on its front page (pictured below) that: “London’s pollution shame was today laid... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Local authorities and bus operators in England and Wales are being invited to bid to a £30m Low Emission Bus Scheme run by the DfT’s... continue
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