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Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Chris Wood - Norwich, NR1
Your report on the carbon dioxide emissions of different forms of transport demonstrates that the Tragedy of the Commons operates even when we are... continue
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Letters to the editor
Dave Horton - Research Associate, Lancaster Environment Centre, Lancaster, LA1
I concur with almost everything that David Dansky says – and with such eloquence and so persuasively – about cycling in London. I was... continue
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Letters to the editor
David Metz - Centre for Transport Studies, University College London, London, WC1E
You report the Government’s intention to consult on raising the motorway speed limit to 80mph. Philip Hammond says: “Increasing the... continue
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Secondary stories
Pedestrians and drivers rarely use eye contact to negotiate priority in shared space environments, according to the DfT’s new shared space... continue
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John Dales
John Dales
My title this month references the best-known song from the 1965 musical ‘Man of La Mancha’. My favourite version is by Matt Munro,... continue
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Letters to the editor
John Franklin - Cycling skills and safety consultant, Cheltenham, GL52
The research by Lancaster University et al on understanding walking and cycling (ibid) provides some interesting insights into people’s views,... continue
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Letters to the editor
Gavin Smith - Bristol, BS4
The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council-funded ‘Understanding walking and cycling’ project has it spot on. Unfortunately,... continue
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Regular news
The DfT has defended the treatment of business travel time in the appraisal of rail projects, pointing to a survey suggesting  that many... continue
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In brief
Travel behaviour change organisation ACT Travelwise has launched a new membership for individuals who are students, unemployed or retired.... continue
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Regular news
The evidence base for investing in urban transport has been brought together into a single Transport Works website, designed to fill a gap in... continue
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Regular news
The Competition Commission has found no clear evidence that Britain’s bus operators engage in tacit co-ordination in local markets, although it... continue
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Lead Story
Andrew Forster
School travel planning in England has been dealt a fresh blow by the Department for Education’s decision to remove the question about how... continue
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Letters to the editor
John Adams and Ben Hamilton-Baillie (ibid) are absolutely correct in their debunking of Phillip Sulley’s (and the ‘road safety’... continue
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In brief
Public concern about climate change may not translate into support for specific transport policies to cut emissions, researchers have told the DfT.... continue
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Regular news
Educated suburban families are the most receptive audience for policies that cut transport CO2 emissions. Consultant TNS BMRB has drawn the... continue
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Letters to the editor
For a very different take to that of Philip Sulley on the reduction in road casualties (ibid), please see my Managing transport risks: what works?... continue
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Letters to the editor
Ben Hamilton-Baillie - Hamilton-Baillie Associates, Bristol, BS8
Anthropologists have long noted the tendency for every society to support shamans to explain events and predict the future. Philip Sulley is one of... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The London Borough of Hounslow is participating in an EU project to test whether marketing techniques can influence travel behaviour at ‘life... continue
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Regular news
Spending cuts and the Government’s ‘hands-off’ approach to local transport spending in England have prompted major cuts to spending... continue
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Letters to the editor
David Dansky - Head of training & development, Cycle Training UK, London, SE16
Researcher Dave Horton of Lancaster University is calling for “continuous segregated cycling infrastructure on our busiest urban roads”.... continue
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