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Local Transport Today
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
Local Transport Today
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
Local Transport Today
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
Local Transport Today
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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Letters to the editor
Malcolm Shepherd - Chief executive, Sustrans, Bristol, BS1
At Sustrans we read with interest Rachel Smith’s Viewpoint article about what would encourage more women to cycle. Rachel’s research was... continue
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Regular news
Andrew Forster
The appeal of cycling in Britain’s towns and cities will only be broadened if local authorities introduce physically segregated cycle lanes... continue
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Media monitor
Rick Thomas
On 15 April The Independent launched a campaign to ‘save our cyclists’. “Urgent action is needed to protect cyclists from lorries... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Roger Geffen, Campaigns & policy director, CTC, Guilford, Surrey, GU2
In response to Paul Biggs’s rant about bicycles being the “weapon of choice” for “getting away with” killing... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Ruth Bradshaw - Independent consultant
If anyone unfamiliar with transport planning had flicked through the pages of LTT’s 25 Mar issue, they could easily be forgiven for believing... continue
Local Transport Today
Interview
Andrew Forster
Number one Lancaster Circus seems an appropriate setting for Birmingham City Council’s transportation department. Located on the northern edge... continue
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Articles
In a time when UK road deaths are at record lows, with significant reductions in public sector spending and challenging trading conditions for the... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to feature
One recent example. Guardian columnist Zoe Williams, road testing the VW Sharans (“This is not an ugly car: it is just extremely... continue
Local Transport Today
Feature
A six-month trial to test a solution to reduce vehicle speeds in urban areas and improve road safety has, according to Siemens, “produced very... continue
Local Transport Today
Articles
Noting that the UK’s first road safety strategy preceded the New Labour Government, Clinton observes that: “We have had national... continue
Local Transport Today
Articles
Some members of the ‘road safety’ community sometimes align themselves with approaches to reduce danger on the road at source –... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
These are interesting times for road safety in the UK, says Robert Gifford, executive director of the Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport... continue
Local Transport Today
Articles
Amey has won a five-year contract to provide all road safety education, training and publicity to Central Bedfordshire Council as an extension of its... continue
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