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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Travel behaviour change organisation ACT-Travelwise is planning a new web-based resource to highlight the effectiveness of different policies to cut... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Scottish Government this week played down the likelihood of introducing lower speed limits, workplace parking levies and eco-driving lessons to... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport Secretary Philip Hammond has admitted that technology alone will not be sufficient to deliver a ‘sustainable’ transport system.... continue
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Media monitor
Rik Thomas
On 27 August the BBC’s Radio 4 programme More or Less tackled the perennially controversial subject of cycling helmets. “Many riders... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Anthony Lambert
Am I alone in feeling that a disproportionate amount of space in Letters to the Editor is given over to the airings of Paul Withrington et al and the... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Calum Alexander
So Messrs Biggs and Withrington, the Tweededum and Tweedledee spokespersons of the contrarian road safety movement, have made it into your letters... continue
Local Transport Today
People/consultants
Rhiân Davies has been appointed to the new post of managing director at travel behaviour change organisation ACT TravelWise. Davies was... continue
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Viewpoint
Sue Flack, McLean Hazel
It’s easy to be despondent these days when capital budgets are being cut and transport appears a low priority for politicians – at least... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
A mixed picture is emerging of how the in-year budget cuts are affecting spending on travel planning and travel behaviour change policies across... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
A researcher at the University of West of England is investigating why women cycle less than men. Anja Dalton is undertaking the project for the... continue
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Main editorial comment
Andrew Forster
The news that some of the country’s school travel advisors face redundancy is not only sad for the people concerned but also makes gloomy... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The West Midlands conurbation is to submit a speculative bid to the DfT for a Low Carbon Corridors programme of travel behaviour change and... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Programmes to cut home-to-school car trips in England were under threat this week as local authorities cut school travel adviser posts in response to... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The first Government review of drink driving law since 1976 has recommended reducing the blood-alcohol limit from 80mg/100ml to 50mg/100ml. Sir Peter... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Cumbria County Council has appointed researchers to investigate how people adapted following the closure of road bridges over the River Derwent in... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Art or science? That was the question that provided the basis for a firey – but ultimately good-natured – discussion at last week’s... continue
Local Transport Today
Articles
Peter Davidson, Consultant.
“One thing that amazes me is that the question of where transport modelling is going seldom seems to be addressed,” says consultant Peter... continue
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Sub story to feature
Gerard Whelan, MVA
Since the early days of transport modelling there has been a steady improvement to the modelling process to address specific problems but the... continue
Local Transport Today
John Dales
John Dales
Earlier this week, I spoke (mercifully briefly, from the delegates’ point of view) at the annual ACT TravelWise conference. For those who... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Six new board members of travel behaviour change organisation ACT Travelwise were elected this week. They are: Dan Blanchet of software firm iBase... continue
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