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Local Transport Today
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The Scottish Government has outlined options for cutting CO2 emissions from transport. The report on meeting the   target of a 42% cut in... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
A team of academics is to study how people’s travel choices are affected by changes to their lifestyles. The researchers will study a... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Paul Biggs, Director and environment spokesman, Association of British Drivers, Tamworth, Staffs
Edward Gibbins indulges himself with inane waffle about speed and the Association of British Drivers (ibid). A substantial proportion of dangerous... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Chris Barker, Hornsey, London
Paul Hemingway is quite right when he says that appropriate speed is fundamental to driving safely and also that the appropriate speed does not... continue
Local Transport Today
Phil Goodwin
Phil Goodwin
Though occasioned by the Tube strike, these are not comments on the strike as such, the strength of the case or the merits of the strategy adopted by... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Low cost travel behaviour change programmes are to be cut back in London following the reduction in general transport grant received from Government.... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Cuts to concessionary travel, higher motoring taxes and more spending on travel behaviour change policies have been recommended by the Commission for... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Rod King
The letters in the last LTT from Paul Biggs and Paul Withrington require comment. Paul Biggs first claims that “travelling at an appropriate... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Richard Bourn, Jenny Bates, Carl Pittam
Local Transport Today reports that Philip Hammond, the transport secretary, has said that behaviour change will be necessary to deliver a sustainable... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
In the satirical magazine Private Eye a contributor identified as ‘Hedgehog’ recently took aim at the attitudes towards speed cameras of... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Edward Gibbins, Alsager, Cheshire
Why does the media give space for a minority association to advance views on speed cameras that are not the views of the majority of motorists? The... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The London Borough of Haringey is planning to boost spending on travel behaviour change policies in the next financial year. Haringey plans to divert... continue
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
Local Transport Today
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
Local Transport Today
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
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