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Local Transport Today
Articles
Graham Riley and Tom Bishop
Many current travel plans are written by – or on behalf of – developers who are seeking planning permission for a new site, leading to... continue
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Articles
Alan Duff, Managing Director, Transport Infrastructure, Jacobs Consultancy
Taxation tends to be unpopular. “Green taxes” are no different, and in general are simply perceived as an imposition. Evidence likewise... continue
Local Transport Today
Introduction
Welcome to this new collection of information about the important and very active field of Travel Demand Management and smarter transport choices. In... continue
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Secondary stories
Sheffield City Council wants to become a UK leader in traffic calming techniques that don’t rely on measures such as road humps and speed... continue
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Media monitor
LAST week the Western Mail published an annual survey of the travel patterns and expenditure of weekly higher-income commuters – professionals... continue
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Regular news
Significant additions to the trunk road network are unnecessary, argues a leading transport academic, because the amount of personal travel... continue
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In brief
An all-Wales Travel Behaviour Code, which aims to promote positive behaviour for education-related travel, has been published for consultation by the... continue
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Phil Goodwin
Well, in these uncertain times perhaps all of us are feeling a bit vulnerable and a few may be facing redundancy but that’s not what this... continue
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In brief
55% of motorists would be tempted to answer their mobile phones if they rang whilst they were driving, research by the AA has revealed, despite 53%... continue
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Letters to the editor
Chris Barker, Hornsey
The current ‘advice’ from Government when introducing signed-only 20mph limits is that they should cover only limited areas. This seems... continue
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Phil Goodwin
Phil Goodwin
It’s impossible to be part of the musical culture of our times without being aware of the importance of cars. “Oh Lord, won’t you... continue
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Media monitor
Meera Rambissoon
Busy roads, slower speeds, extra taxes – but we'll carry on driving Britain is more dependent than ever on cars, according to a study... continue
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News extra
Rik Thomas
At the ACT TravelWise conference last week delegates heard that rapidly rising transport fuel costs could soon be forcing people to amend their... continue
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In brief
Cyclists in the London Borough of Islington are becoming increasingly disrespectful of traffic laws, pedestrian campaign group Living Streets has... continue
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Regular news
The impact on driver behaviour of advisory Intelligent Speed Adaptation technology is to be measured in a £857,000 project being run by... continue
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Main editorial comment
Andrew Forster
Climate change, we continue to be told, is a grave threat to the planet. Politicians of all ‘colours’ tell us this. Environmental groups... continue
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Letters to the editor
David Metz, Centre for Transport Studies, University College London
Recalling the 1977 report of Fried, Havens and Thall, a pioneering study of the theoretical basis of personal travel behaviour, Phil Goodwin pays... continue
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In brief
Fewer people thought climate change was one of the three most important issues facing Britain in 2008 than in 2007, according to surveys by the... continue
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Phil Goodwin
My former colleague Peter Jones recently gave an interesting conference paper suggesting five different paradigms in the history of transport... continue
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Letters to the editor
By Stephen Plowden, London
The research on Intelligent Speed Adaptation (ISA) by Professor Oliver Carsten and his colleagues is admirably thorough (ibid). It is clear,... continue
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