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Local Transport Today
Media monitor
A publication by the Association of Train Operating Companies to commemorate record passenger numbers in 2007 led to a wide-ranging media discussion... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The practical difficulties of delivering reduction in carbon dioxide emissions from transport policies have been highlighted in a new report for the... continue
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In brief
AA members are split on the idea of road pricing, according to a panel of almost 17,500 members. The AA/Populus panel has been set up by the AA to... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Many people would find it quicker to walk rather than take the Tube between more than 100 combinations of London Underground stations in central... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Mike O'Sullivan
In his eco-car article ('Future-proofing transport policy to handle the eco-car' LTT 4 Apr) Garrett Emmerson, I trust, was raising a rhetorical... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT has published the first phase of research into placing monetary values on the natural landscape impacts of transport schemes. The ongoing... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Fundamental reforms to the DfT's New Approach to Appraisal methodology are needed to make it better serve Government objectives according to a paper... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
When the Government's shortlist of 15 sites for the establishment of 'eco-towns' was officially announced on 3 April the media moved on from its... continue
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Letters to the editor
Gerald Kells
I read with interest the latest lengthy diatribe from Nigel Humphries of the Association of British Drivers (Letters LTT 21 Mar). What concerns me... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Roger Mackett is professor of transport studies at University College London. He was a member of the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence programme development group that produced recent guidelines on physical activity and the environmen
It is very tempting for parents to keep children indoors, confident that they are safe from abduction and the crime on the street that seem to fill... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The DfT has awarded GIS consultancy GeoSolveIT a two-year contract to manage the National Origin-Destination Survey Databank and associated website... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
On 26 March The Times reported that: "Britons have a one in 200 chance of being killed in a road crash, according to an unpublished Department... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The European Environment Agency has criticised member states for not doing more to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from the transport sector.... continue
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Letters to the editor
Martin Arthur
I was concerned to see in the last issue that the Government proposes to extend the use of the hard shoulder for traffic at peak times ('Hard... continue
Local Transport Today
News extra
A wide-ranging set of proposals to reduce the carbon intensity of road transport was published by the Treasury last week in the form of the second,... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
The European Transport Safety Council (ETSC) is particularly keen to highlight the recent dramatic progress made by France in reducing road deaths.... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
The UK's record on road traffic accident fatalities is, at first sight, pretty good. Fewer than 3,200 people were killed on our roads in 2006, the... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
On 11 March The Daily Mirror was so outraged by a photograph of motoring journalist Jeremy Clarkson apparently using a mobile phone whilst driving... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Nigel Humphries
It is quite strange to read Robert Davis (Letter LTT 8 Feb) accusing the Association of British Drivers of being paranoid - we used to get that from... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Rosamund Weatherall
As a paid up member of the "environmental shock troops" referred to by Alan Lovell (LTT 7 March), I'd like to remind him and others that: *... continue
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