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Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
David Metz points out that, although the predicted travel time savings are the main justification put forward for roadbuilding schemes, these savings... continue
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Viewpoint
By Steve Mella
Eco-towns "will follow the most ambitious European models, where only half of households rely on a car", according to housing minister... continue
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Main editorial comment
Every so often, policy hits the boundaries of public acceptability, forcing policy-makers into hasty retreat. The truckers' protests, a backbench... continue
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Regular news
Environmental groups have spelt out their opposition to the shortlisted eco-town locations in a strongly worded letter to housing minister Caroline... continue
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Phil Goodwin
The trouble with very small and very big numbers is that they sound impressive without conveying much enlightenment. One of the very big numbers... continue
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Letters to the editor
Adrian Hetherington
Was Andrew Forster presenting a precis of the interview with the Association of British Drivers' national committee members (LTT 2 May)? There seemed... continue
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In brief
Derek Halden
The political correspondent Andrew Marr, in his book A History of Modern Britain, summarised the last 50 years as the "victory of shopping over... continue
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Regular news
Appraising and modelling the impacts of 'smarter choice' travel behaviour change measures is one of the priorities of the DfT's research programme... continue
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Regular news
Hundreds of transport projects have been justified over the last 30 or more years on the basis of time savings that are illusory, one of the DfT's... continue
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John Dales
John Dales
The ugliness of multi-storey car parks of the past doesn't mean that their successors can't be acceptable solutions to contemporary parking... continue
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Letters to the editor
John Tomalin - Alton GU34
I have enjoyed the latest series of letter in LTT on behalf of both the pro- and anti-road lobby. Alan Lovell's letter (LTT 7 Mar) was particularly... continue
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Interview
The ABD has been invited for the first time to give evidence to the House of Commons transport committee as part of its current inquiry into road... continue
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Interview
Speed cameras, road pricing, bus lanes and 'green' motoring taxes are just some of the policies opposed by the Association of British Drivers. So is... continue
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People/people
Patrick Allcorn (pictured) has joined consultant Steer Davies Gleave as an associate. Allcorn was previously Transport for London's travel plan... continue
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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