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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On 26 March The Times reported that: "Britons have a one in 200 chance of being killed in a road crash, according to an unpublished Department...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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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Viewpoint
By Andrew Last, public transport consultant
Why does debate about demand management measures, and whether travel is 'good' or 'bad', always seems to be couched in terms that suggest that car... continue
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Regular news
The Government must to do more to promote transport behaviour change as a way of reducing CO2 emissions according to research for environmental... continue
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Media monitor
Channel 4 is currently in the process of transmitting a series of three hour-long programmes, The Woman Who Stops Traffic, documenting the efforts of... continue
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Media monitor
The news that luxury car manufacturer Porsche may initiate legal action against Ken Livingstone's proposed £25-a-day charge to drive in central... continue
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Letters to the editor
Cllr Rupert Read
I found your feature on 20mph limits ('Is 20mph key to residents' road safety - and 'civilising' streets?' 22 Feb) very disappointing, in that your... continue
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Letters to the editor
Neil Anderson
The CSS's and Institution of Highways and Transportation president Mike Slinn's defence of the 'right' to travel will undoubtedly please many, but... continue
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Letters to the editor
Chris Ferrary
It does seem disturbing to see the reactionaries and vested interests in the transport planning profession coming out of the woodwork in the last... continue
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Main editorial comment
During the 1960s there was a lively debate within public administration about how policy developed in practice and how processes could be improved.... continue
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Letters to the editor
Alex Harvey
Garrett Emmerson suggests that travel plan advisers obtain sales and marketing qualifications as a way of raising the status of their role within the... continue
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Viewpoint
By Carmen Hass-Klau
Is car ownership reduced by good public transport? It is a simple question not posed by many, least of all politicians. Why? Maybe the answer could... continue
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Regular news
Merseytravel chief executive Neil Scales has been elected the first chair of the newly merged ACT-Travelwise Association that aims to promote... continue
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