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Local Transport Today
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
Local Transport Today
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
Local Transport Today
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
Local Transport Today
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
Local Transport Today
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
Local Transport Today
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
Local Transport Today
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
Local Transport Today
People/people
Patrick Allcorn (pictured) has joined consultant Steer Davies Gleave as an associate. Allcorn was previously Transport for London's travel plan... continue
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
Local Transport Today
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
Local Transport Today
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
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