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Lynn Sloman, Director, Transport for Quality of Life, Machynlleth SY20; Jillian Anable, Senior Lecturer in Transport, University of Aberdeen; Sally Cairns, Senior Research Fellow, TRL and UCL, Berkshire RG40
Steve Melia raises some interesting points in his recent analysis of census data for travel to work in the Sustainable Travel Towns (Darlington,... continue
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A Birmingham business district is to use this summer’s closure of the A38 tunnels to encourage cycling. Rod Black, associate, Mode Transport,... continue
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Rik Thomas
ON 26 APRIL, The Birmingham Mail piggybacked on the LTT-supported Cycle City Expo in England’s second city to launch “a new campaign... continue
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Andrew Forster
AN indepeNdent standards body should oversee the journey sharing sector and lobby public bodies to give more priority to motorists who car share,... continue
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Peter Stonham
Sir Colin Buchanan’s grandson, Paul Buchanan, this week paid tribute to his grandfather’s work in defining critical issues of transport... continue
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Steve Melia is a senior lecturer in planning and transport at the University of the West of England
Amongst the surprises contained in the 2011 Census statistics on travel to work are some encouraging and some challenging findings for supporters of... continue
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Letters to the editor
Stephen Joseph, Chief executive, Campaign for Better Transport, London
Across road, rail and bus, Baroness Thatcher’s legacy on transport policy has been divisive and long-lasting. As Prime Minister, Margaret... continue
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Letters to the editor
Paul Withrington, Director, Transport Watch, Northampton NN2
Is it not extraordinary that Beeching continues to be held up as the reason for the railways continuing failure (Media Monitor & Golcar Circular... continue
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Phil Goodwin
Phil Goodwin
The headline ‘Slower economy puts the brakes on road deaths’ is certainly eye-catching, and full of issues that may not be immediately... continue
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The Chancellor in his Budget today announced a 1% cut in DfT revenue spending for the next two years and £3bn extra capital spending for... continue
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The DfT is consulting on a series of changes to its WebTAG transport appraisal guidance. New guidance explains how bus ‘quality factors’... continue
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After the announcement of significant new funding to boost cycling in the UK (LTT 08 Feb), Metro asked the question: “Is cycling getting enough... continue
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Andrew Forster
The percentage of people who commute to work in England and Wales by car or van fell between 2001 and 2011, according to Census data published by the... continue
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Ben Clark, University of the West of England
If you are near to an internet browser as you read this, type the search term ‘Peak Car’ into Google and have a look at the top two or... continue
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Communities secretary Eric Pickles is calling on local authorities to stop attending “glitzy award ceremonies”, saying they are... continue
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Anonymous
Those involved in transport decisions are engaged almost continuously in debate about which approaches are correct, or best, and, indeed, which are... continue
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News
Ford, Renault-Nissan and Daimler have agreed to jointly develop a fuel cell system in a bid to bring forward mass-market zero-emission vehicles. The... continue
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There is no shortage of transport advice for ministers reported in these pages this week. AA president Edmund King is calling on the Government to... continue
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What salary does someone need to earn in order to become entitled to First Class rail travel? We imagine there must be heated debate about this very... continue
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