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Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Adrian Hetherington, Ontario, Canada
Why does the Alliance of British Drivers (ABD) squeal so loudly when they have been caught out? I read Paul Biggs’ letter in LTT 24 Jan on the... continue
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Letters to the editor
Philip Sulley, Yalding, Kent ME18
Once again the DfT’s forecasts of traffic growth on the strategic road network, of some 40%, appear excessive (“Rethink ‘predict... continue
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Regular news
A point-to-point electric car hire scheme will hit the streets of London next year, launched by the French Bolloré  group, which has run... continue
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Letters to the editor
Robert Davis, Chair, Road Danger Reduction Forum, London NW10
Your editorial “Road critics go unheard” (LTT 07 Mar) notes that many professional bodies and academics are questioning the renewed... continue
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Sub story to regular feature
The growth in personal daily travel in developed countries such as the UK has ground to a halt because our demand for travel has saturated, believes... continue
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Interview
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Commuting long distances and commuting by bus or coach appears to have a negative impact on people’s well-being according to a report by the... continue
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Secondary stories
The development of automated cars could drive further road traffic growth and damage the prospects for public transport, academics said this... continue
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Letters to the editor
Paul Biggs, Alliance of British Drivers, Tamworth, Staffs B77
The response of Malcolm Bulpitt (LTT 07 Feb) to my letter of 24 Jan leaves me wondering if he read it properly or understood it.  There’s... continue
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Viewpoint
Scott Le Vine, Centre for Transport Studies
Autonomous cars, driverless cars, automated cars – whatever you call them (and yes, it does make a difference) they are the hot topic in... continue
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Regular news
Lee Baker
The poorest ten per cent of the population are spending a rising amount of their available money on running a vehicle, according to figures obtained... continue
Categories: Car use, All of UK
Local Transport Today
In brief
Demand for car parking in new housing developments cannot be determined by the site’s public transport accessibility alone, according to a... continue
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Letters to the editor
Malcolm Bulpitt, Loose, Maidstone, Kent ME15
Having read Paul Biggs’ letter (LTT 24 Jan) I cannot help but wonder if the Alliance of British Drivers should change its name to the Alliance... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Keith Peat, Drivers’ Union, Sutton-on-Sea, Lincolnshire
As an ex-traffic officer and class 1 police advanced driver, it does worry me when people such as Rod King of 20’s Plenty for Us and academics... continue
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Letters to the editor
Richard Armitage, Managing director, Richard Armitage Transport Consultancy Ltd, Hyde, Cheshire SK14
Arun Khagram (Viewpoint LTT 24 Jan) is right to fret about the impact and effectiveness of the travel planning process, and I wish him well with the... continue
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Main editorial comment
Opponents of HS2 are furious at transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin’s decision to veto publication of the Major Projects Authority’s... continue
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John Dales
John Dales
Although the early weeks of the new year are supposed to be a rather depressing period, I write this piece as someone with a smile on his face. If... continue
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Viewpoint
Paul Salveson
If I was asked to nominate the most important English thinker of the 20th century I’d opt for Colin Ward. Writer on architecture, town... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Drivers of electric vehicles will have to pay £3.80 to charge them at charging points installed by Moray Council in northern Scotland. The... continue
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Regular news
Manufacturers of autonomous vehicles are being invited to bid to supply vehicles  to the Transport Systems Catapult for technology trials. The... continue
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