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Local Transport Today
Media monitor
On 5 March business journalist Ross Clark used a column in The Times to urge the Government to do something to alleviate the plight of people in... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Roger Davies, Kendal LA9
Oh blimey bus industry, where are you? For years we have wrestled with ever more stringent emissions laws emanating from Brussels. Soon Euro 6... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Andrew Forster
Did you know that the DfT has issued new national road traffic forecasts? No, and neither did LTT until we caught up with Oxford Brookes University... continue
Local Transport Today
News extra
Rik Thomas
A few years ago everybody was talking about hydrogen fuel cell-powered cars as the ultimate replacement for cars powered by hydrocarbons. But then,... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Car maker Ford is set to introduce its SYNC in-car connectivity system to European customers at the Geneva Motor Show in early March as part of its... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Paul Biggs, Transport Majority, Tamworth, Staffs B77
I don’t like poor or inconsiderate parking any more than John Dales (‘I park, therefore I am’ LTT 3 Feb) but this is often a... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
The papers’ recent burst of interest in buses and coaches began with a lengthy and affectionate obituary for LTT co-founder Peter Huntley (see... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
An electric car specifically designed just for urban travel has been unveiled in the Basque region of northern Spain. The Hiriko (which is apparently... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Vehicular traffic on London’s A roads is currently about 8% lower than it was in 2006/07, according to monitoring by Transport for London.... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A team of researchers led by academics from Cambridge University has developed a method of ‘repurposing’ data sources from local... continue
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India’s largest car maker, Tata Motors, has announced that it is planning to start producing what is believed to be the world’s first... continue
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The Government must make significant changes to the draft National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) for England to prevent it opening the door to... continue
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Regular news
Councils in Northern Ireland are being invited to bid for a share of £3m to boost walking and cycling. The capital funding to support... continue
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Regular news
Traffic levels on Britain’s  roads fell for the third year in succession in 2010 – the longest period of decline since records began... continue
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Regular news
A new design of ‘black box’ event data recorder for cars has been launched by Cambridge-based Skalene Technologies. The new EDR is,... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A survey in three West Midlands towns has found no evidence that car ownership is lower in areas close to public transport facilities or town... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
The DfT has published estimates for the number of car trips  that can be cut by investing in workplace travel planning, school travel planning... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Transport minister Mike Penning received what (one must assume) have been a welcome blast of positive publicity on December 11 when motoring... continue
Categories: Car use, All of UK
Local Transport Today
Phil Goodwin
Phil Goodwin
I was reading an article by the deep green George Monbiot in the robustly conservative Spectator last week, and he referred to people who “tend... continue
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Comment
James Dark
Last week’s announcement that Stelios Haji-Ioannou and Brent Hoberman will launch their The Car Club venture in early 2012 is the latest... continue
Categories: Car use, All of UK
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