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Local Transport Today
Regular feature
The art of modelling has never been easy.  But now, thanks to new technology and methodologies, benefits have increased dramatically and are... continue
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In brief
The Scottish Government has made no progress towards its target of 10% of all trips to be by bicycle by 2020, according to the Committee on Climate... continue
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Letters to the editor
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Chris Barker, Hornsey, London N8
Forecasting road traffic growth goes blithely on (ibid), without reference to the elephant in the room. Predict and provide still reigns, totally... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Tom van Vuren, Divisional director, Mott MacDonald, Birmingham and Visiting professor, Institute for Transport Studies, the University of Leeds
The Department for Transport ought to be congratulated for developing scenario forecasts for road traffic (‘DfT embraces scenario-based road... continue
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Viewpoint
Gordon Stokes, University of Oxford
I find it interesting that many words in the English language can have different meanings, depending on their context. ‘Professional’ and... continue
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Phil Goodwin
Phil Goodwin
You’d think that a pre-election period is an ideal time to publish important policy research, since the heightened interest and strong focus on... continue
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Regular news
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Questions have been raised about the future of travel plans for new developments after a court ruling that local authorities in England cannot... continue
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Analysis
Deniz Huseyin
The UK’s intelligent mobility sector is being hindered by gaps in the open data available, according to a report commissioned by the Transport... continue
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Sub story to regular feature
Amanda Rowlatt, chief economist, Department for Transport
At the end of last year the Government announced the biggest upgrade to roads in a generation. The Road Investment Strategy set out a 30-year vision... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Road traffic volumes in England are forecast to grow by between 19 and 55% between 2010 and 2040, according to the DfT’s new national road... continue
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Regular news
Andrew Forster
The City of Edinburgh Council is in talks with outdoor advertising firm JCDecaux about establishing a bike hire scheme for the Scottish... continue
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People/people
Jonathan Tricker (pictured) has joined consultant Phil Jones Associates as a director from Parsons Brinckerhoff, where he was head of... continue
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Regular news
Two neighbouring south London boroughs are drawing up plans for a single staffing structure as a way of saving money. The Conservative-controlled... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
John W E Helm
News that the much-unloved Pacer units are to be replaced by “at least 120” new diesel-powered vehicles in the North of England has taken... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Bus operators in Aberdeen have announced how they will deploy a fleet of ten hydrogen buses, procured for the £19m Aberdeen City Council-led... continue
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Lead Story
John W E Helm
Transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin overruled the advice of his most senior civil servant in making the replacement of the ‘Pacer’... continue
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Secondary stories
Spread betting could be used to challenge official road traffic forecasts under a proposal put forward this week by  a prominent transport... continue
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