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Local Transport Today
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There is no agreement within the transport sector about how the impact of transport schemes on the local economy should be modelled, according to a... continue
Local Transport Today
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Transport modellers are ill-equipped to understand how changes in urban lifestyles and technology will affect peoples’ travel behaviour, a... continue
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Letters to the editor
Vanessa Kovacevic, Newmarket IP28
In his article celebrating the 50th anniversary of Traffic in Towns, John Dales derides those of us who continue to believe that ‘predict and... continue
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Local Transport Today
An interesting discussion about whether the volume of work involved in modelling and appraising local transport major schemes is appropriate, or... continue
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People/consultants
Chris Hanley has joined consultant Atkins to lead on its travel demand management work. He joins from SKM Colin Buchanan, where he was team leader... continue
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Regular news
by Andrew Forster
The DfT has launched a consultation on options for a new multi-billion pound road crossing of the Thames to the east of London, which, it says, could... continue
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The Local Government Technical Advisors Group is proposing uniting the group with ADEPT (the Association of Directors of Environment, economy,... continue
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Scotland’s travel behaviour change programme has succeeded in delivering increases in active travel, according to the final evaluation report... continue
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Transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin has criticised the National Audit Office for producing a less than complimentary report about the... continue
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Bus Service Operators Grant (BSOG) offers a benefit:cost ratio of about 2.4 in Metropolitan areas but only 1.3-1.4 in rural areas, according to the... continue
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A NEW report from consultant CE Delft, and commissioned jointly by environmental charities WWF and RSPB and the Heathrow campaign group HACAN, argues... continue
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Letters to the editor
Derek Halden, Edinburgh EH4
Alan Wenban Smith (‘If our transport appraisal methods are so smart, why is our transport system so poor?’ LTT 19 Apr) argues that... continue
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Viewpoint
Lee Baker
The buzz at the Cycle City Expo event was tangible, with early 500 registered delegates all wanting a role in ‘getting Britain cycling’... continue
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Letters to the editor
Paul Withrington, Director, Transport Watch, Northampton NN2
What a relief it was to read Professor Cochrane’s measured article about Richard Beeching (‘Revisiting Dr Beeching – the butcher or... continue
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Viewpoint
Alan Wenban-Smith, Urban & Regional Policy
Since Sir Rod Eddington’s report on transport and the economy in 2006, economic growth has been the prime aim of public investment in... continue
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Secondary stories
The Transport Planning Society says the DfT is undermining its own transport appraisal methods by planning to reform the Highways Agency’s... continue
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Regular news
Traffic levels on a recently built bridge across the Forth estuary are running more than 30% lower than forecast, according to analysis published by... continue
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In brief
The DfT has outlined plans to toughen up monitoring and evaluation of transport projects. The Monitoring and evaluation strategy is light on detail... continue
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Letters to the editor
Mike Crowhurst, Garforth, Leeds LS25
It was to be expected that the ‘Beeching 50’ anniversary would produce the recent crop of nostalgic coverage in the broadcast media and... continue
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