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Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Daniel Black, Liveable Neighbourhoods Project Officer, Sustrans, Bristol BS1
The Manual for Streets (and now the Eco-towns Prospectus) recommends "in general" full permeability for all modes. In other words, cars... continue
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Regular news
The DfT is working with the Department for Communities and Local Government on a new methodology to capture the economic benefits that new housing... continue
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The Government has pledged £300m of funding to help support the delivery of new transport and other infrastructure that will be needed to... continue
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The Government has spelt out four possible alternatives to the proposed Planning Gain Supplement that could be used to capture developer... continue
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Local authorities and developers in England are being invited to come forward with proposals to build new 'eco-towns' that would promote public... continue
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A car club and a mechanical car stacking system are to be two features of a new 22-storey mixed use development in the heart of Ilford town centre.... continue
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A Local Transport Bill and a Bill to change the way major transport infrastructure projects are delivered in England are almost certain to be... continue
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Progress of plans
Transport infrastructure for the Olympic Park includes a 'transportation zone' - a 60-stand area where shuttle buses will transport competitors to... continue
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Regular news
Research to help local authorities, consultants and developers calculate the demand for car parking in residential developments has been published by... continue
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Sub story to regular feature
Whilst doing everything possible to encourage walking, cycling and the use of public transport, the Manual for Streets acknowledges that, in the real... continue
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Sub story to regular feature
The MfS has been labelled 'anti-car' in certain sections of the popular press, such as The Sunday Times (see graphic right) because it contains... continue
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Regular feature
The Manual for Streets, a joint publication between the Department for Transport (DfT) and the Department for Communities and Local Government... continue
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Viewpoint
By Andrew Cameron
At the heart of Manual for Streets (see feature pp14-17) is a fundamental shift in thinking on the part of engineers, urban designers, local... continue
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Regular news
An obstacle to the delivery of Transport for London's East London Transit bus scheme looked set to be removed this week with the London Borough of... continue
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In brief
There is a general presumption against building junctions on the trunk road network in Scotland to serve new developments, according to new guidance... continue
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Transport secretary Douglas Alexander has announced the basis for a deal to deliver a station at Woolwich as part of the Crossrail scheme. Alexander... continue
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Sir Rod Eddington's transport study presents the Government with the dilemma of trying to target transport spending where it will contribute most to... continue
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Local authorities should be bound by a statutory target to reduce urban traffic, which would be included in local transport plans by 2008, according... continue
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The consortium of local authorities backing an East-West Rail route between Oxford and Milton Keynes is proposing a new tariff on housing development... continue
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The DfT has backed down on plans to limit the requirement on developers to assess the impact of generated traffic on the local road network to just... continue
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