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Local Transport Today
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Patterns of new housing development in Scotland should aim to reduce the demand for travel and reliance on the private car, according to the Scottish... continue
Local Transport Today
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Transport schemes will be recipients of much of the £732m grant just announced by the Department for Communities and Local Government to support... continue
Local Transport Today
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A tariff on new homes is to be used to pay for new transport infrastructure in Kent Thameside under a funding package just agreed by Dartford and... continue
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Viewpoint
By David Quarmby
The first and most important achievement of the Rail White Paper is that it actually delivers on the orderly planning process for the railways put in... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
John Onslow
In last month's Housing Green Paper the Government spoke of its ambition to deliver two million new homes in England between now and 2016 (LTT?2... continue
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Interview
Earlier this summer developers English Partnerships and Gallagher Estates published a draft masterplan for Northstowe, the new eco-town that will be... continue
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
Local Transport Today
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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
Local Transport Today
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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
Local Transport Today
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Research to help local authorities, consultants and developers calculate the demand for car parking in residential developments has been published by... continue
Local Transport Today
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
Local Transport Today
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
Local Transport Today
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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
Local Transport Today
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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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