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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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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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The East of England Regional Assembly has called for new modelling studies of how demand management and other measures could be used to ensure that... continue
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John Dales
John Dales is on the Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment's enabling panel and is responsible for helping to deliver CABE's 'Streets for People' programme of urban design training for highways and transportation professionals. He i
With the new year just a few days old, I fell to wondering (a) what proportion of LTT readers have successfully maintained at least one resolution... continue
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Tim Pharoah London
For those who believe that new development should have a positive impact on transport emissions, environmental quality and inclusive accessibility,... continue
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All references to parking standards for new housing developments have been stripped out from a new guidance note on housing published last week by... continue
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Transport professionals and politicians are failing to take the threat of climate change seriously, by continuing to believe that demand for... continue
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Plans for hundreds of thousands of new homes in the East of England are dependent upon the Government committing to more transport investment in the... continue
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John Dales
John Dales is on the Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment's enabling panel and is responsible for helping to deliver CABE's 'Streets for People' programme of urban design training for highways and transportation professionals. He is direc
As is doubtless fresh in your mind, I finished my last column by asking if any of my readers knew how many people each year walk along Midsummer... continue
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The Government has named 45 English towns and cities as 'Growth Points' that will share £40m of funding, much of which will help with the study... continue
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Ken Baker On behalf of the friends of Central , Milton Keynes, Central Milton Keynes MK9.
I detect a degree of envy in the last paragraph of John Dales' column in LTT of 5 October. Many of us frequently walk the boulevards of Central... continue
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The East of England Regional Assembly this week suspended its support for plans to build 478,000 new homes in the region (LTT 21 Oct), because, it... continue
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The DfT has issued guidance explaining how local authorities in housing growth areas can bid for additional funds to implement transport... continue
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Local authorities in the south-east of England say they will only accept a massive expansion of housing in the region if the Government provides more... continue
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The Highways Agency has agreed to relax its development control policies to help the Government deliver new housing and economic development more... continue
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