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Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Brian Dalton, Purley CR8
The legacy effect of the Olympics has shown how many people have actually taken the plunge and taken possession of a bike. But an owner of a cycle... continue
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Regular news
Planning minister Nick Boles has angered environmental groups and some of his fellow Conservative MPs by calling for a new programme of low density... continue
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Regular news
A consortium of local authorities in the North West of England are to commission Network Rail to study ways of providing a rail connection to the... continue
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Regular news
Norfolk County Council this week rubbished claims that a series of developer-funded link roads in the north-east of the city could negate the need to... continue
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Articles
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Regular news
Leeds Councillors are considering a developer’s request for a loan to finance a new rail station in a key development area. Commercial Estates... continue
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In brief
The developer of Northstowe new town, which lies immediately south of the Cambridgeshire guided busway, looks likely to build a busway through the... continue
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Letters to the editor
Your last issue carries several letters claiming that passengers preferred rail travel to buses. This is an assertion often made but never... continue
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Regular news
Northamptonshire County Council is drawing up a new funding and delivery model for road schemes that facilitate housing and economic development.... continue
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Regular news
Planning reforms to accelerate the delivery of development in England were unveiled this week by communities and local government secretary Eric... continue
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Viewpoint
Jenny Raggett
In the late-1980s the fringes of Bristol, Weston-super-Mare and Yate were being covered with a brave new landscape of distributor roads,... continue
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Regular news
Rik Thomas
The chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation and the Institute of Highways Engineers have produced new guidance on residential parking... continue
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Secondary stories
Looking for a central London apartment, with spacious rooms, pleasant neighbours and perhaps a touch of transport history too? If so, this could be... continue
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John Dales
John Dales
If you blinked over the past fortnight you could have missed any one (or all) of a number of transport-related policy statements and utterances that... continue
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Main editorial comment
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The Government says it wants to create a change of culture, where people are less anti-development. Consequently, many of the planning reforms, such... continue
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Regular news
Lee Baker
Shire Counties this week voiced fears that some of the Government’s planning and localism reforms could hamper the delivery of transport... continue
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Regular news
Milton Keynes’ famous grid road layout will be extended into the city’s next major expansion area after the council negotiated design... continue
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Regular news
Southampton City Council is relaxing the parking standards for new residential developments in the city. The new maximum standards, which supercede... continue
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Regular news
A new bike storage facility for residents living in flats or for other locations where bike parking is a problem has been installed by the London... continue
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Regular news
New guidance on residential parking policy is being prepared by the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation and the Institute of Highway... continue
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