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Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
David Metz
I concluded my previous article by observing that average demand for personal daily travel has stabilised at about a thousand trips a year covering... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Commuting long distances and commuting by bus or coach appears to have a negative impact on people’s well-being according to a report by the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
A business travel network has been launched in Milton Keynes. Smartgo Milton Keynes will give member organisations a package of benefits including... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Richard Armitage, Managing director, Richard Armitage Transport Consultancy Ltd, Hyde, Cheshire SK14
Arun Khagram (Viewpoint LTT 24 Jan) is right to fret about the impact and effectiveness of the travel planning process, and I wish him well with the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation is inviting submissions of evidence to its inquiry into transport mobility and wellbeing,... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Arun Khagram, WestTrans
Although travel plans have been part of the transport planning mainstream in the UK since the early 2000s, their effectiveness is still constantly... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Peter Headicar, Oxford OX1
Tim Pharoah correctly points out that the effect of personalised travel plans needs to be assessed at the household level (Letters LTT 29 Nov).... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
A nationwide survey of professionals involved in smarter choices reveals a nine per cent increase in those who believe that measures to promote... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Andrew Forster
Viewers of the BBC’s This Week late night political programme last week may have been extremely wary of getting on a bike the next morning.... continue
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Letters to the editor
Tim Pharoah, London SW16
Personal Travel Planning (PTP) is a potentially valuable tool for achieving mode shift away from the car driving, but are current projects cutting... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Have you ever had a visit from a personal travel planner? No? Well, if your doorbell rings next summer (and you live in England), there’s a... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
Consultant Go Travel Solutions has won a three-year contract from Milton Keynes Council to develop a business travel network in the city. The... continue
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Sub story to feature
Jon Parker, director of Integrated Transport Planning Limited (ITP)
In 2007/08 I was fortunate to lead a dedicated research team* that undertook a major study on behalf of the Department for Transport (DfT) examining... continue
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Sub story to feature
Daniel Godfrey, principal transport planner, URS
Putting together a Local Sustainable Transport Fund (LSTF) programme has a lot in common with making a giant cake. Some ingredients are required in... continue
Local Transport Today
Articles
The late summer and autumn of 2013 has seen residential personalised travel planning (PTP) take place in a number of local communities across... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Plans are being drawn up for  on-street trials of autonomous pods in Milton Keynes. The electric vehicles with capacity for two passengers would... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
AN indepeNdent standards body should oversee the journey sharing sector and lobby public bodies to give more priority to motorists who car share,... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Hertfordshire County Council has launched an online journey planner for home-to-school trips. The tool, developed by consultant Steer Davies Gleave,... continue
Local Transport Today
Feature
Following the success of travel plans in tackling access problems at other locations, a pilot of Station Travel Plans (STPs) was set up in 2008. This... continue
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