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Local Transport Today
In brief
The DfT should build a more sophisticated understanding of business travel behaviour to help inform policies to cut car use, according to a new... continue
Local Transport Today
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Government grant to encourage public transport and active travel use should offer local authorities a mix of revenue and capital grant in order to... continue
Local Transport Today
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The Government has set up a cycle proofing working group to advise public bodies across the UK on ensuring that the built environment is safe,... continue
Local Transport Today
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Andrew Forster
The City of Edinburgh Council is in talks with outdoor advertising firm JCDecaux about establishing a bike hire scheme for the Scottish... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
More than 1,400 people were injured in incidents involving buses in London in the final three months of 2014, according to figures released by... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Roger Sexton, Nottingham NG1
In its investigation into smartcard ticketing (‘Pteg gives thumbs-down to bus operators’ smart ticket initiative’ LTT 20 Feb), Pteg... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Keith Peat, Driver’s Union, Sutton on Sea, Lincolnshire
Oh dear. Rachel Aldred may be a senior lecturer of transport at the University of Westminster but her rhetoric about cycling and drivers is hardly... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Government has announced a further £32m of support for electric vehicles to 2020. The funding comprises: £15m to continue the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Almost 23,000 road traffic accidents involving cyclists were recorded by the police in Greater London over five years (2009-2013), according to a... continue
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Local Transport Today
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Oxfordshire County Council is exploring ways to secure the future of the city’s bike hire scheme after expiry of the DfT’s Local... continue
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Local Transport Today
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Transport groups in Scotland have voiced concern about a proposed cut in spending on active travel by the Government next year. The South East... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Jonathan Raper
It is becoming universally acknowledged that every transport operator and city government needs a travel app. This has created a rich landscape of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Local sustainable transport fund projects have been allocated a further £65m so they can continue into the next parliament.  The DfT... continue
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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
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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
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