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Local Transport Today
In brief
Thurrock Council is to seek bids for a £900,000 personalised journey planning project and a £625,000 programme of station travel plans... continue
Local Transport Today
News extra
On September 15 Heathrow Airport formally unveiled the ‘Heathrow pod’, the PRT system developed by UK company ULTra (of which BAA is... continue
Local Transport Today
News extra
Rik Thomas
There are currently a grand total of three personal rapid transit (PRT) systems operational in the entire world, following the formal opening of a... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
What is claimed to be the UK’s biggest personal travel planning project to cut car use was launched in Wales this week. The £4m four-year... continue
Categories: Personal travel, Wales
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Welsh Assembly Government has awarded £6m to fund measures to persuade people to reduce their car use. £1.3m will be allocated to... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Andrew Forster
LTT does not engage in any of the dubious practices of news gathering that have filled the 24-hour news and airwaves this last fortnight but it is,... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Spending cuts and the Government’s ‘hands-off’ approach to local transport spending in England have prompted major cuts to spending... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
About 2,000 households in Derry are being encouraged to cut their car use in a personalised travel planning project being led by Sustrans and... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Daventry District Council is hoping to secure Government funding for the UK’s first driverless group rapid transit (GRT) system. The system... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Wolverhampton City Primary Care Trust has appointed consultant JMP to prepare travel plans to accompany planning applications for three new primary... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Welsh Assembly Government has appointed consultants to deliver a personalised travel planning project to cut car use. Sustrans and Socialdata... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Travel Planners working on low-cost behaviour change policies to reduce car use are struggling for survival as councils focus on frontline... continue
Local Transport Today
John Dales
John Dales
This is LTT 561, right? Well, LTT 557 carried a news item covering the main findings from a recent survey of Transport Planning Society members,... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Local Transport Today
Ask travel planners about the current state of their profession and the chances are you will hear despondent tales. Many local authorities in England... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
What is claimed to be the largest ever workplace personal travel planning project is being run in Tyne and Wear. The conurbation’s smarter... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
A number of major employers in Southampton have signed up to a public-private sector workplace travel planning initiative in the city. IKEA, Carnival... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Researchers have found that many people value their commuting time between home and work, a finding that appears to conflict with how time savings... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The average number of miles that people travel within the UK each year has stabilised and may remain steady for years to come, according to a... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Residents of Tewkesbury in Gloucestershire are receiving free travel planning advice as part of a ‘healthy towns’ programme funded by the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A body set up to promote home working is being wound up after partners withdrew funds. Work Wise UK is a non-profit making initiative and was set up... continue
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