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Local Transport Today
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Spending cuts and the Government’s ‘hands-off’ approach to local transport spending in England have prompted major cuts to spending... continue
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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
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Daventry District Council is hoping to secure Government funding for the UK’s first driverless group rapid transit (GRT) system. The system... continue
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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A major transport consultancy has called on London mayor Boris Johnson to grasp the opportunities offered by personal rapid transit. In an unusual... continue
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Monitor
Patrick McDonnell
Evocative snapshots of a bygone age of motoring in Britain are presented in a book that reproduces editions of the Highway Code from the 1930s... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
A personalised travel planning project is underway in the Low Fell area of Gateshead. The project is being delivered to 2,000 households by the... continue
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A personalised journey planning system for hospital patients has been launched in Strathclyde. The scheme is a joint initiative of Strathclyde... continue
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Viewpoint
Jillian Anable, Sally Cairns, Phil Goodwin, Alistair Kirkbride, Carey Newson, Alison Pridmore, Lynn Sloman
‘Smarter choices’ is a broad collection of different initiatives aimed at enabling people to choose improved standards of accessibility... continue
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Mott MacDonald has been formally appointed by Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company as lead designer for all infrastructure on the MASDAR project which... continue
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