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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
Local Transport Today
In brief
A personalised journey planning system for hospital patients has been launched in Strathclyde. The scheme is a joint initiative of Strathclyde... continue
Local Transport Today
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
Local Transport Today
News
Mott MacDonald has been formally appointed by Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company as lead designer for all infrastructure on the MASDAR project which... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Meera Rambissoon
MVA Consultancy’s specialist Smarter Travel Directorate has been appointed to deliver a Personal Travel Planning (PTP) project as part of... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
A personalised travel planning project is to get underway in Dundee this summer as part of the city’s £2.2m travel active programme,... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Significant additions to the trunk road network are unnecessary, argues a leading transport academic, because the amount of personal travel... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Meera Rambissoon
Large urban areas across England are being given the chance to bid to become the country's first Sustainable Travel City, transport minister Paul... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Meera Rambissoon
Plans for the London mayor Boris Johnson's London's Cycle Hire scheme have moved a step closer this week, as Transport for London began submitting... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Meera Rambissoon
Busy roads, slower speeds, extra taxes – but we'll carry on driving Britain is more dependent than ever on cars, according to a study... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Cambridgeshire County Council is to look into the idea of a personal  transport system to connect a park-and-ride with nearby developments. The... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
David Metz, Centre for Transport Studies, University College London
Recalling the 1977 report of Fried, Havens and Thall, a pioneering study of the theoretical basis of personal travel behaviour, Phil Goodwin pays... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Dundee’s residents are to receive visits from travel advisers as part of efforts to encourage citizens to adopt healthier lifestyles. Dundee... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The National Trust has commissioned consultants to develop a visitor travel plan for the Wicken Fen Vision in Cambridgeshire, a project to create a... continue
Local Transport Today
Interview
A nyone following recent developments in the ‘smarter choices’ agenda could be forgiven for wondering if Transport for London had been... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Cambridgeshire County Council’s travel for work partnership and transport academics from Loughborough University are participating in an EU... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A new report on the ‘eco’ or low-carbon car describes how increased safety and reduced fuel consumption can be designed into affordable,... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
By Nigel Humphries, Policy advisor, Association of British Drivers, Worcester
I’m sure Terence Bendixson’s friendship with Mayer Hillman is still intact (Letters 31 Oct) but he misses the point. Like the Association... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
By Robert Davis, Chair, Road Danger Reduction Forum, London
I’m somewhat puzzled that Terence Bendixson takes the time to write in to support allegations of the supposed personal motivation of Mayer... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
By Bob Pinkett
Without wishing to state the obvious – but I will anyway – we are really beginning to see travel plans morph into a commodity product.... continue
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