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Local Transport Today
Regular news
North Somerset Council looks set to become the first local authority to promote a development consent order (DCO) for a railway project.  The... continue
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People/people
Andy Gibbons, Nottingham City Council’s head of public transport,  is being seconded to the DfT on a part-time basis to provide advice on... continue
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Secondary stories
The Government has dropped proposals to ban local authorities in England from using maximum parking standards to limit the volume of parking in new... continue
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Regular news
Too many major road crossings of rivers have been built without enough capacity to accommodate future growth, resulting in the need to build... continue
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Main editorial comment
Local Transport Today
Transport for London’s decision to drop its 5 per cent mode share target for cycling is of more than just local interest because many public... continue
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Viewpoint
Steve Melia, University of the West of England
When communities secretary Eric Pickles abolished Labour’s (already weakened) national parking standards, he cloaked his announcement in the... continue
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People/people
Karl le Ferla has left his post as a senior economic advisor to the Treasury, which included transport infrastructure, to set up his own consultancy,... continue
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People/people
Rebecca Gibson has joined consultant WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff as a senior transport planner in Leeds. She was a senior transport planning officer... continue
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People/people
Jonathan Tricker (pictured) has joined consultant Phil Jones Associates as a director from Parsons Brinckerhoff, where he was head of... continue
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John Dales
John Dales
Since we last spoke, I became chair of the Transport Planning Society; and this may seem as unlikely to you as it has sometimes seemed to me.... continue
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In brief
The Airports Commission has received 68,000 responses to its consultation on the three shortlisted options for airport expansion: a third runway at... continue
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Regular news
The Government’s rail electrification taskforce for the north of England has identified a priority list of 12 lines: • Calder... continue
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Main editorial comment
Brian Dalton, Purley, Surrey CR8
Regarding the London Borough of Hounslow’s plans to convert the Brentford goods branch to passenger use (‘DLR-style connection for West... continue
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Letters to the editor
Alan Wenban-Smith, Urban & Regional Policy, Birmingham B13
I have received an invitation to a DfT workshop on valuing transport investment, to be held on 13 March. Yet, as the recent progress report on the... continue
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Regular news
Hundreds of thousands of motorists may have been illegally penalised for overstaying in parking spaces on private land, such as at supermarket car... continue
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Letters to the editor
Paul Biggs, Tamworth, Staffordshire B77
20mph conference: just an echo chamber for supporters The forthcoming Landor Links-organised annual ‘20’s Plenty’ conference in... continue
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Regular news
The Scottish Government is being urged to adopt a scenario-based approach to forecasting future travel demand.  In a new report for the Scottish... continue
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Main editorial comment
 Was it just bad timing, or were DfT officials trying to make a point? Just days after releasing the exchange of letters between permanent... continue
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Regular news
A shopping street in a Leicestershire market town looks set to re-open to through traffic after traders blamed the £1.2m partial... continue
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Detail
The DfT has invited expressions of interest for the next Anglia rail franchise, which will commence in October next year. Bidders have been asked to... continue
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