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Local Transport Today
Detail
Sustrans has acquired transport mapping and survey firm Four Point Mapping (previously called Cycle City Guides). Four Point Mapping has worked with... continue
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News
Norwegian electronic toll collection company Q-Free has purchased UK-based intelligent transport systems firm TDC Systems.  The deal is expected... continue
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Regular feature
Rik Thomas
What is the biggest change in the field of accessibility planning in the past few years? According to Simon Court, projects director at Basemap and a... continue
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Regular news
London’s trip generation database TRAVL has been merged with the nationwide service TRICS.  The two databases provide survey counts,... continue
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Letters to the editor
Stephen Plowden, London NW1
The phrase “predict and provide” first appeared in my book Towns Against Traffic, published in 1972. I used it to draw attention to... continue
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Regular news
shops, cafes, libraries and hospitals across South East Scotland could host real-time information (RTI) displays about bus services under plans being... continue
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In brief
Catapult devises innovation tool The Transport Systems Catapult is developing a tool to help local authorities and others assess the impacts of new... continue
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Letters to the editor
Peter Headicar, Oxford OX1
In your recent editorial you commented on criticisms of the Government’s ‘predict and provide’ approach to motorway planning as... continue
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Letters to the editor
Philip Sulley, Yalding, Kent ME18
Once again the DfT’s forecasts of traffic growth on the strategic road network, of some 40%, appear excessive (“Rethink ‘predict... continue
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Letters to the editor
Robert Davis, Chair, Road Danger Reduction Forum, London NW10
Your editorial “Road critics go unheard” (LTT 07 Mar) notes that many professional bodies and academics are questioning the renewed... continue
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Letters to the editor
Nick Richardson, Chair, Transport Planning Society, London
Vanessa Kovacevic, in LTT 07 Feb, referred to the Transport Planning Society’s recommendation for independent auditing of transport models used... continue
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Letters to the editor
Paul Withrington, Transport-Watch, Northampton NN2
David Metz canvasses for changes in land values to be the measure of benefits rather than the traditional time savings (ibid). I canvassed for the... continue
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Letters to the editor
Keith Buchan, Director, MTRU, London
Perhaps the most surprising thing about your interview with David Metz would be if anyone found it surprising (ibid). Even as long ago as when I did... continue
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Letters to the editor
Tom Worsley, Visiting fellow, Institute for Transport Studies, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2
I read with great interest your interview with David Metz although he is mistaken in his belief that, almost three years after my retirement from the... continue
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Letters to the editor
Robert Goodwill MP, Parliamentary under secretary of state for transport, Department for Transport, Great Minster House, London SW1P
I write following your coverage of the draft National Networks National Policy Statement (“Rethink ‘predict and provide’ roads... continue
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Viewpoint
Keith Mitchell, Peter Brett Associates
The draft National Policy Statement for national networks sets out its stall as follows: “The NPS sets out the Government’s vision and... continue
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Detail
The Highways Agency has appointed consultants Arup and URS to help develop a Congested Motorway Merge Evaluation Tool (CoMMET). The contract is... continue
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Lead Story
Andrew Forster
Roads minister Robert Goodwill this week responded to the professional debate about the Government’s road planning, saying ministers had no... continue
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Lead Story
Transport planners, local authorities, and public transport and environmental lobby groups have called on the DfT to rewrite its National Policy... continue
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