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Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Rik Thomas
The latest accessibility data from the DfT tells us that the average minimum travel time to the seven key services analysed (employment, primary... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Jenny Jones
The story of London’s transport systems over the last decade has undoubtedly been an overall success; this is particularly true of the roads,... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
By Ray Bentley, Bere Alston, Devon
Most reporting on concessionary fares is, understandably, based on media releases about whether the DfT is paying the travel concession authorities... continue
Local Transport Today
People/consultants
Karen Lucas has left the Centre for Sustainable Development at the University of Westminster, where she was a principal research fellow, to join the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
People who live on heavily trafficked streets have far fewer friends and acquaintances nearby than those living on lightly trafficked streets,... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Welsh Assembly members have urged the Assembly Government to extend the concessionary travel scheme for the elderly and disabled to community... continue
Local Transport Today
People/consultants
Bob Coe has set up his own company, eo consulting, specialising in the development and delivery of socially inclusive transport and mobility. He was... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The DfT proposes an incremental approach to incorporating social and distributional impacts into appraisal. The first step will be to pilot GIS... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport project promoters in England and Wales could have to prepare 'social inclusion reports' on their schemes under plans being considered by... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
MVA Consultancy has completed a review for the Department for Children, Families and Schools of how local authorities have responded to the statutory... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Victoria Harvey
The view from Wing in Buckinghamshire is far less depressing than your last editorial makes out, despite the vocal minority who are fervent in their... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Phil Longdon
It seems strange that the DfT believes that rising incomes are responsible for 60% of traffic growth, given the same Department quoted the A6017 as... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A review into the effectiveness of accessibility planning is being undertaken by the DfT. Accessibility planning was promoted in the Making the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Commission for Integrated Transport, the Government's independent transport advisory body, is advertising for three new members. Applicants are... continue
Local Transport Today
Phil Goodwin
Phil Goodwin is professor of transport policy at the Centre for Transport and Society, University of West of England, Bristol (Phil.Goodwin@uwe.ac.uk), and emeritus professor at University College London
As many of my readers will know already, there exists within the internet a set of games whose activities seek to emulate the characteristics of... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
By Rachel White
How far is too far? What is the distance that people are willing and/or able to walk to get to the places they need to get to? And how long does it... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
On 6 October The Guardian's public services editor, David Brindle, was critical of transport's role in dealing with the problem of social exclusion.... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Peter Headicar, Department of Planning, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford OX3
Well done for giving prominence to the current threat to land use/transport integration posed by the interim report of the Barker Review and other... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Stephen Wood,Department for Regional Development ,Northern Ireland,Belfast
I read Steve Atkins' Viewpoint article with particular interest ('It's time we took a closer look at how transport projects impact on different... continue
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