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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport minister Baroness Kramer says she will be looking for evidence of commitments to spend on ‘sustainable’ transport schemes in... continue
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Main editorial comment
Local Transport Today
Public authorities have marked the end of the calendar year with their characteristic blizzard of desk-clearing policy announcements that will take... continue
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Phil Goodwin
Phil Goodwin
The phrase ‘exit strategy’ has been heard much in political discussion in recent years, mainly given a boost by the military consequences... continue
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Regular news
Lee Baker
A nationwide survey of professionals involved in smarter choices reveals a nine per cent increase in those who believe that measures to promote... continue
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In brief
A bespoke journey planner for South Hampshire has been launched, funded by the DfT’s Local Sustainable Transport Fund. As well as giving... continue
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Letters to the editor
Tim Pharoah, London SW16
Personal Travel Planning (PTP) is a potentially valuable tool for achieving mode shift away from the car driving, but are current projects cutting... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Have you ever had a visit from a personal travel planner? No? Well, if your doorbell rings next summer (and you live in England), there’s a... continue
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When it comes to sustainable travel, first thoughts may not turn to marketing and communications. That’s understandable; most Local Sustainable... continue
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Jon Parker, director of Integrated Transport Planning Limited (ITP)
In 2007/08 I was fortunate to lead a dedicated research team* that undertook a major study on behalf of the Department for Transport (DfT) examining... continue
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Paul Johnson, chair of the Swindon and Wiltshire Local Enterprise Partnership (SWLEP)
Swindon and Wiltshire Local Enterprise Partnership (SWLEP), like many other LEPs, has had to be reactive to the requirements of central government.... continue
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Daniel Godfrey, principal transport planner, URS
Putting together a Local Sustainable Transport Fund (LSTF) programme has a lot in common with making a giant cake. Some ingredients are required in... continue
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Articles
The late summer and autumn of 2013 has seen residential personalised travel planning (PTP) take place in a number of local communities across... continue
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Mark Moran
There is not a single solution to reducing traffic congestion and a package approach is required. This means that in addition to the necessary... continue
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Thomas Stokell, director and Sama Alyasiri, head of projects, Challenge for Change
The term ‘behaviour change’ is not a new one. Coined in 1975 by Martin Fishbein and later developed by Icek Ajzen, behaviour change... continue
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Freddie Talberg, chief executive officer, PIE Mapping
There is a certain inevitability for Local Sustainable Transport Funding (LSTF) schemes to focus on the obvious – reducing car travel,... continue
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Gordon Baker, Managing director of JMP Consultants
Debate continues over both the affordability of transport investments and the best way of meeting future travel demand to achieve sustainable... continue
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TfGM is providing training for Jobcentre Plus staff and Prime Work Programme contractors to ensure that they are fully aware of new journey planning... continue
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Greater Manchester has a reputation for doing things the smart way. When it comes to transport, the region boasts the country’s biggest light... continue
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Articles
Lynn Sloman, Director of Transport for Quality of Life
I recently had the pleasurable, but daunting, experience of being commissioned to prepare a sustainable travel ‘blueprint’ for the city... continue
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Feature
Greg Hartshorn, ATKINS
Is ‘smarter travel’ now part of mainstream transport planning and delivery by local authorities? The team at Atkins has taken the... continue
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