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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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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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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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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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The Local Sustainable Transport Fund amounts to over £1 billion investment in sustainable travel awarded to 96 projects across England. The... continue
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Professor Phil Goodwin
Last year the theme of the increasingly important annual conference on smarter choices was ‘Rebooting’, and this year it will be... continue
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Baroness Kramer, Minister of State for Transport
As the new Minister of State for Transport, I have taken on responsibility for a range of transport issues. This includes the Local Sustainable... continue
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Rory McMullan, Project manager, LSTF Engagement, Landor LINKS
Over the past year Landor LINKS has been working with the Department for Transport on the Local Sustainable Transport Fund (LSTF) engagement... continue
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Phil Goodwin
Phil Goodwin
Last year the theme of the increasingly important annual conference on Smarter Choices was ‘Rebooting’, and this year it will be... continue
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The European Commission wants to help the Chinese deliver ‘sustainable’ urban transport policies. The Commission is to appoint a... continue
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The Scottish Government has announced an extra £20m over the next two years for active travel. Further details will be given in due course but... continue
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A £110,000 project to improve journey times on a main road in Wigan using personal travel plans and community-based smarter choice initiatives... continue
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