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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Chancellor comes under new pressure today to make available more funds for highway maintenance in this month's spending review. The move from groups... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The minister for local transport, Norman Baker, has hailed the "very high value-for-money" of the 12 large Local Sustainable Transport Fund... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Derek Halden, Edinburgh EH4
Alan Wenban Smith (‘If our transport appraisal methods are so smart, why is our transport system so poor?’ LTT 19 Apr) argues that... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Peter Headicar, Oxford OX1
Steve Melia’s comment piece (ibid) offered some thoughtful observations about monitoring smarter choice measures and accelerating cycling... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Lynn Sloman, Director, Transport for Quality of Life, Machynlleth SY20; Jillian Anable, Senior Lecturer in Transport, University of Aberdeen; Sally Cairns, Senior Research Fellow, TRL and UCL, Berkshire RG40
Steve Melia raises some interesting points in his recent analysis of census data for travel to work in the Sustainable Travel Towns (Darlington,... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A Birmingham business district is to use this summer’s closure of the A38 tunnels to encourage cycling. Rod Black, associate, Mode Transport,... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Steve Melia is a senior lecturer in planning and transport at the University of the West of England
Amongst the surprises contained in the 2011 Census statistics on travel to work are some encouraging and some challenging findings for supporters of... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Abigail Smith has joined consultant Steer Davies Gleave as business engagement co-ordinator for the Local Sustainable Transport Fund project of... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Leicester-based environmental transport consultancy Go Travel Solutions has appointed Hazra Patel as its new marketing assistant.... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Barry Hutton, Edinburgh EH34
The recent open letter to the Secretary of State for transport signed by 34 senior academics within the transport planning profession has called for... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Green transport consultant Go Travel Solutions has won a contract with Milton Keynes Council to undertake a three-month feasibility study into... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A business minister has angered businesses by proposing that employees should be able to request the right to come into work earlier or later to... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
London’s transport commissioner Peter Hendy (pictured) has been knighted for services to transport and the community in the Queen’s New... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT is to ask a number of local authorities to lead detailed case studies into how Local Sustainable Transport Funds have helped meet economic... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Local Sustainable Transport Fund projects have tried a number of innovative ideas to change travel behaviour across England. The conference heard... continue
Local Transport Today
Analysis
Lee Baker
Hundreds of delegates attended the DfT-supported ‘Re-booting Smarter Travel’ conference in Bristol earlier this month to share... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Centro has appointed consultants to undertake a range of travel behaviour change activities using grant from the DfT’s Local Sustainable... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Local authorities in the first wave of City Deals are waiting to hear if the DfT will give them extra flexibility in managing their Local Sustainable... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Chris Tunstall, Durham County Council’s former environment director, has been appointed interim director for sustainability, transport and... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Transport Minister Norman Baker and LTT columnist Professor Phil Goodwin will headline a two-day Landor LINKS conference to be held in Bristol on... continue
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