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What do the closures of DriveNow and Blue City tell us about car clubs?

What do the closures of DriveNow and Blue City tell us about car clubs?
Patrick Cresswell, Ubeeqo

The end of 2019 saw the news that two one-way car sharing services will be closing in the UK. Bollore’s point-to-point electric-only service, Blue City, will no longer be operating in London, the news... continue

10 Jan 2020Local Transport Today Comment

Phil Goodwin

Phil Goodwin

Road user charging again? New principles for an old issue

In one of its last acts before the General Election, the House of Commons transport select committee announced that it would be...

10 Jan 2020Local Transport Today Comment

Nothing will be gained by starting HS2 in the north
William Barter Towcester, Northants NN12

Were I, with all the authority of a redundant station-master turned part-time timetable clerk, to start sounding off on economics, history, energy policy, or utilities regulation, I would make a fool of myself. However, recent months have seen specialists in those subjects pronounce on what can and... continue

10 Jan 2020Local Transport Today Comment
Could trolleybuses help solve the electric bus conundrum?

Could trolleybuses help solve the electric bus conundrum?
Ray Bentley, Bere Alston PL20

The development of all-electric buses hits two problems.... continue

10 Jan 2020Local Transport Today Comment

Newspaper’s ill-considered support for free bus travel
Roger Sexton, Nottingham NG1

Congratulations for your reporting on The Times’  leader article about bus services (‘Times comes out in favour of free bus-based public transport system’ LTT 20 Dec). When I read this on the day of its publication I was astounded. A newspaper that a few days earlier had been... continue

10 Jan 2020Local Transport Today Comment

E-scooters should be part of the UK’s transport mix
Wayne Moore

On reading the letter by Roger Davies, ‘San Francisco shows the folly of an e-scooter free-for-all’ (LTT 20 Dec 19) I thought, well that could easily apply to cars in the UK.  Roger assumes that in the UK bikes, e-scooter and skateboards will replace short journeys made by public... continue

10 Jan 2020Local Transport Today Comment

In Passing

Interesting news from Germany where the Green Party is scoring more than 20 per cent in the polls and could become the ‘kingmaker’ in elections next year. Party leader Robert Habeck thinks the success is partly down to the party eschewing any authoritarian tendencies. “I... continue

10 Jan 2020Local Transport Today Comment

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