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Mainstreaming Smarter Travel

Mainstreaming Smarter Travel
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 programme, which shares best practice between the 96 projects, through a series of events and publications.  As Phil Goodwin notes in his keynote... continue

14 Nov 2013Local Transport Today Supplements
Mainstreaming Smarter Travel: Minister’s Foreword

Mainstreaming Smarter Travel: Minister’s Foreword
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

14 Nov 2013Local Transport Today Supplements
Smarter travel: Is just an eddy or really part of the mainstream?

Smarter travel: Is just an eddy or really part of the mainstream?
Greg Hartshorn, ATKINS

Is ‘smarter travel’ now part of mainstream transport... continue

14 Nov 2013Local Transport Today Supplements
Marketing the mainstream

Marketing the mainstream

When it comes to sustainable travel, first thoughts may not turn to marketing and... continue

14 Nov 2013Local Transport Today Supplements
Paving the way for smarter travel

Paving the way for smarter travel
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... continue

14 Nov 2013Local Transport Today Supplements
An enterprising vision

An enterprising vision
Paul Johnson, chair of the Swindon and Wiltshire Local Enterprise Partnership (SWLEP)

Swindon and Wiltshire Local Enterprise Partnership (SWLEP), like... continue

14 Nov 2013Local Transport Today Supplements
Choosing the right ingredients

Choosing the right ingredients
Daniel Godfrey, principal transport planner, URS

Putting together a Local Sustainable Transport Fund (LSTF) programme has a lot in common... continue

14 Nov 2013Local Transport Today Supplements
De-congesting a complicated county

De-congesting a complicated county
Mark Moran

There is not a single solution to reducing traffic congestion and a package approach is required.... continue

14 Nov 2013Local Transport Today Supplements
Changing behaviour to get people cycling

Changing behaviour to get people cycling
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... continue

14 Nov 2013Local Transport Today Supplements

Freight and deliveries are the ‘elephant in the room’ of sustainable transport
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, increasing public transport use and encouraging walking and cycling. But there’s an elephant in the room, one that tends to arrive with a diesel engine... continue

14 Nov 2013Local Transport Today Supplements
Smarter phones will enable us to travel more sustainably

Smarter phones will enable us to travel more sustainably
Gordon Baker, Managing director of JMP Consultants

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14 Nov 2013Local Transport Today Supplements

TfGM Case Study: Increasing access to employment by creating Travel Choices

TfGM is providing training for Jobcentre Plus staff and Prime Work Programme contractors to ensure that they are fully aware of new journey planning options, including cycling and walking, that will be developed through the LSTF project and beyond. The Travel Choices’ Access to Employment... continue

14 Nov 2013Local Transport Today Supplements
Manchester’s smart solutions

Manchester’s smart solutions

Greater Manchester has a reputation for doing things the smart way. When it comes to transport, the region... continue

14 Nov 2013Local Transport Today Supplements
A green and accessible land: Personalised travel planning in predominantly rural settings

A green and accessible land: Personalised travel planning in predominantly rural settings

The late summer and autumn of 2013 has seen residential personalised travel planning (PTP) take place in a number of local communities across Wiltshire. Trained travel advisers have been walking and cycling the streets in urban areas across the county bringing tailored travel information, incentives and travel challenges to the doors of its... continue

14 Nov 2013Local Transport Today Supplements
New solutions for historic problems

New solutions for historic problems
Lynn Sloman, Director of Transport for Quality of Life

I recently had the pleasurable, but daunting, experience of being commissioned to prepare a sustainable... continue

14 Nov 2013Local Transport Today Supplements

LSTF: The key numbers

The Local Sustainable Transport Fund amounts to over £1 billion investment in sustainable travel awarded to 96 projects across England. The twin objectives of the programme are to facilitate economic development while reducing carbon emissions. Associated benefits include: improved safety,... continue

14 Nov 2013Local Transport Today Supplements
Learning to go with the flow

Learning to go with the flow
Professor Phil Goodwin

Last year the theme of the increasingly important annual conference on smarter... continue

14 Nov 2013Local Transport Today Supplements

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