Open your heart (in transport modelling)

Open your heart (in transport modelling)

Tom van Vuren and Robin Lovelace

Many of the software products we now use, emerged from individual efforts in public sector research and transport planning institutions at a time that commercial tools did not exist – and computing power was very limited and expensive. A fascinating history of those early days in first the... continue

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15 May 2024Local Transport Today News
Lyons gets set to take over as CIHT President

Lyons gets set to take over as CIHT President

Glenn Lyons is to be next President of Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation, taking over from Karen McShane at end of her presidential year in June. Lyons is the... continue

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22 May 2024Local Transport Today People

DfT releases new aviation forecasting and carbon emission modelling suite

Peter Stonham

The DfT has published an updated version of its modelling framework for UK aviation, including the transition to Jet Zero, and in creating the Sustainable Aviation Fuel mandate cost benefit analysis, and the provision of estimates for the expected range of aviation greenhouse gas emissions in... continue

22 May 2024Local Transport Today News

Surface access model makes big cuts in value of time

The new Aviation modelling document has made significant, but unexplained, reductions in the value of time used for passenger surface access to airports. It notes that the estimated time and money costs of accessing airports by road or rail help to determine passenger airport choice, and are thus a... continue

22 May 2024Local Transport Today News
Automated Vehicles Act becomes law

Automated Vehicles Act becomes law

Self-driving vehicles could be on British roads by 2026, after the Automated Vehicles (AV) Act received Royal Assent was signed into UK... continue

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20 May 2024EVolution News
EVA England publishes EV Drivers’ Manifesto

EVA England publishes EV Drivers’ Manifesto

EVA England has launched a manifesto that identifies the areas it feels are essential to address as the uptake of electric vehicles grows. The EV Drivers’ Manifesto... continue

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16 May 2024EVolution News
Sustainable streets: Connecting with communities

Sustainable streets: Connecting with communities

Parking consultations and changes are usually fraught with emotion and people’s connections not just to their car, but the road space (or pavement!) they park it on. As a result, there... continue

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Travel behaviour handbook published

A handbook that reveals the myriad factors influencing travel behaviour has been published by transport academics Dimitris Potoglou and Justin Spinney. The new publication explores how travel behaviour can be better understood, modelled and forecasted. Over 25 chapters, the book brings together... continue

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9 May 2024Local Transport Today News

Adopting e-bikes is making people give up cars, study finds

Deniz Huseyin

Electric bikes are encouraging people to give up their cars and motorbikes and use public transport less, says a new report by academics at the University of Lausanne, Switzerland. Research found that since adopting an e-bike, most respondents used public transport less (61%). The next most reduced... continue

9 May 2024Local Transport Today News
Experts to give DfT advice on science policy and strategy

Experts to give DfT advice on science policy and strategy

The DfT has selected a College of Experts to offer scientific advice and identify areas of research interest. The college, made up of 45 practitioners from academia and industry, is being created to “increase the... continue

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9 May 2024Local Transport Today People
Spinney takes professor role at CTS

Spinney takes professor role at CTS

Justin Spinney has been appointed the new Professor in Transport and Mobility Studies at the Centre for Transport and Society, University... continue

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9 May 2024Local Transport Today People
Used car market hits five year high as EVs reach record share

Used car market hits five year high as EVs reach record share

The UK’s used car market rose by 6.5% in the first quarter of 2024 with 1,967,923 units finding new owners – the strongest start to a year since pre-pandemic 2019, according to the latest figures published by the Society of Motor... continue

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Urgent action needed to enthuse private buyers to purchase EVs

Urgent action needed to enthuse private buyers to purchase EVs

Mark Moran

The number of vehicles on UK roads reached a record high in... continue

7 May 2024EVolution News
National Parking Platform passes 200 authority milestone

National Parking Platform passes 200 authority milestone

Mark Moran

The number of local authorities that have signed up to... continue

3 May 2024Parking Review Products & Services
Public charging infrastructure has risen by 49% over past year

Public charging infrastructure has risen by 49% over past year

Mark Moran

The number of public electric vehicle chargepoints in the UK... continue

1 May 2024EVolution News
Tesla Supercharger team disbanded

Tesla Supercharger team disbanded

Mark Moran

Tesla has axed its Supercharger division, which operates over 50,000 Superchargers globally, the... continue

1 May 2024EVolution News
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Daily Mail corrects story about electric vehicles causing potholes

Daily Mail corrects story about electric vehicles causing potholes

Mark Moran

The Daily Mail has been forced to correct an inaccurate and... continue

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29 Apr 2024EVolution News
Coventry University pioneers electric vehicle charging on the move

Coventry University pioneers electric vehicle charging on the move

Mark Moran

Coventry University is helping to create technology to charge... continue

26 Apr 2024EVolution News

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