TfL to convert and rebase London ONE model into Aimsun Next

TfL to convert and rebase London ONE model into Aimsun Next

Aimsun has a long working history with TfL, and its software is already licensed to TfL through the city’s Strategic Modelling Framework and the Operational Modelling... continue

23 May 2019Local Transport Today News
Inspiring women in transport recognised

Inspiring women in transport recognised

Mark Moran

The winners of the 2019 everywoman in Transport & Logistics Awards have been revealed. Over the past 12 years... continue

14 Jun 2019Local Transport Today News
12 Jun 2019Local Transport Today News
Data and Modelling 2019

Data and Modelling 2019

Juliana O'Rourke

Our contributors to Data & Modelling 2019, and this year’s... continue

8 Jun 2019Local Transport Today Supplements

Transport policy-makers ‘must grasp power of algorithms’

Peter Stonham

Transport policy needs to recognise the arrival of the age of algorithms and policy- makers must become algorithmically literate to deal with a range of challenges from machine-driven systems, Governments have been warned. A new report by the International Transport Forum, presented last week at... continue

7 Jun 2019Local Transport Today News
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DfT has ‘gone rogue on climate change'

DfT has ‘gone rogue on climate change'

The DfT has “gone rogue” on climate change, sidelining the issue in its plans, policies and guidance to local authorities and bodies such... continue

7 Jun 2019Local Transport Today News

New ride-hailing app for London

A new ride-hailing app has been launched in London to rival Uber. Kapten charges a minimum price of £5 and is reportedly making a large loss on each trip as it tries to build its market share. The company already operates in Paris, Lyon, and the  Côte d'Azur region in France, as... continue

7 Jun 2019Local Transport Today News

Accessible transport and parking survey launched

The Business Disability Forum is seeking the views of people with a disability or long-term condition on public transport and accessible parking. The Business Disability Forum is a non-profit membership organisation that seeks to transform the life chances of disabled people. It brings together... continue

3 Jun 2019Parking Review News

Councils raise £242m from parking permits, suggests survey

Local authorities have raised around £242m from parking permits over the last three years, according to a new study by Churchill Car Insurance. The study revealed that in 2017 roads with permits generated £87.6m in revenue, a 13% increase on 2016. However, the figure dropped last year... continue

3 Jun 2019Parking Review News
Campion to head up TRL’s parent group

Campion to head up TRL’s parent group

Paul Campion will be the new group chief executive of the board of TRF, the holding company of transport research body TRL. Campion was until... continue

30 May 2019Local Transport Today News
Road safety targets and a Vision Zero approach must be adopted across England, says RoSPA

Road safety targets and a Vision Zero approach must be adopted across England, says RoSPA

The Government should take a lead from Scotland and Wales and adopt road safety targets across England to push down the number of deaths and casualties, according to the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA). In 2017, 1,544 people were killed on England’s roads – the most since 2011 – and the number of people killed and... continue

25 May 2019Local Transport Today News
Eco Innovators: government calls on next generation to design the future of transport

Eco Innovators: government calls on next generation to design the future of transport

The government has launched a competition for 7 to 19 year olds to design the electric vehicle chargepoints of the future, inspiring the next generation of engineers — a key aim of the modern Industrial Strategy. The ‘Eco Innovators’ competition aims to inspire young people to use their creative and engineering skills.... continue

25 May 2019Local Transport Today News
Modelling World 2019: Jacobs supports delegate places for students

Modelling World 2019: Jacobs supports delegate places for students

Modelling World 2019, 4 & 5 June, Birmingham: Supported delegate places for students Our event partner Jacobs is kindly sponsoring 10 full delegate places for students who are interested in sharing ideas about the key issues to be discussed at Modelling... continue

25 May 2019Local Transport Today News
Corethree hits record-breaking milestone of 100,000,000 mobile tickets sold

Corethree hits record-breaking milestone of 100,000,000 mobile tickets sold

Corethree, Europe’s leading mobile ticketing and data insights provider, today (21 May 2019) announced that it has reached an unprecedented milestone of one hundred million mobile tickets sold on behalf of its transport operator partners; testament to the growing popularity of mobile... continue

25 May 2019Local Transport Today News
24 May 2019Local Transport Today News
Dilks responds to CoMoUK’s London calling

Dilks responds to CoMoUK’s London calling

CoMoUK, the charity that promotes the social, environmental and economic benefits of shared transport, or collaborative mobility, has been on a journey. The... continue

24 May 2019Local Transport Today News

Doubt over road’s CO2 neutrality claim

Rhodri Clark

The Welsh Government has declined to explain why it continues to claim that the proposed M4 Relief Road will be carbon neutral when the claim is based on assumptions about vehicle fuels that have been overtaken by events. First minister Mark Drakeford is due to make an announcement in the first... continue

24 May 2019Local Transport Today News

N Wales multi-modal model procurement

Transport for Wales is inviting bids for the development, operation and maintenance of a multi-modal model of North Wales. The contract runs from July to the end of March 2022. The model should be ready by December 2020.... continue

24 May 2019Local Transport Today News
Monitoring of active travel ‘must improve’

Monitoring of active travel ‘must improve’

Welsh local authorities have been asked to improve their monitoring of active travel as they were awarded grants by the Welsh Government. Deputy transport minister Lee... continue

24 May 2019Local Transport Today News
TfL to start collecting data on Tube users

TfL to start collecting data on Tube users

Transport for London is to start capturing depersonalised wi-fi connection data from millions of London Underground passengers’ phones from early July.  ... continue

24 May 2019Local Transport Today News

Arcadis and PTV form partnership

Engineering consultancy Arcadis has formed an urban mobility partnership with transport software company PTV Group. Stephan Ritter, Arcadis’s group executive for innovation and transformation, said: “Arcadis is excited to partner with PTV to discover additional ways that mobility data... continue

24 May 2019Local Transport Today News

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