Using data and technology to reimagine transport

Using data and technology to reimagine transport

Nitish Bakshi

The response to Covid-19, both globally and more so in the UK, has been the perfect example of data-driven decision-making. Transport data formed a key part of this intelligence, with the monitoring of the movement of people and goods, and its impact of lockdown, being core to the... continue

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6 Jul 2020Local Transport Today News
Map reveals locations of pop-up walking and cycling measures – and where more are needed

Map reveals locations of pop-up walking and cycling measures – and where more are needed

Juliana O'Rourke

Data posted on a map from not-for-profit Widen My Path is showing where... continue

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6 Jul 2020Local Transport Today News
English international travel corridors revealed

English international travel corridors revealed

Mark Moran

Passengers returning to or visiting England from countries such as Germany, Greece, France, Italy and Spain will no longer need to... continue

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3 Jul 2020Parking Review News
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26 Jun 2020Local Transport Today Features

10mph advisory limits mooted for Stockport district centres

Temporary road closures, timed closures of streets outside schools, new cycle lanes, and advisory 10mph speed limits are among the Covid-19 social distancing traffic management measures being implemented by councils across the country. Gloucestershire County Council has installed water-filled... continue

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26 Jun 2020Local Transport Today News
LTT Online Reader Discussion report

Future of car travel discussion focuses on a new balance in personal mobility

LTT Online Reader Discussion report Future of car travel discussion focuses on a new balance in personal mobility

There was surprising unanimity amongst the five panellists at last week’s LTT online discussion about how the car fits into the UK’s changing travel patterns. Even the representative of car maker Nissan, Peter Stephens, its head of UK external and government, recognised that traditional approaches to car ownership and use were disappearing, and a more flexible and sustainable model of travel choices emerging. Nick Reed, the former head of mobility... continue

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26 Jun 2020Local Transport Today Comment

Decarbonisation software for councils

A free transport decarbonisation tool is being made available to local authorities by data and software company City Science. Using open datasets, the tool enables users to model the carbon emissions impact of different sets of interventions covering electrification, public transport, active... continue

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26 Jun 2020Local Transport Today News
Also coming soon…
a bespoke platform for serious discussion of transport issues

Also coming soon… a bespoke platform for serious discussion of transport issues

The exciting new LTT discussion platform to be unveiled shortly has been designed to our own specification to present ‘longform’ serious articles on local transport topics in the most effective way, and to encourage continuing interactive dialogue about the subject matter. It will carry articles authored... continue

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26 Jun 2020Local Transport Today Features
Survival depends on sharing what we have and working together

Survival depends on sharing what we have and working together

Rod Fletcher

The local transport sector is vital, but niche.... continue

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26 Jun 2020Local Transport Today Features

CCTV enforcement of cycle lanes: little to get excited about

Rik Andrew London SE6

The Government’s decision to allow camera enforcement of cycle lanes (‘CCTV powers for mandatory cycle lanes’ LTT 12 Jun) sounds like a big step forward but sadly the UK has few mandatory cycle lanes to enforce. Almost all lanes are advisory because they are easier to... continue

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26 Jun 2020Local Transport Today Comment
Third of office workers do not want to go back to offices, suggests SYSTRA survey

Third of office workers do not want to go back to offices, suggests SYSTRA survey

Mark Moran

Nearly a third of workers never want to return to the office, a survey... continue

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26 Jun 2020Parking Review News
39% of people will use public transport less as lockdown eases, suggests SYSTRA survey

39% of people will use public transport less as lockdown eases, suggests SYSTRA survey

Passenger confidence in public transport post-COVID is in decline, with journeys expected to be replaced by the car, suggests a survey undertaken by transport and research consultancy SYSTRA. Some 39% of respondents said they would use public transport less once all restrictions are lifted and 65% of those predicting a switch to car.The... continue

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26 Jun 2020Parking Review News

On reaching 800...

Congratulations on reaching LTT number 800. I think I have read every one of them, and have always respected and admired the very significant contribution you have made to many aspects of transport over the years – providing your readers with information, much of which we would not obtain... continue

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26 Jun 2020Local Transport Today Comment

Bradley leaves TfN for own consultancy

Richard Bradley has left his position as head of data, modelling and appraisal at sub-national transport body Transport for the North to set up his own consultancy, ANSA Digital Ltd. Bradley joined TfN in 2017 from Atkins, where he was technical director for intelligent mobility. He was managing... continue

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26 Jun 2020Local Transport Today People
On the way to your smartphone: the new LTT app

On the way to your smartphone: the new LTT app

Being launched within the next few weeks, a state of the art digital delivery system bringing LTT magazine to smartphones will provide subscribers with the latest capabilities and... continue

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25 Jun 2020Parking Review Opinion
Cashless payment makes more sense than ever in a Post-COVID world

Cashless payment makes more sense than ever in a Post-COVID world

Paul Moorby OBE

The benefits of cashless parking have been amplified by... continue

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25 Jun 2020Parking Review Opinion
Oxfordshire using real-time traffic simulation to reduce congestion and emissions

Oxfordshire using real-time traffic simulation to reduce congestion and emissions

Juliana O'Rourke

Oxfordshire County Council is now using real-time traffic simulation to reduce... continue

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25 Jun 2020Local Transport Today News
Sturgeon accelerates the easing of Scotland's lockdown rules

Sturgeon accelerates the easing of Scotland's lockdown rules

Mark Moran

Coronavirus restrictions will be eased considerably over... continue

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24 Jun 2020Parking Review News

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