Fears over Crossrail 2 as approval delayed and Conservatives leave it out of manifesto

Lee Baker

Fears have been expressed in the media about the future of Crossrail 2 after confirmation that its business case will not be approved by the latest date TfL had wanted and the Conservatives left the project out of the party's manifesto. The City AM... continue

22 May 2017Local Transport Today News

Alpha investigates demand for ‘Parking Apprenticeship’

Ways of developing apprenticeships specific to the parking sector is the subject of an online survey being conducted Alpha Parking, a consultancy that has background in skills development and training. The government made major changes to the way apprenticeships are funded and delivered in the... continue

28 May 2017Parking Review News
Intelligent transportation systems in Dammam, Saudi Arabia

Intelligent transportation systems in Dammam, Saudi Arabia

Dr Muhammad Farhan, Dr Abdul Hameed Al-Mojil

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26 May 2017Local Transport Today Supplements
How modelling 'millennials' can help your region

How modelling 'millennials' can help your region

Paul Hewson

It’s easy to stereotype different generations; changing values and different levels of comfort with technology often create the sense... continue

26 May 2017Local Transport Today Supplements
Looking East

Looking East

Neill Birch

Since Kazakhstan shrugged off the... continue

26 May 2017Local Transport Today Supplements
26 May 2017Local Transport Today Supplements

Research into practice

Helen Bowkett

To many practitioners, earning a living as a transport modeller in one of many consultancies, the academic world can feel like an unknown zone. Many will have been part of it as an undergraduate or postgraduate. These ‘academics’ prepared us for the world of work.  We learnt from... continue

26 May 2017Local Transport Today Supplements
Parking simulation: a new approach to parking design

Parking simulation: a new approach to parking design

Francesco Zhou

How often do we see car parks being built, and not... continue

26 May 2017Local Transport Today Supplements
Optimising investment in transport in an uncertain future

Optimising investment in transport in an uncertain future

Larry Fawkner

We can’t predict future demand, but the transport... continue

26 May 2017Local Transport Today Supplements
Population movements

Population movements

Tor Vorraa

Streetlytics allows users to make well-informed decisions... continue

26 May 2017Local Transport Today Supplements
26 May 2017Local Transport Today Supplements
26 May 2017Local Transport Today Supplements
Why cities need mobility disruptive technologies

Why cities need mobility disruptive technologies

Paulo Humanes

There is one thing that cities around the world have in common: their streets are congested with cars, causing traffic jams and accidents,... continue

26 May 2017Local Transport Today Supplements
What proportion of the population can shared transport appeal to?

What proportion of the population can shared transport appeal to?

Alistair Kirkbride

As we consider new models of mobility – whether these are... continue

26 May 2017Local Transport Today Comment

Teacher parking permits for Barnet

The London Borough of Barnet is to roll out a permit scheme that allows staff in schools located within controlled parking zones to park on-street. The policy is intended to reduce teacher stress and help with staff retention. Reporting the results of a trial at one school, Paul Millard,... continue

26 May 2017Local Transport Today News

Liverpool offers cars on salary sacrifice

Liverpool City Council is to procure a car hire provider to supply leased low emission cars to employees. Under the salary sacrifice scheme, employees will pay for the car from their gross salary. Although the car is treated as a benefit in kind tax liability, this is more than offset by the... continue

26 May 2017Local Transport Today News
Understanding population forecasts

Understanding population forecasts

Robert Bain

Transportation forecasting models were first implemented in the 1950s, back in the days of... continue

26 May 2017Local Transport Today Supplements
What does the smart mobility transition mean for modelling?

What does the smart mobility transition mean for modelling?

Greg Marsden

The first part of the question implies that we are in a... continue

26 May 2017Local Transport Today Supplements

Sharing open data aids innovation, says report

A ‘closed’ culture where competing businesses refuse to share data will hinder the development of mobility services, warns a new white paper from the TravelSpirit Foundation. Closed technology data and systems leads to silos of knowledge and information, which will suppress innovation,... continue

26 May 2017Local Transport Today Features
26 May 2017Local Transport Today Features
Data & Modelling 2017

Data & Modelling 2017

Juliana O'Rourke

Welcome… This year's Data and Modelling publication... continue

26 May 2017Local Transport Today Supplements

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