Happy 10th birthday to the ‘Mini Holland’ poster child

Happy 10th birthday to the ‘Mini Holland’ poster child

Once upon a time, on my birthday in 2013 to be precise, the then Mayor of London launched his ‘Vision for Cycling’ in the city. I forget what became... continue

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4 Jun 2024Local Transport Today Comment
Parking policy should support action to tackle climate change

Parking policy should support action to tackle climate change

Despite parking policy being a cost-effective intervention that can have a significant positive impact on climate, road safety, air quality and accessibility, it is under-utilised in London. Climate campaign group Possible has teamed up with... continue

17 Jun 2024Parking Review News
OBE for Hawes in King's Birthday Honours list

OBE for Hawes in King's Birthday Honours list

Mike Hawes, chief rxecutive of the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), has been awarded an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) for services to the... continue

17 Jun 2024EVolution News
Wild takes over from Thurston as chief executive at HS2 Ltd

Wild takes over from Thurston as chief executive at HS2 Ltd

HS2 Ltd has appointed Mark Wild OBE as its new Chief Executive. He will oversee civil engineering works along the route from London to the West Midlands. Wild’s appointment forms part of a series of reforms across the project... continue

7 Jun 2024Local Transport Today People
Wilson moves from CIHT to London Assembly

Wilson moves from CIHT to London Assembly

Isobel Wilson has joined the London Assembly as a Policy Officer at The London Assembly. She previously spent two years as Policy Advisor at the Chartered... continue

7 Jun 2024Local Transport Today People
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Brader retires 26 years after setting up ITP

Brader retires 26 years after setting up ITP

Colin Brader has retired from ITP after 26 years as Founder, Managing Director and International Director of the consultancy. He played a pivotal role in building the company... continue

7 Jun 2024Local Transport Today People
Top role for Kindleysides at CILT International

Top role for Kindleysides at CILT International

Sharon Kindleysides has been appointed new Secretary General at the Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport (CILT) International. She was previously Chief Executive of CILT (UK)... continue

7 Jun 2024Local Transport Today People

Wheeler heads for Liverpool City Region

David Wheeler has joined Liverpool City Region Combined Authority as Enterprise Architect. He previously spent four years as Technical Director at Mott MacDonald.... continue

7 Jun 2024Local Transport Today People
Carruthers is new President at ADEPT

Carruthers is new President at ADEPT

Ann Carruthers has been elected new President of directors’ body ADEPT taking over from Anthony Payne. She is Director of Environment and... continue

7 Jun 2024Local Transport Today People
Council for Net Zero Transport members revealed

Council for Net Zero Transport members revealed

The full membership of the new independent Council for Net Zero Transport has been revealed by the Zemo Partnership, a not-for-profit organisation championing transport... continue

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Campaign group urges Labour to shelve ‘white elephant’ road schemes

Campaign group urges Labour to shelve ‘white elephant’ road schemes

Deniz Huseyin

The future of roads policy in England has been called into... continue

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6 Jun 2024Local Transport Today News
Narayanan leaves Edinburgh Council

Narayanan leaves Edinburgh Council

City of Edinburgh Council’s Head of Placemaking and Mobility Daisy Narayanan has moved on to the new role of Public Realm... continue

6 Jun 2024Local Transport Today People
Witzel joins Transport Focus board

Witzel joins Transport Focus board

Sandra Witzel has joined Transport Focus as a member of the board. She is an experienced company director, board trustee,... continue

6 Jun 2024Local Transport Today People
Road pricing is coming – but what form will it take?

Road pricing is coming – but what form will it take?

The funding and decarbonisation of road transport in the UK continues to be a hot topic. The Treasury anticipates a shortfall of around £28bn in the annual tax take owing to lower fuel duty as the... continue

6 Jun 2024Local Transport Today Comment
6 Jun 2024Local Transport Today News

Project showing cost benefits of active travel published after five-year delay

Deniz Huseyin

A modelling project that calculated how much funding was required to meet national active travel targets in England has finally been published by DfT five years after it was produced. This followed a legal challenge by Transport Action Network (TAN). The paper, which assessed the Government’s... continue

6 Jun 2024Local Transport Today News
Data, AI and innovation will ‘radically reshape transport’ says ITS UK

Data, AI and innovation will ‘radically reshape transport’ says ITS UK

Deniz Huseyin

Calls for the next Government to be at the forefront of self-driving... continue

6 Jun 2024Local Transport Today News

Five-year road investment strategy postponed

Deniz Huseyin

Details of which road schemes will be included in the next five-year investment strategy, which was due to be published at the end of May, will now not be released until after the General Election. The third road investment strategy (RIS3) draft will outline which road schemes the Government will... continue

6 Jun 2024Local Transport Today News
6 Jun 2024Local Transport Today News

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