Traffic removal: initiatives to improve the nation's health

Traffic removal: initiatives to improve the nation's health

Juliana O'Rourke

The related problems of air pollution and congestion impact negatively on key risks to the public's health: namely cardiovascular disease, lung cancer and respiratory diseases,... continue

12 Jan 2018Local Transport Today News
16 Jan 2018Local Transport Today News
Little interest from councils in grants for on-street EV chargepoints, says DfT

Little interest from councils in grants for on-street EV chargepoints, says DfT

Deniz Huseyin

The take-up of government grants for on-street electric vehicle chargepoints... continue

15 Jan 2018Local Transport Today News
15 Jan 2018Local Transport Today News
Low Emission Bus Zones in the capital 'contribute to improvements in air quality'

Low Emission Bus Zones in the capital 'contribute to improvements in air quality'

Sadiq Khan, the Mayor of London, has revealed that for the first time since modern records began London was entering the third week of January without having breached legal limits for toxic nitrogen dioxide (NO2) air pollution. The London Mayor’s Office has claimed that the introduction of Low Emission Bus Zones in... continue

15 Jan 2018Local Transport Today News
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Northern Forest to improve health and wellbeing through better  air quality and  accessible local green spaces

Northern Forest to improve health and wellbeing through better air quality and accessible local green spaces

The Woodland Trust and Community Forests in the north of England have been working together on developing the concept of a new Northern Forest, which will accelerate the creation of new woodland and support sustainable management of existing woods right across the area. Many more trees, woods and forests will deliver a better environment for all by: improving air quality in our towns and cities; mitigating flood risk in key catchments;... continue

15 Jan 2018Local Transport Today News
15 Jan 2018Local Transport Today News
New report forecasts an increased uptake of active transport modes with MaaS

New report forecasts an increased uptake of active transport modes with MaaS

Juliana O'Rourke

A new report from the MaasLab at UCL, commissioned by TfL, provides... continue

12 Jan 2018Local Transport Today News
Replace shared space 'concept' with street design that meets the requirements of all users

Replace shared space 'concept' with street design that meets the requirements of all users

Juliana O'Rourke

CIHT has finally launched its review of the issue of shared space and how it is being... continue

12 Jan 2018Local Transport Today News
Bike share responsibility and regulation: do we need a national standard?

Bike share responsibility and regulation: do we need a national standard?

Juliana O'Rourke

Responsibility and regulation is becoming an increasingly hot topic for... continue

12 Jan 2018Local Transport Today News
City of London launches cargo bike delivery service

City of London launches cargo bike delivery service

Deniz Huseyin

A cargo bike delivery service has been launched in... continue

11 Jan 2018Local Transport Today News
11 Jan 2018Local Transport Today News
11 Jan 2018Local Transport Today News
Main barrier to active school travel is fear over safety, survey finds

Main barrier to active school travel is fear over safety, survey finds

Patrick McDonnell

Fears over safety is the main reason why parents and carers will not... continue

9 Jan 2018Local Transport Today News
EU-funded trailway opens in north Dorset

EU-funded trailway opens in north Dorset

Patrick McDonnell

A new safer route for walkers, cyclists and horse riders, connecting the villages of Okeford Fitzpaine and... continue

9 Jan 2018Local Transport Today News

Rail has never enjoyed a level playing field with road

John Helm Chatham ME4

In his latest anti-rail rant, Paul Withrington (Letters LTT08 Dec 17) invokes the ghost of Dr Beeching to justify dismemberment of the system. While it is true that a small part of the network will generate a disproportionately large amount of traffic, that truism is also applicable to transport... continue

5 Jan 2018Local Transport Today Comment
Planning Ahead....

Planning Ahead....

Jack Semple

Planning ahead to take advantage of future... continue

5 Jan 2018Local Transport Today Comment
The UK needs more transport modellers – and the world

The UK needs more transport modellers – and the world

Fred Ewing

Since our industry came out of the recession proper... continue

5 Jan 2018Local Transport Today Comment

Herts extends highways contracts

Hertfordshire County Council is to negotiate extensions for two highways contracts, saying that now is not a good time to re-tender. Extensions of up to five years will be negotiated with highways service term contractor Ringway, and client support term contract suppliers Opus International... continue

5 Jan 2018Local Transport Today Business Briefing

Oxon town procures bus routes

A town council in Oxfordshire is tendering for an improved bus network in the town.  Henley on Thames Town Council has spent £19,000 a year for the last two years supporting the town’s bus services following Oxfordshire County Council withdrawal of funding. Local operator... continue

5 Jan 2018Local Transport Today News

Green light for bigger Oxford P&R

Oxford City Council has approved a planning application to enlarge the Seacourt park-and-ride site in the west of the city from 794 to 1,452 spaces.... continue

5 Jan 2018Local Transport Today News

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