25 Apr 2018Local Transport Today News
25 May 2018Local Transport Today News
Grayling imposes conditions on Silvertown tunnel approval

Grayling imposes conditions on Silvertown tunnel approval

Andrew Forster

Construction of the Silvertown Tunnel in East London... continue

25 May 2018Local Transport Today News

Hertfordshire poised to join England’s Economic Heartland

Andrew Forster

Hertfordshire County Council is expected to approve plans next month to join the England’s Economic Heartland alliance of local authorities, which has ambitions to form a statutory sub-national transport body (STB).  The EEH covers a geography of central southern England stretching from... continue

25 May 2018Local Transport Today News

Cambridgeshire builds case for more transport spend

The economic case for  more investment in Cambridgeshire’s transport infrastructure is set out in an interim report from the Cambridge and Peterborough Independent Economic Review. Cambridgeshire and Peterborough elected mayor James Palmer has commissioned the review, which is chaired by... continue

25 May 2018Local Transport Today News
Planning policy ‘must support active travel’

Planning policy ‘must support active travel’

Planners are calling on the Welsh Government to strengthen active travel messages in its revised Planning Policy Wales document.  Responding to a consultation on the new... continue

25 May 2018Local Transport Today News
The opportunity of uncertainty

The opportunity of uncertainty

Michael Oliver

Most of us played with Lego as children, but I was more likely to leave lines of toy cars... continue

25 May 2018Local Transport Today News

DriveNow expands one-way car club coverage in London

Andrew Forster

One-way car club DriveNow is to expand its London operations, with four more boroughs reportedly ready to sign agreements with the operator.  DriveNow, a joint venture between BMWand Sixt, currently operates in four boroughs in the north-east of the capital – Hackney, Haringey, Islington... continue

25 May 2018Local Transport Today News
Using big data and Virtual Reality to reshape London’s oldest street

Using big data and Virtual Reality to reshape London’s oldest street

Francesco Angelelli

How is the advent of big data influencing the way we build our... continue

25 May 2018Local Transport Today News

Two more car clubs for Waltham Forest

The London Borough of Waltham Forest has authorised two more car clubs to operate in the borough. Enterprise Car Club and Ubeeqo will launch schemes with 17 and 16 vehicles respectively. Zipcar already has 47 vehicles based in the borough and more than 100 flexible car club vehicles are provided by... continue

25 May 2018Local Transport Today News

TfL considers life after LoHAC

Transport for London is seeking views from the highways market about what should replace the London highways alliance contracts (LoHAC) for delivering highways maintenance and improvement schemes when they expire in March 2021. LoHAC commenced in 2013, with four separate geographic contracts:... continue

25 May 2018Local Transport Today News

TfW sets up delivery framework

Transport for Wales (TfW) is procuring a new framework for the delivery of transport infrastructure. Firms on the STrIDE (sustainable transport infrastructure delivery) framework will deliver investments such as the South Wales Metro and North Wales Metro public transport programmes. The framework... continue

25 May 2018Local Transport Today News
25 May 2018Local Transport Today News
Putting feet into the minds of planners and politicians

Putting feet into the minds of planners and politicians

Geoff Dudley

Walking is a basic human activity but its fundamental... continue

25 May 2018Local Transport Today Features
On CAVs and MaaS: Congestion and silver bullets

On CAVs and MaaS: Congestion and silver bullets

Luis Willumsen

CAVs and MaaS will radically change the mobility landscape of the next decade. But they are not 'easy to deploy' silver bullets. The future... continue

25 May 2018Local Transport Today News

John Dales

John Dales

Have nothing in your streets that you do not know to be useful and believe to be beautiful

The instruction in my title isn’t mine. Well, actually, it is. Because, although it’s a quote from William Morris...

25 May 2018Local Transport Today Comment
Cambridgeshire’s confused governance is hampering transport policy

Cambridgeshire’s confused governance is hampering transport policy

Edward Leigh, Smarter Cambridge Transport

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25 May 2018Local Transport Today Comment

Elecrification Cardiff, Swansea - Prince Harry and Meghan Markle - Walking and cycling

 The House of Commons Welsh affairs committee issued a report on the cancelled electrification from Cardiff to Swansea this week, arguing that the money saved by the UK Government should be spent on other transport projects in Wales. But how big is that saving? The committee was uncertain. The... continue

25 May 2018Local Transport Today Comment

Inter-urban roads or better urban transport: tough choices?

Within the transport planning community there are many who can speak eloquently and convincingly about the problems that road building brings, whether it be urban sprawl, pollution, severance, landscape damage, or shifting jams from one junction to the next. It is useful, however, to occasionally... continue

25 May 2018Local Transport Today Comment

Making Birmingham transport- ready for the 2022 Games

Tony Bolden, Rustington Littlehampton West Sussex BN16

Birmingham will host the Commonwealth Games in 2022. It was due to bid for the 2026 Games but, as Durban dropped out for 2022, Birmingham has come forward and been awarded the Games. Besides the refurbishment and extension of many of its sporting venues, this also offers the city and the... continue

25 May 2018Local Transport Today Comment
Cars should be banned from school gates, says Living Streets

Cars should be banned from school gates, says Living Streets

Patrick McDonnell

The government is being urged to ban cars from the... continue

22 May 2018Local Transport Today News

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