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New government guidance on more out-of-hours deliveries to reduce road congestion

New guidance published by the government to help freight operators to manage out-of-hours deliveries, and so help reduce day time congestion, was announced by Transport Minister Stephen Hammond this week. ‘ Quiet deliveries ’, was developed following trials held by local councils before and during the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. According to Stephen Hammond, " The...
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The impact on innovation in UK transport of the 2012 London Olympics and Paralympics

Will London face melt-down? There has been much speculation about how London will cope with the additional burden of up to 3million additional passenger journeys per day on peak days during the Olympics. Guest posts on the Transport KTN Next month, we will start a series of guest posts on the Transport KTN's  Intelligent Mobility  group, about the UK's response to the...
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The Games Legacy Series: number 2

Following on from last month's article on the legacy that the Olympic Games will leave on our transport systems, this month's article ( Download a pdf of it here ) looks at how collaboration and co-ordination is expected to help the Games organisers and the transport systems operators effectively manage the extended congestion the Games will bring.   Games transport:...
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Is Transport in the UK going to be better after this year’s Games?

The Games Legacy This is the first in a series of articles which will address the above question.    I will present a mix of first-hand experience and commentary from the people who will be running transport during the Games and those that have been involved from the early strategy stages.  Then, once the Games are over I intend to indulge in a retrospective: what went...
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Who are the champions of football travel?

The environmental group Campaign for Better Transport has today published a report Door to turnstile looking at how football fans get to matches and the problems they experience in getting to grounds without the car. A survey of more than 1,000 fans and a study of how well (or badly) different grounds are served by public transport was used to compile a novelty league table of...
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London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games Transport Lessons and Legacy

This is the 5th in my series of articles on the transport legacy left by the Olympic and Paralympics games. You can download a pdf version of this article from the I ntelligent Mobility folder in the main Transport KTN document library, where you will also find pdf versions of my previous 4 articles. Is it too early to be learning lessons? Celebrations took place at the...
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Night time delivery Code of Practice for businesses to come into action during London 2012

Transport for London (TfL) has started installing signs and road markings that make up Games Lanes and indicate other changes along the Olympic Route Network (ORN). The changes were scheduled to begin on 12 July but will only come into effect on Wednesday 25 July.  This work is taking place overnight to minimise disruption, but the schedule of changes is dependent, to some...
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New government guidance on more out-of-hours deliveries to reduce road congestion

New guidance published by the government to help freight operators to manage out-of-hours...

Who are the champions of football travel?

The environmental group Campaign for Better Transport has today published a report Door to...

London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games Transport Lessons and Legacy

This is the 5th in my series of articles on the transport legacy left by the Olympic and...

Night time delivery Code of Practice for businesses to come into action during London 2012

Transport for London (TfL) has started installing signs and road markings that make up Games...

The Games Legacy Series: number 2

Following on from last month's article on the legacy that the Olympic Games will leave on...

Is Transport in the UK going to be better after this year’s Games?

The Games Legacy This is the first in a series of articles which will address the above...

The impact on innovation in UK transport of the 2012 London Olympics and Paralympics

Will London face melt-down? There has been much speculation about how London will cope...