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We still prefer Puffins says DfT as TfL ceases their installation

Read the latest: No more Puffin pedestrian crossings are likely to be implemented in London, Transport for London said this week, despite  Puffins still being... continued

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17 April
Andrew Forster The Government’s policy of reducing fuel duty on road transport since 2010 has boosted the country’s GDP,...
17 April
Andrew Forster The Traffic Commissioners are proposing to give bus operators across Britain more leeway over what constitutes running...
17 April
Andrew Forster No more Puffin pedestrian crossings are likely to be implemented in London, Transport for London said this week, despite...
17 April
17 April
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17 April
Rik Thomas “WHY IS Britain such a dangerous place for walkers?” Guardian columnist Nick Cohen asked on 6 April....
17 April
Lee Baker The transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin has hailed the sealing of the £2.7bn funding deal to build a new fleet of...
16 April
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15 April
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15 April
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12 April
Lee Baker The Highways Agency is telling drivers to not drive in motorway lanes with a red X displayed ahead of the opening of the new...
10 April
Lee Baker The Mayor of London Boris Johnson is arguing for a new cabinet post in the next Government to deliver infrastructure,...
10 April
Mark Moran Road safety campaigners, schools, disability and pedestrian charities and transport groups have joined councils in warning...
8 April
Lee Baker Labour leader Ed Miliband today vows to far outdo the Government on the devolution of funding for transport and other...
7 April
Lee Baker Rail unions today take legal action to challenge Government plans to re-privatise the East Coast service, currently run by a...
4 April
Lee Baker The destroyed train line at Dawlish in South West England has reopened after eight weeks of repairs by Network Rail. The...
4 April
Andrew Forster The lack of a national spatial plan is a huge hindrance to effective transport planning in England and Wales, according to...
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