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Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Malcolm Heymer, Alliance of British Drivers, Dereham, Norfolk NR20
Francis King’s letter on the use of the 85th percentile in setting speed limits (LTT 21 Feb) misses the point about the purpose of speed... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Paul Withrington, Director, Transport Watch, Northampton NN2
I recently drove on a congested motorway operating with a variable speed limit. The system was a nightmare – nothing but a distraction from the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Politicians like to tell people what they want to hear and will say different things to different audiences, believes Carlton Reid, who will be... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Cycling projects, no matter how well conceived, will fail to take off unless they are backed by a properly developed information strategy. This will... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Cargo bikes are increasingly becoming a viable alternative to using lorries and vans for deliveries in town and city centres, believes Gary Armstrong... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The number of occasional cyclists in the UK has dropped from 28% to 25% over a three-year period, according to a study by the University of the West... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
A study of public sector websites highlights the public, while satisfied with information on road works, is dissatisfied with information available... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
A new railcard goes on sale today offering couples and other pairs of adults a third off fares, in a move welcomed by ministers as tackling the cost... continue
Categories: Railways, All of UK
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Met Office has launched a partnership that will make available weather and transport data for software companies to develop new solutions for the... continue
Categories: ITS, All of UK
Parking Review
People News
Stuart Gardner has been hired by Metric Group to support its sales of Amano pay-on-foot systems and export sales. Gardner has been working in the... continue
Categories: people, All of UK
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The UK needs a four-runway hub airport if the country's international connectivity is to be protected and enhanced, concludes the Independent Tra... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A study of cycling infrastructure in 12 cities in Europe and the USA has identified more than 30 different techniques, including segregation,... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The UK’s level of daily cycling is falling further behind neighbouring countries, according to new data from the European Union. The UK is near... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Labour leader Ed Miliband and Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg have drawn a direct link between the recent storms and man-made carbon dioxide... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
John W E Helm
The Prime Minister has ordered a review into the resilience of the country’s transport networks to extreme weather following the disruption... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Commuting long distances and commuting by bus or coach appears to have a negative impact on people’s well-being according to a report by the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Highway Code’s advice that cyclists should wear a helmet and reflective clothing is having a detrimental impact on the aim of normalising... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
The development of automated cars could drive further road traffic growth and damage the prospects for public transport, academics said this... continue
Local Transport Today
News extra
Andrew Forster
The campaign to get people to use their cars a bit less has had a bumpy ride in recent years. Austerity prompted many councils to cut their... continue
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