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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Walking and cycling campaigners are backing a proposal to change the law to guarantee long-term funding for cycling and walking, given the Government... continue
Categories: Cycling, England
Local Transport Today
In brief
Sustrans and Transport Scotland have released guidance to help local authorities prepare active travel strategies, which they are supposed to... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Work has begun to remodel a major south London roundabout to make it safer for cyclists. The works on the Queens Circus roundabout outside Battersea... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The European Commission is to test an accident investigation methodology on accidents involving powered two wheelers or bicycles. “No... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Andrew Forster
The New Forest National Park Authority this week killed-off plans for the UK’s first mass public bike hire scheme in a rural area, citing... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Local Transport Today
The New Forest National Park Authority’s decision this week to scrap plans for a public bike hire scheme in the forest raises important... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
TfL has announced that a re-design of a notorious London roundabout will start next year after four fifths of those consulted backed the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Patrick McDonnell
The New Forest National Park Authority (NPA) has rejected plans for what would have been the UK's first rural bike hire scheme. There were 12... continue
Categories: Cycling, All of UK
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Birmingham City Council is to provide 5,000 bicycles to deprived, hard-to-reach communities in an effort to spread the cycling culture.  The... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
A higher percent of Bristol residents commute by bike and foot than in any other local authority in the country, according to the city... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Residents of England made fewer trips last year than at any time since the National Travel Survey began in 1972/73. Each person made an average of... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Cyclists in London have called on Transport for London to include more detail in the new London Cycle Design Standards about how to apply innovative... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Charlie Lloyd, Campaigns officer, London Cycling Campaign, London SE1
It is always difficult to discuss cycle helmet wearing and the effectiveness of laws to make it compulsory. Discussions tend to focus on a very small... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Philip Bisatt, Taunton, Somerset TA1
I refer to your article in which TRL suggests that compulsory wearing of helmets would not discourage cycling (‘Mandatory helmet law... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Rachel Aldred, Westminster University
Place and movement hierarchies increasingly form part of accepted thinking about the way we manage streets. For instance, they’re used in UK... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport for London will launch trials this month of cyclist and pedestrian detection software on buses. Four buses will be fitted with the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Road deaths increased by four per cent in the year to March, compared to the previous year, at the same time as traffic volumes rose by three per... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Derek Halden, DHC, Edinburgh EH4
There has been a continuing debate in these pages about the case for strict and presumed liability legislation to protect vulnerable road... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Christian Schmidt, Newport
It is disheartening to read that Cambridgeshire seems set to continue with their floating bus stop proposals (‘Floating bus stops redesigned to... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Rik Thomas
ON 11 JULY the Greener Journeys public transport lobby group took the somewhat unusual step of taking out a paid ‘advertisement feature’... continue
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