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Local Transport Today
People/people
The mayor of London has appointed three ‘critical friends’ to oversee the mini-Holland cycling programmes in the boroughs of Enfield,... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Francis King, Transport consultant, Bath BA2
Ms Readhead’s suggestion for banning private cars from London is interesting but I feel ultimately flawed   (ibid). Her proposal is to ban... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Victoria Hills has left her post as head of transport at the Greater London Authority to become director of the new Old Oak and Park Royal... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Sean Corker, Alliance of British Drivers, Manchester M41
I have no doubt there are numerous individuals and organisations that would agree with Rosalind Readhead’s proposal to ban cars in London but... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
THE BATTLE over whether or not London should build a pair of ‘cycle superhighways’, or not, continued to become increasingly fractious in... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
A European Union-wide project to demonstrate electric buses in operation has launched, with plans to bring trials to the streets of London and... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Deniz Huseyin
Plans have been unveiled for a floating cycle route on the Thames that would run from Canary Wharf to Battersea. The eight-mile Thames Deckway would... continue
Categories: Cycling, Greater London
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Travelling by public transport is widely perceived as being an unpleasant experience but TV presenter Lauren Laverne took issue with this in The... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
“The battles over Boris Johnson’s plans for an 18-mile highly-segregated cycle ‘superhighway’ linking Barking in the east to... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Rik Thomas
ON 21 SEPTEMBER, Peter Hendy, commissioner of Transport for London, used an interview in The Guardian to warn of London’s potential future... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
For many years now, the LTT editorial office has regarded the Edinburgh tram scheme as the gift that just keeps on giving. This seemingly endless... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
TRANSPORT FOR LONDON has welcomed the opinion of the Advocate General, who advises the European Court of Justice (ECJ) in Luxembourg, rejecting the... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Rosalind Readhead
Carfreelondon is a campaign to free up London’s streets for the majority of London householders who do not own a private car. I want to redress... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Deniz Huseyin
The £25m upgrade of the Bow to Whitechapel cycle route is to start early next year, London mayor Boris Johnson has announced. Cycle... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Deniz Huseyin
SEVERAL ROADS have been closed in the London borough of Waltham Forest as the first stage in an ambitious plan to create cyclist-friendly routes in... continue
Local Transport Today
Phil Goodwin
Phil Goodwin
Transport for London has been doing very impressive work recently on appraisal methods, demand analysis, and investigations into the structure of the... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Train Rolling stock company Porterbrook Leasing will be arranging capital funding for the new Class 387/1 ‘Electrostar’ units that were... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Transport for London has initiated consultation proceedings for a southern extension of the Bakerloo line from Elephant & Castle to Lewisham,... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Southern Train passengers are now able to use their  ‘Key’ smartcards to buy tickets to London, including weekly, monthly and annual... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
TRANSPORT FOR LONDON (TfL) has awarded Siemens a contract to replace existing speed cameras on selected routes in the capital with new digital... continue
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