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Local Transport Today
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Lee Baker
Local sustainable transport fund projects have been allocated a further £65m so they can continue into the next parliament.  The DfT... continue
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The london Borough of Wandsworth is to hold a design competition for a new pedestrian/cycle bridge across the Thames despite continuing opposition... continue
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Oxfordshire County Council is developing the detailed design for a £5.5m scheme to improve the public realm and reduce the traffic dominance in... continue
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Cambridgeshire County Council is consulting on plans for a new cycle and pedestrian bridge over the River Cam in Cambridge. The £4m bridge... continue
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Transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin has granted powers to Reading Borough Council to build a new pedestrian/cycle bridge across the River Thames... continue
Local Transport Today
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The number of deaths on Britain’s roads fell to a record low in 2013, according to figures released by the DfT.  There were 1,713 deaths... continue
Local Transport Today
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A £5.5m project to enhance the public realm between Birmingham’s New Street and Moor Street stations – and ultimately the High... continue
Local Transport Today
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Andrew Forster
Councillors in Cambridgeshire have approved revised designs for bus stops on two busy roads in Cambridge as part of a package of measures to give... continue
Local Transport Today
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Transport for London has published statistics showing the number of people killed or seriously injured in bus incidents in the capital. The figures... continue
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The Welsh Government has published guidance on school transport, including a new chapter on risk assessment for walking routes. ... continue
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The London Borough of Wandsworth is to close Putney Bridge to vehicles for three months from 14 July for a £1.5m maintenance project. The... continue
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Streets outside a number of Edinburgh schools will be closed to vehicles for about 30 minutes at the start and end of the school day under the... continue
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The number of people recorded as killed or seriously injured on London’s roads fell 23% during 2013 to its lowest level since records began.... continue
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Letters to the editor
Philip Bisatt, Taunton, Somerset TA1
I have just returned from what will probably turn out to be a ‘once in a lifetime’ visit to Australia, much of it spent experiencing a... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Flashing road studs have been installed on a pedestrian crossing in a retail park near Nottingham to improve road safety. Pole-mounted sensors... continue
Local Transport Today
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The Scottish Government is preparing a strategy to encourage people to walk more.  “We aspire to achieving levels of walking on a par with... continue
Local Transport Today
John Dales
John Dales
This month’s heading goes out to all you Helen Shapiro fans – you know who you are. Of course, the title of her 1961 hit actually ended... continue
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Bath should be promoted as a city for walking, according to a draft transport strategy for the city and its environs. “Bath should be an... continue
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The DfT is to permit a new design of road crossing, similar to a zebra, that will allow cyclists to cross without having to dismount from their... continue
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The DfT is to ban the installation of new Pelican pedestrian crossings – but the decision does not spell the end for crossings with the... continue
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