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John Dales
John Dales
I start with apologies to anyone anticipating a piece entitled ‘Nothing works without walking’. I promised this last month, but this will... continue
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The Welsh Government has appointed active travel charity Sustrans to help local authorities meet their duties under the Active Travel (Wales) Act... continue
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In brief
Transport planners want more investment in walking, cycling and local rail but the vast majority oppose expansion of the trunk road network,... continue
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The Advertising Standards Authority has banned council publicity claiming that 20mph speed limits increase walking and cycling, deliver health... continue
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Jason Torrance
  Sustainable local travel in England faces a challenge. Policy makers make positive noises about the value of walking and cycling for local... continue
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In brief
Shared space street schemes should always incorporate a ‘safe zone’ for exclusive use by pedestrians, says new accessibility guidance... continue
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John Dales
John Dales
I’m a big fan of Bill Bryson’s books. His Notes from a Small Island – in part, a wonderful layman’s take on urban design in... continue
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Letters to the editor
Brian Dalton
The Government’s draft Cycling Delivery Plan has been greeted with astonishment by many who recognise that the written word is not as powerful... continue
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Letters to the editor
Christian Schmidt
So John Dales despairs that the health professionals he worked with in the ‘Healthy lives and reducing health inequalities’ working group... continue
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A £5.5m project to transform a key public space in Oxford city centre will feature shared space for pedestrians and cyclists.  Oxfordshire... continue
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Andrew Forster
The DfT is inviting local authorities in England to bid to form partnerships with the Government to improve conditions for walking and... continue
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Andrew Forster
Boris Johnson has done more – much more – than any other politician to raise the political profile of cycling. But his eight-year tenure... continue
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John Dales
John Dales
This morning (15 October), I was woken by BBC Radio 5 Live’s Nicky Campbell announcing that the London Health Commission (LHC), in a new... continue
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Transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin has defended Network Rail’s practice of replacing some footbridges over railway lines on a like-for-like... continue
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Lee Baker
The DfT has launched a consultation on a national cycling and walking delivery plan with the aim of making cycling and walking "the natural choices... continue
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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
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On?25 September the Active Travel Act came into effect in Wales. The Act makes it a legal requirement for local authorities in Wales to map and... continue
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Rik Thomas
TRANSPORT FOR LONDON, working with the University of Loughborough, has produced research indicating that changes to the design of HGV cabs could save... continue
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ROAD?DEATHS have fallen to the lowest level since official records began in 1926, according to the latest DfT report on road casualties in Great... continue
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Rik Thomas
Cycling or walking to work is better for people’s mental health than driving to work, according to new research by health economists at the... continue
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