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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Ministers have pledged to add 900 extra lane miles of road capacity, a third more than provided in Labour's last decade in power, in the next... 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
Two Scottish councils have reached agreement with Police Scotland to continue a traffic warden service. Stirling and Falkirk councils will each... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Transport for London has begun including monetised values for crime reduction benefits in transport scheme appraisal. A cost:benefit analysis for the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport for London has revealed more details of a £67m scheme to remove the gyratory in Wandsworth town centre, south London.  The town... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Andrew Forster
Take a walk along any one of hundreds of UK high streets and the vacant units, multitude of charity shops and row of bookmakers tell their own story.... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Highways Agency has awarded consultant Halcrow a contract worth just over £154,000 to advise on preparing England’s strategic road... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
London’s next mayor should introduce more road pricing schemes, says business lobby group London First.  The organisation suggests three... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Vanessa Kovacevic, Suffolk IP28
It is obvious, as both Peter Mackie and Phil Goodwin agree (LTT 11 Jul & 08 Aug), that there is a need to assess the effectiveness of the new... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Andrew Fraser, Stirling FK8
Perhaps I am being over-sensitive, in a world that seems to be becoming coarser by the day, but is there not something distasteful about the... continue
Local Transport Today
People/consultants
Andy Walford has joined consultant Parsons Brinckerhoff as a regional associate, leading transport and highways design services for Herefordshire... continue
Local Transport Today
John Dales
John Dales
Last month, if you recall, I featured two of the four schemes that were short-listed for the tenth annual Urban Transport Design Award. So, guess... continue
Local Transport Today
People/consultants
Stephen Russell has joined consultant Mouchel as business unit director for highways in England and Wales. Russell was operations director,... 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
Lee Baker
The Government has hailed the fact that its HGV road user levy has raised more than £17 million since it was introduced in April. Foreign ... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
Consultant AECOM has won a £35,000 contract from the Highways Agency to conduct qualitative research on new names for the HA, which will become... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
A joint venture of consultants WSP and Parsons Brinckerhoff has won a £60,000 contract to “measure and report on the total contribution... continue
Local Transport Today
News
The Highways Agency has appointed consultant Arup to support trials of methods to identify illegal use of the hard shoulder. The contract value is... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Hull City Council is preparing a £20m-plus city centre public realm programme ahead of its City of Culture status in 2017. The plans include a... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Raising the speed limit for lorries on dual carriageways in England from 50 to 60mph will have hardly any impact on actual speeds because the vast... continue
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