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Local Transport Today
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The Government has confirmed a major set of reforms to make parking policy in England more motorist-friendly.  CCTV enforcement will be... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The DfT has launched a consultation on the draft version of the new Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions (TSRGD). Changes to the document... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport for London has dropped its target for cycling to have a 5 per cent mode share in the capital by 2026.  The target, included in mayor... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Transport for London has outlined the steps being taken to strengthen its staffing and evaluation capabilities to meet mayor Boris Johnson’s... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
20mph speed limits were front page news in Cambridge last week as the 20’s Plenty conference took place in the city. “Cambridge is often... continue
Local Transport Today
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Labour would create a cross-departmental cyclist and pedestrians’ advisory board if the party wins the General Election. The board would... continue
Local Transport Today
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The number of people killed or seriously injured in road traffic accidents is a poor measure of the health impacts of transport, a West Yorkshire... continue
Local Transport Today
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The House of Commons transport committee has called on the DfT to revise its guidance on shared space, amid concern the environments have become... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Researchers have endorsed the continued use of fixed speed cameras by the police, saying evidence shows they are “very effective” at... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
More than 1,400 people were injured in incidents involving buses in London in the final three months of 2014, according to figures released by... continue
Local Transport Today
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The London Borough of Croydon is to consult on introducing 20mph limits across the borough’s residential streets.  Kathy Bee,... continue
Local Transport Today
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Signed-only 20mph limits are to be piloted on eight more sections of the Transport for London road network (TLRN), London mayor Boris Johnson and... continue
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The DfT is to close a website that allows people to compare road safety statistics of different local authorities in England,  after fewer... continue
Categories: Road safety, England
Local Transport Today
In brief
The City of Edinburgh Council has outlined plans for a six-phase implementation of signed-only 20mph limits across the city. The £2.2m... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
The national campaign for 20mph speed limits has called on politicians to make the default speed limit on built-up roads across the UK 20mph by 1... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Mike Crowhurst, Garforth, Leeds LS25
Two letters in LTT took my attention last week. First, your regular motoring lobbyist Keith Peat, writing on the contentious subject of cycling.... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Rod King MBE, Campaign director, 20’s Plenty for Us, Lymm WA13
The editorial in the last issue ends with the comment: “There are numerous bodies that speak on behalf of motorists. If there is one point to... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
The Department for Transport has today published its Road Investment Strategy (RIS), with details of a new arms-length company that will run... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Supporters of active travel are pressing the Scottish and Welsh governments to make 20mph the default speed limit for restricted roads – roads... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Andrew Forster
The first application of driverless cars could be as replacements for taxis in towns and cities, a former Labour transport minister has... continue
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