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Local Transport Today
In brief
Brighton & Hove City Council has dropped some areas from its signed-only 20mph limit plans after opposition from a majority of consultation... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Cambridgeshire County Council has approved plans to introduce a signed-only 20mph speed limit on an A road in Cambridge, in a departure from council... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Councillors in Edinburgh have approved plans to roll-out signed-only 20mph limits across residential streets in the city and on main roads in the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Leicestershire County Council is to withdraw its £200,000 of annual funding to the Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland road safety... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Mark Moran
The Metropolitan Police has created a new, single police command with the aim of improving the safety and security of London&r... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Transport for London is considering installing zebra crossings on bus stop bypasses – cycle lanes that go behind bus stops – to reduce... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The London Borough of Lewisham is expected to authorise delivery of a borough-wide 20mph speed limit later this month. Two-thirds of the... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Malcolm Heymer, Dereham, Norfolk NR20
Iain Reeve refers to ‘bloke down the pub’ arguments against speed cameras (Letters LTT 28 Nov).  While I enjoy a pint as much as the... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
John Plowman has been appointed chair of the Road Safety Foundation’s older drivers task force. Plowman, a former civil servant, is now an... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Senior figures at the DfT, TfL and Transport Scotland were among those to be recognised in the New Year Honours. Michelle Dix, managing director,... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Labour party has claimed that a quarter of all street lights have either been turned off or dimmed at night, compared to two per cent in 2010. It... continue
Categories: Road safety, England
Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
Five ring-fenced funds worth £900m up to and including 2020/21 are being set up.  Environment – £300m This fund could be used... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Councillors in Wiltshire have ruled out the widespread implementation of signed-only 20mph speed limits, saying there is little evidence to suggest... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The European Parliament and member states have reached agreement on allowing more streamlined, safer and fuel-efficient lorries, but not until about... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
FirstGroup has installed warning bells on buses on route 83 between Oldham and Manchester in an effort to cut the chances of collisions with... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The number of people in England holding a driving licence rose to an all-time high of 31.9 million in 2013, an 800,000 increase on the previous year,... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Implementation OF the first Quietways – cycle routes offering a direct, pleasant, back-street alternative to busy main roads – is about... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Patrick McDonnell
A new government-owned company called Highways England will replace the Highw... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Upgrading A roads to motorway-style 'expressways' with freer-flowing traffic, 400 miles of smart motorways, fewer short-term road repairs and a... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Idris Francis, Petersfield, Hampshire GU32
Lacking any dates and including the weasel phrase “help to prevent”, Transport for London’s reference to a 58% reduction in killed... continue
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