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Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Andrew Forster
If road safety measures are installed at sites chosen because of their accident (or casualty) record, evaluating their effectiveness isn’t as... continue
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Secondary stories
The Highways Agency is investigating technologies to enforce the offence of tailgating, whereby drivers follow each other too closely. Tailgating... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
 As the ‘driverless’ car seems to move ever-closer to making an appearance on Britain’s roads, an interesting question has... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
The local authority owners of TRICS, the national trip rate database, are planning a shake-up to how it is managed.  TRICS is widely used in the... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Andrew Forster
Towns and cities are being invited to bid to become testbeds for driverless vehicles as ministers seek to position the UK as a world leader in the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Transport for London is trialling real-time information screens on buses that will provide passengers with information about the progress their bus... continue
Local Transport Today
Phil Goodwin
Phil Goodwin
My taste for genre fiction was built on the science fiction magazines of the 1950s, when the futurologists of the time – right-wing libertarian... continue
Local Transport Today
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Local Transport Today
Academics use the term ‘issue attention cycles’  to describe the way in which topics come from nowhere to suddenly dominate public... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Transport for London has launched a digital speed limit map for the capital, which will be of use to satnav firms, mobile phone app developers and... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Andrew Forster
Fully automated vehicles may still be decades away but there is a huge amount of interest today in automated technologies and their implications for... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport for London has presented details of how it expects the mayor’s cycle vision to affect traffic in central London.  TfL has used... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Rik Thomas
Just in case anybody was in any doubt, the era of ‘big data’ is most definitely here, and here to stay. “Eighteen months ago a lot... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Motorists looking for a parking space in the West End will soon benefit from real-time information about availability supplied by sensors fitted to... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
The DfT is preparing to scrap its online journey planning service Transport Direct because of the growth of services provided by the private... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The London Borough Hackney has launched a cycling app that tracks cyclists’ journeys around the borough and allows cyclists to make... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The European Commission is launching a study into the state of the art of electronic road tolling.  The €100,000 six-month project will... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
An alliance of smart ticketing operators is aiming to introduce worldwide interoperable public transport ticketing using NFC phones. The Smart... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
A new route navigation system for lorry drivers, which can select routes that minimise congestion, noise and air pollution is being developed by the... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Consultant Halcrow has won a £450,000 contract from the Highways Agency to assist in the design and traffic modelling for a new Lower Thames... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Rik Thomas
A t the moment nowhere in the world is it legal to travel from A to B in a road vehicle that doesn’t have someone who is at least nominally in... continue
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