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Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Brian Dalton
I was reading about the negative cost benefits of the Elephant & Castle project (‘Journey delays give Elephant & Castle makeover a... continue
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Media monitor
The subjects of speed cameras and road pricing, once Media Monitor staples, returned to the media’s attention in early 2015. Leading the... continue
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Regular news
The Metropolitan Police is likely to conduct enforcement of Islington’s borough-wide 20mph speed limit twice a month, according to the... continue
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In brief
The Metropolitan Police has formed a 2,300-strong roads and transport policing command unit, bringing together officers previously working in the... continue
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Regular news
The City of York Council is to write to thousands of drivers who were fined for disobeying a traffic restriction in York city centre, informing them... continue
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People/people
David Middleton, chief executive of Transport Scotland, has been awarded a CBE for services to the transport sector in the New Year honours list.... continue
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Regular news
The London Fire Brigade has demanded more information about the impacts of the mayor’s north-south and east-west cycle superhighways on traffic... continue
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In brief
Wolverhampton and Hull City Councils are to begin camera enforcement of bus lanes. Drivers detected in Wolverhampton’s bus lanes will receive a... continue
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In brief
The Metropolitan Police has started enforcing 20mph speed limits in the London Borough of Islington. Islington last year became the first borough to... continue
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Letters to the editor
I was most interested in the two-page spread of letters in the last LTT from Messrs Drummond, Francis and Mooney about the statistical justification... continue
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Regular news
The Traffic Commissioner has allowed a Liverpool-based taxi firm to continue operating  taxibus services head-to-head with bus... continue
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In brief
Two Scottish councils have reached agreement with Police Scotland to continue a traffic warden service. Stirling and Falkirk councils will each... continue
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Regular news
Andrew Forster
The political controversy associated with graduated driver licences for young people is highlighted in a new report by the RAC Foundation. Some road... continue
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Letters to the editor
Sean Corker, Manchester M41
I am surprised that Ms Mitchell has waited so long to produce statistics that she claims support her fraudster’s charter (presumed liability).... continue
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Letters to the editor
Francis King, Bath BA2
The letter from Brenda Mitchell about presumed liability was interesting and self-evidently correct in parts (Letters LTT 27 Jun). For example, she... continue
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Regular news
Andrew Forster
a council motion calling for signed-only 20mph speed limits across residential streets in Dundee was narrowly defeated this week. The motion... continue
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