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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Local authorities in South Wales are drawing up plans to take over civil parking enforcement after the police notified them of plans to withdraw from... continue
Local Transport Today
Phil Goodwin
Phil Goodwin
Well, not everyone started singing. I’ll tell you about it. The 149 bus route in London is served by the notorious multi-entry bendy buses and... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Councillors in Westminster are calling on the police to step up enforcement against cyclists who flout traffic laws. “Of particular concern is... continue
Local Transport Today
Phil Goodwin
Phil Goodwin
The London Road Safety Campaign has recently been re-running an advertising campaign that I don’t remember noticing last year, with the slogan... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Government has set up an independent review of the law on drink and drug driving. Sir Peter North will advise on changes to the drink driving... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
A Lincolnshire road haulier has been thwarted in his plans to demonstrate a ‘super size’ vehicle on the road network after the police and... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Just 15% of motorists detected speeding or jumping red lights in the capital this year are likely to face the possibility of prosecution. The figure... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
Perhaps the key part of Bradford’s strategy to improve road safety is, in fact, a very old concept – roads policing. “I am putting... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Ethics don’t often feature explicitly in transport appraisal but there’s an interesting example of them in the DfT’s impact... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
A national network of cameras and computers automatically logging car number plates will be in place within months, the BBC has learned. continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Consultation is about to start on proposed traffic calming measures at one of Europe’s biggest industrial estates, in north Wales, where a road... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Meera Rambissoon
Transport for London has welcomed a significant drop in robberies on the Tube and Docklands Light Railway for the third year running. Following... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Rik Thomas
The news that the police in Oxford are strongly opposed to a blanket 20mph speed limit being imposed on virtually all residential roads in the city,... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Oxfordshire County Council has approved plans for 20mph speed limits across most residential streets in Oxford despite strong  criticisms from... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Local authorities were this week urged to consider controlling access by delivery vehicles to busy areas as part of efforts to reduce the opportunity... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
A recent advertisement for a mobile phone tracking device reads: “When your kids get old enough to drive and want to borrow the family car, or... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The head of roads policing in Wales has called for time-over-distance average speed cameras to be implemented on the country’s trunk road... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
An IT?specialist has been appointed to develop software that will improve the quality of STATS19 accident data. The Department of Transport and the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Road vehicles could be banned from an entire city centre every night, to reduce crime and improve public safety. Many individual streets in Britain... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Boris Johnson has announced a £6m investment into extra police officers on outer London train stations as part of his commitment to clamp down... continue
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