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Local Transport Today
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The speed limit on a huge swathe of residential streets in South Edinburgh will be cut to 20mph under plans approved by councillors. The proposals... continue
Local Transport Today
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London Mayor Boris Johnson has dropped plans to cut the grant paid to London boroughs for small-scale transport improvements from £155m this... continue
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Letters to the editor
It is gratifying that the effects of shared space schemes are coming under scrutiny. However, there still appears to be little consensus on their... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
CENTRO is to implement a statutory quality partnership (QPS) scheme for buses in central Birmingham as part of a plan to revamp city centre... continue
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In brief
Vehicular traffic could be reduced in George Square in Glasgow city centre under a traffic management plan being prepared by the city council. Two... continue
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Secondary stories
Two neighbouring London boroughs are considering plans to merge their highways and transport teams in order to cut costs. The Royal Borough of... continue
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Sub story to regular feature
The DfT plans to work with a “small number” of Local Enterprise Partnerships to tackle traffic congestion. The White Paper is sketchy on... continue
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News extra
Rik Thomas
The First DfT-sponsored research project to investigate the actual evidence behind the theory of the ‘shared space’ urban design concept... continue
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John Dales
John Dales
The Older I get (50 this year!), the more I’m concerned that too many people are just too young to get the cultural references with which I... continue
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People/people
Trevor Errington, assistant director of planning and transportation at Coventry City Council, has retired. Errington joined Coventry in 2007, having... continue
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People/people
Chris Haynes, Birmingham City Council’s head of transportation strategy, is to retire at the beginning of April. Haynes has worked in transport... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
On 30 December The Edinburgh Evening News devoted its front page, two inside pages and an editorial column to the “under-performing”... continue
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Sub story to regular feature
White men from higher-income earning households are the biggest users of London’s cycle hire scheme launched last summer.  A survey of a... continue
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2009 was the ninth successive year that the total number of casualties recorded on London’s road network was the lowest recorded. In 2009,... continue
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Many parts of London continue to breach EU air quality standards that were supposed to be achieved by 2010. EU limit values stipulate that, from 1... continue
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Road Accidents are a bigger source of serious delays on London’s road network than utility streetworks or highway authority... continue
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The Number of households in London without a car appears to have stabilised in recent years, according to TfL. Households in London are much less... continue
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Public Transport carried 90% of trips entering central London during the weekday morning peak (07.00-10.00) in 2009, up from 84% in 2000. The number... continue
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MODAL SHARE: Public transport up as car use declines Public Transport's share of journeys in the capital has dramatically increased over the last 20... continue
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Regular news
A new shared space street has been opened in the Suffolk port town of Felixstowe. A level grey block paved surface has been laid right across a... continue
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