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Local Transport Today
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The Highways Agency sent out more than 130,000 penalty charge notices (PCNs) to drivers for failing to pay the Dartford Crossing charge on time in... continue
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The highways Agency has rejected claims by the Campaign for Better Transport that a smart motorway scheme on the M4 west of London is illegal because... continue
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Transport policy in England is too heavily shaped by people who don’t drive cars, according to shadow transport secretary Michael... continue
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Secondary stories
Andrew Forster
The first application of driverless cars could be as replacements for taxis in towns and cities, a former Labour transport minister has... continue
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Letters to the editor
Alan Wenban-Smith, Urban & Regional Policy, Birmingham B13
I have received an invitation to a DfT workshop on valuing transport investment, to be held on 13 March. Yet, as the recent progress report on the... continue
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Hundreds of thousands of motorists may have been illegally penalised for overstaying in parking spaces on private land, such as at supermarket car... continue
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Letters to the editor
Keith Peat, Driver’s Union, Sutton on Sea, Lincolnshire
Oh dear. Rachel Aldred may be a senior lecturer of transport at the University of Westminster but her rhetoric about cycling and drivers is hardly... continue
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Letters to the editor
Francis King, Bath BA2
Malcolm Heymer believes that Westminster City Council should not bring in 20mph speed limits and used a table of road casualties for inner London... continue
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Letters to the editor
Paul Biggs, Tamworth, Staffordshire B77
20mph conference: just an echo chamber for supporters The forthcoming Landor Links-organised annual ‘20’s Plenty’ conference in... continue
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Main editorial comment
 Was it just bad timing, or were DfT officials trying to make a point? Just days after releasing the exchange of letters between permanent... continue
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The comments of Michael Dugher, Labour’s new transport secretary, about the dominance of non-car voices in the national discussion of transport... continue
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Local Transport Today
In brief
Almost 23,000 road traffic accidents involving cyclists were recorded by the police in Greater London over five years (2009-2013), according to a... continue
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The transfer of public health responsibilities from the NHS to local government in England has helped improve collaboration between transport and... continue
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Media monitor
Rik Thomas
THE COUNTRY’S media congregated at North Greenwich last week for the launch of the Government’s The pathway to driverless cars report on... continue
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Regular feature
Andrew Forster
The Government is opening the country’s road network up for the testing of driverless vehicles in an effort to win a big slice of the research... continue
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Viewpoint
Rachel Aldred, University of Westminster
I’m currently working on the ‘Near Miss Project’, which looks at how everyday non-injury incidents affect cyclists. The level of... continue
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In brief
An international study into the key ingredients for delivering a mass cycling culture in cities has been published by Transport for London. The study... continue
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Analysis
Andrew Forster
The number of vehicle miles driven in Great Britain grew by a staggering 275 billion miles between 1949 and 2013 – from 29 to 304. In recent... continue
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