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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Cycling levels in Scotland went up by 32% between 2003 and 2013, according to a new report from Cycling Scotland. By 2013 cycling as the main mode of... continue
Categories: Cycling, Scotland
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
The eight cities that won Cycle City Ambition funding from the government last year have discovered what share of an additional £114m they will... continue
Categories: Cycling, All of UK
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Deniz Huseyin
On average 12 cyclists are involved in accidents in Greater London every day, according to data collated by insurance company Aviva. There were... continue
Categories: Cycling, Greater London
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Councillors in Glasgow have approved a plan to give pedestrians and cyclists greater priority in the city centre.  The proposals will see a... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The London Borough of Waltham Forest is to close a number of residential roads to through vehicular traffic as part of its TfL-funded Mini-Holland... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Efforts to encourage active travel in Scotland are being complicated by the huge number of organisations involved and the failure to give councils... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Lorries not fitted with safety equipment to protect cyclists and pedestrians will be banned in London from 1 September under the safer lorry scheme... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport for London is considering the removal of Bow roundabout in east London, the scene of a number of recent fatal accidents involving... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Boris Johnson’s flagship east-west cycle superhighway could have a 300-metre gap outside Buckingham Palace because of opposition to a dedicated... continue
Local Transport Today
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
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Deniz Huseyin
The winners of the inaugural Smarter Travel Awards were announced at ICC Birmingham on 5 February. With nearly 90 awards entries submitted, there was... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Deniz Huseyin
Not surprisingly, the dominant topics of conversation at this year’s Smarter Travel were how the Local Sustainable Transport Fund (LSTF) had... continue
Local Transport Today
John Dales
John Dales
The questions above represent a wide diversity of those that are often asked, in one form or another, and more or less politely, of people whose work... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The transport secretary has hailed the passing into law of the Infrastructure Act which he said would make it easier and quicker to build transport... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Deniz Huseyin
The government’s plan to spend more than £15bn on road schemes has been described as a retrograde step by former transport minister... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Mayor of London and London Councils have approved a ban on any lorry not fitted with safety equipment to protect cyclists and pedestrians. The... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
The issues thrown up by this week’s decision of the Transport for London board to authorise a massive investment in cycle superhighways are so... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Andrew Forster
When Boris Johnson steps down as London’s mayor next May, some of central London’s streets may look very different to how they do today.... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Five National Parks are to share £2.7m of DfT grant to develop cycling facilities. Norfolk and Suffolk Broads will receive £715,000;... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT has appointed consultants to develop a predictive model that can identify areas of England outside London offering the best potential to... continue
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