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Local Transport Today
Regular news
The introduction of safer lorry designs on UK roads moved a step closer this week after the  European Parliament voted by 606:54 to change the... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Norwegian electronic toll collection company Q-Free has purchased UK-based intelligent transport systems firm TDC Systems.  The deal is expected... continue
Local Transport Today
News
French firm Transdev is planning to sell its London bus company, London Sovereign, to the French state-owned RATP DEV. The deal is subject to the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The West Midlands conurbation is participating in a European project, which aims to allow citizens to pay for all forms of transport using... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Robert Davis, Chair, Road Danger Reduction Forum, London NW10
I am not sure that there is any possibility of meaningful, reasoned, debate with the more extreme car fanatics such as Mr Peat (Letters LTT 4 Apr),... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The design of lorry cabs are set to be changed to reduce the number of blind spots and to reduce the damage caused by impacts with cyclists and... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
  A double track rail connection between HS2 and HS1 could deliver cross-London rail services between Kent and the Midlands as well as... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Liverpool City Council is studying an intriguing new way to improve cycle safety. Officers told members last week: “We should look at cycle... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
DfT officials were due to meet with Bedford Borough Council officers this week to discuss the council’s plan to install plastic lane dividers... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
  National Express Group results for the year ended 30 December 2013 show steady revenue growth but a fall in profitability. Group revenue of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Motorists association the Alliance of British Drivers has seized on a newspaper report that accidents have gone down on Danish single carriageway... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Denmark is often cited as the home of good design and planning for cycling, but even there, serious mistakes have been made, according to Danish... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A study of cycling infrastructure in 12 cities in Europe and the USA has identified more than 30 different techniques, including segregation,... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The UK’s level of daily cycling is falling further behind neighbouring countries, according to new data from the European Union. The UK is near... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The European Commission has proposed a binding target to cut EU greenhouse gas emissions by 40% by 2030, relative to 1990 levels. The Commission says... continue
Parking Review
Technology
A smart phone app that details the location of official truck parking spaces has been launched by transport software specialist PTV Group. The free... continue
Categories: technology, Europe
Parking Review
Technology
Drivers in Moscow will be able to track down the location of the nearest parking space using a mobile app or street information panels. The... continue
Categories: technology, Europe
Parking Review
Business News
A Dutch investment company has acquired five car parks operated by Q-Park in its native Holland. Bouwfonds Investment Management (IM) has bought for... continue
Categories: acquisitions, Europe
Parking Review
Technology
Athens International Airport is using the British Chauntry parking booking system to allow airlines to sell passengers parking at the same time they... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Mayor of London has expressed "deep concern" that the Government appears to oppose amending an EU directive to make lorry cabs safer for cyclists... continue
Categories: Cycling, All of UK, Europe
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