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The threat of a judicial review against Transport for London’s flagship east-west cycle superhighway was receding this week, after it emerged... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The DfT is putting £1m into a programme to encourage more people to cycle. The funding will allow cycle organisation the CTC to expand its... continue
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The Greater London Authority has agreed in principle to guarantee to underwrite the expected £3.5m annual maintenance costs for the Garden... continue
Local Transport Today
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Transport for London’s headcount is more than 1,000 higher than budgeted for in 2014/15. The number of full-time equivalent staff is 30,377... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport for London has dropped its target for cycling to have a 5 per cent mode share in the capital by 2026.  The target, included in mayor... continue
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Regular feature
Rik Thomas
The Government is currently trialing ‘driverless car’ technology in three projects in Bristol, Coventry/Milton Keynes and the London... continue
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Secondary stories
Transport for London has outlined the steps being taken to strengthen its staffing and evaluation capabilities to meet mayor Boris Johnson’s... continue
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Media monitor
On 5 March London’s Evening Standard announced on its front page (pictured below) that: “London’s pollution shame was today laid... continue
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Westminster City Council will not support the introduction of point-to-point car clubs in its area, at least for the time being.  Point-to-point... continue
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London Councils has set up a working group with individual boroughs and car club operators to look at how parking provision for car club vehicles can... continue
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Transport for London is reviewing the night bus network in advance of September’s launch of 24-hour operations on some Tube lines at... continue
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Andrew Forster
More than 1,400 people were injured in incidents involving buses in London in the final three months of 2014, according to figures released by... continue
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In brief
Passenger numbers on the cable car in east London are running below forecast, according to Transport for London. The Emirates Air Line, which... continue
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The London Borough of Croydon is to consult on introducing 20mph limits across the borough’s residential streets.  Kathy Bee,... continue
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Signed-only 20mph limits are to be piloted on eight more sections of the Transport for London road network (TLRN), London mayor Boris Johnson and... continue
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Letters to the editor
Mike Crowhurst, Garforth, Leeds LS25
Two letters in LTT took my attention last week. First, your regular motoring lobbyist Keith Peat, writing on the contentious subject of cycling.... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The owners of Gatwick Airport have pledged to deliver a second runway without any Government funding. “We have given a guarantee to Government... continue
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Plans to place major roads in London in tunnels have been described as “fanciful” by Christian Wolmar, who is hoping to secure the Labour... continue
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Local Transport Today
Transport for London’s decision to drop its 5 per cent mode share target for cycling is of more than just local interest because many public... continue
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Regular news
Two neighbouring south London boroughs are drawing up plans for a single staffing structure as a way of saving money. The Conservative-controlled... continue
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