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Local Transport Today
In brief
Traffic volumes on the Transport for London Road Network were 3% higher in the first quarter of 2013/14 compared with the corresponding period of... continue
Categories: Car use, Greater London
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Every £1 of public money spent on London’s cycle hire scheme has delivered just 70p of benefit, according to an economic analysis... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
The London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham has ruled out using Transport for London’s London Highways Alliance Contract in the short-term.... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Heathrow Airport Holdings has announced the sale of Aberdeen, Glasgow and Southampton airports in a £1bn deal. The airports have been sold to a... continue
Local Transport Today
News
The DFT is to extend First Great Western’s franchise by three-and-a-half years to March 2019 upon expiry of the current franchise in September... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Many of Westminster’s one-way streets could be changed to two-way operation as the council seeks to reduce the priority given to vehicular... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
The mayor of London has appointed three ‘critical friends’ to oversee the mini-Holland cycling programmes in the boroughs of Enfield,... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Francis King, Transport consultant, Bath BA2
Ms Readhead’s suggestion for banning private cars from London is interesting but I feel ultimately flawed   (ibid). Her proposal is to ban... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Victoria Hills has left her post as head of transport at the Greater London Authority to become director of the new Old Oak and Park Royal... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Sean Corker, Alliance of British Drivers, Manchester M41
I have no doubt there are numerous individuals and organisations that would agree with Rosalind Readhead’s proposal to ban cars in London but... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
THE BATTLE over whether or not London should build a pair of ‘cycle superhighways’, or not, continued to become increasingly fractious in... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
A European Union-wide project to demonstrate electric buses in operation has launched, with plans to bring trials to the streets of London and... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Deniz Huseyin
Plans have been unveiled for a floating cycle route on the Thames that would run from Canary Wharf to Battersea. The eight-mile Thames Deckway would... continue
Categories: Cycling, Greater London
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Travelling by public transport is widely perceived as being an unpleasant experience but TV presenter Lauren Laverne took issue with this in The... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
“The battles over Boris Johnson’s plans for an 18-mile highly-segregated cycle ‘superhighway’ linking Barking in the east to... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Rik Thomas
ON 21 SEPTEMBER, Peter Hendy, commissioner of Transport for London, used an interview in The Guardian to warn of London’s potential future... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
For many years now, the LTT editorial office has regarded the Edinburgh tram scheme as the gift that just keeps on giving. This seemingly endless... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
TRANSPORT FOR LONDON has welcomed the opinion of the Advocate General, who advises the European Court of Justice (ECJ) in Luxembourg, rejecting the... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Rosalind Readhead
Carfreelondon is a campaign to free up London’s streets for the majority of London householders who do not own a private car. I want to redress... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Deniz Huseyin
The £25m upgrade of the Bow to Whitechapel cycle route is to start early next year, London mayor Boris Johnson has announced. Cycle... continue
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