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Local Transport Today
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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
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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
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Efforts to encourage active travel in Scotland are being complicated by the huge number of organisations involved and the failure to give councils... continue
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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
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
Not surprisingly, the dominant topics of conversation at this year’s Smarter Travel were how the Local Sustainable Transport Fund (LSTF) had... continue
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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
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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
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Letters to the editor
Brian Dalton
I was reading about the negative cost benefits of the Elephant & Castle project (‘Journey delays give Elephant & Castle makeover a... continue
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Lead Story
Andrew Forster
Future governments will have to prepare a cycling and walking investment strategy for England after the Government amended the Infrastructure Bill in... continue
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Regular news
The Government has accepted the need for a cycling and walking investment strategy after a backbench Lib Dem rebellion. New clauses providing for a... continue
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Regular news
Andrew Forster
A SCHEME to transform the northern roundabout at Elephant & Castle in south London into a pedestrian-friendly environment has a negative... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Pedestrian charity Living Streets is pressing political parties to commit to introducing an Active Travel Bill for England if they win the General... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The London Borough of Camden plans to implement ‘stepped track’ cycleways on some streets in the West End, whereby the cycle lane is... continue
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John Dales
John Dales
My first column of 2015 brings me back to a subject that is very close to my heart and which, frankly, should be very much higher that it is on... continue
Local Transport Today
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Lee Baker
A backbench Lib Dem rebellion has been launched to require a walking and cycling investment plan alongside the Government's road investment plan. Lib... continue
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Secondary stories
Transport for London is considering installing zebra crossings on bus stop bypasses – cycle lanes that go behind bus stops – to reduce... continue
Local Transport Today
Phil Goodwin
Phil Goodwin
Returning home after Christmas, the traumas of trying to arrive by train at Finsbury Park in crisis were softened by a nice gift from my colleagues... continue
Local Transport Today
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The DfT is conducting further research into improving the recording of short walking trips in the National Travel Survey (NTS).  NTS... continue
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Local Transport Today
John Dales
John Dales
I start with apologies to anyone anticipating a piece entitled ‘Nothing works without walking’. I promised this last month, but this will... continue
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