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Local Transport Today
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Rik Thomas
Cycling or walking to work is better for people’s mental health than driving to work, according to new research by health economists at the... continue
Local Transport Today
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Transport for London has rejected the London Assembly’s call for pedestrians to be given more time to cross the road at signal-controlled... continue
Local Transport Today
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Environmental transport groups are demanding legislation to boost the amount of spending on walking and cycling in England. The organisations say... continue
Local Transport Today
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Transport authorities in Scotland are being urged to set up ‘active travel hubs’ at key transport interchanges offering facilities such... continue
Local Transport Today
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Sustrans and Transport Scotland have released guidance to help local authorities prepare active travel strategies, which they are supposed to... continue
Local Transport Today
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A higher percent of Bristol residents commute by bike and foot than in any other local authority in the country, according to the city... continue
Local Transport Today
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The DfT is consulting on changing how short walks are recorded in the National Travel Survey because research suggests large-scale... continue
Categories: Pedestrians, England
Local Transport Today
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Andrew Forster
Residents of England made fewer trips last year than at any time since the National Travel Survey began in 1972/73. Each person made an average of... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Rachel Aldred, Westminster University
Place and movement hierarchies increasingly form part of accepted thinking about the way we manage streets. For instance, they’re used in UK... continue
Local Transport Today
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Transport for London will launch trials this month of cyclist and pedestrian detection software on buses. Four buses will be fitted with the... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Derek Halden, DHC, Edinburgh EH4
There has been a continuing debate in these pages about the case for strict and presumed liability legislation to protect vulnerable road... continue
Local Transport Today
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Transport for London has launched a digital speed limit map for the capital, which will be of use to satnav firms, mobile phone app developers and... continue
Local Transport Today
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London Councils has halted work on adding safety requirements to the London Lorry Control Scheme (LLCS) that were intended to cut the risk posed by... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Joe Irvin has been appointed chief executive of pedestrian charity Living Streets, taking over from Tony Armstrong who left last month to become... continue
Categories: Pedestrians, All of UK
Local Transport Today
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The provision of traffic-free cycling and walking routes has helped increase levels of walking and cycling in local communities, according to new... continue
Local Transport Today
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Lee Baker
Local sustainable transport fund projects have been allocated a further £65m so they can continue into the next parliament.  The DfT... continue
Local Transport Today
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The london Borough of Wandsworth is to hold a design competition for a new pedestrian/cycle bridge across the Thames despite continuing opposition... continue
Local Transport Today
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Oxfordshire County Council is developing the detailed design for a £5.5m scheme to improve the public realm and reduce the traffic dominance in... continue
Local Transport Today
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Cambridgeshire County Council is consulting on plans for a new cycle and pedestrian bridge over the River Cam in Cambridge. The £4m bridge... continue
Local Transport Today
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Transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin has granted powers to Reading Borough Council to build a new pedestrian/cycle bridge across the River Thames... continue
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