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Local Transport Today
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
Local Transport Today
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
Local Transport Today
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
Local Transport Today
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
Regular news
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
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Welsh Government has appointed active travel charity Sustrans to help local authorities meet their duties under the Active Travel (Wales) Act... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Transport planners want more investment in walking, cycling and local rail but the vast majority oppose expansion of the trunk road network,... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Advertising Standards Authority has banned council publicity claiming that 20mph speed limits increase walking and cycling, deliver health... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Jason Torrance
  Sustainable local travel in England faces a challenge. Policy makers make positive noises about the value of walking and cycling for local... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Shared space street schemes should always incorporate a ‘safe zone’ for exclusive use by pedestrians, says new accessibility guidance... continue
Local Transport Today
John Dales
John Dales
I’m a big fan of Bill Bryson’s books. His Notes from a Small Island – in part, a wonderful layman’s take on urban design in... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Brian Dalton
The Government’s draft Cycling Delivery Plan has been greeted with astonishment by many who recognise that the written word is not as powerful... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Christian Schmidt
So John Dales despairs that the health professionals he worked with in the ‘Healthy lives and reducing health inequalities’ working group... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A £5.5m project to transform a key public space in Oxford city centre will feature shared space for pedestrians and cyclists.  Oxfordshire... continue
Local Transport Today
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Andrew Forster
The DfT is inviting local authorities in England to bid to form partnerships with the Government to improve conditions for walking and... continue
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