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Local Transport Today
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Shared space street schemes should always incorporate a ‘safe zone’ for exclusive use by pedestrians, says new accessibility guidance... continue
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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
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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
Regular news
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
Local Transport Today
News extra
Andrew Forster
Boris Johnson has done more – much more – than any other politician to raise the political profile of cycling. But his eight-year tenure... continue
Local Transport Today
John Dales
John Dales
This morning (15 October), I was woken by BBC Radio 5 Live’s Nicky Campbell announcing that the London Health Commission (LHC), in a new... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin has defended Network Rail’s practice of replacing some footbridges over railway lines on a like-for-like... continue
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Lee Baker
The DfT has launched a consultation on a national cycling and walking delivery plan with the aim of making cycling and walking "the natural choices... continue
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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
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Regular news
On?25 September the Active Travel Act came into effect in Wales. The Act makes it a legal requirement for local authorities in Wales to map and... continue
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Rik Thomas
TRANSPORT FOR LONDON, working with the University of Loughborough, has produced research indicating that changes to the design of HGV cabs could save... continue
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ROAD?DEATHS have fallen to the lowest level since official records began in 1926, according to the latest DfT report on road casualties in Great... continue
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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
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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
Regular news
Transport authorities in Scotland are being urged to set up ‘active travel hubs’ at key transport interchanges offering facilities such... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Sustrans and Transport Scotland have released guidance to help local authorities prepare active travel strategies, which they are supposed to... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
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
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