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Local Transport Today
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Transport for Greater Manchester has reported a shortfall in income from its new permitting scheme for managing works on the highway.  The... continue
Local Transport Today
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A number of Scottish councils are struggling to make a business case for decriminalised parking enforcement powers following Police Scotland’s... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
The DfT has appointed a team led by consultant Parsons Brinckerhoff to undertake all the national road traffic census counts across England, Scotland... continue
Local Transport Today
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BAM Nuttall this month took over Wirral Council’s highways contract, replacing Colas. The contract is for four years with a possible two-year... continue
Local Transport Today
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The London Borough of Barnet has rejected the idea of introducing a borough-wide 20mph speed limit.  A report by a task and finish group of... continue
Local Transport Today
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Andrew Forster
Essex County Council is exploring the possible introduction of a mandatory variable speed limit on a busy dual carriageway in the county. The... continue
Local Transport Today
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Lee Baker
The estimated cost to clear the backlog of carriageway repairs on local roads has risen 15% in one year to £12bn, according to the Annual Local... continue
Local Transport Today
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Lee Baker
The DfT today makes available the data it will use to decide how local authorities will be rewarded or... continue
Local Transport Today
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The DfT has called for evidence on extreme weather-related impacts on the transport system, asking the industry for their experience of the last... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire councils are drawing up plans for a statutory bus quality partnership for the A944 Aberdeen-Westhill corridor. The... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Aberdeen City Council raised £750,000 from penalty charge notices issued for bus lane violations between last May, when the first cameras were... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
London mayor Boris Johnson’s plans for a network of Quietway cycle routes in the City of London could increase pedestrian/cyclist conflicts,... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
Transport for London is to install dedicated traffic signals for cyclists at two junctions in Camden Town. The signals, complemented by segregated... continue
Local Transport Today
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Liverpool City Council’s decision to suspend all the city’s bus lanes for a nine-month trial has been attacked by the Chartered Institute... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Andrew Forster
Three London boroughs will  receive up to £30m each from Transport for London to fund their ‘Mini Holland’ proposals to boost... continue
Local Transport Today
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Pedestrian crossing times will be adjusted according to how many people are waiting to cross the road under plans being drawn up by Transport for... continue
Local Transport Today
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Bedford Borough Council has delayed implementation of its controversial ‘turbo roundabout’ to allow more discussions with motorcycle... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Peter Headicar, Oxford OX1
In your recent editorial you commented on criticisms of the Government’s ‘predict and provide’ approach to motorway planning as... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Idris Francis, Petersfield, Hants GU32
If the London Borough of Merton and TMS Consultancy do not know that 1 to 1.5 road casualties a month over one year is too little data to be... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Councillors in Birmingham have approved the implementation of 20mph speed limits across a wide area of the city despite a consultation finding a... continue
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