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Local Transport Today
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Worcestershire County Council is to consult on a permit scheme to manage works on the highway. The council plans to use the common scheme recently... continue
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Buckinghamshire County Council plans to boost capital road maintenance spending by £5m a year for each of the next four years (2014/15 to... continue
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Worcestershire hopes to save £500,000 a year by switching off 17,000 of its 52,000 streetlights between the hours of midnight and 6am. The... continue
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The London Borough of Southwark has deleted a pledge to ensure that “vehicular traffic continues to move smoothly” from a supplementary... continue
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Councillors in Peterborough have recommended that the council pilots 20mph speed limits in all villages before deciding whether  to implement... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport for London has installed the UK’s first low-level traffic signals situated at the eye level of cyclists.  The signals have been... continue
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The delivery of London mayor Boris Johnson’s cycle superhighway vision faces years of delay and may never be delivered to the extent originally... continue
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Letters to the editor
Keith Peat, Drivers’ Union, Sutton-on-Sea, Lincolnshire
As an ex-traffic officer and class 1 police advanced driver, it does worry me when people such as Rod King of 20’s Plenty for Us and academics... continue
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Letters to the editor
Malcolm Heymer, Traffic management adviser, Alliance of British Drivers, Dereham, Norfolk NR20
It is no surprise that Rod King (Letters LTT 24 Jan) tried to refute many of the points I raised in my Viewpoint article on 20mph speed limits. I... continue
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Letters to the editor
Malcolm Heymer, Traffic management adviser, Alliance of British Drivers, Dereham, Norfolk NR20
It is no surprise that Rod King (Letters LTT 24 Jan) tried to refute many of the points I raised in my Viewpoint article on 20mph speed limits. I... continue
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Letters to the editor
James C. Walker, National Motorists Association (www.motorists.org), Ann Arbor, Michigan USA
Rod King of campaign group 20’s Plenty for Us applauds the DfT for abandoning the use of 85th percentile speeds for speed limit setting in... continue
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Viewpoint
Jon Orcutt & Kate Fillin-Yeh, Department of Transportation, New York City
During a recent visit to London, Leeds and Manchester we found tremendous interest in creating more bicycle-friendly communities. But we also... continue
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Regular news
Lee Baker
The Government has created a £3.5m emergency highways maintenance fund for councils in England hit by the recent heavy rain and... continue
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Capita has won back the contract to manage the central London congestion charge.  The company has secured a five-year contract from Transport... continue
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Detail
The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea and the London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham are to extend seven highway works contracts by a year,... continue
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News
Amey has been named preferred bidder for Staffordshire County Council’s innovative Infrastructure+ contract, which covers the management and... continue
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News
Ringway Infrastructure Services has won Milton Keynes Council’s ‘all-in-one’ highway contract covering routine and cyclical... continue
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Main editorial comment
No one had a bad word to say about Norman Baker when he was transport minister but perhaps people will see him in a different light after The... continue
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Regular news
The London Assembly is calling on Transport for London to increase the amount of time pedestrians have to cross the road. Transport for London... continue
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