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Local Transport Today
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TRAFFIC ON a new dual carriageway between the M6 and Manchester is to be restricted to 60mph, rather than 70, on air quality grounds.  Transport... continue
Local Transport Today
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Andrew Forster
Many of the transport projects that Parsons Brinckerhoff works on make headline news – HS2, Manchester Metrolink and the M25 to name but three.... continue
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News
The London Borough of Camden is preparing a procurement for a highways works contract beginning on 1 April 2016, covering capital spending estimated... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Cambridgeshire County Council has appointed Imperial Civil Enforcement Solutions (ICES) to provide back office notice processing services for bus... continue
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Detail
The Highways Agency has awarded consultant Halcrow a £70,000 contract to advise on maintenance planning options following the spending review... continue
Local Transport Today
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Ministers have pledged to add 900 extra lane miles of road capacity, a third more than provided in Labour's last decade in power, in the next... continue
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Work has begun to remodel a major south London roundabout to make it safer for cyclists. The works on the Queens Circus roundabout outside Battersea... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Two Scottish councils have reached agreement with Police Scotland to continue a traffic warden service. Stirling and Falkirk councils will each... continue
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Secondary stories
Transport for London has begun including monetised values for crime reduction benefits in transport scheme appraisal. A cost:benefit analysis for the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport for London has revealed more details of a £67m scheme to remove the gyratory in Wandsworth town centre, south London.  The town... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Andrew Forster
Take a walk along any one of hundreds of UK high streets and the vacant units, multitude of charity shops and row of bookmakers tell their own story.... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Highways Agency has awarded consultant Halcrow a contract worth just over £154,000 to advise on preparing England’s strategic road... continue
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London’s next mayor should introduce more road pricing schemes, says business lobby group London First.  The organisation suggests three... continue
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Letters to the editor
Vanessa Kovacevic, Suffolk IP28
It is obvious, as both Peter Mackie and Phil Goodwin agree (LTT 11 Jul & 08 Aug), that there is a need to assess the effectiveness of the new... continue
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Letters to the editor
Andrew Fraser, Stirling FK8
Perhaps I am being over-sensitive, in a world that seems to be becoming coarser by the day, but is there not something distasteful about the... continue
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People/consultants
Andy Walford has joined consultant Parsons Brinckerhoff as a regional associate, leading transport and highways design services for Herefordshire... continue
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John Dales
John Dales
Last month, if you recall, I featured two of the four schemes that were short-listed for the tenth annual Urban Transport Design Award. So, guess... continue
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People/consultants
Stephen Russell has joined consultant Mouchel as business unit director for highways in England and Wales. Russell was operations director,... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
TfL has announced that a re-design of a notorious London roundabout will start next year after four fifths of those consulted backed the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Government has hailed the fact that its HGV road user levy has raised more than £17 million since it was introduced in April. Foreign ... continue
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