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Local Transport Today
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The London Cycling Campaign is urging Transport for London and boroughs to rethink the proposed central London cycling grid of streets, saying the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
An extended pedestrianised area, a new bus interchange and a review of park-and-ride services are among proposals in a new transport strategy for... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
20mph speed limit campaigners want the DfT to give councils flexibility in whether repeater signs are installed on 20 or 30mph speed limit... continue
Local Transport Today
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Councils are being sought to participate in trials of ‘virtual parking spaces’ that could enable goods operators to load and unload... continue
Local Transport Today
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Campaigners for 20mph speed limits are urging councils to implement 20mph speed limits without public consultation.  A new briefing paper by... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
One of the key pieces of evidence that signed-only 20mph limits lead to increased levels of walking and cycling is fundamentally flawed, according to... continue
Local Transport Today
Phil Goodwin
Phil Goodwin
History repeats itself, they say, though never exactly and always with some quirk or unexpected feature that can lead the unwary to make fools of... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Francis King, Transport consultant, Bath BA2
I would like to comment on the expressed opinions of Mr Walker and Mr Heymer about setting speed limits (Letters LTT 07 Feb). Both gentlemen believe... continue
Local Transport Today
News
The Highways Agency has awarded contracts for studies into two potential new major road schemes and an all-lane running smart motorway scheme on the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Councils are responding to the flooding crisis by publishing emergency closures and diversions instantly. Somerset County Council has responded in... continue
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Lee Baker
The Prime Minister has given the go-ahead to £31m of rail resilence projects and £30m for local highways damaged by severe weather. The... continue
Local Transport Today
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Lee Baker
Roads minister Robert Goodwill has called on construction industry to prepare for "the biggest investment in the road network since the 1970s". The... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
The Highways Agency is to trial air quality barriers on a section of the M62 to see if they can reduce localised air pollution from vehicles on the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Two South London boroughs may merge their highways and transport services departments to save money. London Borough of Sutton and the Royal Borough... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Emma Cockburn has left the London Borough of Havering where she was transportation planning team leader to take up two part-time positions: head of... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
The Highways Agency has awarded an Atkins/Aecom joint venture the contract to prepare guidance for forecasting traffic flows in areas affected by... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Revenues from penalty charge notices (PCN) for parking and moving traffic offences should flow to the Treasury, rather than being kept by local... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Thousands of drivers a week are receiving penalty charge notices (PCNs) for ignoring an experimental ban on general traffic crossing a bridge in York... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The first ‘Trixi’ mirrors have been fitted to key road junctions in Greater Manchester. The large convex mirrors, already used in London,... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Plans to ban goods vehicles from London’s roads if they aren’t equipped with safety equipment to protect cyclists and pedestrians are... continue
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