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Local Transport Today
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Capacity on one of the busiest sections of the M25 was increased this week with the conversion of the hard shoulder into a permanent extra running... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Andrew Forster
No more Puffin pedestrian crossings are likely to be implemented in London, Transport for London said this week, despite  Puffins still being... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The South East Local Enterprise Partnership wants the Government to fund the widening of the A13 dual carriageway  through Essex and Thurrock... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Rik Thomas
“WHY IS Britain such a dangerous place for walkers?” Guardian columnist Nick Cohen asked on 6 April. “Tramping through the... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Let us hear no more whinging about the state of the transport planning profession because, according to a survey by freelance recruitment website... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Network Rail has warned the regulator against MPs' recommendation for a target to eliminate level crossing fatalities by 2020. Network Rail has told... continue
Local Transport Today
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Lee Baker
The Highways Agency is telling drivers to not drive in motorway lanes with a red X displayed ahead of the opening of the new smart motorway sections... continue
Local Transport Today
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Transport Scotland has sought to reassure local communities along the A9 between Perth and Inverness about the  impacts of the dualling... continue
Local Transport Today
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The Welsh Government is to close slip roads on the M4 near Port Talbot this summer in an effort to ease traffic congestion.  The experimental... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Transport for London has announced a £1.8m three-year fund to revamp streets and public spaces in the capital. The Future Streets Incubator... continue
Local Transport Today
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Oxfordshire County Council is to ask the DfT for permission to install an ‘early start’ traffic signal for cyclists at a busy road... continue
Local Transport Today
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Low-level traffic signals for cyclists could be installed at two junctions in Norwich as part of plans for contra-flow cycle lanes in the city... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The London Borough of Newham is to bring responsive repair works on the highway network in-house for a trial two-year period from October. The... continue
Local Transport Today
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More councils in England are to apply to the DfT for permission to implement permit schemes for highway works in an effort to reduce traffic... continue
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
Regular news
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
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