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Local Transport Today
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Cambridgeshire County Council is consulting on installing segregated cycle lanes and bus stop bypass cycle lanes on two roads in Cambridge.  The... continue
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Letters to the editor
Malcolm Heymer, Alliance of British Drivers, Dereham, Norfolk NR20
Francis King’s letter on the use of the 85th percentile in setting speed limits (LTT 21 Feb) misses the point about the purpose of speed... continue
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Letters to the editor
Paul Withrington, Director, Transport Watch, Northampton NN2
I recently drove on a congested motorway operating with a variable speed limit. The system was a nightmare – nothing but a distraction from the... continue
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Many thanks to Malcolm Bulpitt for sending in these pictures from Maidstone in Kent. “Our borough council has recently spent millions on a... continue
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Politicians like to tell people what they want to hear and will say different things to different audiences, believes Carlton Reid, who will be... continue
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Denmark is often cited as the home of good design and planning for cycling, but even there, serious mistakes have been made, according to Danish... continue
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John Dales
John Dales
There are two, maybe three, reasons why I’m writing about a street called Exmouth Market this month. The first is that, since we moved just... continue
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Lee Baker
A study of public sector websites highlights the public, while satisfied with information on road works, is dissatisfied with information available... continue
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A study of cycling infrastructure in 12 cities in Europe and the USA has identified more than 30 different techniques, including segregation,... continue
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John W E Helm
The Prime Minister has ordered a review into the resilience of the country’s transport networks to extreme weather following the disruption... continue
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The Metropolitan Police is to be given routine access to Transport for London’s network of 1,300 automatic numberplate recognition cameras,... continue
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Andrew Forster
The Highways Agency is consulting on plans to impose a 60mph speed limit on a three-mile section of the M3 in Surrey because of air pollution... continue
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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
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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
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20mph speed limit campaigners want the DfT to give councils flexibility in whether repeater signs are installed on 20 or 30mph speed limit... continue
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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