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Local Transport Today
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Lee Baker
MPs have said that spending £10 per head on cycling within six years is essential if more journeys are to be made by bike whilst at the same... continue
Local Transport Today
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Transport for London has released data on the locations and collision histories for safety cameras across the capital. The data covers the period... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
A majority of adults support the idea of graduated driver licences for young drivers, according to a survey for the RAC Foundation by Ipsos Mori.... continue
Local Transport Today
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The number of deaths on Britain’s roads fell to a record low in 2013, according to figures released by the DfT.  There were 1,713 deaths... continue
Local Transport Today
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Residents have rejected plans to close a number of residential streets in Tooting, south London, to prevent rat-running.  Wandsworth consulted... continue
Local Transport Today
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Cyclists and road danger reduction campaigners have welcomed Transport for London’s decision to end the use of ‘Cyclists stay back’... continue
Local Transport Today
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Councils should be given the power to enforce 20mph speed limits, according to the London Borough of Hackney.  A list of proposed actions in the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Councillors in Cambridgeshire have approved revised designs for bus stops on two busy roads in Cambridge as part of a package of measures to give... continue
Local Transport Today
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Andrew Forster
Transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin has rejected the Highways Agency’s plan to operate a 60mph speed limit all day on smart motorway... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Andrew Fraser, Stirling FK8
I beg to clarify the suggestion attributed to me by Brenda Mitchell (ibid). The suggestion that cycle fatalities in Scotland are falling was not mine... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Sean Corker, Manchester M41
I am surprised that Ms Mitchell has waited so long to produce statistics that she claims support her fraudster’s charter (presumed liability).... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Francis King, Bath BA2
The letter from Brenda Mitchell about presumed liability was interesting and self-evidently correct in parts (Letters LTT 27 Jun). For example, she... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents has launched a qualification for road safety professionals in Scotland. The road safety course has... continue
Categories: Road safety, Scotland
Local Transport Today
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Transport for London has published statistics showing the number of people killed or seriously injured in bus incidents in the capital. The figures... continue
Local Transport Today
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The Welsh Government has published guidance on school transport, including a new chapter on risk assessment for walking routes. ... continue
Local Transport Today
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Surrey County Council’s new speed limit policy will make it easier to implement 20mph speed limits. Until now the council’s policy has... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A £2m programme is underway to upgrade speed and red light camera sites in the Essex area from wet film to digital technology.  The Essex... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
a council motion calling for signed-only 20mph speed limits across residential streets in Dundee was narrowly defeated this week. The motion... continue
Local Transport Today
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Andrew Forster
Councils in England have won their campaign to continue using CCTV camera enforcement for parking restrictions outside schools, in bus lanes, at bus... continue
Local Transport Today
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The European Commission’s mobility and transport directorate is inviting tenders for a 12-month project, valued at €200,000, to explore... continue
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