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Local Transport Today
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Five ring-fenced funds worth £900m up to and including 2020/21 are being set up.  Environment – £300m This fund could be used... continue
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Councillors in Wiltshire have ruled out the widespread implementation of signed-only 20mph speed limits, saying there is little evidence to suggest... continue
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The European Parliament and member states have reached agreement on allowing more streamlined, safer and fuel-efficient lorries, but not until about... continue
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FirstGroup has installed warning bells on buses on route 83 between Oldham and Manchester in an effort to cut the chances of collisions with... continue
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The number of people in England holding a driving licence rose to an all-time high of 31.9 million in 2013, an 800,000 increase on the previous year,... continue
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Andrew Forster
Implementation OF the first Quietways – cycle routes offering a direct, pleasant, back-street alternative to busy main roads – is about... continue
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Upgrading A roads to motorway-style 'expressways' with freer-flowing traffic, 400 miles of smart motorways, fewer short-term road repairs and a... continue
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Letters to the editor
Idris Francis, Petersfield, Hampshire GU32
Lacking any dates and including the weasel phrase “help to prevent”, Transport for London’s reference to a 58% reduction in killed... continue
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Letters to the editor
Iain Reeve, The Reeve Partnership, Godalming, Surrey GU7
I am glad to see that my letter provoked a response from those who oppose speed cameras (Letters LTT 14 Nov). It gives us a chance to have a sensible... continue
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Argyll and Bute Council has ruled out signed-only 20mph speed limits on roads with already low speeds. “It is not considered that best value... continue
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The number of reported collisions and casualties in Brighton & Hove City Council’s first signed-only 20mph signed area are running below... continue
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Birmingham City Council has approved plans for signed-only 20mph limits on residential streets and in local centres in a large part of the south of... continue
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RESIDENTS OF a West Sussex town have voted overwhelmingly to reject the implementation of signed-only 20mph speed limits on residential... continue
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The Advertising Standards Authority has banned council publicity claiming that 20mph speed limits increase walking and cycling, deliver health... continue
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Andrew Forster
Bristol’s independent mayor George Ferguson has vowed to press on with the city’s signed-only 20mph limit programme despite councillors... continue
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Residential streets in Reading could be temporarily closed to traffic and designated ‘Play Streets’ after the council judged a pilot... continue
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The City of Edinburgh Council wants Transport Scotland to make 20mph the default speed limit for urban roads.  Edinburgh has told Transport... continue
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Speed cameras help prevent 500 deaths or serious injuries on London’s roads each year, members of Transport for London’s surface... continue
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The London Borough of Lewisham is to consider plans for a 20mph speed limit across the borough. A paper will be presented to the Labour-controlled... continue
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The City of Edinburgh Council plans to increase the number of primary schools participating in a ‘school streets’ project from five to 11... continue
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