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Parking Review
Editorial
Mark Moran
High quality facilities, a service ethos and well judged pricing structures are the hallmarks of quality off-street parking. These were among the... continue
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Products & Services
21st Century has been awarded two contracts, totalling £7.2m, by Keolis Sverige AB to supply CCTV systems, related maintenance and depot... continue
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Articles
Speeding motorists in Swindon will be confronted by red traffic lights under a road safety scheme to be tested by the borough council. The system... continue
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Articles
The use of road safety targets should be scrapped as they risk skewing investment priorities, the Department for Transport (DfT) has announced. Its... continue
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Articles
Why is he on the list? The traffic commissioner is one of the bus industry’s regulators. They are responsible for ensuring that services are... continue
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Invest to save
Arriva won a Company Driver Safety Award at the annual Fleet Safety Awards presented by the road safety charity Brake earlier this summer. The award... continue
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End of the line
Fun and games on London Overground were recently reported by the Going Underground blog when passengers on one particular service were treated to... continue
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End of the line
Whilst on the subject of China, the Longxiang Public Bus Company in Changsha, Hunan province has launched a new 'drive safely' campaign - by hanging... continue
Categories: Bus, Safety, Other, Rest of World
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The Big Question
Sharon Grant, Chair, London TravelWatch
Only when it is safe and practical to do so. Most travellers simply want to get from A to B safely, with the minimum of fuss and expense, in the... continue
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The Big Question
Laurent Dauby, Director of Knowledge and Membership Department, UITP
Full metro automation is not new. There are 57 such lines in 32 cities and 13 airports, some in operation for three decades now. Driverless metros... continue
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The Big Question
Bob Crow, General Secretary, RMT
Under normal circumstances I would be tempted to dismiss the idea of driverless trains on the Tube as some kind of a joke, cooked up by anti-union... continue
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The Big Question
Sharon Grant, Chair, London TravelWatch
Neither. We are concerned that it’ll cost far too much, both in terms of initial costs and operating costs. The open platform concerns us: it... continue
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Light Rail News
Safety Serco, the operator of the Docklands Light Railway, has been fined £450,000 and ordered to pay £43,773 costs by the Office of Rail... continue
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Light Rail News
Docklands Light Railway operator Serco was today fined £450,000 and ordered to pay £43,773 costs, following a prosecution for a serious... continue
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Viewpoint
Peter Stonham
Leaves on the line. The wrong kind of snow. Ash in the air. 2010 has brought a new fable to the lexicon of great transport service disruptions and... continue
Parking Review
Traffic Management
Having pioneered the use of “headcams” for civil parking enforcement, NSL Services Group showcased a new style of body-worn cameras at... continue
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Profiles Lead Story
Deniz Huseyin
Portsmouth has the distinction of being the first city in the UK with 20mph speed limits across its residential streets covering more than 250 miles... continue
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Profiles
Deniz Huseyin
A new generation of average speed cameras have received Home Office type approval to enforce 20mph limits on residential streets. The SPECS3 system,... continue
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Profiles
Deniz Huseyin
A change of policy at the Department for Transport (DfT) will allow councils to roll out 20mph limits across large areas. The current Circular 1/06... continue
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Enforcement News
Patrick McDonnell
Pupils in Portsmouth have started a campaign against parents who park on zig-zag lines near their school. Children from St Swithun’s Catholic... continue
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