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New Transit
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
Parking Review
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
Parking Review
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
Parking Review
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
Parking Review
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
Parking Review
Enforcement News
People who park outside some of Bristol’s primary schools will now face instant £70 on-the-spot fines. The city council has brought in... continue
Parking Review
Enforcement News
Patrick McDonnell
Police in Aberdeen have conducted a three-day campaign focussing on drivers who ignore the city’s 20mph and 30mph limit zones in the city.... continue
Parking Review
Enforcement News
HIGHLAND COUNCIL is drawing up plans for 20mph speed limits in town centres such as Inverness, Dingwall, Thurso, Fort William and Portree. Highland... continue
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World Lead Story
Andrew Garnett
London’s St Pancras station could see new international destinations on its departure board with planned changes to safety requirements that... continue
Parking Review
Payment systems
Isle of Wight Council has deployed crime-busting SmartWater traps after a spate of thefts either from or of pay & display (P&D) machines in... continue
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