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Issue 655 - 5 September 2014: News
Ealing trials flashing chevrons to highlight status of bus lanes

Ealing trials flashing chevrons to highlight status of bus lanes
Andrew Forster

The london Borough of Ealing is to trial the use of illuminated chevrons on the entrance to bus lanes to inform drivers when  they are open for general traffic. The trial is expected to be launched next month on the... continue

Defra evaluates scrappage scheme

The Government has commissioned a study into the air quality benefits of a scrappage scheme for older vehicles and low emission zones. The Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs’ study, titled... continue

Mayor consults on segregated cycle routes

Transport for London has unveiled plans for east-west and north-south continuous cycleways across central London that will be almost completely segregated from other traffic. The three-mile north-south route will connect... continue

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London mayor fights on in the media after his airport plans are rejected

London mayor fights on in the media after his airport plans are rejected

A WAR of words broke out in the media after the Government’s Airports Commission formally rejected plans for a new hub airport in the Thames Estuary, dubbed ‘Boris Island’, earlier this week (see page 7).... continue