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660 - 14 November 2014: News
Local Transport Today
John Dales
“I had to park here: otherwise I’d have blocked the carriageway”
John Dales
I’m a big fan of Bill Bryson’s books. His Notes from a Small Island – in part, a wonderful layman’s take on urban design in... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Paul’s website is www.paulsalveson.org.uk  His weekly blog (The Illustrated Northern Weekly Salvo) is available on line.
Paul Salveson
In a few weeks’ time we should see what the Government and its local authority partners have in mind for the new Northern and TransPennine... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Jo Baker is divisional director for integrated transport at Mott MacDonald and a fellow of CILT and CIHT.
Jo Baker, Mott MacDonald
As a veteran of the last three major waves of multi-modal studies I cannot argue with the DfT view that they have not delivered the desired outcome,... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Local Transport Today
Consultation closed last week on Transport for London’s plans for two cycle superhighways across central London featuring extensive segregated... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
In the Commons debate on bus policy last week  Labour MPs were quick to dig up the alleged Margaret Thatcher quote that a man who finds himself... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Malcolm Heymer, Alliance of British Drivers, Dereham, Norfolk NR20
Without wishing to add to Iain Reeve’s boredom with the speed camera debate (Letters LTT 31 Oct), I feel that he is rather missing the... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Richard Evans, London SW20
Iain Reeve reminds us that the vast majority of road crashes – between 90% and 99% – are caused by human error (ibid). At the other end... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Andrew Fraser, Stirling FK8
In the last edition Iain Reeve concludes that “speed cameras are one of the best things we have for tackling the main root cause of [road... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Casualty data provides no evidence of camera benefits, says Idris Francis
Idris Francis, Petersfield, Hampshire GU32
Statistics is sometimes defined as a method of drawing a straight line between an unproven assumption and a foregone conclusion but Mr Reeve (ibid)... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Keith Peat, Drivers’ Union, Sutton on Sea, Lincolnshire LN12
As an ex-police officer who has prosecuted many drivers and completed many STATS19 forms, I am sorry that Iain Reeve finds the unnecessary... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Cambridgeshire County Council has ruled out examining road pricing in its new study of access to Cambridge (LTT 31 Oct).  A council briefing... continue