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Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Andrew Forster
It may be pushing it to suggest that the humble pedestrian is an endangered species but official figures do not make happy reading for those who... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Malcolm Bulpitt, Loose, Maidstone, Kent ME15
Having read Paul Biggs’ letter (LTT 24 Jan) I cannot help but wonder if the Alliance of British Drivers should change its name to the Alliance... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Idris Francis, Petersfield, Hants GU32
Professor Richard Allsop’s new 22% estimate for killed and serious injury reductions due to speed cameras, lower than his 2010 figure of 43%... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Keith Peat, Drivers’ Union, Sutton-on-Sea, Lincolnshire
As an ex-traffic officer and class 1 police advanced driver, it does worry me when people such as Rod King of 20’s Plenty for Us and academics... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Malcolm Heymer, Traffic management adviser, Alliance of British Drivers, Dereham, Norfolk NR20
It is no surprise that Rod King (Letters LTT 24 Jan) tried to refute many of the points I raised in my Viewpoint article on 20mph speed limits. I... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Malcolm Heymer, Traffic management adviser, Alliance of British Drivers, Dereham, Norfolk NR20
It is no surprise that Rod King (Letters LTT 24 Jan) tried to refute many of the points I raised in my Viewpoint article on 20mph speed limits. I... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
James C. Walker, National Motorists Association (www.motorists.org), Ann Arbor, Michigan USA
Rod King of campaign group 20’s Plenty for Us applauds the DfT for abandoning the use of 85th percentile speeds for speed limit setting in... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Dorset County Council is to scrap a pioneering ‘psychological’ traffic calming scheme that involved removing centre line markings from a... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Chris Oldham, Shrewsbury SY4
John Dales’ column in the last issue ended by suggesting that driving licences should be valid for a maximum of ten years only. Even... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Paul Biggs, Alliance of British Drivers, Tamworth B77
I’d like to respond briefly to several items in the 10 January issue, starting with John Dales who urgently needs to inject some objectivity... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Rod King, Founder & campaign director, 20’s Plenty for Us, Lymm, Cheshire WA13
I was delighted to see Malcolm Heymer’s Viewpoint in the 10 Jan issue of LTT bringing attention to the debate for 20mph becoming the default... continue
Local Transport Today
Phil Goodwin
Phil Goodwin
I don’t know whether Christian Wolmar, Terry Pratchett and Nicole Kidman know each other, and to ask them would spoil a most agreeable fantasy... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
A new app has launched that shares what people are Tweeting about public transport and roads in the U.K to provide transport and road providers with... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Public transport passenger watchdog Passenger Focus should not be given the job of representing England’s road users, road stakeholder groups... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Association of Chief Police Officers has explained the legal basis for speed awareness courses, which the police can offer speeding motorists as... continue
Local Transport Today
John Dales
John Dales
Last time out, my closing words were about the “huge privilege and great responsibility” that it is to be professionally involved in how... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Tim Pharoah, Streatham SW16
Peter Headicar makes a strong case for focusing travel planning efforts on the journey to work (ibid), but further aspects deserve... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
EnvironmentalIists are calling for new techniques to re-engage the public in climate change discussions. Oxford-based charity the Climate Outreach... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT is seeking advice on how future technological changes could affect the transport system and travel behaviour. The successful bidder for the... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Nicholas Taylor, Little Sandhurst GU47
I occasionally have to travel between London rail termini and I have already changed my behaviour to avoid jams (‘Change travel behaviour to... continue
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