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Local Transport Today
In brief
Barclays Bank has so far paid Transport for London £13.4m of the up to £50m sponsorship it has pledged for the capital’s cycle hire... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Walking and cycling charity Sustrans is calling on London mayor Boris Johnson to support a plan to build a 1,000 km network of safe, quiet cycling... continue
Categories: Cycling, Greater London
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Andrew Forster
Blackpool Council is looking for new sources of funding for the town’s bike hire scheme, which has been closed down for the winter as a... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
James Harding, the editor of The Times, is standing down at the end of this month. Harding has masterminded the newspaper’s high profile... continue
Categories: Cycling, All of UK
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Local Sustainable Transport Fund projects have tried a number of innovative ideas to change travel behaviour across England. The conference heard... continue
Local Transport Today
Analysis
Lee Baker
Hundreds of delegates attended the DfT-supported ‘Re-booting Smarter Travel’ conference in Bristol earlier this month to share... continue
Local Transport Today
News extra
Rik Thomas
The number of car and vans available to households in England and Wales rose by 14%, from 23.9 million to 27.3 million, between 2001 and 2011, newly... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
On 14 December Guardian columnist Andrew Brown reported his experiences on a speed awareness course, which he attended after being caught by a speed... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
A BBC documentary entitled ‘The War on Britain’s Roads’ attracted a modicum of media criticism in early December. “A... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Brian Dalton, Purley CR8
The legacy effect of the Olympics has shown how many people have actually taken the plunge and taken possession of a bike. But an owner of a cycle... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
A number of respondents to the Welsh Government’s consultation on the proposed Active Travel (Wales) Bill have said the legislation should... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
THE LAST few weeks have not been short of committees to attend and meetings to speak at. One of the most interesting was the Go Dutch – Love... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Rik Thomas
NEW GUIDANCE by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) on how local authorities can enact measures to boost walking and... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
On the same day as the publication of the new NICE guidance on the promotion of walking and cycling, transport minister Norman Baker announced that... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Roads investment in the capital is to be boosted under plans announced this week by the Transport for London. There will also be a big increase in... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A Newcastle-based company has launched a new low-cost bike hire scheme that removes the need for expensive heavy docking stations. Users of the... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Brian Dalton, Purley, Surrey CR8
I notice the transport committee of the London Assembly is suggesting that Transport for London should spend double its existing budget on cycling... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport for London today agreed plans to treble investment in cycling to £1bn over a decade in order to double cycling levels by 2020. TfL... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The London Borough of Wandsworth is to consult on scrapping the segregation of cyclists and pedestrians on paths on Wandsworth and Tooting Bec... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Barclays Cycle Hire scheme generated revenues of just under £7m in 2011/12, Transport for London has revealed. The scheme’s general... continue
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