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Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Government has confirmed a major set of reforms to make parking policy in England more motorist-friendly.  CCTV enforcement will be... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Transport for London has outlined the steps being taken to strengthen its staffing and evaluation capabilities to meet mayor Boris Johnson’s... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The number of people killed or seriously injured in road traffic accidents is a poor measure of the health impacts of transport, a West Yorkshire... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Steve Melia, University of the West of England
When communities secretary Eric Pickles abolished Labour’s (already weakened) national parking standards, he cloaked his announcement in the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Two neighbouring south London boroughs are drawing up plans for a single staffing structure as a way of saving money. The Conservative-controlled... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The North East Combined Authority (NECA) is reviewing how Nexus, the Tyne and Wear Passenger Transport Executive, is governed. The PTE, established... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Andrew Forster
Uncertainty surrounds  the future of the Croxley rail link project this week, which would extend London Underground’s Metropolitan line to... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Glasgow City Council is calling on the Scottish Government to simplify procedures for implementing bus Quality Contracts. Glasgow is a member of the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Oral hearings into the plans of Nexus for a Quality Contract Scheme in Tyne and Wear have been delayed until July after the PTE asked the QCS... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Supporters of active travel are pressing the Scottish and Welsh governments to make 20mph the default speed limit for restricted roads – roads... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Spread betting could be used to challenge official road traffic forecasts under a proposal put forward this week by  a prominent transport... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Brian Dalton, Purley, Surrey CR8
Regarding the London Borough of Hounslow’s plans to convert the Brentford goods branch to passenger use (‘DLR-style connection for West... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Alan Wenban-Smith, Urban & Regional Policy, Birmingham B13
I have received an invitation to a DfT workshop on valuing transport investment, to be held on 13 March. Yet, as the recent progress report on the... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Keith Peat, Driver’s Union, Sutton on Sea, Lincolnshire
Oh dear. Rachel Aldred may be a senior lecturer of transport at the University of Westminster but her rhetoric about cycling and drivers is hardly... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Francis King, Bath BA2
Malcolm Heymer believes that Westminster City Council should not bring in 20mph speed limits and used a table of road casualties for inner London... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Scottish Government is being urged to adopt a scenario-based approach to forecasting future travel demand.  In a new report for the Scottish... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Paul Biggs, Tamworth, Staffordshire B77
20mph conference: just an echo chamber for supporters The forthcoming Landor Links-organised annual ‘20’s Plenty’ conference in... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Local Transport Today
The comments of Michael Dugher, Labour’s new transport secretary, about the dominance of non-car voices in the national discussion of transport... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Black Country Local Enterprise Partnership has retracted claims that two transport investment programmes funded by the Local Growth Fund will... continue
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