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Local Transport Today
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Warrington Borough Council is to apply to the DfT?for authorisation to implement a permit scheme to manage road works. Warrington says permit schemes... continue
Local Transport Today
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The London Borough of Wandsworth is to close Putney Bridge to vehicles for three months from 14 July for a £1.5m maintenance project. The... continue
Local Transport Today
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The Highways Agency has appointed consultants to help it explore the suitability of raising the speed limit through roadworks on motorway and trunk... continue
Local Transport Today
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An average speed camera system on the A9 in Scotland should go live in October. The system, using Vysionics SPECS3 equipment, is being installed on... continue
Local Transport Today
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Streets outside a number of Edinburgh schools will be closed to vehicles for about 30 minutes at the start and end of the school day under the... continue
Local Transport Today
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A scrutiny committee of councillors in Lincolnshire has rejected the idea of 20mph speed limits across the county’s residential streets.... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT has appointed researchers to study the effectiveness of 20mph speed limits.  Consultants Atkins and AECOM and Professor Mike Maher from... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Highways Agency is to trial a radar-based system to detect vehicles broken down in live running lanes of ‘smart’... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The City of Edinburgh Council is to consult on introducing a 20mph speed limit across residential streets.  About half of Edinburgh’s... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
A patchwork of arrangements for speed and red light camera enforcement is emerging  in the Avon and Somerset police force area, as councils... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Transport Scotland has announced a further £6m investment on the A83 in Argyll and Bute to enable further landslide mitigation measures to be... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The London Borough of Lambeth has the most bus lane in the capital and the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea has the least, according to data... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
Amey has won Transport Scotland’s contract to maintain trunk roads in South East Scotland from current incumbent BEAR Scotland. BEAR has been... continue
Local Transport Today
News
The Highways Agency has granted type approval to Clearview Traffic Group’s wireless vehicle detection system for use in MIDAS (Motorway... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Leicestershire County Council has announced the firms who have won places on the Midlands Highway Alliance’s new medium schemes... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Stephen Boor, By email
I was intrigued to read that a planned cycle scheme in Cambridge would feature what might be the first cycle Zebra crossing (‘Bus stop safety... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Philip Bisatt, Taunton, Somerset TA1
I have just returned from what will probably turn out to be a ‘once in a lifetime’ visit to Australia, much of it spent experiencing a... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
HS2 chief executive Sir David Higgins met representatives from the Chilterns last month to hear about their idea of putting the high-speed line in a... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Consultancy Atkins has reported good momentum for its UK business in the "well-funded" infrastructure markets, and is optimistic about opportunities... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Government is considering how driverless cars can be permitted on the roads, and as part of this is looking at a licensing regime that is... continue
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