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Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Rik Thomas
The publication of the Office of Rail Regulation’s draft determination of how Network Rail will spend money to enhance the rail network in the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Scottish Government has called for 20mph speed limits to be implemented in all residential areas. The recommendation appears in the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Councils could take on responsibility for enforcing 20mph speed limits if the police are unable to provide adequate enforcement, a local authority... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The City of London has questioned the suitability of the DfT’s speed limit appraisal tool to urban areas. Officers told the City’s... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
The City of London plans to implement 20mph speed limits on each of its streets, including those managed by Transport for London. The City’s... continue
Local Transport Today
Analysis
Andrew Forster
Managed motorways-all lane running (MM-ALR) is the DfT’s method for increasing capacity on the motorway network as quickly and cheaply as... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Andrew Fraser Stirling FK8
Regarding the articles on speed cameras on page 6 and page 15 of the last issue, is it not about time that we moved on to the more interesting... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Keith Peat, Drivers’ Union/Drive East Midlands, Sutton-on-Sea, Lincolnshire
It is a pity that the left-wing ideologically anti-driver brigade need to be personal in their rhetoric about experts who don’t happen to agree... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Road accident fatalities in Scotland fell to 170 in 2012, 15 fewer than in 2011 and the lowest number since records began, according to provisional... continue
Categories: Road safety, Scotland
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Speed camera critics say the RAC Foundation’s new guidance on analysing speed camera data  grossly exaggerates the effect of cameras on... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Rod King, the founder and campaign director of 20mph speed limit group 20’s Plenty for Us, has been awarded an MBE for services to road safety... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Transport Scotland is to change the way it reports road casualty data at speed camera sites after an independent review highlighted major errors with... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Rik Thomas
THE CONTENTIOUS issue of speed cameras, and their effectiveness, flared up once again in the media last week after the publication of a report by the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Manchester City Council is to use £500,000 of its public health budget to fund the implementation of 20mph speed limits on residential streets.... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport for London has modified its plans to build cycle lanes round the back of bus stops – dubbed ‘cycle bus stop bypasses’... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Government is pressing ahead with plans to make episodes of careless driving such as occupying the wrong lane on a... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Restrictions on lorry movements, changes to the rules for enforcing Advanced Stop Lines for cyclists at junctions, and speed awareness courses for... continue
Local Transport Today
Phil Goodwin
Phil Goodwin
PACTS, the Parliamentary Advisory Committee for Transport Safety, has a long record of careful evidence-based policy campaigning. Its recommendations... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Careless drivers who put other road users at risk face on-the-spot penalties under new measures announced by road safety minister Stephen... continue
Categories: Road safety, England
Local Transport Today
In brief
Two of the country’s biggest driving schools, AA Driving School and BSM, are to roll-out a cycle awareness module to all their instructors. AA... continue
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