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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Liberal Democrats in York have criticised the Labour-run council’s plans for citywide 20mph speed limits on residential roads. The Lib Dem... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Mark Durkan has been appointed Northern Ireland’s new environment minister, a position that includes responsibility for road safety. He... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Idris Francis, Petersfield, Hampshire GU32
Readers of your excellent report on Scotland’s safety camera partnership’s forced and belated admission of exaggerated casualty benefits... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Dave Finney, Slough SL2, www.speedcamerareport.co.uk
I am writing to to clear up some confusion that may have arisen following the publication of Professor Richard Allsop’s speed camera report for... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Richard Allsop, Emeritus professor of transport studies, Faculty of engineering science, University College London, London WC1E
In your last issue you reported some comments by speed camera critics of my recent RAC Foundation report that offers guidance on analysis of data... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Boris Johnson has written to transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin with a shopping list of changes to the DfT’s traffic sign rules, which the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The number of people killed on Britain’s roads fell 8% last year but road safety organisations and cyclist groups have voiced alarm at the rise... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Scottish Government’s reporting of casualty data at speed camera sites are unfit to be classified as official statistics because their... continue
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
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