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Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT is to ban the installation of new Pelican pedestrian crossings – but the decision does not spell the end for crossings with the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Drivers could be banned from overtaking cyclists on some streets under DfT proposals to create a new concept of ‘Cycle... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Major reforms to Britain’s road traffic sign rules have been unveiled by the Government.  The changes introduce a host of new signs,... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Shared use pavements alongside roads are not an acceptable way of providing space for cyclists and pedestrians, even if markings segregate the two... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Rik Thomas
On 25 March last year the Government announced, with a considerable fanfare, that it was to publish a green paper on improving the safety of and... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Deniz Huseyin
More than 500 delegates attended Cycle City expo in Leeds on 1-2 May, confirming its position as the UK’s largest cycling planning and policy... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Department for Transport has launched a national consultation on the revised Traffic Signs and General Directions (TSRGD). Department officials... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Anti-driver people, most of whom emanate from the green anti-people lobby, like to turn to ad hominem when confronted with simple truths as Robert... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
If Robert Davis “was brought up to be courteous” why does he characterise his opponents as “extreme car fanatics” (Letters... continue
Local Transport Today
Comment extra
Last issue’s front page story about Transport for London ceasing to install Puffin pedestrian crossings generated discussion on LTT’s... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Andrew Forster
It will not go down as the scoop of the century but the email exchanges between two York city councillors, in which they criticise media reporting of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A newspaper report suggesting that council policies to switch-off streetlights at night have increased casualties is “simply... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Andrew Forster
Hundreds of tips for creating cycle-friendly infrastructure are contained in new design guidance published by walking and cycling charity... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Transport for London has appointed TRL to evaluate a range of blind spot safety technologies that can be fitted to heavy goods vehicles to help... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The use of temporary fixed speed cameras should be considered as a way of enforcing speed limits on local roads, says North Lanarkshire... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Oxfordshire County Council is to cut a speed limit on a rural road from 60mph to 30mph despite opposition from Thames Valley Police, which says the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Calderdale Council in West Yorkshire has approved plans for blanket 20mph speed limits in residential areas, with the programme part-funded by public... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport for London may introduce a 20mph speed limit on Vauxhall Bridge Road and the bridge itself, which are parts of the capital’s inner... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Councillors in Brighton & Hove this week voted to reinstate three streets into the 20mph limit plans after residents complained about the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
York councillors’ frustration with media reporting of the council’s area-wide 20mph speed limits policy for residential streets has been... continue
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