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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport scotland is consulting on whether to relax the criteria for where speed cameras are installed.  The consultation asks if the remit of... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Robert Davis, Chair, Road Danger Reduction Forum London NW10
Oliver Carsten’s demolition of “our” “road safety performance” (Letters LTT 21 Apr) is a welcome first step by a senior... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Keith Peat, Drivers’ Union, Sutton on Sea, Lincolnshire
Perhaps Robert Davis’ benign title as chairman of the Road Danger Reduction Forum is a giveaway – how can roads carrying large,... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Paul Biggs, Alliance of British Drivers, Tamworth, Staffs B77
Adrian Hetherington (Letters LTT 21 Mar) provides yet another incoherent criticism of me and the Alliance of British Divers (ABD). LTT isn’t... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Back in January, I finished this column by expressing my concern that, in this country, from the moment we pass our driving test, we assume driving... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
The Safer Roads Humber partnership has criticised one of its member councils, saying it is withdrawing funding in order to tackle dog... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The DfT today makes available the data it will use to decide how local authorities will be rewarded or... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
A third of a million people will be killed or hospitalised on the roads in Greater Britain by 2030 if current trends are allowed to continue, a... continue
Categories: Road safety, All of UK
Local Transport Today
In brief
Road safety and public health teams should forge stronger links  to capitalise on the benefits of promoting active travel such as walking and... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Andrew Forster
Three London boroughs will  receive up to £30m each from Transport for London to fund their ‘Mini Holland’ proposals to boost... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Idris Francis, Petersfield, Hants GU32
If the London Borough of Merton and TMS Consultancy do not know that 1 to 1.5 road casualties a month over one year is too little data to be... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Councillors in Birmingham have approved the implementation of 20mph speed limits across a wide area of the city despite a consultation finding a... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Liverpool City Council is studying an intriguing new way to improve cycle safety. Officers told members last week: “We should look at cycle... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
The Highways Agency has appointed an Atkins/AECOM joint venture to develop measures to cut the number and severity of incidents involving heavy goods... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The use of lightweight humps and planters offer an affordable and flexible way of providing safe routes for cyclists that does not inconvenience... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A survey of cycling in London has revealed that 68% of respondents have grown more concerned about safety over the past six months.  The London... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Cycle routes that come to an abrupt end with ‘Dismount’ and ‘END’ signs must be rendered obsolete as soon as possible, argues... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
DfT officials were due to meet with Bedford Borough Council officers this week to discuss the council’s plan to install plastic lane dividers... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The London Borough of Merton is to conduct further analysis into the effects of 20mph zones and signed-only limits after research commissioned by the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Plans to hold a Formula One event through the streets of central London have been criticised by the London Assembly Green party. “I hope the... continue
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