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Local Transport Today
In brief
The London Assembly transport committee is launching an investigation into cycle road safety in the capital. Sixteen cyclists died on London’s... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport for London has completed the installation of an ‘early start’ traffic signal for cyclists on one of the arms of the Bow... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The City of Edinburgh Council is to start reviewing pedestrian guardrailing (PGR) across the city using an assessment procedure borrowed from a... continue
Local Transport Today
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THE UK’s road safety policies have come in for criticism from the European Transport Safety Council. The ETSC gives the UK a ‘red’... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Reported road accident casualties in Scotland fell to the lowest level ever recorded in 2011, figures have revealed. Total casualties fell 4% to... continue
Categories: Road safety, Scotland
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
On 9 June The Guardian dug into its archives from 45 years previously to prove that there truly is nothing new under the sun. “The 70mph speed... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Richard Evans, Raynes Park, London SW20
Who really cares what The Daily Mail thinks about a minister riding his pushbike through some red lights (Media Monitor LTT 08 Jun)? (Or, come to... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Blanket 20mph speed limits would be imposed on “smaller residential streets” across Northern Ireland under a private members’ Bill... continue
Local Transport Today
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The Scottish Government is to bring forward plans later this year to lower the legal blood alcohol limit from 80mg of alcohol per 100ml of blood to... continue
Categories: Road safety, Scotland
Local Transport Today
In brief
Lothians cycle campaign group Spokes is to cease giving publicity to cycling initiatives that promote the wearing of cycle helmets. “Spokes... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Rob Gifford is to step down as executive director of the Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety (PACTS) at the end of the year. Gifford,... continue
Categories: Road safety, All of UK
Local Transport Today
Analysis
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Culture secretary Jeremy Hunt came under fire from The Daily Mail on 6 June… but not because of anything he said when giving evidence to the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
SafeZone, Siemens’ average speed enforcement technology, has been approved for deployment in the UK by the Home Office. SafeZone is a modular... continue
Local Transport Today
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The shared space scheme at Elwick Square on Ashford’s ring road hasn’t performed quite as expected, Ben Hamilton-Baillie, who acted as an... continue
Local Transport Today
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Andrew Foster
Should we separate pedestrians and cyclists from vehicular traffic or encourage them to mix? That was the question that attracted more than 100... continue
Local Transport Today
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Increasing the motorway speed limit to 80mph will generate few economic benefits because most motorists who want to travel at this speed already do... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Surrey County Council is exploring how to reverse a recent sharp increase in the number of cycling casualties recorded by the police. Casualties have... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
A new offence of driving under the influence of drugs was announced this week in the Queen’s Speech. The legislation will create a specific... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT’s recent Road safety framework has had little impact on local authorities, according to a survey by the Parliamentary Advisory Council... continue
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