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Local Transport Today
Regular news
During last week’s debate in Parliament, transport minister Norman Baker responded to the eight-point plan in The Times’ Cities fit for... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
MPs have called on ministers to revive Cycling England, the advisory body that was disbanded last year as part of the Government’s programme to... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Idris Francis, Petersfield GU32
Having studied road casualty data, trends and claims for thousands of hours over some 12 years I find Dave Finney’s analysis of the impact of... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
On 27 February The Guardian editorialised at length on the subject of cycling. “Campaigners are beginning to talk about a real watershed, a... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
The DfT is to allow highway authorities across England to install ‘Trixi’ mirrors at road junctions to improve cycle safety. Transport... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Manchester could become the next city to have 20mph limits across residential streets after city councillors ordered officers to prepare a report on... continue
Local Transport Today
News extra
Andrew Forster
Over the last 20 years speed cameras have become a familiar part of the roadside furniture in the UK. But what effect have they had on injury... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Highways Agency has approved the first course for the Certificate of Competency in road safety audit. From December 2013 all safety audits... continue
Categories: Road safety, All of UK
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
 As most readers probably know, for many years there has been a war of words between some PTEs and bus operators over how bus services should be... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
These are: Lorries entering a city centre should be required by law to fit sensors, audible turning alarms, extra mirrors and safety bars... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Rik Thomas
In early February The Times launched what has become an extended campaign to make Britain’s roads safer for the nation’s cyclists. The... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council plans to trial the effectiveness of 20mph speed limits on three types of residential street: a Radburn-style... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Newcastle City Council has completed the implementation of 20mph limits across neighbourhood streets. The programme covers 75% of the city’s... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Transport for London is commissioning research to understand why construction industry lorries are involved in a disproportionate number of fatal... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Brian Dalton, Purley, Surrey CR8
I enjoyed Hugh Morgan’s piece about road design for cyclists in Merton (LTT 05 Jan). His experiences can be replicated across London where... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A COURSE designed to cut the number of lorry accidents in urban areas, particularly those involving cyclists and pedestrians, has gained industry... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport for London is consulting on two options to improve cycle safety at a roundabout in East London where two cyclists have been killed in... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Keith Peat, Drive East Midlands, Drivers’ Protest Union, Sutton-on-Sea, Lincs
I think I have a right of reply to David Cummings letter in your last issue (ibid). I always refrain from making personal comment since it degrades a... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Malcolm Heymer, Traffic management adviser, Association of British Drivers, Dereham, Norfolk NR20
David Cummins claims that posted speed limits correspond with the design speeds of roads, so exceeding a speed limit is inherently unsafe (Letters... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Steve Melia, Senior lecturer, Centre for Transport & Society, University of the West of England, Bristol BS16
I am writing in response to the letter by Stuart Reid of MVA Consultancy (LTT 16 Dec 11) concerning my article and the study of shared space, which I... continue
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