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Local Transport Today
Lead Story
The city of York Council’s new Conservative/Liberal Democrat administration has asked officers to estimate the cost of removing the signed-only... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A motorcycle group is urging councils not to install Armadillo delineators for cycle lanes, claiming they pose a hazard for powered two-wheeler... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport for London’s trial of Intelligent Speed Adaptation equipment on two bus routes will not include any assessment of the how the... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
An improving economy and warm weather may have contributed to the 6% rise in reported road accident casualties in Britain last year, according to the... continue
Categories: Road safety, All of UK
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
David Andrews, Worksop S81
Idris Francis avoids the point that The Guardian reporter was making, albeit she should have used the word “transfers” instead of... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Andrew Fraser, Stirling FK8
In a recent edition, Rod King MBE, the founder of campaign group 20’s Plenty for Us, appears to admit that his organisation uses the same... continue
Categories: Road safety, England
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Following the Government’s confirmation that Network Rail’s investment programme is in chaos, a university (we won’t name them to... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Idris Francis
In Media Monitor you quote a piece by Haley Birch, in The Guardian on the topic, ‘Do 20mph speed limits actually work?’  Ms Birch... continue
Categories: Road safety, England
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Chris Oldham
While I’m pleased to see that Keith Peat has responded to my letter about road “accidents”, I am surprised at some of his comments... continue
Categories: Road safety, England
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Francis King
Keith Peat believes that speed limits should be set professionally (Letters LTT 12 Jun). As a qualified and experienced transport engineer, so do... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The DfT and the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation (CIHT) have awarded Norfolk County Council a prize for its policy of reducing... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Liverpool City Council has installed ‘early start’ signals for cyclists at two busy city centre road junctions, with thermal imaging... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Westminster City Council is consulting on removing the one-way gyratory system on Baker Street and Gloucester Place, the north-south streets... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The City of London Corporation is to commission a pedestrian model of the City. It has allocated £150,000 of its Transport for London grant for... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Andrew Forster
Councillors in the London Borough of Wandsworth seem likely to overrule officers next week and authorise a roll-out of 20mph limits across large... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The number of road accident casualties recorded by the police in Scotland fell 2% in 2014 to 11,240 but fatalities rose by 28, from 172 to 200,... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport for London will begin trials next month of intelligent speed adaptation (ISA) technology on two London bus routes.  The project will... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
Siemens has launched a pedestrian detector that can be used to alter pedestrian phases at crossings. The Heimdall kerbside volumetric pedestrian... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Highways England has commissioned a series of projects to inform the management and development of England’s strategic road network. Contract... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Malcolm Shepherd, chief executive of Sustrans, was awarded a CBE for services to transport and the environment in the Queen’s birthday honours.... continue
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