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Local Transport Today
In brief
Lorries not fitted with safety equipment to protect cyclists and pedestrians will be banned in London from 1 September under the safer lorry scheme... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A Labour Government would only permit the use of fixed speed cameras in England at accident blackspots, seemingly signalling their removal from... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport for London is considering the removal of Bow roundabout in east London, the scene of a number of recent fatal accidents involving... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Malcolm Heymer, Traffic management adviser, Alliance of British Drivers, Dereham, Norfolk NR20
The campaign group 20’s Plenty for Us has highlighted the fact that the City of Westminster had the highest road casualty figure in London in... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Rachel Aldred, University of Westminster
I’m currently working on the ‘Near Miss Project’, which looks at how everyday non-injury incidents affect cyclists. The level of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Metropolitan Police has re-launched a major highway safety operation after a tripling of road deaths in 2015 compared to the same period last... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
The issues thrown up by this week’s decision of the Transport for London board to authorise a massive investment in cycle superhighways are so... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
The subjects of speed cameras and road pricing, once Media Monitor staples, returned to the media’s attention in early 2015. Leading the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Andrew Forster
When Boris Johnson steps down as London’s mayor next May, some of central London’s streets may look very different to how they do today.... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Metropolitan Police is likely to conduct enforcement of Islington’s borough-wide 20mph speed limit twice a month, according to the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The introduction of average speed cameras and a pilot 50mph speed limit for lorries (up from 40mph) on the A9 between Dunblane and Inverness has... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Campaign group 20’s Plenty for Us is pressing Westminster City Council to drop its opposition to 20mph limits. The campaign group has cited... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Roads minister Robert Goodwill has reportedly warned that there will be another jump in fatal and serious road accidents this week. The minister told... continue
Categories: Road safety, England
Local Transport Today
Interview
Gerard Dgdill
Steve Kent, former road construction project leader, county engineer, head of transport, director of environment and president of professional... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Brighton & Hove City Council has dropped some areas from its signed-only 20mph limit plans after opposition from a majority of consultation... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Cambridgeshire County Council has approved plans to introduce a signed-only 20mph speed limit on an A road in Cambridge, in a departure from council... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Councillors in Edinburgh have approved plans to roll-out signed-only 20mph limits across residential streets in the city and on main roads in the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Leicestershire County Council is to withdraw its £200,000 of annual funding to the Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland road safety... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Mark Moran
The Metropolitan Police has created a new, single police command with the aim of improving the safety and security of London&r... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Transport for London is considering installing zebra crossings on bus stop bypasses – cycle lanes that go behind bus stops – to reduce... continue
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