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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Signed-only 20mph limits are to be piloted on eight more sections of the Transport for London road network (TLRN), London mayor Boris Johnson and... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT is to close a website that allows people to compare road safety statistics of different local authorities in England,  after fewer... continue
Categories: Road safety, England
Local Transport Today
In brief
The City of Edinburgh Council has outlined plans for a six-phase implementation of signed-only 20mph limits across the city. The £2.2m... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
The national campaign for 20mph speed limits has called on politicians to make the default speed limit on built-up roads across the UK 20mph by 1... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Mike Crowhurst, Garforth, Leeds LS25
Two letters in LTT took my attention last week. First, your regular motoring lobbyist Keith Peat, writing on the contentious subject of cycling.... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Rod King MBE, Campaign director, 20’s Plenty for Us, Lymm WA13
The editorial in the last issue ends with the comment: “There are numerous bodies that speak on behalf of motorists. If there is one point to... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
The Department for Transport has today published its Road Investment Strategy (RIS), with details of a new arms-length company that will run... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Supporters of active travel are pressing the Scottish and Welsh governments to make 20mph the default speed limit for restricted roads – roads... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Andrew Forster
The first application of driverless cars could be as replacements for taxis in towns and cities, a former Labour transport minister has... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Keith Peat, Driver’s Union, Sutton on Sea, Lincolnshire
Oh dear. Rachel Aldred may be a senior lecturer of transport at the University of Westminster but her rhetoric about cycling and drivers is hardly... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Andrew Forster
Greater Manchester Combined Authority is to designate 375 miles of the conurbation’s most important local authority roads as a key route... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Dundee City Council is to consult on implementing 20mph limits in the city just months after the council rejected the idea saying lower limits were... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Almost 23,000 road traffic accidents involving cyclists were recorded by the police in Greater London over five years (2009-2013), according to a... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Implementing 20mph zones represents a cost effective way of protecting children and young people in disadvantaged areas, according to NICE (the... continue
Categories: Road safety, All of UK
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
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