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Highways England has appointed an Atkins/AECOM joint venture to assist its collaborative traffic management project with other highway authorities in... continue
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The government is required to take urgent action to tackle nitrogen dioxide levels from transport after a Supreme Court ruling last month. The... continue
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Physical activity is the “nearest thing to a panacea” in combatting an ”extraordinary range” of health problems, according to... continue
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Christopher Kettell, TRL; Mark Brackstone, Jordi Casas and Josep Maria Aymami, TSS-Transport Simulation Systems; Roland Leigh and Ed Lamb, University of Leicester
The Urban Traffic Management and Air Quality (uTRAQ) project uses satellite-generated atmospheric data to help local authorities devise traffic... continue
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Andrew Forster
The European Commission has issued the UK Government with an infringement notice concerning the compatability of the UK’s community transport... continue
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Gwynedd Council in North Wales has turned down a loan offer from a Government body to replace over 10,000 streetlights with LED (light emitting... continue
Categories: Road safety, Wales
Local Transport Today
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Kent County Council has launched a procurement to convert the speed cameras in the Kent and Medway Safety Camera Partnership area from wet film to... continue
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Leeds City Council is to conduct a trial of Puffin pedestrian crossing technology. The council trialled Puffins in 2006 but decided not to install... continue
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Andrew Forster
Buckinghamshire County Council is toughening up how it monitors highway planning obligations struck with developers following a critical report by... continue
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The DfT has appointed consultant WSP to review in-vehicle sensor technology that would provide drivers with visual or other sensory stimuli relating... continue
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A recently-opened pedestrian plaza in the Oxfordshire town of Didcot will be opened to buses if town centre expansion plans are approved. The plaza... continue
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Aberdeenshire Council has given its support to Aberdeen City Council’s plans to change traffic management in the city centre. The draft city... continue
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A fleet of self-driving shared cars could make 90 per cent of conventional cars in mid-sized cities superfluous but, at the same time, increase the... continue
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A Swansea street that has been criticised for its safety record saw accident rates almost halve after it was remodelled in 2006-07, newly released... continue
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Gateshead Council is pressing ahead with a targeted approach to implementing 20mph speed limits, saying a “blanket” application of... continue
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Rhodri Clark
The proposed new section of the M4 around Newport is on a par with HS2, when the costs are compared with the population or transport budgets of Wales... continue
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Peter Siemensma, Royal HaskoningDHV
As a ‘Dutchie’ living and cycling in London, I have experienced that cycle storage, apart from safe infrastructure, is still a big... continue
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The Government should set up an advisory body on road safety modelled on organisations that investigate safety in the rail and aviation sectors,... continue
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Andrew Forster
Norfolk County Council wants to trial lower speed limits across rural roads in the north-west of the county, in an effort to cut accidents. The... continue
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Reading’s bike hire scheme,  ReadyBike, recorded 16,837  rentals from the launch of the scheme in mid-June last year to the end of... continue
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