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Local Transport Today
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Transport for London has begun a £77m programme to strengthen the A4 Hammersmith flyover in west London.  The work will ensure the... continue
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Andrew Forster
The London Borough of Barking and Dagenham is pressing Transport for London to roof over part of the A13 and wants ministers to approve a £150m... continue
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Local Transport Today
No one would doubt that urban transport and its quality are major factors in national economic and social development. Cities are often the engines... continue
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Plans are being drawn up for  on-street trials of autonomous pods in Milton Keynes. The electric vehicles with capacity for two passengers would... continue
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Glasgow City Council is trying to strike a City Deal with the UK Government, which, if successful, could secure additional funding for transport... continue
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Tactile paving is likely to be installed along the edge of the vehicle path in a shared space scheme in Southend.  Consultant Urban Movement... continue
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Leeds City Council is exploring how to fund a £100m new dual carriageway on the eastern edge of the city, which it says is vital to supporting... continue
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Brighton and Hove Council’s green administration is facing a backlash from motorists who claim the council has declared “war” on... continue
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Transport Minister Norman Baker this week put pressure on Liverpool’s directly elected mayor, Joe Anderson, to drop a trial suspension of every... continue
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Norfolk County Council has ruled out introducing area-wide 20mph speed limits in its urban areas, saying they deliver little benefit in terms of... continue
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Letters to the editor
Julie Boston, Friends of Bristol Suburban Railways campaigns organiser, Bristol BS6
Whatever the strength of feeling against Bristol’s bus rapid transit plans (Letters LTT 20 Sep), nothing will improve until campaigners and... continue
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Letters to the editor
Stephen Joseph, Chief executive officer Campaign for Better Transport, London N1
Communities Secretary, Eric Pickles, has doubtless many excellent qualities but on the issue of town centres, parking and car access he is simply... continue
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The politics of transport on Merseyside would make a fascinating topic for a doctoral thesis. Tensions between Liverpool City Council and... continue
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Council leaders in the Liverpool City Region want to take over the management of some Highways Agency roads as part of plans to create a Liverpool... continue
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Hull City Council is pressing the Highways Agency to include an iconic pedestrian/cycle bridge across the A63 in plans to improve the trunk road... continue
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Communities and local government secretary Eric Pickles has told local authorities in England to “ditch their anti-car dogma” and make... continue
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London’s growing population can be accommodated without spending billions of pounds on new infrastructure if the mayor promotes travel... continue
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John Dales
John Dales
All three of the schemes short-listed for this year’s Urban Transport Design Award – presented in July at the 11th annual Transport... continue
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Andrew Forster
Transport for London and the mayor’s cycling commissioner Andrew Gilligan are scrutinising the bids submitted by outer London boroughs for a... continue
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Secondary stories
Andrew Forster
Transport for London this week raised the possibility of a new era of urban road improvements as it announced plans to study placing major roads in... continue
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