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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Councillors in Solihull are being urged to drop plans to replace signal-controlled pedestrian crossings with informal courtesy crossings as part of a... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport for London should encourage walking and cycling by giving rebates to people who don’t use their travelcard season tickets every... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Andrew Forster
No more Puffin pedestrian crossings are likely to be implemented in London, Transport for London said this week, despite  Puffins still being... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Rik Thomas
“WHY IS Britain such a dangerous place for walkers?” Guardian columnist Nick Cohen asked on 6 April. “Tramping through the... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Two hundred years ago it was hard to move much faster than walking speed. Horse-drawn carriages made slow progress on poor roads. With the coming of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
More pedestrian countdown signals, trials of pedestrian detection systems on buses, and more enforcement of 20mph speed limits are among the measures... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Westminster City Council is opposing plans for a new pedestrian/cycle bridge across the River Thames between the Nine Elms regeneration area on the... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Robert Davis, Chair, Road Danger Reduction Forum London NW10
Oliver Carsten’s demolition of “our” “road safety performance” (Letters LTT 21 Apr) is a welcome first step by a senior... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Road safety and public health teams should forge stronger links  to capitalise on the benefits of promoting active travel such as walking and... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
London mayor Boris Johnson’s plans for a network of Quietway cycle routes in the City of London could increase pedestrian/cyclist conflicts,... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Adrian Hetherington, Ontario, Canada
Why does the Alliance of British Drivers (ABD) squeal so loudly when they have been caught out? I read Paul Biggs’ letter in LTT 24 Jan on the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Pedestrian crossing times will be adjusted according to how many people are waiting to cross the road under plans being drawn up by Transport for... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Liverpool City Council is studying an intriguing new way to improve cycle safety. Officers told members last week: “We should look at cycle... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The use of lightweight humps and planters offer an affordable and flexible way of providing safe routes for cyclists that does not inconvenience... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Many thanks to Malcolm Bulpitt for sending in these pictures from Maidstone in Kent. “Our borough council has recently spent millions on a... continue
Local Transport Today
John Dales
John Dales
There are two, maybe three, reasons why I’m writing about a street called Exmouth Market this month. The first is that, since we moved just... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Commuting long distances and commuting by bus or coach appears to have a negative impact on people’s well-being according to a report by the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
One of the key pieces of evidence that signed-only 20mph limits lead to increased levels of walking and cycling is fundamentally flawed, according to... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DFt has contested London mayor Boris Johnson’s claim that ministers are trying to block  new European laws to make the design of lorry... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Councillors in Lincoln have granted planning permission to Network Rail for a new pedestrian and cycle bridge across the railway in the city centre... continue
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