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Local Transport Today
In brief
Green groups want the Scottish Government to ringfence Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) for environmental transport and road maintenance. Responding to the... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
The Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames has awarded consultant Atkins a £114,495 contract to undertake proof of concept work on the proposed... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
TfL is to pilot improvements to pedestrian safety in two south London town centres. Between £2m and £5m will be spent in Tooting... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Freight Transport Association has voiced alarm at reports that the Prime Minister has asked transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin to investigate... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Campaign group the Alliance of British Drivers has accused charity 20’s Plenty for Us of “hot air of the worst kind” for suggesting... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The London Borough of Islington is reviewing its web-based consultation processes for  schemes such as Quietway cycle routes, in an effort to... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Rachel Bromley has left Sustrans, where she was policy communication co-ordinator.... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Membership of the House of Commons transport committee is: Louise Ellman (chair, Lab, Liverpool Riverside); Karl McCartney (Con, Lincoln), Mark... continue
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Letters to the editor
Phil Sulley, Yalding, Kent ME18
In mid-Kent, and I assume in other rural areas, we have increasing numbers of long strings of cyclists. On our many narrow, winding roads they can... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Paul Withrington, Director, Transport-watch, Northampton NN2
Ian Gillies, York’s cabinet member for transport and planning, is quite wrong to say that “if residents of Acacia Avenue say a 20mph... continue
Categories: Road safety, England
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Idris Francis, Petersfield, Hampshire GU32
As long ago as 1791 Tom Paine set out in The Rights of Man one of the most important principles of freedom and democracy, yet one that campaign group... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
The city of York Council’s new Conservative/Liberal Democrat administration has asked officers to estimate the cost of removing the signed-only... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A motorcycle group is urging councils not to install Armadillo delineators for cycle lanes, claiming they pose a hazard for powered two-wheeler... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport for London’s trial of Intelligent Speed Adaptation equipment on two bus routes will not include any assessment of the how the... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
An improving economy and warm weather may have contributed to the 6% rise in reported road accident casualties in Britain last year, according to the... continue
Categories: Road safety, All of UK
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
David Andrews, Worksop S81
Idris Francis avoids the point that The Guardian reporter was making, albeit she should have used the word “transfers” instead of... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Andrew Fraser, Stirling FK8
In a recent edition, Rod King MBE, the founder of campaign group 20’s Plenty for Us, appears to admit that his organisation uses the same... continue
Categories: Road safety, England
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Following the Government’s confirmation that Network Rail’s investment programme is in chaos, a university (we won’t name them to... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Idris Francis
In Media Monitor you quote a piece by Haley Birch, in The Guardian on the topic, ‘Do 20mph speed limits actually work?’  Ms Birch... continue
Categories: Road safety, England
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Chris Oldham
While I’m pleased to see that Keith Peat has responded to my letter about road “accidents”, I am surprised at some of his comments... continue
Categories: Road safety, England
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