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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
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Francis King
Keith Peat believes that speed limits should be set professionally (Letters LTT 12 Jun). As a qualified and experienced transport engineer, so do... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The DfT and the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation (CIHT) have awarded Norfolk County Council a prize for its policy of reducing... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Liverpool City Council has installed ‘early start’ signals for cyclists at two busy city centre road junctions, with thermal imaging... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Westminster City Council is consulting on removing the one-way gyratory system on Baker Street and Gloucester Place, the north-south streets... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The City of London Corporation is to commission a pedestrian model of the City. It has allocated £150,000 of its Transport for London grant for... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Andrew Forster
Councillors in the London Borough of Wandsworth seem likely to overrule officers next week and authorise a roll-out of 20mph limits across large... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The number of road accident casualties recorded by the police in Scotland fell 2% in 2014 to 11,240 but fatalities rose by 28, from 172 to 200,... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport for London will begin trials next month of intelligent speed adaptation (ISA) technology on two London bus routes.  The project will... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
Siemens has launched a pedestrian detector that can be used to alter pedestrian phases at crossings. The Heimdall kerbside volumetric pedestrian... continue
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News
Highways England has commissioned a series of projects to inform the management and development of England’s strategic road network. Contract... continue
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People/people
Malcolm Shepherd, chief executive of Sustrans, was awarded a CBE for services to transport and the environment in the Queen’s birthday honours.... continue
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Secondary stories
The London Borough of Islington is working with vehicle manufacturer Ford on a telematics trial designed to take the confusion out of parking rules... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Work is underway to roll out “seamless” cycle routes along key corridors in Greater Manchester. This will be backed by improved cycling... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
New cycling infrastructure must consider the needs of disabled cyclists, says Isabelle Clement, director of charity Wheels for Wellbeing. The 2011... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A strong business case was behind the £913m investment in London’s cycling infrastructure, says Helen Fallon, principal strategy planner... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Transport for London has launched trials of cyclist detection technologies, which could be used to vary the green signal phase for segregated cycle... continue
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Regular news
The number of people reported killed or injured on London’s roads increased by more than 13% last year, though fatalities and serious injuries... continue
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Secondary stories
Drivers in Edinburgh will have to possess a permit to drive past up to 11 primary schools at the start and finish of the school day under plans being... continue
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