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Local Transport Today
In brief
Newcastle City Council has completed the implementation of 20mph limits across neighbourhood streets. The programme covers 75% of the city’s... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Transport for London is commissioning research to understand why construction industry lorries are involved in a disproportionate number of fatal... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Brian Dalton, Purley, Surrey CR8
I enjoyed Hugh Morgan’s piece about road design for cyclists in Merton (LTT 05 Jan). His experiences can be replicated across London where... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A COURSE designed to cut the number of lorry accidents in urban areas, particularly those involving cyclists and pedestrians, has gained industry... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport for London is consulting on two options to improve cycle safety at a roundabout in East London where two cyclists have been killed in... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Keith Peat, Drive East Midlands, Drivers’ Protest Union, Sutton-on-Sea, Lincs
I think I have a right of reply to David Cummings letter in your last issue (ibid). I always refrain from making personal comment since it degrades a... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Malcolm Heymer, Traffic management adviser, Association of British Drivers, Dereham, Norfolk NR20
David Cummins claims that posted speed limits correspond with the design speeds of roads, so exceeding a speed limit is inherently unsafe (Letters... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Steve Melia, Senior lecturer, Centre for Transport & Society, University of the West of England, Bristol BS16
I am writing in response to the letter by Stuart Reid of MVA Consultancy (LTT 16 Dec 11) concerning my article and the study of shared space, which I... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Charlie Lloyd, Campaigns officer, London Cycling Campaign, London SE1
The ‘prosecute cyclists’ comments by Phil Flanders, Scottish director of the Road Haulage Association, are distressing. Vulnerable road... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Hugh Morgan, Merton Cycling Campaign
Highway authorities may claim that they consider the safety of all road users; but do they consider the safety of all road users equally? By cycling... continue
Local Transport Today
News extra
It is an issue of importance to road safety and one that affects journey times and modal choice. But, despite this, there is little understanding of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT has announced that it is to provide £2.7m of funding to 27 English police forces to enable them to buy 37 3D laser scanners to collect... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport for London is to review the operation of the King’s Cross gyratory following criticism that its plans to improve the roads for... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Peter Gimber, who retired as Devon County Council’s road safety manager in November, has been awarded an Order of the British Empire. He said... continue
Categories: Road safety, All of UK
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Stuart Reid, Director, sustainable transport, MVA Consultancy, Woking GU21
As the project manager of the DfT Shared Space study, I write in response to your news item about the paper by Simon Moody of PFA Consulting ... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
David Cummins, Nottingham NG3
The letters of the pro-drivers lobby are like reality TV. They are drivel, shouldn't be allowed on LTT, but I only have myself to blame for not... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Brian Dalton, Purley, Surrey CR8
Owen Pearson talks a lot of sense in his criticism of TfL’s facilities for cyclists at Bow Roundabout. The capital’s road network is... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Chris Robertson, Knutsford, Cheshire WA16
Thank goodness for the review of Shared Space by Simon Moody and Steve Melia, reported in the last issue (“Shared space guidance... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Cyclists wearing iPods or other music devices should be prosecuted for riding without due care, the Scottish director of the Road Haulage Association... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT is considering setting a national definition of a pothole. The progress report of the Potholes Review acknowledges that, currently, a... continue
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