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Local Transport Today
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The DfT has endorsed the installation of 20mph speed limits on busy main streets in a new speed limit circular for local authorities in England. The... continue
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Councillors in Reading are taking forward plans to allow residents to close streets to through traffic for short periods of time to allow children to... continue
Local Transport Today
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Increasing the speed limit for heavy goods vehicles on single carriageway roads from 40 to 50mph is “likely” to increase the severity and... continue
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Letters to the editor
Paul Biggs, Transport Majority, Tamworth, Staffs B77
Andrew Fraser (ibid) seems to know very little about the fundamentals of safe driving or the dangers of so-called ‘Intelligent Speed... continue
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Letters to the editor
Malcolm Heymer, Traffic management adviser, Alliance of British Drivers, Dereham, Norfolk NR20
There is much I agree with in Andrew Fraser’s letter (ibid) about the drawbacks of speed cameras, but then he spoils it by advocating the use... continue
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Letters to the editor
Idris Francis, Petersfield, Hampshire GU32
Speed cameras should indeed be scrapped as Andrew Fraser says (Letters LTT 11 Jan), but so should Intelligent (sic) Speed Adaptation, for many of the... continue
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Letters to the editor
Mark Treasure, Cycling Embassy of Great Britain, Horsham, West Sussex RH13
Brian Dalton’s letter on the subject of Transport for London’s design for bus stop bypasses along Cycle Superhighway 2 to Stratford... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Construction materials supplier Cemex is to fit CCTV cameras to some of its lorries used in London in an effort to improve cycle safety. The cameras... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The London Cycling Campaign has criticised the ‘early start’ traffic signal on Bow roundabout, which Transport for London implemented... continue
Local Transport Today
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Councillors in Brighton and Hove have approved plans to give pedestrians and cyclists more priority at a notorious junction in the city. The Seven... continue
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The London Borough of Camden is reviewing responses to a consultation on plans for  ‘continental-style’ segregated cycle lanes on a... continue
Local Transport Today
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Transport for London  plans to trial a new design of segregated cycle lane on a roundabout in Westminster. The segregated track would be built... continue
Local Transport Today
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The City of Edinburgh Council is seeking views on whether to implement lower speed limits on many main roads. The council has just launched a... continue
Local Transport Today
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The DfT has released a software tool to help local authorities understand the impacts of changing speed limits. The software is designed to allow... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The number of people killed on Northern Ireland’s roads fell to 48 in 2012, the lowest level since records began 80 years ago. The number of... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Andrew Fraser, Stirling FK8
I read your recent feature ‘Road safety: time to rethink how we assess interventions?’ and the subsequent letter from Professor Richard... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A study that found in favour of allowing longer lorries on Britain’s roads has been challenged in a report commissioned by the rail freight... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Andrew Forster
THE HIGHWAYS Agency this week said it was pressing ahead with the implementation of a new design of managed motorway despite continuing concerns... continue
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Media monitor
On 31 December The Independent suddenly became very excited at the prospect of 20mph speed limits becoming far more widespread on British roads.... continue
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John Dales
John Dales
Despite the fact that I genuinely consider ‘Carry On Up the Khyber’ to be one of the best British films ever made (yes, really),... continue
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