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Local Transport Today
In brief
Lothians cycle campaign group Spokes is to cease giving publicity to cycling initiatives that promote the wearing of cycle helmets. “Spokes... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Rob Gifford is to step down as executive director of the Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety (PACTS) at the end of the year. Gifford,... continue
Categories: Road safety, All of UK
Local Transport Today
Analysis
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Culture secretary Jeremy Hunt came under fire from The Daily Mail on 6 June… but not because of anything he said when giving evidence to the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
SafeZone, Siemens’ average speed enforcement technology, has been approved for deployment in the UK by the Home Office. SafeZone is a modular... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The shared space scheme at Elwick Square on Ashford’s ring road hasn’t performed quite as expected, Ben Hamilton-Baillie, who acted as an... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Foster
Should we separate pedestrians and cyclists from vehicular traffic or encourage them to mix? That was the question that attracted more than 100... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Increasing the motorway speed limit to 80mph will generate few economic benefits because most motorists who want to travel at this speed already do... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Surrey County Council is exploring how to reverse a recent sharp increase in the number of cycling casualties recorded by the police. Casualties have... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
A new offence of driving under the influence of drugs was announced this week in the Queen’s Speech. The legislation will create a specific... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT’s recent Road safety framework has had little impact on local authorities, according to a survey by the Parliamentary Advisory Council... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The European Commission is consulting on harmonising the definitions of road accident casualties and a plan to increase insurance premiums for... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Councillors in York have agreed to remove a key cycle lane in the city, against the advice of officers who say doing so is unsafe and could damage... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Local Transport Today
The Times’ campaign to improve conditions for urban cycling has put an issue close to many transport people’s hearts into the mainstream... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Satnav provider TomTom has released a new ‘speed cam’ app for the iPhone, giving drivers access to fixed and mobile speed camera alerts.... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A new ‘electronic’ cycle jacket, Visijax, has been launched by UK company Li & Co Ltd to improve the safety and visibility of... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
  There has been much coverage in recent issues of LTT regarding the expansion of aviation capacity in the South East of England – whether... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Channel 4 News presenter Jon Snow has told MPs there is “no leadership from the state” on cycle safety. Speaking on front of the House of... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
TRL, The UK’s Transport Research Laboratory, and Road Safety Analysis (RSA) have announced that they are to combine their capabilities and... continue
Local Transport Today
News extra
The draft declaration issued by PACTS for discussion at the ‘Aiming for Zero’ conference was as follows: “This conference... continue
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