Local Transport Today is the authoritative, independent journal for transport decision makers. Analysis, Comment & News on Transport Policy, Planning, Finance and Delivery since 1989.

Enforced 20mph limits are key to creating a cycling culture

Francis King Bath BA2
29 March 2019

I write in response to the letter from Paul Biggs about 20mph speed limits (Letters LTT 15 Mar).

Mr Biggs believes that as a cyclist (but mostly a car driver) he prefers to be overtaken closely by every motorist on the road, and that he prefers this to car drivers “hovering” behind his bicycle. 

He also, apparently, believes that we share this viewpoint. I can only say that he is mistaken. I do not feel safe on a bicycle with car drivers trying to push past. In one case when I...

+85% more


Technical Officer
Oxfordshire County Council
Competitive salary
Traffic Systems Engineer
Brighton & Hove Council
£32,029 - £34,788
Technical Officer
Oxfordshire County Council
Competitive salary
View all Vacancies

TransportXtra is part of Landor LINKS

© 2020 TransportXtra | Landor LINKS Ltd | All Rights Reserved

Subscriptions, Magazines & Online Access Enquires
[Frequently Asked Questions]
Email: subs.ltt@landor.co.uk | Tel: +44 (0) 20 7091 7959

Shop & Accounts Enquires
Email: accounts@landor.co.uk | Tel: +44 (0) 20 7091 7855

Advertising Sales & Recruitment Enquires
Email: daniel@landor.co.uk | Tel: +44 (0) 20 7091 7861

Events & Conference Enquires
Email: conferences@landor.co.uk | Tel: +44 (0) 20 7091 7865

Press Releases & Editorial Enquires
Email: info@transportxtra.com | Tel: +44 (0) 20 7091 7875

Privacy Policy | Terms and Conditions | Advertise

Website design by Brainiac Media 2020