Free e-bike hire for Waltham Forest staff

Free e-bike hire for Waltham Forest staff

Deniz Huseyin

Waltham Forest council is offering its employees free hire of electric bikes to use for work-related trips. Ten e-bikes, supplied by Freebike, will be made available to staff during a one-month trial. Staff can activate the dockless system by using the Freebike App/Staff card. A council spokeswoman... continue

14 Dec 2018Local Transport Today News

Survey of TROs launched

The DfT, GeoPlace, the British Parking Association and Ordnance Survey are conducting a ‘discovery’ into the process by which Traffic Regulation Order (TROs) are made, and how TRO data is made available and used. Abbas Lokat, a senior consultant at GeoPlace, said: “We want to... continue

17 Dec 2018Local Transport Today News

Camera powers for bike lanes but not Advanced Stop Lines

­­Councils in England are to be given the power to use cameras to enforce parking restrictions in mandatory cycle lanes. But the Government has ruled out camera enforcement for infringements of advanced stop lines for cyclists at junctions.  The announcements feature in the... continue

17 Dec 2018Local Transport Today News

Review of accident liability law

The Government is to commission research into the pros and cons of changing the liability rules for road accidents.  The burden of proof is currently on the claimant to prove that the defendant was negligent. But many respondents to the cycling and walking investment strategy call for... continue

17 Dec 2018Local Transport Today News

Cycle lane for SE London

Work should start next summer on a 2.5-mile Cycle Superhighway connecting Tower Bridge and Greenwich, Transport for London has announced.   Cycle Superhighway 4 will feature a two-way segregated  cycle lane on Tooley Street, Jamaica Road, Evelyn Street and Creek Road. The project will... continue

17 Dec 2018Local Transport Today News
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Dockless e-bike hire launched

Dockless electric public bike hire schemes have been launched in Milton Keynes and the London boroughs of Brent and Ealing.  Urban mobility company Lime is running both schemes. The electric-assist bikes are equipped with a 250-watt motor and have a maximum assisted speed of 14.8 miles per... continue

17 Dec 2018Local Transport Today News

Orbital cycle route for Leeds

Leeds City Council is to build a three-mile segregated cycle route beside a section of the A6120 Leeds Outer Ring Road. The route will connect the new junction created by the East Leeds Orbital Route (ELOR) at Red Hall with King Lane in Alwoodley. A bi-directional cycle track will be built on one... continue

17 Dec 2018Local Transport Today News

‘Cycle bridge’ trial over roadworks

Transport for London is trialling a ‘cycle bridge’ to span open excavations on the road, allowing cycle routes to be maintained across roadworks at peak times. The trial is being funded using revenues from TfL’s lane rental scheme. A new shallow gradient kerb ramp for wheelchair... continue

17 Dec 2018Local Transport Today News

Mental health ‘days lost’ double at TfL

Transport for London has seen a doubling in the number of work days lost to mental health issues in the last four years, from about 2,500 every four weeks at the start of 2014/15 to about 5,000 in 2018/19. In all, 67,928 working days were lost to staff sickness in quarter two of 2018/19 –... continue

17 Dec 2018Local Transport Today News
17 Dec 2018Local Transport Today News

Driverless bus - London Assembly - Crossrail

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy’s press release announcing funding for a driverless bus project between Fife and Edinburgh says the bus will travel across the “Forth Bridge – a UNESCO World Heritage site”. If that’s the case then passengers... continue

17 Dec 2018Local Transport Today Comment

Flaws in the DfT’s 20mph limit evaluation

Rod King Founder and campaign director 20’s Plenty for Us Lymm WA13

20’s Plenty for Us welcomes the publication of the long-awaited DfT Evaluation of 20mph limits (‘No evidence that 20mph limits cut casualties, says DfT study’, LTT 23 Nov). It confirms the public support and acceptance of 20mph limits, but the report has failed to meet the... continue

17 Dec 2018Local Transport Today Comment

Britain’s rural towns and villages are ruined by cars

Morten Welde Norwegian University of Science and Technology Trondheim Norway

If I can, I try to spend a week cycling around rural England every summer. The landscape is beautiful, the people friendly and the beer is good. I am, however, often disappointed by poorly regulated traffic and parking. This summer I cycled from Scarborough, up the North Sea coast, to Whitby,... continue

17 Dec 2018Local Transport Today Comment
UK media praises Luxembourg plan for free public transport – with caveats

UK media praises Luxembourg plan for free public transport – with caveats

Rik Thomas

The news that the small but rich European state of Luxembourg is... continue

17 Dec 2018Local Transport Today Media Monitor
14 Dec 2018Local Transport Today News
British Parking Awards deadline extended

British Parking Awards deadline extended

The British Parking Awards 2019 recognises excellence in management, design and innovation in both the on-street and off-street parking sector. To give... continue

12 Dec 2018Parking Review News
3 Dec 2018Local Transport Today News
Signage goes up in London to warn drivers of ULEZ charge

Signage goes up in London to warn drivers of ULEZ charge

Patrick McDonnell

More than 300 Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) warning... continue

30 Nov 2018Local Transport Today News
Vision Zero operation targets dangerous driving in the capital

Vision Zero operation targets dangerous driving in the capital

Patrick McDonnell

A two-week operation to target illegal and dangerous driving... continue

30 Nov 2018Local Transport Today News
No evidence that 20mph limits cut casualties, says DfT study

No evidence that 20mph limits cut casualties, says DfT study

Andrew Forster

A three-year DfT research study into area-wide signed-only... continue

23 Nov 2018Local Transport Today News

Hounslow consults on employer parking levy

Consultation is underway on the London Borough of Hounslow’s  proposed workplace parking levy scheme that could help fund the introduction of a passenger rail service on a freight-only line (LTT 20 Aug).   The levy would apply to the ‘Golden Mile’ area of the Great... continue

23 Nov 2018Local Transport Today News

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