22 Mar 2017Local Transport Today News

TfL’s Direct Vision Standard could see half existing HGVs banned from London roads, warns Road Haulage Association

Patrick McDonnell

The Road Haulage Association (RHA) has warned that Transport for London’s Direct Vision proposal from Transport for London (TfL) could result half the existing HGVs being banned from the capital’s streets. TfL is developing Direct Vision Standard (DVS), a star rating system for lorries... continue

24 Mar 2017Local Transport Today News
22 Mar 2017Local Transport Today News

Four select committees unite to investigate air quality

Mark Moran

MPs from four select committees have combined forces to launch what they call an “unprecedented” joint inquiry... continue

20 Mar 2017Local Transport Today News
20 Mar 2017Local Transport Today News
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Chancellor criticised for lack of transport knowledge

Well-known transport commentator Christian Wolmar savaged Chancellor Philip Hammond in a comment piece on the Labour List website on 10 March, the latter’s status as a former transport secretary notwithstanding. “Philip Hammond’s knowledge of transport was well summed up at my... continue

17 Mar 2017Local Transport Today Media Monitor

New line could alleviate Ebbsfleet pressures

A new railway line connecting Ebbsfleet International into south London’s rail network could help ease growing capacity pressures in the area, according to Network Rail’s new draft South East route study. Services from Ebbsfleet International run to St Pancras International over High... continue

17 Mar 2017Local Transport Today News

Private sector invited to solve rail South East’s capacity crunch

The DfT is inviting the rail industry to come forward with ideas for bringing more private capital into improving rail infrastructure within the South Eastern rail franchise area focused on Kent.  A consultation on the next South Eastern rail franchise, which begins in December 2018, states:... continue

17 Mar 2017Local Transport Today News

Monitor the routes of longer lorries with GPS

Philippa Edmunds

The Campaign for Better Transport is urging the DfT to use GPS to get accurate data on what types of roads longer semi-trailers are using and for how long, without which it is difficult to evaluate the safety of these seven foot longer lorries on local roads (Letters LTT 03 Mar). Modelling... continue

17 Mar 2017Local Transport Today Comment

The impact of Uber

Private hire ‘transport platform’ Uber seems never to be far away from the news. Last week it lost a High Court challenge against TfL’s requirement for private hire drivers to pass a written English test as well as a verbal one. Uber says this could force thousands of its drivers... continue

17 Mar 2017Local Transport Today Comment
17 Mar 2017Local Transport Today News

Uber’s court loss may cut PHV traffic

The number of private hire vehicles on London’s streets could fall significantly after the High Court upheld Transport for London’s plan that drivers without a relevant English language qualification must pass a written and verbal test in language skills before they can obtain a license... continue

17 Mar 2017Local Transport Today News
TfL probes emergency braking for buses

TfL probes emergency braking for buses

Transport for London is exploring how autonomous emergency braking (AEB) technology can be applied to buses in a way that ensures bus passengers... continue

17 Mar 2017Local Transport Today News

DfT rejects call to change camera rules

The DfT has rejected Leicestershire County Council’s call for speed camera rules to be relaxed.  Leicestershire wants to increase the number of average speed cameras on the county’s roads, installing them on roads “irrespective of the casualty record” of the... continue

17 Mar 2017Local Transport Today News
17 Mar 2017Local Transport Today News
20mph limits haven’t lived up to expectations – Manchester

20mph limits haven’t lived up to expectations – Manchester

Andrew Forster

Manchester City Council has abandoned a proposed citywide... continue

17 Mar 2017Local Transport Today News

Town’s red route plan to get round CCTV ban

Reading Borough Council is to consult on implementing red route ‘no stopping’ restrictions on two radial roads, a move that will enable the council to once again enforce traffic restrictions using CCTV cameras.  The council plans to install red routes on the east-west cross-town... continue

17 Mar 2017Local Transport Today News
Signage on town’s bus street is flawed, rules traffic tribunal

Signage on town’s bus street is flawed, rules traffic tribunal

Andrew Forster

Lancashire county Council may repay hundreds of penalty... continue

17 Mar 2017Local Transport Today News
Parkex showcases the latest trends and technologies

Parkex showcases the latest trends and technologies

Parkex, the British Parking Association’s annual conference, celebrates its silver jubilee this year. The three-day parking event runs parallel to Traffex at Birmingham’s National Exhibition... continue

16 Mar 2017Parking Review Features
Driving people to the High Street

Driving people to the High Street

Martin Blackwell

There is a common perception that all a town or city centre needs to do to thrive is to provide... continue

16 Mar 2017Parking Review Opinion
Parking & Property: Building a better future for towns and cities

Parking & Property: Building a better future for towns and cities

Parking & Property 2017 8 June: 15 Hatfields, London Parking & Property is the only annual event dedicated to off-street parking. Over the past 7 years the conference has provided a forum for debate and sharing best practice among public and... continue

15 Mar 2017Parking Review Features

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