12 Jun 2019Local Transport Today News
14 Jun 2019Local Transport Today Comment
Taking steps in the right direction

Taking steps in the right direction

Mark Moran

Living Streets, the UK charity for everyday walking, has celebrated its 90th anniversary by paying... continue

14 Jun 2019Local Transport Today News
Inspiring women in transport recognised

Inspiring women in transport recognised

Mark Moran

The winners of the 2019 everywoman in Transport & Logistics Awards have been revealed. Over the past 12 years... continue

14 Jun 2019Local Transport Today News
The changing world of Mobility as a Service (and how to keep up)

The changing world of Mobility as a Service (and how to keep up)

Beate Kubitz

The Annual Survey of Mobility as a Service is now in its third... continue

12 Jun 2019Local Transport Today News
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12 Jun 2019Local Transport Today News
Former council officers warn of car-based sprawl in Oxfordshire

Former council officers warn of car-based sprawl in Oxfordshire

Andrew Forster

Former Oxfordshire  County Council transport and planning... continue

7 Jun 2019Local Transport Today News
We can’t endorse default 20 Bill, committee tells Parliament

We can’t endorse default 20 Bill, committee tells Parliament

Andrew Forster

The campaign to make 20mph the default speed limit on most... continue

7 Jun 2019Local Transport Today News
Kent rewrites 20mph speed limit policy

Kent rewrites 20mph speed limit policy

Kent County Council is to pilot measures to slow vehicle speeds to 24mph so that signed-only 20mph speed limits can then be justified.  Kent... continue

7 Jun 2019Local Transport Today News

20mph for Ctl London TLRN

Transport for London is consulting on cutting the speed limit on all of its roads within the central London congestion charge zone from 30mph to 20mph by May next year.   The policy would apply to 5.6 miles of road including Millbank, Albert Embankment, Victoria Embankment, Lambeth Palace... continue

7 Jun 2019Local Transport Today News
7 Jun 2019Local Transport Today News

Jump launches in London

Uber-owned electric bike hire firm Jump has launched its first UK?scheme in the London Borough of Islington. The scheme features 350 bikes. Users locate available bikes with an app. A hire costs an initial £1 with the first five minutes free and a charge of 12p a minute thereafter. The clock... continue

7 Jun 2019Local Transport Today News

New bike hire for Nottingham

Nottingham City Council is to introduce a new bike hire scheme, funded with a slice of the city’s recently awarded Transforming Cities Fund grant. Nottingham’s existing Citycard Cycles bike hire scheme features just 40 bikes and seven docking stations, and is operated by the council... continue

7 Jun 2019Local Transport Today News
Khan boasts of cycle lane delivery record

Khan boasts of cycle lane delivery record

London mayor Sadiq Khan has criticised Westminster City Council and other un-named boroughs, accusing them of trying to thwart his cycling agenda.  The... continue

7 Jun 2019Local Transport Today News
Oxford junction redesign will give more space to cyclists

Oxford junction redesign will give more space to cyclists

Oxfordshire County Council has approved a scheme to improve cycle safety at a notorious city centre junction.  Oxfordshire’s cabinet member for the environment, Yvonne Constance, last week approved the redesign of... continue

7 Jun 2019Local Transport Today News

‘Think cargobike in cycle scheme designs’

Cycling infrastructure design standards often fail to meet the needs of those using adapted cycles including tricycles, tandems and cargo bikes, according to a new report by Sustrans and consultant Arup. “Adapted cycles are typically wider (up to 1.2 metres), longer (up to 2.8 metres) and... continue

7 Jun 2019Local Transport Today News

New finance offer for electric vehicle fleets

Municipal bus operator Newport Transport has become the first transport operator to use a new £120m financing facility for the roll-out of electric vehicles.  The operator has struck a deal with Zenobe Energy for the supply of 15 electric single-deck buses. Zenobe will finance the buses,... continue

7 Jun 2019Local Transport Today News

Standard backs TfL’s 20mph limit proposal

“There’s a cheap joke to be made about Transport for London’s decision to bring in a 20mph speed limit across central London – for drivers stuck in endless city jams, 20mph sounds like a distant speedy dream,” an editorial in The Evening Standard began on 5 June.... continue

7 Jun 2019Local Transport Today Media Monitor

Re-thinking walking and cycling in the route to sustainable travel

I t was always mistaken to think that transport is only about vehicles. The logic was flawed, for many interlocking reasons including its failure to deliver promised benefits even on the classical rather narrow appraisal criteria dominated by speed. Walking and cycling are more important for... continue

7 Jun 2019Local Transport Today Comment

More emergency areas for England’s smart motorways

Highways England is to shorten the intervals between emergency areas on smart motorways in response to continuing concerns that the roads are unsafe. Transport minister Jesse Norman told MPs of the plans last month. “To help drivers feel more confident they can find a place to stop in an... continue

7 Jun 2019Local Transport Today News
6 Jun 2019Local Transport Today News

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