Offset rising costs by leaving your car at home, Brice urges drivers

Offset rising costs by leaving your car at home, Brice urges drivers

Deniz Huseyin

As the cost of living continues to rise, chief executive of Sustrans Xavier Brice is urging drivers to cut car use and travel actively for shorter journeys. “Sustrans works every day to make it... continue

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First HS2 tunnel section completed

A 2000-tonne boring machine has completed the first tunnel section along the London to Birmingham HS2 route. It emerged after passing under Long Itchington Wood in Warwickshire after 8 months underground, completing one bore of a mile of the 64 miles of two bore tunnelling to be created between... continue

11 Aug 2022Local Transport Today News

Goodwin concern over change of road space use

Peter Stonham

Fifty years since the size of a standard parking space was established, there are plans to make them bigger to match the growing size of cars. The Times has reported that ministers are supporting the change. But LTT columnist Professor Phil Goodwin has raised his own concerns at the increasing size... continue

11 Aug 2022Local Transport Today News
Concern for highways structures as potholes steal limelight

Concern for highways structures as potholes steal limelight

Rhodri Clark

Highways professionals are concerned that the political... continue

11 Aug 2022Local Transport Today News
11 Aug 2022Local Transport Today News
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Dorrington is new traffic commissioner

Transport secretary Grant Shapps has appointed Miles Dorrington acting traffic commissioner for England and Wales, following the decision of Nick Denton to retire from the role. The senior traffic commissioner, Richard Turfitt, has deployed Miles Dorrington as traffic commissioner for the West... continue

11 Aug 2022Local Transport Today People
IAM RoadSmart makes Kildare chief executive

IAM RoadSmart makes Kildare chief executive

Antony Kildare is the new permanent CEO of the road safety charity IAM RoadSmart. He has been in the role on an interim basis for the past six months. Kildare is also... continue

11 Aug 2022Local Transport Today People

Mark Moran

Mark Moran

Let’s all share the journey

Bus operators are looking at a variety of options when it comes to transitioning from fossil fuelled vehicles to zero-emission...

10 Aug 2022EVolution Opinion

Mark Moran

Mark Moran

Ice cream vans cause meltdown on Westminster Bridge

Chimes playing Greensleeves. Parents and children lining up to buy a Fab or a soft cornet, preferably topped with a Flake (well,...

10 Aug 2022Parking Review Opinion
Legality of clean air cameras questioned

Legality of clean air cameras questioned

Mark Moran

A surveillance watchdog has challenged the legality of using automatic number plate recognition cameras to monitor... continue

10 Aug 2022Parking Review News
Disabled are being locked out of Europe, says DMUK

Disabled are being locked out of Europe, says DMUK

Mark Moran

A reciprocal agreement for using a Blue Badge which existed between the UK and the rest of Europe pre-Brexit is in jeopardy. The charity Disabled Motoring UK (DMUK) is concerned that Blue Badges held... continue

10 Aug 2022Parking Review News

Parking and loading ban for Oxford’s Broad Street

Mark Moran

Parking spaces and loading bays are to be removed from a key Oxford city centre street. Oxfordshire County Council approved an Experimental Traffic Regulation Order (ETRO) for Broad Street. Existing pay & display parking will be removed, while disabled bays and a motorcycle bay will be... continue

10 Aug 2022Parking Review News

Chan is London Tribunals’ interim chief adjudicator

Mark Moran

Anthony Chan has been appointed as interim chief environment and traffic adjudicator at London Tribunals. He joined London Tribunals as an adjudicator in 2010. Like all adjudicators, he is a qualified lawyer. Chan steps into the role which had been filled by Caroline Hamilton, who has recently... continue

10 Aug 2022Parking Review News
European Parking Association and MaaS Alliance join forces

European Parking Association and MaaS Alliance join forces

Mark Moran

The European Parking Association (EPA) is to work in... continue

10 Aug 2022Parking Review News
Taskforce rethinks role of the kerbside

Taskforce rethinks role of the kerbside

Mark Moran

A taskforce has been assembled by consultancy TRL to seek ways to optimise the management of kerbside space across... continue

10 Aug 2022Parking Review News
Hackney rolls out bike hangars

Hackney rolls out bike hangars

Mark Moran

Hackney Council is to double the number of secure cycle lockers on its streets over next... continue

10 Aug 2022Parking Review News
Motorcycles can use Leeds bus lane

Motorcycles can use Leeds bus lane

Mark Moran

Leeds City Council is allowing motorcycles and scooters to use the A65 bus lanes between Kirkstall... continue

10 Aug 2022Parking Review News
Why Gothenburg’s low traffic model is paying off

Why Gothenburg’s low traffic model is paying off

There are many excellent, best practice, sustainable transport cities in Europe. A shining example is Gothenburg, Sweden, and what it tells us about what can be achieved across all dimensions... continue

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10 Aug 2022Local Transport Today News

John Siraut

John Siraut

The economics of enforcement

Economics and enforcement, what on earth do they have in common? If we ran the world smoothly there would be no need for...

10 Aug 2022Parking Review Opinion
Power comes from partnership

Power comes from partnership

Jade Neville

It is such an honour to have the opportunity to represent a sector I have had such... continue

10 Aug 2022Parking Review Opinion
Private parking: The effective management 
of hire and lease vehicles

Private parking: The effective management of hire and lease vehicles

Barry Johnson

Most Parking Review readers will be aware of the uncertainty in the... continue

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10 Aug 2022Parking Review Opinion

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