16 Aug 2019Local Transport Today News

Buses and pedestrians are an uncomfortable mix

Francis King, Bath, BA2

You report the decision by Oxfordshire County Council to allow buses to continue using Queen Street (‘Plan to pedestrianise Oxford shopping street abandoned’ LTT 02 Aug). In an interesting but mild article, is this rather alarming paragraph: “[Simon] Furlong [Oxford’s... continue

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16 Aug 2019Local Transport Today Comment

We’ll cause chaos in October

Climate change direct action group Extinction Rebellion is promising to cause more chaos in London from 7 October, claiming it will be even more disruptive than the protests that brought parts of central London’s road network to a halt in April.  The group said this week that its actions... continue

16 Aug 2019Local Transport Today News
Can Boardman deliver gold for Gtr Manchester’s streets?

Can Boardman deliver gold for Gtr Manchester’s streets?

If Chris Boardman’s vision becomes reality, ten years from now streets across Greater Manchester will feel very different, with cars no longer dominant, and more space for people on foot or on bikes. He... continue

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Is the energy transition moving fast enough? The jury is out...

Is the energy transition moving fast enough? The jury is out...

Juliana O'Rourke

Is the energy transition moving fast enough to meet climate... continue

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7 Aug 2019Local Transport Today News
Sport England and Royal College of GPs launch Active Practice Charter

Sport England and Royal College of GPs launch Active Practice Charter

Sport England and Royal College of GPs (RCGP) launch Active Practice Charter. The aim is to 'inspire and celebrate GP practices that are taking steps to increase activity in their patients and staff'. With one in four people saying they would be more active if it... continue

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7 Aug 2019Local Transport Today News

IPM to manage High Streets Task Force

The Institute of Place Management (IPM) at Manchester Metropolitan University has been awarded the contract to host the government’s High Streets Task Force.  The £8.6m contract will enable the task force to operate for five years and deliver support to local authorities, place... continue

5 Aug 2019Parking Review News

Suffolk consults on Ipswich bypass

Suffolk County Council is consulting on three core options for an Ipswich Northern Route road. The inner and middle routes would connect the A12 east of the town with the A14 to the north-west. The outer route would connect the A12 to the A140, close to its junction with the A14. Two options are... continue

2 Aug 2019Local Transport Today News

School streets for Bristol

Bristol City Council is preparing to introduce access restrictions on streets outside six schools at the start and end of the school day. The council says its ‘School Streets’ schemes and those in Cardiff could be the focus for an evaluation into the effectiveness of such restrictions,... continue

2 Aug 2019Local Transport Today News
Plan to pedestrianise Oxford shopping street abandoned

Plan to pedestrianise Oxford shopping street abandoned

Andrew Forster

Councillors have dropped plans to pedestrianise a... continue

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2 Aug 2019Local Transport Today News

New policy conserves Sheffield’s street trees

More than one hundred mature street trees in Sheffield have been spared the chop following changes to the council’s highway maintenance policy.  The removal of mature street trees has been a hugely controversial aspect of the council’s 25-year highways maintenance PFI programme... continue

2 Aug 2019Local Transport Today News
Public vote for Cirencester car park designs

Public vote for Cirencester car park designs

Cotswold District Council is running a design competition for a car park in the historic town of Cirencester. The council wants to build a new multi-storey on the site of what... continue

1 Aug 2019Parking Review Features
1 Aug 2019Parking Review News
Flaxby P&R proposal recognised by Harrogate council

Flaxby P&R proposal recognised by Harrogate council

Proposals to reopen Goldsborough Railway Station as a park & ride location have been given a boost after Harrogate Borough Council acknowledged the location offers the opportunity to provide a new... continue

1 Aug 2019Parking Review News

USL to hold car park refurbishment open day in Leeds

Refurbishment contractor USL StructureCare is holding an open day at the Wellington Street multi-storey car park in Leeds.  The renovation project, which began in July, sees extensive concrete repairs, corrosion mitigation works, deck coatings and various other works taking place.  The... continue

1 Aug 2019Parking Review News
1 Aug 2019Parking Review News

Former Manchester shopping centre site could become temporary car park

Manchester City Council has applied to turn a former shopping centre in Ancoats into a temporary car park. The demolition of Central Retail Park, a 10.5-acre site on Great Ancoats Street bought in 2017, was completed in June. In an update to the Eastlands Regeneration Framework published around the... continue

1 Aug 2019Parking Review News

£3.6 billion Towns Fund to support 'forgotten' towns and boost buses

The Prime Minister has announced a £3.6 billion Towns Fund supporting an initial 100 towns in England. He also reaffirmed his commitment to begin discussions with the Devolved Administrations around how to better support towns in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, and make sure areas... continue

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30 Jul 2019Local Transport Today News

New Trans-Pennine rail route between Manchester and Leeds promised

A new Trans-Pennine rail route between Manchester and Leeds has been promised as the new Prime Minister set out a domestic agenda to turbo-charge regional growth and prosperity. In a speech in Manchester, Boris Johnson reaffirmed that one of his top domestic priorities will be to level out... continue

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30 Jul 2019Local Transport Today News

Labour would invest £3.5bn in Merseyside tidal power project

A Labour government would invest in a £3.5bn tidal power project on Merseyside, leader Jeremy Corbyn told the BBC. Making the announcement on a visit to Liverpool, Mr Corbyn said it would tackle the north-south divide and address climate change. The party said the project would be funded... continue

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30 Jul 2019Local Transport Today News

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