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Government resolves to make it easier to choose greener ways of getting between transport modes, but report can't measure effectiveness of integration

Following the launch of the Government's door to door strategy eight months ago a door to door action plan has today been published by the Department for Transport that highlights actions that have encouraged door-to-door journeys to include public transport, cycling or walking. This is the first Action Plan reporting on progress since the publication of the strategy . It...
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Boris Johnson reveals Central London Grid for people who want to cycle slowly around London

With just under a quarter of all rush-hour traffic in central London now bicycles — and almost two-thirds on some main roads, Transport London, in partnership with seven London boroughs, the City of London, the Greater London Authority, the Canal and River Trust and The Royal Parks, has developed proposed routes for a Central London Grid - a mixture of Quietways and Superhighways in...
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Government invites local authorities to apply for revenue funding in 2015/16 under £78 million Local Sustainable Transport Fund

The Department for Transport has today invited local authorities to prepare and develop sustainable travel measures for revenue support of up to £1 million under £78.5 million available under the Local Sustainable Transport Fund (LTSF) . According to Minister for Transport Baroness Kramer, "We have seen some real success stories from previous winning schemes so I am looking forward to...
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Being seen to be doing something or taking responsibility - recent measures to enhance safety of vulnerable road users

Even as measures are being accelerated to protect vulnerable road users following several well publicised accidents, the divisions of opinion (indeed antagonism) in sharing road space has been highlighted by a survey suggesting that two thirds of motorists believe enough is already being done to keep cyclists safe on the roads. A web-based poll by the car supermarket Motorpoint ...
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Glasgow's Future Cities Demonstrator programme - suppliers' event on 29 May and other activities

Glasgow's Future Cities Demonstrator programme will hold a suppliers' event in the Lighthouse on Wednesday, 29 May at which the aims and requirements of the multi-million pound programme and the various projects it will undertake. These include: The creation of an Integrated Operations Centre managing a new public space CCTV network and TRAFFCOM roads management...
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All Party Parliamentary Cycling Group report recommends priority for public funds, redesigned roads, speed limits, training and political leadership

A report published last Wednesday by a cross-party group of MPs and peers calls for changes to speed limits, better training for children and drivers, improved road junctions and more segregated cycle routes. This report follows a number of publicised injuries, a succesful Olympics as well as the The Times  Cities Fit for Cycling  campaign, itself launched after Mary Bowers,...
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SDG predicts that the number of daily cycle commuters in London is set to increase to 325,000 by 2021

Transport Planning Consultants Steer Davies Gleave (SDG) has released its projections of cycle usage for 2021 mapped at a detailed level across London, showing - using analysis of census data on cycling to work from the years 2001 and 2011 - projections that daily cycle commuters set to increase to 325,000 in 8 years time. Its analysis shows significant growth in cycling across London...
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London Mayor announces “Crossrail for the bike” as part of £913m cycling plan

The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, has announced plans to create a “Crossrail for the bike” as part of his plans for a nearly £1 billion investment in London cycling . The route will run for more than 15 miles, with much of it segregated from motor vehicle traffic, from the western suburbs through the heart of London to Canary Wharf and Barking. Dutch-style...
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Boris Johnson reveals Central London Grid for people who want to cycle slowly around London

With just under a quarter of all rush-hour traffic in central London now bicycles — and...

Being seen to be doing something or taking responsibility - recent measures to enhance safety of vulnerable road users

Even as measures are being accelerated to protect vulnerable road users following several well...

Glasgow's Future Cities Demonstrator programme - suppliers' event on 29 May and other activities

Glasgow's Future Cities Demonstrator programme will hold a suppliers' event in the...

SDG predicts that the number of daily cycle commuters in London is set to increase to 325,000 by 2021

Transport Planning Consultants Steer Davies Gleave (SDG) has released its projections of...

London Mayor announces “Crossrail for the bike” as part of £913m cycling plan

The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, has announced plans to create a “Crossrail for the...