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Retain CCTV option say safety groups and LGA

Retain CCTV option say safety groups and LGA

SIR – Banning CCTV cameras cars will make it impossible for councils to tackle dangerous parking outside schools, stop drivers blocking bus lanes and essential loading bays for businesses and delivery firms, protect disabled pedestrians against reckless motorists parking on pavements and improve safety on dangerous roads or junctions. CCTV parking enforcement accounts for just 2 per cent of total council parking income so it will also fail to drastically […]

Parliamentary Questions: 7th-10th April

Parliamentary Questions: 7th-10th April

10th April Schools: Cycling Mary Creagh: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport pursuant to the answer of 31 March 2014, Official Report, column 411W, on transport: schools, how many (a) schools and (b) pupils took part in Bikeability cycle training in each year since 2005. Mr Goodwill: Funding provided by the Department for Transport (DFT) for Bikeability cycle training began in financial year 2006-07. Data collection since then has consisted mainly of the number of […]

Parliamentary Questions: 31st March-3rd April

Parliamentary Questions: 31st March-3rd April

3rd April Road Traffic Control: Motorways Dr McCrea: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what commercial products his Department or the Highways Agency has mandated for use in road traffic management on the motorway network in the last 10 years. Mr Goodwill: There are no products used by the Highways Agency which have been mandated in terms of what is used for road traffic management. These products are used by […]

Achieving Safety, Sustainability and Health Goals in Transport

Achieving Safety, Sustainability and Health Goals in Transport

On the anniversary of the transfer of responsibility for public health to local government, PACTS has produced a major report Achieving Safety, Sustainability and Health Goals in Transport which is available for download here.  The report looks at recent calls for greater alignment of policy and practice across the road safety, sustainable transport and public health sectors in order to provide more effective delivery and improved outcomes. The report draws on the views of […]

Press Notice: Achieving Safety, Sustainability and Health Goals in Transport

Press Notice: Achieving Safety, Sustainability and Health Goals in Transport

Press Notice: Issued Monday 31 March 2014 PACTS is pleased to announce the publication of its report Achieving Safety, Sustainability and Health Goals in Transport and the press notice is now available for access here. The report is available for access on the PACTS website.