Plans to increase the cost of red route penalty charge notices (PCNs) in London have been blocked by transport secretary Chris Grayling. TfL consulted on raising the cost of red route fines for illegal parking and non-payment of the Congestion Charge last autumn from £130 to £160 (or from £65 to £85 for early payment). It said this would help tackle congestion and improve road safety on some of the capital’s main arterial routes. According to TfL, existing charges had become […]
Construction operator Keltbray is taking part in a milestone cycling safety event today (4 Sept) in London, where it will welcome the 10,000th cyclist into the cab of one of its lorries.
The DfT will offer longer semi-trailers on a first come, first served basis before next year, after admitting the current timescale for getting the trial’s 1,800 units onto the UK’s roads will not be met.
London’s 109-mile Olympic Route Network (ORN) will commence operation on 25 July, two days ahead of the opening ceremony at the Olympic Stadium. The ORN will ensure athletes, officials and dignitaries make it to events on time, and features 30 miles of exclusive Games Lanes to facilitate this. London transport commissioner Peter Hendy, who believes the Olympics are a huge opportunity for road transport, says: “The ORN, which is part of the host city contract for the Games, will be […]