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Bingle! Cycle Proofing Bizzo!

The Department for Transport (DfT) advertised in June for the role of ‘Cycle Proofing Policy Advisor’ specifying that ‘experience of cycling or planning policy will be an advantage, but is not essential‘ however the person would be ‘instrumental to taking forward the Prime Minister’s commitment to deliver a cycling revolution in Britain – from policies to…

Weyhill Cycleway Approved Without Dutch Quality

It has come to this: the cycleway proposal for Weyhill Road in Andover was approved yesterday by the roads authority, Hampshire County Council, specifically Councillor Seán Woodward, the Executive Member for Economy, Transport and Environment. The works are proposed to start in September, with completion just before Christmas. The council’s stated aim of the now approved £230,000…

DfT state Freight Transport Association (FTA) did not represent them in EU meetings

Private Eye magazine reported in issue 1349 (26 September 2013) that Chris Yarsley, the EU affairs manager for the Freight Transport Association (FTA), stated that he had “been asked by the DfT to represent them at various stakeholder meetings due to the cutbacks in London!” On 10 October 2013, the Rt.Hon. Patrick McLoughlin, the Secretary of State for Transport…