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LTNs to be banned if they do not have public support under new Government rules

Submitted by daniel on updated Mon, 18/03/2024 - 20:40

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LTNs to be banned if they do not have public support under new Government rules - LBC

LTNs to be banned if they do not have public support under new Government rules

Councils will be banned from bringing in hated low-traffic neighbourhoods (LTNs) without public consultation under new Government plans. Picture: Alamy

Councils will be banned from bringing in hated low-traffic neighbourhoods (LTNs) without public buy-in under new Government plans.

New guidance for councils from the Department for Transport (DfT) says that the public must be supportive of the controversial road schemes before they can sign off on plans.

Hated Streatham LTN that led to three-mile bus journeys taking two hours suspended with immediate effect

Submitted by daniel on updated Wed, 27/03/2024 - 15:00

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Hated Streatham LTN that led to three-mile bus journeys taking two hours suspended with immediate effect - LBC

A low-traffic neighbourhood scheme in south London has been suspended after sparking fury among locals for causing huge delays to public transport and a build-up of congestion on roads.

Lambeth Council confirmed on Thursday that the low-traffic neighbourhood (LTN) scheme in Streatham Wells had been suspended with immediate effect.

The trial scheme was cut short following "concerns about public transport delays", the council said in a statement.

Moped gunmen victims in Clapham were not 'deliberately targeted' as police release new information amid manhunt

Submitted by daniel on updated Tue, 05/03/2024 - 19:30

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Moped gunmen victims in Clapham were not 'deliberately targeted' as police release new information amid manhunt - LBC

Moped gunmen victims in Clapham were not 'deliberately targeted' as police release new information amid manhunt

Three people have been injured following a shooting in Clapham. Picture: Alamy

Moped shooters in Clapham did not deliberately target two women aged 27 and 36 injured by shotgun pellets as a firearm was dropped, police say as they search for the culprits.

The two women were injured by shotgun pellets when the weapon was fired from the scooter.

Mayor of London reveals changes coming to Streatham LTN 'ASAP' which is causing 'huge problems'

Submitted by daniel on updated Wed, 27/03/2024 - 15:03

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Mayor of London reveals changes coming to Streatham LTN 'ASAP' which is causing 'huge problems' - LBC

The Mayor of London has revealed changes will be coming to the Streatham Wells Low Traffic Neighbourhood which has seen huge delays to public transport and caused huge amounts of congestion.

In South London's Streatham Wells, a newly implemented low-traffic neighbourhood (LTN) has sparked significant congestion issues, causing severe delays for buses travelling along its perimeter.

'Thank God for the sense of British juries': Met chief slams driving case against armed cop who rushed to terror attack

Submitted by daniel on updated Mon, 12/02/2024 - 05:02

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'Thank God for the sense of British juries': Met chief slams driving case against armed cop who rushed to terror attack - LBC

An armed officer who rushed to the scene of the Streatham terror attack in 2020 to save lives has been cleared of dangerous driving - as Britain's top cop slammed the legal case against him.

Carmageddon in Streatham: Botched Low Traffic Neighbourhood leaves locals fuming, including me!

Submitted by daniel on updated Wed, 27/03/2024 - 15:03

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Carmageddon in Streatham: Botched Low Traffic Neighbourhood leaves locals fuming, including me! - LBC

I used to enjoy the freedom of coming and going from my home as I pleased. But ever since vast swathes of Streatham were turned into a Low Traffic Neighbourhood (LTN), residents feel trapped.

In my view, the implementation of Low Traffic Neighbourhoods (LTNs) in Streatham has been an absolute fiasco. The council has taken a sledgehammer approach to solving traffic issues, with little regard for residents like me who now feel like prisoners in our own homes.