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Lord warns 'deadly' street design is increasing vehicle speeds

20/02/2019

The average speed of vehicles using a shared space in London has increased by 5mph over the past six years, new figures have revealed.

Comment: The Inclusive Transport Strategy and shared space

06/12/2018

Chris Berry, associate transport engineer at M-EC, gives his view on the future of inclusive transport and public realm.

Ministers respond to fears over shared space ban

01/10/2018

The Government has issued further clarification on its moratorium on shared space schemes, in a move to assuage fears among planners and designers that the ban on level surfaces could have gone too far.

DfT gives partial clarification after shared space injunction

01/08/2018

The Government has clarified certain aspects of its injunction against level surface shared space schemes, although designers and local planners may still feel the situation is in limbo.

DfT calls time on shared space

25/07/2018

The Department for Transport (DfT) has recommended local authorities to pause the development of shared space schemes, 'while we review and update the Department’s guidance'.

Further consultation on Northumberland shared space scheme

05/10/2016

Plans for a shared space scheme in Stobhill are to undergo further consultation before any work starts, Northumberland County Council has confirmed.

Survey finds public unhappy with shared space design approach

03/07/2015

The results of a survey about public attitudes to shared space shows that 62% of people have negative experiences of the design approach.

Shared space survey launched

30/03/2015

A survey to investigate public attitudes to shared space has been launched by Paralympic Champion and Parliamentarian Lord (Chris) Holmes.

Shared space cuts accidents in Kent

02/08/2012

A shared space scheme in Kent has cut accidents by 41%.

Shared space guidance launched

20/10/2011

New guidance to help local authorities design shared space schemes has been published by the Government.

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