Road transport

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The people making a difference: meet Mr Pothole, the campaigner fixing Britain’s roads
Mark Morrell is on a mission to save lives by tackling Britain’s pothole problem. Now it’s his turn for a treat

Sirin Kale

27, Jun, 2022 @11:00 AM

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‘It keeps on going’: driving the world’s first production-ready solar car
Makers of the €250,000 Lightyear 0 hope to convince drivers it can be a viable climate-friendly alternative

Ashifa Kassam in Bardenas Reales de Navarra

25, Jun, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Brixton bus fire: firefighters tackle blaze on south London street
Incident under control in 30 minutes with driver and passengers unharmed, according to reports

Jamie Grierson

17, Jun, 2022 @11:08 AM

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Taipei cools tempers by cutting traffic light wait time for summer
More than 770 crossings will have countdowns shorted by up to a minute and a half

Helen Davidson in Taipei, and Chi Hui Lin

17, Jun, 2022 @9:46 AM

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Is the Conservative party the Woolworths of politics? | Brief letters
Brief letters: The NHS and Blockbuster | Bus stop benches | Heather Wheeler’s insults | New York’s crystal energy | Venison food strategy | Boris Johnson’s brass neck


12, Jun, 2022 @5:25 PM

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No end to public transport woes in the suburbs | Letters
Letters: Jill Whitehead on the lack of transport links in the south London suburbs, and Val Seddon on the dismal lack of bus shelters


08, Jun, 2022 @4:23 PM

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In Christian theology, forgiveness comes before confession | Brief letters
Brief letters: Priestly perspective | Cutting traffic noise | Britain’s jet set | The size of a cow


05, Jun, 2022 @5:08 PM

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Car tyres produce vastly more particle pollution than exhausts, tests show
Toxic particles from tyre wear almost 2,000 times worse than from exhausts as weight of cars increases

Damian Carrington Environment editor

03, Jun, 2022 @11:06 AM

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Melbourne’s ‘pause’ on new bike lanes sparks outrage on World Bicycle Day
Advocates and key councillor hope the halt is short-lived, but transport union criticises existing lanes

Adeshola Ore

03, Jun, 2022 @8:36 AM

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Shapps ‘risks travel chaos by ruling out emergency visa for aviation workers’
Industry bosses criticise transport secretary as unions accuse him of being disingenuous

Joe Middleton and agency

02, Jun, 2022 @6:34 PM

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Traffic noise slows children’s memory development, study finds
Pupils’ vital attention skills harmed by ‘toxic’ peaks of road noise heard from the classroom

Damian Carrington Environment editor

02, Jun, 2022 @6:00 PM

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Bank holiday road delays threaten to compound UK’s travel woes
Jubilee getaway congestion expected as Grant Shapps holds ‘productive’ meeting with airline companies

Joe Middleton

02, Jun, 2022 @10:47 AM

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