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Pedestrian Crossings

Volume 487: debated on Tuesday 3 February 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what changes have been made to the guidance issued by his Department to local highways authorities on the design of pedestrian crossings since 2005. (253774)

The Department for Transport have not published any new or updated guidance on pedestrian crossings since 2005.

Guidance on the design of stand-alone pedestrian crossings (zebras, pelicans and puffins) is given in Local Transport Note (LTN) 1/95 “The Assessment of Pedestrian Crossings”, and LTN 2/95 “The Design of Pedestrian Crossings”. These are available free from the DFT website at

Guidance on the design of pedestrian facilities at traffic signal junctions is given in Traffic Advisory Leaflet 5/05 “Pedestrian Facilities at Signal-Controlled Junctions”, published in 2005. This is also available free on the DFT website at: