In her maiden speech as the UK prime minister, Liz Truss emphasised the Government’s ambition to improve Britain’s strategic road network.
Ms Truss stressed the importance of investment in the nation’s …Read More
The Transport Technology Forum (TTF) calls for more reliable, cost-effective upgrades to be installed as it is found that repairing England’s traffic lights could cost up to £80m.
These findings are …Read More
The Department for Transport (DfT) has identified around 50 sites on the Historical Railways Estate as potentially suitable for new cycle lanes and walking routes.
The proposed project will give a …Read More
National Highways’ latest instalment of smart motorway schemes is failing to meet the terms of the Department for Transport’s (DfT) recent pledge on emergency refuge areas. The standard distance between …Read More
National Highways is adding 120 new gritting vehicles to their fleet to help keep roads safe this winter.
The total fleet number will reach 252 vehicles next year after another additional …Read More
The government has responded to accusations of “cultural vandalism” by pausing their controversial scheme to infill historic rail bridges. The programme has fallen under criticism because it prevents the bridges …Read More
Funding has been awarded for a study on the electrification of long-distance lorries using overhead power cables on motorways, as part of the Department for Transport’s (DfT) decarbonisation plan.
The organisation …Read More
Road traffic in Great Britain fell by 21% last year, likely due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. However, a new study shows that fatality rates increased by 6%.
The …Read More
The Office of Gas and Electricity Markets (Ofgem) has announced it will be providing a total of £300m in funding to support electric vehicle charging. As a result, 1,750 new …Read More
Highways England has launched a huge, £5 million campaign with the aim of informing the public about staying safe on smart motorways.
The government-owned company has said this is its ‘biggest …Read More