£200 million on offer in new Sustainable Innovation Fund

Highways and transport companies that have innovative, sustainable ideas could apply for funding today as part of a new £200 million fund launched by the Government Its Sustainable Innovation Fund will be open to companies across all parts of the UK who need urgent financial support to keep their cutting-edge projects and ideas alive. Funding […]

West Yorkshire Combined Authority approves over £38m worth of transport schemes

Several key transport schemes across Yorkshire, including funding towards a £95 million to improve the A641 between Bradford and Huddersfield-installing new cycleways, link roads and improving junctions-have been approved by West Yorkshire Combined Authority members. The schemes approved, which amount to approximately £38.4 million, include a number of ‘active and sustainable’ projects in which public […]

Measuring air quality could help fight COVID-19

Measuring air quality across London could help fight COVID-19 by providing a quick means of deciding whether to reduce public transport movement, given strong links between exposure to air pollution and COVID-19 transmission, a new study by the Universities of Birmingham and Cambridge has revealed. Their analysis of air pollution, COVID-19 cases and fatality rates […]

Foxton chosen as location for new Cambridgeshire transport hub

A new transport interchange in Cambridgeshire that will act as a travel hub for the Foxton railway line, buses, cyclists and other vehicles has been approved by the Greater Cambridge Partnership (GCP). Now a suitable location has been found, the GCP board will now begin the designs and submit a planning application. It said its […]

AmeySRM to start work on A533 Expressway bridge replacement next Spring

Highways England has awarded Amey Sir Robert McAlpine (AmeySRM) a £23million contract for scheme works on the A533 Expressway bridge replacement scheme in the North West of the UK. The contract will see construction works at the site start in Spring 2021, with the completion date set for Summer 2022. The existing 70 metre span […]

Work on new active travel measures progressing in Oxfordshire

Work on temporary cycle lanes and other related activities has begun in Oxfordshire, after the authority was awarded £2.9 million in total from the Government’s Emergency Active Travel Fun. The first tranche of this money-£597,000 is being spent on more cycle parking and better bike route markings as well as £130,000 on 130 bike racks […]


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