Pembrokeshire active travel plans get a boost with £1.2 million grant

Pembrokeshire County Council has received a £1.2 million Active Travel grant from the Welsh Government. The grant will be used to develop new traffic-free paths, improve existing routes and create better connections between networks. Cabinet Member for Infrastructure Councillor Phil Baker welcomed the funding, he said: “The County Council Active Travel Team have once again […]

Double the highways spend in Dudley this year, council reports

Nearly £8.5 million has been set aside to improve the condition of borough roads this year in Dudley, according to the council, almost double what the council spent last year. The council reports that there was £4.3 million laid out on road repairs in 2019/20, with more than 60 streets and 21 pavements resurfaced along […]

Southend Council could expand its highways team

Southend Council is considering recruiting more highway engineers into its team, with a possible expansion from 61 to 76 posts. The move is part of plans to remove a large number of agency and interim staff, to bring on board a raft of graduate engineers needed to help deliver major regeneration and infrastructure projects in […]

TfL considers changes to operating hours of over 80km of bus lanes across London

Transport for London (TfL) is to trial changes to the operating hours of more than 80 kilometres of bus lanes across London to help make bus journeys faster and more reliable, as part of its London Streetspace programme. The bus lanes included in this proposal are on red routes (the Transport for London Road Network […]

US app that alerts smart vehicles to pedestrian activity makes progress

Developers of an app in the US that alerts smart vehicles to pedestrian activity to prevent accidents have partnered with the University of Michigan and is in Ann Arbor SPARK’s accelerator programme to help with further progress and development. The accelerator programme works to make the region in the US a destination for expanding business […]


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