Brent council to spend £15m on road and pavement repairs in 2019/20

Brent Council is set to increase its spending-around £15 million on road and pavement improvements this year – a 75% increase on 2019/20. Around £11m of that will cover works on pavements across the borough, including those in town centres and along shopping parades. This forms part of a £20 million council investment to improve […]

City of York to grit it cycle ways again this winter

The City of York Council plans to grit its cycle routes this year after a successful trial last winter. It has been reported that cyclists and pedestrians have told the council that this had made it safer for them to get around, boosted confidence and made them feel that cycle routes were as important as […]

First Minister sees winter as a priority

Scotland’s First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, has said the The first minister has said the Scottish Government continues to engage on an “ongoing basis” with councils on winter planning, following concerns a resurgence of the pandemic could lead to roads being left untreated, reports the Press and Journal. Highways planners in Aberdeen have already said there […]

LCRIG launches webinar series

The Local Council Roads Innovation Group (LCRIG) is to provide a series of webinars to knowledge share in the industry, starting with one concentrating on collaborative procurement. Working alongside the Transport Technology Forum and Crown Commercial Service the event on 1 October will concentrate on delivering innovation. Entitled ‘Delivering innovation through collaborative procurement’, the webinar […]

Amazon sets up new driverless team in Cambridge

Amazon’s setting up a new team in Cambridge to work on its Scout delivery pods. Amazon Scout deliveries already happen in America, taking deliveries at walking pace to a customer’s door, while similar autonomous vehicles have been trialled in Milton Keynes. The new engineers will work alongside specialists who’re developing drone deliveries and new features […]

More than 200 sign up for JCT Symposium in just four days

This year’s online JCT Traffic Signals Symposium is on course to deliver a record number of delegates for the event as more than two hundred people signed up to take part in just the first four days of registration. The popular event will be held online on 22 and 23 September because a physical event […]


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