Silvertown Tunnel to cost almost £2bn, says report

The Silvertown Tunnel which will connect Greenwich with London’s Docklands will cost Transport for London (TfL) almost £2bn over the next three decades, reports City AM. It said although the actual construction of the Silvertown Tunnel remains at £1bn, figures from the capital’s transport operator show that the overall cost for building, maintaining and operating […]

Researchers offer insurers insight into ADAS risk

The motor research body Thatcham is offering insurance companies a new dataset which it says offers the most detailed insight yet to the risk-affecting technologies on new cars. It says ADAS technologies present insurers with “new risk considerations” and so is acting to give its members “the powerful data they need to understand vehicle risk […]

Masks an issue in bus use

A new survey of bus passengers suggests the wearing of masks is a contentious issue when it comes to choosing to travel. Bus Users UK found that 70% of respondents were concerned about other passengers not wearing face coverings, but on the other hand 63% of people with a medical exemption say they do not […]

ITS (UK) offers jobseekers cut-price membership

The UK’s Intelligent Transport Society is offering a new membership category to allow anyone seeking a job within the industry to join at a bargain rate. The Jobseeker’s Membership is designed to help any ITS professional who is struggling to find work following the economic issues caused by the Covid lockdown to benefit from the […]

TfL prioritises cyclists and pedestrians on London Bridge during the day

Transport for London has prioritised access on London Bridge during the day to cyclists, pedestrians, buses, taxis and motorcyclists after it reopened this week after essential maintenance work. This means cars are not allowed on the bridge between 7am and 7pm Monday-Friday but are allowed any other time including having full access at the weekend. […]

Future Transport Visions Group launches to help young transport professionals

A new initiative that aims to help young professionals shape the future of transport has been launched. The Future Transport Visions Group – an initiative funded by the Rees Jeffreys Road Fund aims to fund group research and development projects that enable cross-industry collaboration between people in the first ten years of their career. FTVG […]

Transport Scotland searches for consultants to help with claims advice, qualification and cost estimation support

Transport Scotland has started the procurement process for a multiple supplier framework agreement for claims advice, quantification and cost estimation services. It is looking to obtain the services of suitably qualified and experienced consultants, capable of providing specialist dispute and claims advice services to support dispute/claim resolution during scheme development and/or construction stages. Transport Scotland […]

Over £9m to be invested in Rotherham’s roads over the next year

More than £9 million of capital investment is being proposed for Rotherham’s transport network over the next year with a further almost £6 million earmarked to improve the borough’s roads, according to the council. The news comes as Rotherham Council plans to invest £24 million in local transport over the next four years as part […]


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