Government launches review into transport connections across the home nations

The Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, has launched an independent review into transport connections across Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and England, which is to be led by Sir Peter Hendy CBE. Faster road and rail links to Scotland, upgrades to Welsh railways and new connections between Great Britain and Northern Ireland are among the range of […]

LGA launches new advice for local authorities to help decarbonise transport

The Local Government Association (LGA) has launched new advice developed by experts at the University of Leeds on practical actions local authorities can take to decarbonise transport. The Local Government Association (LGA) commissioned a team led by Professor Greg Marsden and Professor Jillian Anable, both from the Institute for Transport Studies at Leeds, to develop the policy […]

Finnish tech company launches autonomous street sweeper

Finland-based Trombia Technologies has launched the world’s first, high-power, autonomous street sweeper, the Trombia Free, which uses less than 15% of the power required by current sweeper technologies, according to the company. It said the breakthrough with this new technology ‘unlocks the potential’ for mass-electrification and carbon-neutralization of one of the heaviest vehicle technologies currently […]

Nordis Signs reports its best year yet

Nordis Signs, part of Kier Highways, is celebrating one of its busiest years, following a number of new contract wins. In March, Nordis signed a major three-year public sector contract with Nottinghamshire County Council to supply permanent signs to Via East Midlands who deliver highway services across the county, valued at £360k. It has also […]


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