Works starts on new 2.3kn cycleway in Dorset

Dorset Council has announced that preparation work for a 2.3km cycleway in the Wimborne and Colehill areas has started. This marks the start of the first sustainable infrastructure scheme to be built in south east Dorset through Transforming Travel’s Transforming Cities Fund. Dorset Council and BCP Council were one of 12 city regions in England to secure a share of the government’s Transforming Cities Fund based on its commitment […]

Northumberland highways and transport projects on track despite the pandemic

Northumberland Council has said ‘most if not all’ of this year’s planned road improvements and transport projects will get done despite Covid-19 causing delays. A report to the council’s communities and place committee said many projects have already taken place despite the pandemic. The council’s Local Transport Plan (LTP) for 2020-21 features £18.6million of work, […]

West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s Investment Committee to discuss plans for more than £127m of sustainable transport schemes

The West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s Investment Committee will discuss plans for more than £127 million of sustainable transport and regeneration schemes this week. These include possible projects delivered through the Leeds City Region’s Transforming Cities Fund (TCF) – a major new programme of investment aimed at providing an accessible, attractive and cleaner alternative to car […]

CU Phosco Lighting Contracts Director appointed the next President of the HEA

Bob Gaskell, Lighting Contracts Director of CU Phosco has been announced as the new President of the Highway Electrical Association (HEA). He takes over from Mick Leech and was offcially announced as President at the HEA Annual General Meeting which was held virtually. Mr Gaskell said: “Firstly, thank you to all those who helped to […]

Bristol Airport plans for new public transport interchange

Bristol Airport has brought forward plans to build a new multi million public transport interchange hub. Plans for the interchange to be built on the site of an existing ‘Drop and Go’ zone to the north and west of the airport’s main terminal building, have been put to North Somerset Council. The new scheme includes […]

Transport experts say UK cities could be ‘overrun’ by congestion

A group of transport experts have warned that Britain’s cities are in danger of being overrun by traffic congestion. In an article puiblished on the Cycling UK website, they said that Britain could be heading for traffic gridlock in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic as workers continue to avoid public transport in favour of […]

Transport for London gets emergency £1.8bn bailout

Transport for London (TfL) has secured a £1.8bn government bailout, which will keep services running until 2021. A funding agreement with government has been reached, subject to actual levels of passenger revenue. The agreement will enable Transport for London (TfL) to continue to support the capital for the remainder of the financial year as discussions […]


All the latest highways news direct to your inbox every week day

Subscribe now