A9 dualling project wins two awards

The A9 Dualling: Luncarty to Pass of Birnam project, part of Transport Scotland’s £3 billion infrastructure programme to dual the A9 from Perth to Inverness, has received two awards. The project won Infrastructure Project of the Year at the recent Go Awards Scotland 2020, and secured a prestigious industry accolade as main contractor, Balfor Beatty […]

Amey wins street lighting contract in Inverclyde

Amey, has secured a new contract to repair and maintain street lights, road lighting and traffic sign lighting for Inverclyde Council.   The one-year contract, with a potential one-year extension, will see Amey maintain the Council’s 13,000 street lights, 1,000 traffic sign lights and 600 items of ancillary electrical equipment.   Amey has managed the street lighting maintenance service […]

Traffic level drop nowhere near first lockdown – TTF

The Transport Technology Forum’s latest research into travel patterns in cities, towns and villages based on local authority-sourced data suggests the latest English lockdown triggered traffic levels to fall to 27 per cent below what they were in pre-Covid-19 days in March. However the analysis of data covering more than a hundred local authority areas […]

e-scooter company offers free rides for key workers

Key workers in Gloucestershire are to be able to try out a new e-scooter service free as part of an initiative from rental provider Zwings. It says it “remains focused on protecting the health and safety of Gloucester and Cheltenham residents by providing a critical travel alternative for essential trips over the lockdown period and […]

SNP to debate free public transport for all

Scotland’s ruling Scottish National Party is planning to discuss introducing free-at-the-point-of-use public transport across the country. The pro-independence paper The National has seen the final list of debates for the conference on 28-30 November which includes a debate on the transport idea as part of a wider discussion about green ideas. “Conference… believes that the […]

E-scooters to be on London streets next year after TfL and London Councils launch trial

E-scooters will be avaliable on London’s roads next years after Transport for London (TfL) and London Councils announced the launch of a competition to select up to three operators for a twelve-month trial. Transport for London (TfL), London Councils and London’s boroughs are working together on plans for a trial of rental e-scooters in the capital. This […]

Any motoring tax should not be at the expense of road maintenance

Any tax already levied on motorists needs to be invested into the UK road network to help deliver savings and efficiencies for effect asset management. These are the thoughts of Paul Boss, Chief Executive of the Road Surface Treatments Association (RSTA) who was speaking following reports that the Chancellor , Rishi Sunak is considering plans […]


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