Plans announced for secure cycle parking in Oxford

Residents in the eastern areas of Oxford are set to benefit from a number of secure cycle storage facilities to allow them to keep their bikes safer from theft. Plans to be considered by Oxfordshire County Council are for 104 new secure cycle storage spaces along eight streets between Iffley and Cowley Road from The […]

Angus Council appoint Arcadis to drive forward A Place for Everyone accessibility project

Angus Council has appointed design and consultancy firm Arcadis to take the Arbroath, A Place For Everyone project, aimed at improving access and promoting active travel, through design development to completion in the next four years.  The project will make areas within Arbroath more accessible for all by improving pedestrian, wheeling and cycling provision, making […]

Wokingham gets smart with drainage project

Wokingham Borough Council is trialling smart drainage sensors to help deal with flooding in the borough.  These have been placed at key locations in Earley and Arborfield to provide real-time data on sewers to allow the council to resolve issues before or as they arise rather than after, said the council. The ultrasonic sensors measure […]

TomTom calls 2020 “the year that could change traffic forever”

Location technology company TomTom says that traffic levels saw a significant decrease in almost all cities in monitors around the world last year, as the Coronavirus crisis had a major effect on journeys. In its Traffic Index report, TomTom says that out of the 416 cities studied, 387 saw a significant decrease (averaging 21%) in […]

TfL faces £2bn funding hole as Boundary Charge considered

A business campaign group is warning Transport for London’s funding gap could hit £2 billion per year as travel changes following the Coronavirus crisis have dramatically reduced revenues. London First has issued a report with engineering firm Arup in which it describes the financial situation as “existential crisis”, and yet “an opportunity for transformational change.” […]

M4 average speed limit “must be enforced”

A new average speed limit on the M4 will only be a success if it’s properly enforced, a Welsh Government committee has heard. The South Wales Argus reports that the Welsh Parliament, the Senedd, has heard progress is being made on introducing the new system near Newport to replace variable speed limit cameras which are […]

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