ARTSM to join forces with Safer Highways to champion road worker safety

The Association for Road Traffic Safety and Management (ARTSM) have become the second trade body to enter into a joint working agreement with Safer Highways after the announcement of the RSTA. Safer Highways and ARTSM will work together collaboratively to communicate the work of the members of both organisations in this area and the wider […]

Highways England appoints Arcadis and 4way Consulting to support Tunnels Infrastructure, Systems and Products Strategy

Arcadis, in partnership with tunnels and operational technology specialists 4way Consulting, have been selected by Highways England to support the organisation’s tunnels, systems and products strategy. The two-year contract worth £1.3million will include the development of a technology roadmap and a testing framework for tunnel technology products to support the delivery of an updated technology […]

GMCA to consider transport improvements to help deliver ‘world-class ‘integrated transport network for Greater Manchester

Multi-million pound funding proposals aimed at improving and developing the bus network and railway stations, delivering more  electric vehicle charging points and working up plans for potential new Metrolink stops – helping to deliver the Mayor’s Our Network transport vision, will be considered by Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA).    Alongside a suite of newly […]

GTM to supply the latest SRL portable traffic lights

GTM have placed orders to the value of £2.8m with SRL to supply the latest innovation in portable traffic lights. The new range, called Eurolight®  comes with a mixture of traffic, pedestrian and ADS (Adaptive Detection System).   The benefits are that the intelligent ADS lights reduce congestion by learning and constantly adapting to real-time traffic […]

Scotland to offer free bus travel to under 19s

Following a comprehensive consultation, the Scottish Government is making preparations to extend free bus travel to all young people under the age of 19 who reside in Scotland.  Draft legislation has now been laid which, if approved by the Scottish Parliament, will enable arrangements to be put in place for the scheme to start operating […]

Ireland invests in active travel roles

The Irish government has announced funding for up to 248 new jobs in local authorities The Programme for Government has already committed that €1.8bn will be spent on walking and cycling over the lifetime of the Government, and this initiative will ensure that the expertise will be available to improve infrastructure and increase participation by […]

Southampton to make road changes in city to ease congestion

Southampton City Council is developing plans to transform some of its network. Several junctions along the A3024 Northern Ring Road – between Western Esplanade and Charlotte Place – will be improved as part of a £4.5m scheme. The move will affect a number of roads including Havelock Road, Cumberland Place, Brunswick Place, Devonshire Road and […]


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