Tributes paid to DfT’s Steve Berry

The Department for Transport’s Head of Highways Maintenance, Innovation and Resilience, Steve Berry has died. He had been ill for some months after being diagnosed with incurable cancer towards the end of last year. He was surrounded by his family at home when he passed away on Wednesday evening. Steve worked for the DfT for […]

TTF adding parking info to local authority dataset

Over the past year, the Transport Technology Forum, on behalf of the Department for Transport has been looking to consolidate local authority traffic and transport data in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. A number of authorities and operators already provide data to the DfT, and the TTF says it is keen to engage with further […]

Dartford MP seeks to make proposed London Driving Charge unlawful

An MP is attempting to outlaw a suggestion from London Mayor Sadiq Khan that motorists from outside the capital should pay £3.50 per day to drive within the boundaries. KentOnline quotes Dartford MP Gareth Johnson as describing the idea as “catastrophic and mad” and that he’s pushing to introduce a bill to rule that the […]

Bimingham City Council publishes Active Travel review

Birmingham City Council has published its Active Travel Review after a comprehensive assessment of the impact and effectiveness of the emergency transport measures introduced as Birmingham emerged from the national lockdown. The Emergency Transport Plan, published in May 2020, set out the Council’s intent to support a clean air, low carbon recovery from COVID-19 where […]

DfT invests in younger generation as they get £18 million towards cycling training

The Department for Transport (DfT) has announced £18 million for cycle training across the country to ensure children and their families have the confidence to choose active travel, as the government encourages everyone to choose to walk or cycle where possible. The funding, which is managed via the Bikeability Trust charity, will go toward delivering high-quality, practical […]

SRL starts new partnership with Solar Gates as it gets ready to hire out Instaboom

SRL has announced it will work in partnership with Solar Gates UK, the award-winning manufacturer of solar and hybrid powered barriers, gates and bollards for security, to hire out Instaboom. Instaboom, the UK’s first solar/hybrid, instant deployment, work zone protection vehicle barrier is now available to hire from SRL, as part of our commitment to […]


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