TfGM launched tram aware campaign after several accidents

Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) has launched a new campaign to ensure motorists are ‘tram aware’ as traffic levels start to increase. There were 122 road traffic collisions involving motorists (77), cyclists (10) or pedestrians (35) on the Metrolink network between April 2019 and March 2021. While the number of collisions remains very small compared […]

Two dead in “driverless” Tesla crash

Two men are dead after a Tesla crashed into a tree in Texas while nobody was in the driving seat. TV Station KPRC in Houston says that Police believe “no one was driving” the fully-electric 2019 Tesla when the accident happened. The report says there was a person in the passenger seat of the front […]

M6 junction 19 project a step closer to completion

The M6 junction 19 project, which involves a new bridge through the roundabout, has reached another milestone. The junction has now been opened following work to pour concrete for the new bridge, which will provide a link between the M6 and the A556. Last weekend saw the ‘up and over’ diversion at junction 19 worked […]

Moray Council to spend more on roads and bridges

Moray Council has agreed to increase its spending on its road network after it has been announced that a budget of £8.5 million for the region’s roads network has been agreed for 2021/22 . This is a £3million increase from the previous year’s budget, said the council. Full carriageway resurfacing will provide longer-term benefits with an […]

Over £15 million set to be spent on Barnsley’s road network

Barnsley Council ias close to getting approval for its Highways Capital Programme for 2021/22 which will see a total of £15.4m invested in its road network. The proposed programme, to be presented to Cabinet at their meeting on Wednesday 21 April, details a preventative approach to maintain the borough’s highways, improving the resilience and structural […]

North Yorkshire streetlighting project completed

A programme to replace 50,400 streetlights across North Yorkshire with LED lamps has been completed. North Yorkshire County Council said it was finished more quickly and at a lower cost than expected, with the project being completed within three years, instead of five. Also, the programme was expected to cost nearly £13m but through procurement, […]


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