Safer Highways deliver engaging content for Mental Health Awareness week

Safer Highways has launched a special edition of its SH Magazine for Mental Health Awareness Week, alongside a series of high-impact videos. Published using a new interactive format, which includes video, edition 11 of SH magazine focuses on a range of interviews and articles aimed at increasing awareness and championing best practice around mental health […]

Geospatial Commission launches second phase of transport location data competition

The Geospatial Commission has launched the second phase of its transport location data competition, in partnership with Innovate UK. The competition supports the use of location data to spark innovation and support the future of mobility for the United Kingdom. Following successful completion of phase one in March with 28 winning innovative companies progressing, the second […]

Work underway on Highways England’s Regional Delivery Partnership

Following its appointment to Lot 2 of Highways England’s £8.7 billion Regional Delivery Partnership in 2018, the VolkerFitzpatrick team has been making progress to improve roads and infrastructure in the South East. Construction began in March of last year and the team has already made great progress, upgrading junctions along a nine-mile stretch of the […]

Burnham launches ambitious transport vision for Manchester

The Newly re-elected Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, has put a transport revolution across Greater Manchester at the centre of plans for his second term. In advance of the first meeting of the Mayor’s new Bee Network Delivery Board, he has unveiled a raft of measures to improve Greater Manchester’s transport system, making it […]

More money for roads in the Highlands

Councillors have agreed the distribution of £7.4 million allocation of the Highland Council’s capital budget for strategic road schemes during years 2021/22 and 2022/23. In February, members of the economy and infrastructure committee agreed the distribution of an additional £20m of capital funding for road maintenance. The committee split the funding into five categories, agreeing to allocate £7.4m for strategic […]

Roads will be a priority in Staffordshire, says councillor

Roads in Staffordshire will be a prioirty in immediate future according to a local councillor. Councillor Alan White said his administration was working on a plan to improve the condition of highways across the county, after the Government slashed funding to repair damaged roads. Mr White now has a huge majority of 52 in the […]

Austrian SWARCO intensifies partnership with Australian Supalux

Traffic management technology and line marking company SWARCO has announced it’s deepening its business relations with the Australian road marking specialist Supalux The partnership includes SWARCO getting its first own base there, on the major industrial precinct of Western Australia’s Capital city, Perth. In a transaction closed in early May 2021 between Supalux Managing Director […]

BEAR Scotland expands electric fleet

Scottish contractor, BEAR Scotland has taken delivery of six new electric powered vans, bringing the total number of Ultra Low Emission Vehicles in its South East Scotland fleet to thirteen. This means that 10% of all BEAR Scotland’s vehicles in the South East are now fully electric powered. The company took over responsibility for operation […]


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