Transport for the North Chairman, John Cridland, to step down this summer

Transport for the North’s Chairman, John Cridland is to retire as Chairman this summer, the organisation has announced. He will remain in the independent post for the coming months until TfN’s annual meeting in July. Mr Cridland has been Chairman of the North’s sub-national transport body for nearly six years, chairing the partnership of northern civic […]

Highways England to give historic railway bridge new lease of life

Highways England is set to restore a railway bridge in Horspath, to help ensure its continued use for local residents in the future, whilst preserving an important piece of British heritage. Recent surveys revealed a number of structural concerns, including the ongoing deterioration of the bridge parapets, or walls. The damage worsened over time and […]

A35 speed limit set to stay after Highways England air quality trial

An experimental 30mph speed restriction on A35 in Dorset is set to be made permanent following the outcome of an air quality trial carried out by Highways England. It says it’s been investigating effective measures to improve air quality on and alongside the strategic road network for six years and has developed a programme of […]

Ford patents tech to read roadside advertising

The carmaker Ford may have come up with a new way to raise revenue – displaying the advertising beside the road on your car’s infotainment screen. has spotted that Ford has patented technology which scans the billboards, interpreting the information on the sign, and delivering the most useful bits right into the vehicle’s display. […]


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