Fife councillors approve business case set to transform Dunfermline and boost economic growth

Fife councillors have approved the business case to support the Dunfermline Strategic Transportation Intervention Measures programme, and authorised submission to the Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Region Deal Joint Committee and Government partners, for final approval. This programme will facilitate large scale mixed-use development and investment in the Dunfermline and wider City Region economy, including unlocking development […]

London’s bus capacities to double from Monday

As the Coronavirus-related restrictions are eased from Monday, Transport for London has announced that the capacity of buses will be doubled from next Monday with most seats now able be used. All but the rear-facing seats will be allowed, meaning the the capacity of most double-deckers increasing to around 60 people. The organisation is reassuring […]

Rutland may get its first speed cameras

England’s smallest county, Rutland, may be getting its first permanent speed cameras to tackle the number one bugbear of people living in the county. The Rutland and Stamford Mercury reports that regular surveys by police show speeding and road safety are top of people’s priorities, and that means there could be a change of heart […]

First phase of major highways work in Shrewsbury town centre nears completion

Major work to improve pavements, crossing points, road signs, street furniture and road surfaces in Shrewsbury town centre, has nearly been completed. The next phase will see any remaining areas of paving completed along with the installation of benches and seats, planters, bins and cycle racks. Any road markings that are outstanding will also be […]

ITS (UK) helps build relationships in the Baltic region

The UK’s trade body for Intelligent Transport Systems, ITS (UK) is opening doors for its members to work with companies from Finland and Estonia. The organisation took part in a three-way online trade delegation meeting which involved it meeting with transport technology-related companies from the two countries to begin the process of introducing them to […]

Safer Highways launches its third annual Thriving at Work survey

Safer Highways, the organisation that was set up to promote the latest thinking and best practice in health, safety and wellbeing, has launched its third Thriving at Work Survey. The survey aims to once again consider the standards of provision around mental health in the workplace. Last year the organisation sampled the 250 of the […]

CEMEX Launches carbon neutral Vialow asphalt product

Global building materials solutions supplier CEMEX has launched Vialow, a new addition to the Vertua family of low carbon and sustainable building solutions. Vialow is a reduced carbon asphalt which comes with the option to offset residual CO2 to make it a CarbonNeutral® product, in accordance with The CarbonNeutral Protocol. CEMEX announced its Climate Action […]

Total UK’s Bitumen Division launches dedicated health and safety training programme

The Total UK Bitumen Division has launched a dedicated health and safety training platform designed to allow industry professionals to meet their health and safety obligations. The platform covers a range of topics realating to bitumen health and safety best practice in order to minimise the risk of burns, injury, and damage to equipment and […]

World’s largest low-carbon HGV refuelling station opening in UK this year

Renewable energy company CNG Fuels has announced it’s opening the world’s largest public access biomethane refuelling station for HGVs by the end of the year. It says the facility near Bristol will allow fleet operators to run their vehicles on low-carbon fuel, support net zero plans and save money. Construction has begun on the Avonmouth […]

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