Jenoptik average speed installation wins road safety award

Automated enforcement specialists Jenoptik Traffic Solutions UK have won the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation Road Safety Award 2021 for an average speed solution which tackled the problem of antisocial driving on a stretch of the A10 in North London. The Jenoptik SPECS network was delivered on the A10 in Enfield after problems with […]

Transport for the North wins CIHT Award for Transport Planning for second year in a row

Transport for the North has won a CIHT Award for the second year in a row. The Sub-national Transport Body’s Future Travel Scenarios work, which offers an innovative approach to understanding and responding to transport uncertainties, picked up the accolade for Transport Planning in the 2021 online awards ceremony this week. Tim Wood, Interim Chief […]

Costain awarded M60 J18 Simister Island improvement contract by Highways England

Smoother, safer journeys through one of the North West’s busiest motorway-to-motorway junctions are a step nearer after the appointment of Costain as the Delivery Integration Partner to design and build the Simister Island interchange improvement project, which is a £138 million scheme. Highways England, who is improving the interchange – which serves the M60, M66 […]

Innovate UK, KTN and HE in Connecting the Country briefing

Innovate UK, Highways England and the Knowledge Transfer Network are hosting an online event on 7 July showcasing 15 projects delivered under the “Connecting the Country” strategy. The webinar, from 10-4 will hear from the projects and their sponsors at Highways England; all have completed or are near completion and were successful in an SBRI […]

Marlborough Highways wins 6th consecutive RoSPA Gold Medal

Marlborough Highways has announced that it has received their 6th consecutive RoSPA Gold Medal for Health and Safety Award and 5th consecutive RoSPA Gold Medal for Fleet Safety Award. The award is based on health and safety performance and shows that Marlborough is working hard to ensure its staff, clients and contractors get home safely to their […]

Institute of Highway Engineers sign Professional Development Partnership agreement with Telford & Wrekin Council

The Institute of Highway Engineers (IHE) has announced a professional development partnership with Telford & Wrekin Council. The agreement promotes closer cooperation between partners and means the two organisations can join forces to provide industry training, promote the IHE engineering academy and support sector practitioners with training and professional registration. Under a newly-signed agreement, the […]

Marston appoints new chairman

Transport and enforcement integrated solutions supplier Marston Holdings has appointed Steve Callaghan as Chairman of its board of directors. This appointment follows significant new investment from Inflexion Private Equity Partners LLP and Intermediate Capital Group plc. Marston Holdings supports organisations implementing transportation and enforcement-related public policy, from streetscape design to installation and monitoring of video […]

Government partners with disability charity to set standards for electric vehicle chargepoints

Working partnership with national disability charity Motability, the Department for Transport (DfT) has commissioned the British Standards Institute (BSI) to develop accessibility standards for EV chargepoints across the country. These standards will provide industry with guidance and drivers with a new clear definition of ‘fully accessible’, ‘partially accessible’ and ‘not accessible’ public EV chargepoints. The design of public chargepoints is already carefully […]

Kent County Council launches consultation on future bus services

A plan for the future of bus services in Kent is being created by Kent County Council which is asking the public for its help. In March, the government published a new National Bus Strategy which set a framework for recovery for the pandemic and a vision for future bus service improvement across the UK. […]


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