Bus users criticise DTP for “not transforming behaviour”

The accessible, inclusive transport campaigning charity Bus Users says it is disappointed at the Government’s Transport Decarbonisation Plan, because it focuses on delivering ‘Clean Transport’ rather than transforming our behaviour when it comes to travel.  Speaking in Parliament today, Grant Shapps MP outlined plans for the electrification and decarbonisation of vehicles, public transport and air […]

Plans for improvements to road network in Bath & North East Somerset

Plans for even more investment in neighbourhood services to improve streets, parks and highways will be discussed by Bath & North East Somerset councillors. While there has been additional investment in street cleansing over the last two years, Neighbourhood Services which includes highways maintenance, waste, cleansing, fleet, parks and grounds has had funding cuts over […]

Additional funding for drainage shows Hertfordshire County Council’s commitment to making a difference to ‘the consequences of climate change’

A four-year package to improve the drainage systems on the Hertfordshire road network comes into effect this year with the highways teams at Hertfordshire County Council making use of additional drainage funding of £16million. Climate change has caused different rainfall patterns in the last few years, which means the drainage provision on the council’s roads […]

Walking and cycling in Stafford improved after modifications to network

Walking and cycling through the centre of Stafford has improved after the completion of a new highways scheme.   The improvements to Route 5 of the National Cycle Network, often referred to as the ‘missing link’ means that cyclists are now able to travel through Stafford directly rather than having to negotiate a former one-way […]

All modes of transport to be decarbonised by 20250 as part of Government’s plan

Improving public transport and continuing to increase active travel, alongside plans to decarbonise all modes of domestic transport by 2050 and a commitment to end the sale of new diesel and petrol heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) by 2040 have all formed part of the Government’s Transport decarbonisation plan, launched today. Cleaner air, healthier communities and […]

HE extends Dart Charge Debt Recovery Contract

Highways England is extending CDER Group’s existing contract for the recovery of unpaid Dart Charge penalties for a further two years until June 2023. Having worked with Highways England on the Dartford Crossing Dart Charge project since the removal of barriers and toll booths in November 2014, CDER says this latest contract extension is a […]

Distribution company hails new transport management system

North East chilled distribution firm KCL Logistics says it has “revolutionised” its working practices after implementing a new transport management system. KCL says the new Mandata Go solution will allow the business to continue its success beyond the COVID-19 pandemic. Andrew Dunn, Director at KCL Logistics Ltd, said: “We’ve halved the time we used to […]

New book suggests post pandemic travel policy focussing on travel being a “basic right”

The transport and land use think tank, the Independent Transport Commission, has released a book calling for new assessment appraisal for transport policy and investment decisions, shifting from ‘predict and provide’ to ‘vision and validate’, based on notion that travel is not simply about derived demand but is useful in itself. Why Travel? Understanding our […]

Clearview Intelligence enters a Professional Development Partnership with the IHE

Travel innovations company Clearview Intelligence has entered a Professional Development Partnership with the Institute of Highway Engineers, that will see both organisations work together to help support the provision of industry standard training, promote its Highway Engineering Academy and Clearview’s work to deliver innovative solutions to the sector. IHE’s Professional Development Partnership is intended to […]


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