Highways Voices at Highways UK – hear the chat from Day One

The UK’s premier exhibition and conference for the highways and transport industry is taking place in Birmingham, and Highways Voices is the official podcast of the event. Join Paul Hutton today when he talks about the innovations in the industry, from roadworker safety to the environment, as well as discussing some of the new collaborations […]

Extension to Canterbury electric scooter trial

The trial of electric scooters in Canterbury, Kent has been extended until the end of March 2022. Kent County Council is announcing the continuation of its part in the national trial following guidance from the Department for Transport (DfT). The e-scooters, operated by Bird, are part of a Government-led trial Rental e-scooters were first introduced […]

Nottinghamshire County Council makes progress with case for major road network

Nottinghamshire County Council has provided an update on plans to create a major road network and improve two of the county’s most congested routes. The authority is progressing with its full business case to improve the A614 and A6097, aimed at reducing congestion, supporting drivers, encouraging economic growth and unlocking housing land. Work on the […]

TfL asks its customers in London to help shape the future of step-free access

Transport for London (TfL) has launched a public consultation to shape future step-free access priorities and improvements on the London Underground network, the first of its kind in 15 years. The consultation, which runs until 10 February 2022, has been designed to help TfL identify which aspects of making London Underground stations more accessible it […]

Highways UK starts today

The UK’s flagship highways and transport event, Highways UK, starts today in Hall 9 & 10 at the Birmingham NEC. As well as two halls full of exhibitors including all the major tier 1 contractors, National Highways and the rest highways supply chain, there are several theatres covering a number of important subjects over the […]

TRL launches Mobility Hub design service for local authorities

TRL is to launch a new service to help local authorities scope out the design and implementation of a Mobility Hub. Its four stage methodology will enable a data-led approach to Mobility Hub design and roll-out, and includes local context analysis, site assessment and Mobility Hub scoping including understanding user demand and requirements, and recommendations […]

National Highways to complete major road schemes more quickly with acceleration plan

Motorway and major A roads improvements in England will open to traffic more quickly, under a plan to accelerate the completion of road-building projects unveiled today (Wednesday 3 November) at Highways UK. Road users and local communities will benefit from improvements earlier than expected under the plan, which aims to reduces the time needed to […]


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