Go-Ahead buys its first zero emission hydrogen buses

The Go-Ahead Group has signed a contract to buy its first hydrogen powered buses, as part of a deal which could become the largest of its kind in Europe. Brighton & Hove and Metrobus has ordered 20 hydrogen fuel cell vehicles from Wrightbus, the Northern Irish manufacturer, for deployment on the Fastway routes in the […]

A4174 junction improvement scheme put on hold to assess feedback

More time will be given to review plans for junction improvements along the A4174 ring road following last week’s opening of the area’s first through-about. Following a 12-week public consultation, South Gloucestershire Council has listened to residents’ feedback and a decision has been made not to submit a bid for funding to government at this […]

Cheshire East Council’s highways teams are ready for winter

Cheshire East Council’s highways teams are already fully prepared to help keep the borough’s roads open and safe this winter, said the council. Salt stocks have been replenished and the highways service’s 16 gritters will be on standby around the clock to treat Cheshire East’s road network.   The focus is on the most critical parts […]

New technologies for assessing elderly drivers’ road safety wins funding

The Floow, a world leader in vehicle telemetry data capture and processing, has received £190k funding from The Road Safety Trust to advance approaches for assessing elderly drivers’ fitness to drive. As the driving population aged over 60 continues to grow, existing testing capabilities face challenges requiring some drivers to be approved or disqualified without […]

Bus Service Improvement Plans to enhance bus travel across the Peninsula Transport area

Peninsula Transport has welcomed proposals to enhance bus travel across the region as the five local transport authorities across the Peninsula Transport area submit Bus Service Improvement Plans to Government. Chairman of Peninsula Transport, Councillor Andrea Davis said: “Oh behalf of Peninsula Transport I would like to congratulate all our transport authorities for submitting their […]


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