Highways Voices highlights and when things went wrong – yes, it’s the Christmas blooper edition

Subscribe to Highways Voices free on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Amazon Music, Google Podcasts or Pocket Casts and never miss an episode! Back in January, Highways News created a new podcast series “Highways Voices”. Thousands of listeners later, we’re celebrating the end of the first year of programmes with a special highlights edition – and some examples of where things didn’t quite go […]

Birmingham to receive £72 million in government funding for vital transport link

Birmingham is set to benefit from £72 million in government funding for essential maintenance work on a vital road link between the city centre and the M6, providing a huge boost to the local economy and ensuring the region continues to build back better from the pandemic. Following years of use and carrying 80,000 vehicles […]

Police release dashcam footage of dangerous driving

Three Police forces have shared footage gathered from dashcams that were used in prosecutions for dangerous driving. Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire and Cambridgeshire have put together a montage of videos submitted by the public, capturing anti-social driving, hoping to demonstrate how this footage can help bring offenders to justice. ***Scroll down for footage*** Since 1 January 2021, […]

EU plans four initiatives for more sustainable travel

The European Commission has adopted four proposals it says support the transition to cleaner, greener, and smarter mobility. In line with the objectives of the European Green Deal, the Commission says the proposals will modernise the EU’s transport system. The proposals are to increase connectivity and shifting more passengers and freight to rail and inland […]

TfL funding failure “would cost London’s economy £12bn”

London’s City Hall is warning that a failure to strike a long-term funding deal for TfL would result in a £12bn hit to the capital’s economy.  London’s financial paper City AM says that, as London’s Mayor and Transport for London negotiate with the Department for Transport over a new funding package for the network, An […]

National Express and Stagecoach plan merger

The UK’s biggest two coach operators are working to combine into one company. In a statement, Stagecoach says it has been proud to have served communities across the UK for over 40 years and that combining with National Express will provide it with “new exciting opportunities”, enabling it to offer more services to more people […]

Kier Highways manager wins leading Health and Safety award

SHE Manager at Kier Highways, Dave McPherson, has been named as the winner of the SHP Award for Trailblazer in Health and Safety for 2021. SHP Trailblazer Awards celebrate those who are going above and beyond to make a positive difference, the real pioneers of health and safety. Dave McPherson was selected as the winner […]


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