Greater Manchester clean air leaders formally confirm call on government to review impact of vehicle supply chain issues on GM Clean Air Plan

Greater Manchester’s clean air leaders will formally write to government calling for an urgent review of global vehicle supply chain issues that threaten the city-region’s ability to comply with legal air quality limits. The Greater Manchester Air Quality Administration Committee – made up of representatives of all 10 councils – met on Thursday 20 January […]

Cabinet approve draft Caerphilly Active Travel Network Map

Caerphilly County Borough Council has recently approved the results of consultation on the draft Active Travel Network Map (ATNM). The Cabinet’s approval enables Caerphilly County Borough Council’s ATNM, that was conditionally submitted to WG by the 31st December 2021 deadline, to be formally endorsed and ensures that the Council’s statutory obligation is met. Since the […]

Bidders shortlisted for £730m Highways contract

Three bidders have been shortlisted to provide highway maintenance and infrastructure services for East Sussex in the future. Ringway Jacobs, Balfour Beatty Living Places and Colas have been selected to move to the next stage of the procurement process by East Sussex County Council. The shortlist for the £730 million Highways Infrastructure Services contract follows […]

Bus passengers set for greener, faster, safer, more reliable journeys

Transformational upgrades to the Liverpool city region’s busiest bus corridors to create ‘Green Bus Routes’ designed to improve journeys for the better could begin from this month, starting in Knowsley. The Combined Authority (CA) is seeking to invest £1.9m from its Transforming Cities Fund into Prescot Bus Station to not only improve bus services and […]

American reporter hit by car on live TV

An American TV reporter has been hit by a car while reporting on freezing conditions in West Virginia. Toria Yorgey reporter on ABC TV Affiliate WSAZ in the Huntingdon area, was live on TV discussing the weather in the town of Dunbar when she was accidentally hit from behind by a car. Although she appeared […]

Scottish islands could get bridges and mass transit the key in cities in TS transport plan

The Scottish Government has published its blueprint for future transport investment which includes 45 recommendations including enhanced communications between its islands and more reliance on public transport and active travel. The second Strategic Transport Projects Review (STPR2) has six themes which the authors say seek to make transport in Scotland more sustainable and support people to […]

New Blyth gigafactory to build electric vehicle batteries

Britishvolt, the UK battery company, has received an in principle offer of government funding though the Automotive Transformation Fund (ATF) for its planned gigafactory in Blyth, Northumberland, as governments ramps up the infrastructure needed to support the growing electric car roll-out. Once complete, the factory will produce enough batteries for over 300,000 electric vehicles each […]


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