Need for Norwich Western Link reaffirmed by local residents and key supporters

Norfolk needs the Norwich Western Link to tackle congestion, boost the economy and improve road safety – that’s the message from key supporters of the project as a petition in support of the new link road between the A47 and Broadland Northway reached more than 2,750 signatures. The local MP, business and community leaders and […]

Ten died on e-scooters in 2021 – PACTS

Latest research from the Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety has found that ten people were killed and another 133 seriously injured on e-scooters in Britain last year. PACTS has been awarded a grant by the Road Safety Trust to collect data relating to incidents involving these micro-mobility devices and to form recommendations for their […]

Oxford City Council launches combined parking and bus tickets at park and rides

Regular visitors to Oxford using on the Park and Rides can now benefit from a combined bus and parking season ticket for the first time. It means Oxford Bus Company season ticket holders using the Park and Ride services will be able to choose to add parking when buying their bus season ticket. Those who do […]

Birmingham launches new Clean Air strategy: blue sky thinking for a greener city

Birmingham City Council has published its Clean Air Strategy for the city. The document sets out a clear set of actions, priorities and pledges that will enable everyone in the city to be part of the journey to improving the air we all breathe. The strategy aims to encourage a greater understanding of the types […]

Cheshire East joins ‘fix our funds to fix our road’ campaign

Cheshire East Council is joining local authorities across the country in calling on the government to ‘fix our funding so we can fix our roads’. The campaign, which is apolitical, has been launched by the leader of Conservative-controlled Lincolnshire County Council in recognition that many local authorities across the country have seen their funding for […]

ITS (UK) restarts its annual review, bringing production in-house

The UK’s Intelligent Transport Systems Industry Association, ITS (UK) has announced it is reviving its Review magazine to give members even more value. The Review has been a key part of the Society’s communications strategy for many years, but was paused during the Pandemic because the small numbers of people in offices meant many would […]

Kier launches massive recruitment drive as its searches for over 1,200 people

Kier has launched a recruitment drive with over 1,200 jobs available across the Group. As one of the UK’s leading construction and infrastructure providers, the jobs will support new schools, hospitals, roads and rail projects in communities right across the UK. The recruitment drive will also help Kier to achieve its ambitions to bring a […]

Study begins into New Forest Average Speed Camera effectiveness

A study is getting underway into the potential effectiveness of using average speed cameras to help reduce animal deaths in the New Forest. The BBC reports that Hampshire County Council is to look into the technical, legal and environmental issues of installing cameras on the B3078 Roger Penny Way. More than 50,000 people signed a […]

GM CEO tries her company’s driverless car for the first time – video

General Motors’ driverless vehicle subsidiary Cruise has published a YouTube video of GM’s CEO Mary Barra taking her first trip in one of its vehicles. She joined Cruise co-founder and interim CEO Kyle Vogt on a tour around San Francisco. “Oh my gosh, this is incredible,” she exclaims as the vehicle pulls away. “I always […]


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