Roads reimagined with people and planet in mind

By Derval Cummins, Director-Transportation, Aecom & Martin Boran, Associate Director-Highways-Ireland, Aecom The Irish government is investing €1.8 billion in cleaner, greener transport in 2022, part of its drive to halve transport carbon emissions by 2030. But so far, the debate on resource allocation and planning has pitted investment in public transport against investment in roads, […]

Condition of Devon’s roads improve but worry continues over maintenance budget cuts

The overall condition of Devon’s roads has improved, but there are concerns about the impact of planned cuts in highways spending, according to a Devon County Council report. An annual survey of the county’s network, shows roads of all classifications have generally improved, with fewer being classified ‘red’ or potentially needing maintenance. Seventy-one per cent of […]

More of county’s roads should become 20mph speed limits say Cambridgeshire councillors

More of Cambridgeshire’s roads should become 20mph speed limits, according to its councillors. Criteria for a proposal which would allow more roads in Cambridgeshire to have a 20mph speed limit could be expanded so higher speed roads can be considered, they have said. Cambridgeshire County Council is working on a scheme to allow residents to […]

Public transport in towns and cities inquiry, launched by Lords Committee

The House of Lords Built Environment Committee has launched its inquiry into public transport in towns and cities in England and is inviting written contributions. This inquiry will assess public transport travel trends in towns and cities. It will consider how public transport choices vary across different demographics and the impact of technology on how […]


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