New transport commission to develop pipeline of transport schemes for north Wales

A new transport commission that will develop a pipeline of transport schemes for north Wales has been announced today by the Deputy Minister for Climate Change, Lee Waters. The North Wales Transport Commission follows the model of the commission set-up after the cancellation of the M4 relief road in south east Wales and will also […]

New £770,000 funding puts wheels in motion on active travel in Argyll and Bute

Communities across Argyll and Bute are set to benefit from a host of active travel projects following the announcement of new Scottish Government funding. Argyll and Bute Council has received an award of £771,900 from the Places for Everyone programme to deliver ambitious regeneration projects through design stage to construction. Places for Everyone is a […]

DfT opens MaaS Code of Practice consultation

The Department for Transport is seeking the industry’s views on the content that could be included in a mobility as a service code of practice. It is looking to create MaaS code of practice could be used to provide guidelines for new entrants to the market and incumbent MaaS platform providers to aid navigation around the relevant legislation, […]

StarTraq helps Met Police dramatically increase speeding and red light offence processing

New figures from enforcement software solutions firm StarTraq have revealed that London’s Metropolitan Police service (MPS) have increased the number of speeding and red light offences processed by nearly two and a half times since using its latest software. The Met has been live with the StarTraq back-office software solution, DOME, since March 2020. The […]

TfL passenger numbers grow

New data from Transport for London shows that Tube ridership has increased by more than 25% since early January, with bus ridership up by nearly 10%. New analysis of ridership data by TfL has revealed that, since working from home restrictions were lifted on 19 January 2022, the number of people using the Tube during […]

£8 million approved to roll out 20mph project across Oxfordshire in next three years

Communities that want to reduce the speed of their roads from 30mph to 20mph will find it easier after an £8 million budget was agreed to accelerate the process across Oxfordshire. This week, Oxfordshire County Council approved its 2022/23 budget, which included funding for a three-year programme to support the implementation of 20mph roads across […]

Somerset County Council could soon tender four highways contracts

Somerset County Council is set to tender four highways contracts worth £220 million. The contract for core maintenance is worth £150m and will run for eight years, with the potential for a four-year extension. There will be contracts for surfacing and surface dressing, which involves restoring and sealing existing surfaces, worth £25m each, with both […]


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