New Local Authority Business Director joins Amey

Amey has announced the appointment of a new Local Authority Business Director to help deal with what it describes as the ‘significant opportunities and challenges’ facing local authorities across the UK. Taking responsibility for contracts in Staffordshire, Kent, Trafford and Surrey, plus Amey’s UK-wide traffic management team, George Pargeter will join Amey in February 2022.  […]

More roads across Oldham to be improved thanks to £12m investment programme

Oldham Council is set to improve even more roads and streets as part of our £12m highways investment programme. Three years ago it started a long term programme of works to resurface and repair carriageways across the borough. By the end of this this financial year it would have carried out programmed works on more […]

Community wall brightens up visitor hub for A1 improvement schemes

Visitors to the community hub for two major road schemes in the North East are now greeted by a cheery mural designed by locals. Two groups and a school contributed artwork for the Blaydon Hub, which is used as offices and a visitor centre for National Highways’ upgrades of the A1 between Scotswood and North […]

ITS company reaffirms its commitment to a greener future

A leading UK manufacturer of ITS systems has deepened its commitment to sustainability with the launch of a new set of CSR pledges. AGD Systems, part of The Traffic Group (TTG), has created a policy targeted around five principle aims – all linked to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. TTG – which includes AGD, Traffic […]

Parkopedia joins the Navigation Data Standard Association to drive indoor navigation standard

The connected vehicle services company Parkopedia has joined the Navigation Data Standard (NDS) Association, the worldwide standard for map data in automotive ecosystems. The NDS Association aims to provide a leading worldwide map standard for automotive-grade use which can be widely used in the navigation industry and be globally adopted by leading suppliers of navigation […]

Scotland could see a return to bridge tolls

They were removed 14 years ago, but now road tolls could return to Scotland’s bridges and tunnels in an attempt to cut car use. The newspaper The Courier reports that the option has been included in plans being drawn up as part of efforts to reach emissions targets. It quotes the Sunday Times as saying […]

New report suggests bike share schemes cut 3.7 car miles per user per week

A new study into the effect of bike share schemes across the UK is highlighting how bike share schemes are helping reduce the need for people to drive, and giving them health-boosting exercise. The charity CoMoUK (short for Collaborative Mobility UK) says at the end of September 2021, there were 39 locations served by bike […]


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