North Yorkshire Council set to ramp up chargepoint provision

North Yorkshire County Council looks set to submit a bid to the Local Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Fund for £2.7m to support a pilot scheme to aid the county’s transition towards local chargepoint provision, eventually to be secured on a commercial basis without public funding. The authority hopes to install 140 electric vehicle chargers over four […]

Leeds City Council unsure about transport funding

Leeds City Council is unsure what has happened to £100 million of transport funding that was promised to the council last year. Councillors are unsure whether or not the money had been previously announced. In the integrated rail plan, introduced by transport secretary Grant Shapps last November, £100m was to go towards a future West Yorkshire mass […]

Lime e-scooters is integrated with Uber app in London and Milton Keynes

Lime e-scooters are now available to hire on the Uber app in both London and Milton Keynes, where trials of its e-scooters are taking place. The news comes as Lime recently celebrated one million e-scooter rides and five million e-bike rides in the UK. Riders will need to provide valid proof of identification and complete […]

Kier Highways awarded major National Highways A417 Missing Link contract

Kier Highways has been awarded £460m contract by National Highways to design and deliver an upgrade to the A417 between Gloucester and Swindon. The contract award follows a competitive procurement process through National Highways’ Regional Delivery Partnership framework. The A417/A419 provides an important route between Gloucester and Swindon, connecting the North and Midlands to the […]

Countywide road safety review gets underway in West Sussex

A countywide road safety review has begun in West Sussex to address collisions, speed and traffic management. Instigated by Joy Dennis, West Sussex County Council’s Cabinet Member for Highways and Transport, the review, which will include a group of cross-party county councillors, will be led by former traffic police officer Tom Richardson. “Road safety was […]


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