New documentary goes behind the scenes at National Highways

A behind the scenes look at how England’s motorways are managed features in Channel 5’s latest documentary looking at the work of National Highways.  The Motorway, which airs from 8pm on Monday, 9 May for the next eight weeks, is the second series of the popular programme which takes a fly on the wall approach […]

Yunex Traffic awarded Sheffield Clean Air Zone contract

Yunex Traffic has been awarded a contract to design, supply and install a Clean Air Zone ANPR camera monitoring and enforcement solution across Sheffield City Centre. The company says the introduction of the Class C Clean Air Zone follows research undertaken by the city council, which showed that air pollution contributes to around 500 deaths […]

Foster Contracting moves on to fifth generation

A UK-based road and runway maintenance specialist has appointed the great great grandson of the founder as its new Managing Director.Ian Foster is the fifth generation to run Foster Contracting Ltd (FCL), which was founded by Herbert Foster in the 1980’s as The Essex Steam Rolling Association Ltd. Ian has taken over from his father, […]

Bus service plans set for welcome in Northumberland

An award of more than £160m to improve bus services in Northumberland is set to be welcomed by the council.  The Department for Transport (DfT) recently announced a Bus Service Improvement Plan (BSIP) for the region with an indicative £163.5m of Government funding to the North East Joint Transport Committee (JTC).  Now detailed proposals of what the funding will be […]

Telford and Wrekin Council to invest £35m in highways and transport

Telford and Wrekin’s highways and transport infrastructure is set to benefit from more than £35m as announced in Telford & Wrekin Council’s latest capital programme. Roads, footpaths, parking, sustainable transport, street furniture, drains and structures are all set to have improvements delivered over the next two years. Councillor Lee Carter, Cabinet Member for Neighbourhood, Commercial […]

TTF Conference expecting a full house in Liverpool

Around 200 professionals from across the public and private sector have signed up to attend the Transport Technology Forum annual conference in Liverpool later this month. The sell-out event, titled ‘We Can Work It Out’, concentrates on boosting collaboration between Government, Local Authorities and the private sector to use technology to tackle the transport challenges […]

Transport Infrastructure Ireland launches plan for National Cycle Network

Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII) has this week launched plans for an ambitious National Cycle Network (NCN), a planned core cycle network of 3,500km that will criss-cross the country, connecting more than 200 villages, towns and cities. The network will include cycling links to transport hubs, education centres, employment centres, leisure and tourist destinations, and support […]

SWARCO’s CEO discusses meeting global mobility challenges on this week’s Highways Voices

Subscribe to Highways Voices free on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Amazon Music, Google Podcasts or Pocket Casts and never miss an episode! “When we started designing our new modern mobility management system… we started by interviewing more than 400 cities globally,” explains the new SWARCO CEO Michael Schuch on this week’s Highways Voices podcast. “And what we learned was actually the most critical […]


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