Public to get their say on Cambridge and Peterborough’s Local Transport and Connectivity Plan

The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority has started its public consultation on its latest Local Transport and Connectivity Plan (LTCP). The Combined Authority has drafted the new LTCP which sets out the transport strategy to meet the new challenges and opportunities facing the region. The LTCP, when finalised, will replace the current Local Transport Plan, […]

National Highways’ motorway bridge ‘disappears’ in new footage

After carrying traffic over the M6 for some 50 years, the old bridge which spanned the motorway at junction 10 disappeared in under 48 hours, according to National Highways. Work finished in the early hours of yesterday morning – more than four hours ahead of schedule – to remove the bridge which is being replaced […]

Transport roundtable calls for ‘clearly defined’ five-year delivery plan that gives industry, academia and the public a roadmap of how it intends to support the movement towards a Net Zero system by 2050

Technological change and human behaviour make the future of transport hard to predict, so how can we build an future transport system fit for all? That was the main question at a recent roundtable jointly organised by The Forum and think tank Institute for Public Policy Research. The roundtable discussed how transport system is integral […]

World-famous Leeds landmark gets smart new surroundings as public realm projects finishes

The area around Leeds Corn Exchange has been transformed by both a public realm scheme and a major package of Connecting Leeds highways improvements, with the latter forming part of the £173.5m Leeds Public Transport Investment Programme (LPTIP). Leeds City Council and its partners have spent the last year creating a world-class piece of pedestrianised […]

Liverpool City Region start public consultation on new Local Transport Plan

Liverpool City Region has started a public consultation on the region’s new Local Transport Plan (LTP). The new plan, which will replace the existing plans that were published in 2011, will be the city region’s fourth LTP, and help shape future improvements to the city region transport network until 2040. The plan will provide a […]

Ofcom consults on wireless band used for ITS

The broadcast regulator Ofcom plans to make millimetre wave spectrum available for new uses including those providing transport-related solutions. It’s opened a consultation to make some mmWave spectrum available so it can be used for 5G, mobile broadband and other new uses. The organisation says this has the potential to unlock more capacity and faster […]

More average speed cameras being switched on in Scotland

Drivers in Scotland are being warned that an average speed camera system will be operational from later this month, in an attempt to encourage improved driver behaviour and compliance with the variable speed limit. A variable mandatory speed limit is in place across a 14 mile (22km) stretch of road between the M90 at Halbeath […]

TfL’s debt rating downgraded

The credit ratings agency Moody’s has downgraded Transport for London’s debt, due to the “uncertainty” of its long-term funding. London’s financial paper City AM reports that Moody’s has announced it’s downgraded TfL’s long-term debt as a result of weaker economic growth and higher inflation delaying the service’s return to higher passenger numbers alongside a lack […]


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