CILT appoints Sharon Kindleysides as new CEO

The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport has appointed Sharon Kindleysides as its new Chief Executive Officer. She will join CILT(UK) on 16 May 2022 and succeeds Kevin Richardson FCILT, who is retiring after six years in the role. A global expert in transport and future mobility, Sharon Kindleysides boasts more than 19 years’ leadership […]

New protected cycle route opens in Aldgate, London

A new protected cycling link has opened on Mansell Street in Aldgate, connecting two major existing Cycleways    Consultations have now launched into the scheme on Mansell Street and the CS8 route between Lambeth Bridge and Chelsea Bridge   Investing in walking, cycling and public transport is critical to the sustainability and success of the capital’s economy and the wider UK […]

FM Conway looks to the future with two new appointments to its senior leadership team

FM Conway has further strengthened its Senior Leadership team with the appointments of Matt Tallon and Liz Garvey to the roles of Sustainability Director and HR Director, respectively. Mr Tallon joins the Aggregates and Asphalt senior leadership team into the new role of Sustainability Director and will be supporting the long-term stability of the business […]

Proposals published for improving transport, travel and public spaces in Market Drayton

Proposals for improving transport, travel and public spaces in Market Drayton have been published by Shropshire Council, with local residents and businesses encouraged to comment on which of the ideas they would like to see progressed – if funding becomes available. Proposals include improvements to public realm and crossings on key streets in the town […]

A groundbreaking use of traffic airflow explained 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! It’s a world first this week on Highways Voices. We delve deeper into the story behind the world’s first roadside deployment of wind turbines on Telford & Wrekin’s network, with the company who developed the technology Alpha 311. Its Chief Executive […]

NY Highways reports good start to surface dressing programme

NY Highways has reported a good start to its annual surface dressing programme. This year’s programme, which will cover about 200 miles, will be the first delivered by NY Highways, the roads maintenance company created by the county council last year. NY Highways has employed a new contractor, Kiely Bros. Ross Bullerwell, Managing Director of […]

New freight vision set out for the southeast

A strategy that tackles issues such as lorry parking and driver welfare facilities and decarbonisation of the freight sector in the South East of England has been published Approved by the sub-national transport bodies board, the new strategy from Transport for the South East highlights the importance of the freight sector to the region. It […]

National Highways launches new driving on motorways campaign

National Highways is running a second wave of its driving on motorways campaign as part of its response to the Smart Motorway Stocktake which reviewed safety on the tech-heavy stretches of road. It aims to help increase driver knowledge and confidence when driving on smart motorways. Similar to the first wave, a three-week digital advertising […]

Transport sits at heart of City of York’s new climate change action plan

Transport is at the heart of the City of York’s new Climate Change action update, launched this week. In 2019, City of York council declared a Climate Emergency and set its ambition for York to become a net-zero carbon city by 2030. Since then, over £345m of investment has led to a steady stream of […]


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