Gwynedd Council confirms £580,000 spend on road network

More than £580,000 was spent on road maintenance in Gwynedd in the 12 months up to May 2022. Maintenance work included the upkeep of 631 bridges throughout the county, including 338 arched bridges and 96 that are listed and have additional requirements. In addition to this, 1,618 retaining walls throughout the county are also maintained […]

Lancashire County Council names new Executive Director of Growth, Environment and Transport

Lancashire County Council has named Phil Green as its new Executive Director of Growth, Environment and Transport following an external recruitment exercise. With more than 25 years’ experience in local government, Phil joined the authority in 2019 and takes over from Stephen Young, who recently joined Halton Council as Chief Executive. Mr Green said: “This […]

Ealing Council cabinet to consider plan for rapid local improvement which includes transport

Ealing Council’s cabinet will consider proposals for major new investments, including local transport projects, when it meets next week as the council looks to rapidly deliver key elements of the new administration’s plans. Local people voted overwhelmingly to return a Labour administration at the local elections on Thursday, 5 May, and an updated council plan is […]

People in Wales facing transport poverty reality, says Sustrans report

People across Wales are suffering the effects of transport poverty, according to a new report by Sustrans. Making the Connection, a new report published by Sustrans Cymru, has called for urgent action to aid those most in need of support and frozen out of transport options. Making the Connection outlines the stark reality of unaffordable and […]

Welsh Government provides £2.8m to repair storm damaged road in Wrexham

The Welsh Government has awarded Wrexham Council £2.8 million to carry out vital repairs to the B5605 in Newbridge, near Wrexham. The road, which serves as a busy commuter route for local people and provides a diversion option for the A483 bypass, has been closed since the damage caused by Storm Christoph last year. Due […]

Oxbotica and NEVS partner to “reshape the future of urban mobility”

Driverless vehicle innovator Oxbotica and has signed a long-term strategic partnership with vehicle and mobility solutions creator NEVS to develop a fleet of self-driving, all-electric vehicles to be deployed on public roads by the end of 2023. They say they will revolutionise urban mobility and enabling communities to reduce carbon emissions. They are collaborating to […]


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