Jenoptik average speed scheme extended on “high harm” road in Devon

More Jenoptik average speed cameras have been installed on an A-road in Devon which has experienced thousands of incidents in the past few years. The 50mph extension average cameras are located on the A380 between the Ware Barton junction and the existing average camera scheme on the South Devon Highway, installed in 2019. The average […]

Cost to charge an EV up a fifth since September

The average price of charging an electric car on a pay-as-you go, non-subscription basis at a publicly accessible rapid charger in Great Britain has increased by 21% since September. Analysis by the RAC says that it now costs 44.55p per kilowatt hour. This is based on research by the RAC’s new Charge Watch initiative in […]

Active travel to Scottish schools remains at pandemic levels

New research suggests the percentage of school pupils travelling actively to school in the year 2021 stayed at similar levels seen during 2020. New data from Sustrans’ Hands Up Scotland Survey looked at children walking, cycling, scootering or skating to school. In the survey funded by Transport Scotland, 50.3% of school pupils asked said they […]

Oxfordshire County council acknowledges east Oxford LTN frustrations and urges patience

Councillor Andrew Gant, Oxfordshire County Council’s new Cabinet Member for Highways Management, has urged people in Oxfordshire to give the newly implemented east Oxford low traffic neighbourhoods (LTNs) time to settle, as he acknowledges some residents’ frustration at the changes. Oxfordshire County Council implemented three trial LTN areas in east Oxford on Friday 20 May, […]

Next steps for Norfolk’s carbon cutting transport plan

A 15-year vision for transport in Norfolk, including investment in cycling, walking and better bus services is being set out by the county council. Norfolk’s Local Transport Strategy and Implementation Plan is set for discussion by Norfolk County Council’s Cabinet on Monday 6 June. Cllr Martin Wilby, Cabinet Member for Highways, Infrastructure and Transport, said: […]

<strong>ADEPT awards celebrate collaborative and innovative projects</strong>

The Association of Directors of Environment, Economy, Planning & Transport (ADEPT) has recognised the achievement of members and partners across the country at its annual President’s Awards. The ceremony was part of ADEPT’s Spring Conference and was held in person for the first time in three years following the Covid 19 pandemic. The awards marked […]

National Highways takes on ‘world class’ team to deliver A303 upgrade at Stonehenge as it announces the MORE JV as preferred contractor

National Highways has announced Ihe MORE joint venture, comprising FCC Construcción, WeBuild and BeMo Tunnelling, as its preferred contractor for its £1.25 billion A303 Amesbury to Berwick Down scheme past Stonehenge. The planning application for the transformational scheme is still pending redetermination by the Secretary of State for Transport, following the quashing of the decision […]


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