Government launches second cycling and walking investment strategy (CWIS2)

The government has reaffirmed its commitment to aim for 50% of all journeys in towns and cities to be walked or cycled by 2030 as well as deliver a world-class cycling and walking network in England by 2040. This forms part of the second cycling and walking investment strategy (CWIS2) launched this week. This strategy […]

PTV Group announces further expansion in the UK

Global transport modelling firm PTV Group has continued its expansion in the UK with the appointment of two more specialists to support the growing workload of new and existing business in the north Europe region. Catherine (Cat) Evans joins as an Account Manager to support clients and growth while Hussein Falih joins as a Senior […]

Solent bike share scheme to start this summer

Portsmouth City Council accepted a proposal from Solent Transport to introduce a Department for Transport-funded bicycle and e-bike rental scheme this summer. Southampton City Council and Isle of Wight Council will also join the scheme, with Beryl as the approved supplier for the Solent region. Latest in a series of Solent Future Transport Zone recommendations, […]

Energy Systems Catapult issues guidance to help local authorities reach Net Zero

The Energy Systems Catapult has published guidance to help local authorities create a Local Area Energy Plan (LAEP) to support delivery on their climate emergency declarations and Net Zero goals. The purpose of the guidance, which is funded by Innovate UK as part of the Prospering from the Energy Revolution (PfER) programme, is to enable LAEPs to be delivered […]

Business leaders praise improvements to major road junction in North Yorkshire

Business leaders have praised a multi-million pound upgrade to one of North Yorkshire’s busiest junctions to help tackle traffic tailbacks and attract new enterprise to the county. The upgrade to Junction 47 on the A1(M) is already having huge benefits for commuters, residents and holiday-makers amid the summer tourism season around two months after the […]

National Highways challenged to prioritise ‘high-quality’ and sustainable design

National Highways has been challenged to prioritise high-quality and sustainable design as it delivers the biggest investment in the strategic road network for a generation. The government-owned company has been urged to ensure upgrades to motorways and major A-roads are sympathetic to their local surroundings while also prioritising safety, reliability and affordability. National Highways’ first […]

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