National Highways looks forward with ‘bold’ new approach to roadworks

National Highways is developing a series of measures to reduce the impact of billions of pounds worth of vital work being carried out on the Strategic Road Network. This includes an increase in the use of higher speed limits past work sites where it is safe to do so, clearer messaging for drivers, more effective […]

Call for more provision of public transport in rural areas in Ireland

An increase in the provision of public transport in rural areas has been proposed by Social Justice Ireland. Research by the independent think tank found “a huge deficit” in public transport provision in rural Ireland, with 74% of all journeys taken in 2019 by private car. Public transport that year accounted for 4.8% of all […]

Bidding opens again for £4.8 billion levelling up fund

Councils all over the country can today bid for a share of £4.8 billion of flagship levelling up funding for projects that improve everyday life for people across the UK. Applications for the second round of the government’s Levelling Up Fund opened for submission and will remain open until midday on 2 August 2022. The […]

Councillors in Newport worries about country-wide bus overhaul

Councillors in Newport have said a Wales-wide overhaul of the bus network could pose “significant risks” in Newport The Welsh Government is planning new laws to recentralise bus travel under the management of its firm Transport for Wales, with services franchised at a local and regional level. The move would improve timetabling, ticketing and coordination […]

RSMA Selects RetroTek to undertake road marking condition survey

The Road Safety Markings Association (RSMA) has today selected Reflective Measurement Systems Ltd to undertake an extensive independent survey of England’s local authority roads. The survey, to be completed during the summer months, shall gather data on more than 2,000km of the local authority road network and shall establish the current condition of road markings […]

Oxfordshire County Council to reduce traffic congestion using real-time data

Oxfordshire County Council’s Research & Innovation team, iHub, and Alchera Data Technologies have announced the successful completion of Phase 2 of its New Mobility project. The project is designed to dramatically reduce traffic congestion and pollution by using real-time data insights. The overarching goal of the two-phase project was to enable data-driven decisions for transport network management supported […]

Arcadis agrees to buy IBI Group

Arcadis and IBI Group Inc. have jointly announced today that they have entered into an agreement for Arcadis to acquire all issued and outstanding shares of IBI Group for C$19.50 per share. The acquisition of IBI Group’s forward thinking, technology-driven design firm will strengthen Arcadis’ digital leadership, complement its position in North America and drive […]


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