Oxfordshire awarded millions of pounds for bus improvements

Oxfordshire has been awarded £12.7 million of government funding for measures to get people out of their cars and back on to buses. Earlier this year, Oxfordshire County Council was one of 31 successful applicants out of 79 to receive an ‘indicative allocation’ for its Bus Service Improvement Plan (BSIP). It followed the council’s bid for […]

Cumbria County council bids for £19.5m to upgrade Energy Coast highways routes

Cumbria County Council has submitted an application to the Government’s Levelling Up Fund that could see around £19.5m of funding to upgrade a 30km section of the county’s highway network. If successful, the bid would see a comprehensive programme of improvements works on the A590 through Barrow-in-Furness, A595 south of Sellafield and A5086 between Cockermouth […]

Milestone Infrastructure’s Pagabo framework win is key to regional expansion aspirations

Milestone Infrastructure, an operating business of M Group Services’ Transport Division, has recently been awarded a place on the Pagabo Civils and Infrastructure Framework that is key to its regional expansion aspirations. Through the framework, Milestone has the opportunity to deliver engineering projects in the Midlands, South East and South West of England ranging from […]

Bullerwell leaving NY Highways

The Managing Director of NY Highways Ross Bullerwell has announced he is stepping down to set up his own business. Writing on his LinkedIn profile, he’s written, “I joined NY Highways as Managing Director 2 years ago and I’m proud to have lead a fantastic team to establish and mobilise a forward thinking innovative business […]

AECOM and ORIS sign MOU to collaborate on carbon impact assessments for road designs

Infrastructure consultancy firm AECOM has announced it has signed a memorandum of understanding with digital start-up ORIS to collaborate on carbon impact assessments for road designs. The organisations will pursue joint opportunities for their combined approach, with AECOM using the ORIS software to assess the carbon emissions of road projects to enable its engineers to […]

Networking opportunities “key” to JCT Traffic Signals Symposium success

The organisers of the popular JCT Traffic Signals Symposium which takes place in Nottingham next month say the networking social gatherings on the Tuesday and Wednesday evening remain a key part of the overall event. The Symposium brings together the UK’s leading experts in traffic management to discuss the latest technology and see more than […]

TS announces plan to accelerate bus decarbonisation

Scotland’s Bus Decarbonisation Taskforce has published its pathway to a zero-carbon bus sector, with the Scottish Government launching a new £500,000 scheme to support its delivery, focusing on supporting smaller operators and local authorities – including community and school transport providers. The Taskforce, made up of leaders from the operating, manufacturing, energy, finance and public […]

National Highways releases Dartford Crossing congestion video explanation

National Highways has released a new animation showing what it calls the unprecedented levels of traffic that use the Dartford Crossing every Friday, as part of an explanation for the need for the new Lower Thames Crossing. It says, despite one of the largest traffic teams in the country working around the clock to keep […]


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