Transport Technology Forum to grow with DfT and Innovate UK investment

The Department for Transport and Innovate UK are committing to maximising the value of technology in transport by investing in the future of the Transport Technology Forum. The funding, valued at £350,000 per year for up to three years, was revealed by TTF Manager Darren Capes of the DfT as part of his speech at […]

UK will fail to deliver the EV infrastructure needed by 2030, according to new research

The UK will fail to deliver the volume of electric vehicle charging infrastructure by 2030, according to a new report by vehicle financing company, Novuna Vehicle Solutions. The Electric Vehicle Ecosystem (EVE) Report, which includes insights from over 2,000 motorist interviews, together with in-depth analysis of public data, reveals that the number of electric cars […]

University of Birmingham experts address the clean air challenge

Policy proposals addressing our global clean air challenge have been set out by University of Birmingham experts during the Conservative Party Conference. In a new report, written with an emphasis on solutions, researchers combine approaches from across the University to set out the policy, technical and behavioural approaches needed to deliver clean air. Designed to […]

South Tyneside on track for improved sustainable travel

Work will start next week (10 October) on the first stage of a £3 million investment programme to improve walking and cycling links at four Metro stations in South Tyneside. The project will get underway at Chichester where improvements will be made to the public space surrounding the Metro station. To minimise disruption as much […]

Rating National Highways – the ORR’s report on this week’s Highways Voices

“I think in general, the company’s done pretty well, and there’s certainly been some significant successes,” says Harry Garnham of the Office and Rail and Road talking about National Highways performance on this week’s Highways Voices website. “But it’s not to say there haven’t been challenges, and there haven’t been areas where we have concerns […]

H6, V6 and V8 road to get the ‘Golden Grid’ treatment in Milton Keynes

Following work on the H5 Portway and H8 Standing Way schemes earlier in the year, three more grid roads in Milton Keynes will receive intensive repairs and maintenance over the next few months, reports the council. Starting with Whitney Roundabout and Oxley Roundabout on the western side of the city, extensive works are being coordinated […]

Welsh Minister visits transformational transport projects in South Wales valleys

The Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Wales David TC Davies has visited one of the Metro Plus projects currently under construction in the South Wales valleys. The Porth Transport Interchange will improve facilities for bus and rail passengers and create a gateway to Porth town centre. The scheme will include 7 operational bus bays, […]


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