A flavour of Day 1 of Highways UK

Thousands of our industry colleagues have gathered in Hall 1 of Birmingham’s NEC for Day 1 of the huge Highways UK event, and we’ve been gathering a flavour of the event on Highways Voices. These podcasts are brought to you thanks to the support of Re-flow, Kier Highways, Causeway Technologies, Navtech Radar and SWARCO. In today’s podcast we hear some of […]

Harris confirms LTC DCO submission

The CEO of National Highways has announced that a new Development Consent Order for the Lower Thames Crossing has been submitted. Speaking at the major Highways UK event at Birmingham’s NEC, Nick Harris (pictured) told delegates in the keynote session that the scheme, which has been delayed over planning matters, is incredibly important for connectivity […]

£70m to improve transport and highways in Barnsley

Funding of £70 million from the South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority’s City Region Sustainable Transport Settlement, of which Barnsley received an overall £70m. BMBC’s cabinet is set to accept the funding during its meeting tomorrow (November 2), and two schemes have so far been identified for funding, reports the News and Star. The first is improvements to […]

LCRIG expands reach into Scotland

The Local Council Roads Innovation Group is expanding its reach into Scotland with the addition of three Scottish councils as new members. Glasgow City Council, Clackmannanshire Council and Ayrshire Roads Alliance have all joined LCRIG. Susanne Ingham, Executive Officer and Secretariat at Local Council Roads Innovation Group (LCRIG), said: “It is vitally important that we expand […]

Scottish government urged to cut public transport fares to reduce car use

A new cross-party report by members of the Scottish Parliament are calling for a review of public transport fares as a study shows they have risen “well above inflation”. The Scotsman newspaper says the group at Holyrood says the cost of public transport needs to be cut in real terms. The paper says that in […]


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