Air quality improvements seen on two major west end roads in Glasgow

A sustained reduction in air pollution on two West End roads have led to proposals for the revocation of their status as an Air Quality Management Area (AQMA), according to Glasgow City Council. Following the declaration of an AQMA in 2007 for Byres Road and Dumbarton Road, the council has implemented an Action Plan to […]

Re-flow Field Management at Highways UK 2022

For the Re-flow team, it’s always a treat coming to Highways UK, this year being no exception. Like all events, it’s an ideal opportunity to meet industry professionals, touch base with their clients face-to-face, as well as seeing the best and brightest innovators from the sector in person. The penultimate event of the year, this was Re-flow’s […]

Shropshire’s gritting teams all set for winter

Shropshire’s highways teams have been busy preparing for the onset of winter and are ready to treat the county’s roads when the ice and snow arrive. Shropshire Council and its highways contractor Kier, has 25 gritters plus five reserve vehicles – along with nine footway ploughs, and nine snow blowers – ready to treat 25 […]

Cumbria recognised for their walking and cycling plans

Cumbria County Council is delighted to announce that they have been awarded a Sustainability Project of the Year Award for innovative cycling and walking plans for Cumbria. At an awards ceremony last week, the Chartered Institution of Highways & Transportation (CIHT) North East and Cumbria, recognised the county councils ambitious walking and cycling plans through […]

Active travel could account for 75% of urban trips, says study pitched to COP27 delegates

A number of cycling and transport organisations have co-signed a Partnership for Active Travel and Health campaign urging a serious rethink on the forms of transport prioritised in policy and funding globally. The newly-launched Partnership for Active Travel and Health is a global coalition made up of Walk21, the European Cyclists’ Federation (ECF) and the […]

New road safety campaign in Manchester focuses on cyclists

Drivers are being urged to play their part in keeping people who cycle safe from harm while riding on Greater Manchester’s roads as part of a campaign by Safer Roads Greater Manchester. See the Rider Not the Bike uses images of people going about their everyday journeys and reminds motorists of the requirements for them […]

Telent sets up cyber security company

Infrastructure technology company Telent has created a new business, Cyro Cyber, to address the dynamic and expanding cyber security requirements of its core markets across critical national infrastructure, telco service providers and other highly regulated sectors.   It says the new company brings together multiple cyber security capabilities from different teams across Telent into a dedicated […]

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