Conservative MP tells Transport Secretary LTC is “past its sell-by date”

The MP for Thurrock on the Essex side of the Dartford Crossing has written to new Transport Secretary Mark Harper telling him that the current design for the Lower Thames Crossing is “past its sell by date” and that he should “rip it up and start again”. Jackie Doyle-Price says she has always supported the […]

Michael Roberts appointed new Chief Exec of London TravelWatch

London TravelWatch has appointed Michael Roberts as its new Chief Executive Officer. He will join the independent transport watchdog in January 2023 and will lead a team representing the views of millions of people who travel on London’s transport network. The organisation says his appointment comes as transport users across London face increasing challenges, with […]

ERTICO issues European Congress call for demonstrations

The organisers of next year’s ITS European Congress in Lisbon are looking for organisations to pitch their ideas for demonstrations at the event. ERTICO – ITS Europe says the Congress offers interactive demonstrations and visits to showcase the technological innovations in the field of ITS to Congress attendees and the ITS Community. In addition to […]

Huyton Asphalt hits sustainability milestone saving over 100t C02e, improving Liverpool roads

Liverpool contractor Huyton Asphalt is celebrating reaching a new milestone in reducing carbon emissions for Liverpool City Council. Joined by the cabinet member for Climate Emergency, Transport, and Environment, Dan Barrington, the contractor announced saving more than 100 tonnes of greenhouse gases for the city.  Huyton Asphalt, which has just been awarded 33 schemes on […]

Right turns banned at dangerous A9 junction

Essential safety improvements will take place from Sunday at the A9/B9161 junction at Munlochy in the Scottish Highlands. On behalf of Transport Scotland, BEAR Scotland will be carrying out works to prohibit the right turn manoeuvre northwards from the B9161 road onto the A9 northbound carriageway to Tore. Highland Council have made a legal order […]

New directors appointed at TfN

Transport for the North (TfN), the region’s statutory transport body, which speaks on behalf of the North’s civic and business leaders on transport investment, has announced two new directors to lead the organisation going forward. They are Strategy, Policy and Communications Director Katie Day and Finance Director Paul Kelly. Following agreement from the TfN Board, […]


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