New CYCLOPS junction in Warrington aims to make cycling safer

Warrington Borough Council is seeking people’s views on plans to upgrade the junction at Bewsey Road and Lovely Lane, making it more user-friendly for all, including those who walk and cycle. The council has been successful in securing government funding to improve this junction, which is in need of active travel improvements. The surface of […]

Safer Highways first to announce support of When I Grow Up

When I Grow Up’ and Safer Highways are delighted to announce a partnership which will see a collaborative approach help the social value initiative reach as many children as possible. The partnership will launch with all attendees at the upcoming Highways Heroes awards receiving a free copy of the When I Grow Up book. The […]

ITS European Congress commercial opportunities highlighted in webinar

The preparations for next year’s ITS European Congress in Lisbon are already underway, and the Congress team will share a few updates in the forthcoming Commercial Webinar taking place on Wednesday, 30 November, from 2-3pm UK time. Organisations are being urged to register and join the Webinar to get a better grasp of what to expect, and […]

£100m being spent to improve HGV facilities

The Roads Minister says lorry drivers will benefit from improved and safer rest areas and roadside facilities thanks to up to £100 million investment from industry and Government. Richard Holden has announced that from today (24 November), truck-stop and road service operators can bid for a share of the £32.5 million match-funding pot from the […]

Iconic bridge in Great Yarmouth shut over safety concerns

The Breydon Bridge in the Norfolk coastal town of Great Yarmouth has had to be shut for six hours over safety concerns. The Great Yarmouth Mercury newspaper reports that the drawbridge was shut to traffic on Tuesday 22 November due to what National Highways called “a structural issue.” “It was initially believed this could impact […]

Glasgow’s city centre transport plan revealed

A report on the final version of Glasgow’s City Centre Transport Plan – and the public consultation that informed it – has been presented to a council committee. The key proposals include a People First Zone – bounded by Hope Street, Cowcaddens Road, North Hanover / Glassford Street and Howard Street. In this zone, people […]

UK Fuels celebrates one year of its Future Carbon Offset Card

The corporate fuel payment company UK Fuels is celebrating a successful first year of its carbon offsetting scheme with the Radius Future fuel card. For a penny per litre, companies can offset all of the carbon their fuel usage produces via investments into renewable environmental and community projects. These investments are made possible by Radius’ partnership […]

NHT survey shows increasing satisfaction with Shropshire’s roads and their maintenance

Shropshire residents are increasingly satisfied with the condition of the county’s roads, and the work carried out by Shropshire Council to repair and improve them, according to the results of a national annual survey. The National Highways and Transport (NHT) Public Satisfaction Survey 2022 found that public satisfaction with the way Shropshire Council deals with […]

First Bristol Clean Air Zone Financial Assistance Scheme transaction completed

A Bristol-based business has benefitted from £6,000 of financial support in the first grant and subsidised finance through Bristol’s Clean Air Zone Financial Assistance Scheme. The scheme provides direct financial support in the form of a grant, interest-subsidised finance, or a combination of the two to help people and businesses avoid paying a daily charge […]

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