Welsh Government seeks amended recommendations to Welsh Pavement Parking Taskforce report

The Welsh Pavement Parking Taskforce has The Pavement Parking Taskforce has recommended that using the existing offence of obstruction of the road to address the issue of pavement parking. This approach could deliver additional benefits, allowing local authorities in Wales to deal with both pavement parking and also parked vehicles obstructing Welsh roads, says the […]

New tree guidance published for local authorities

A new toolkit has been published, designed to provide local authorities across the country with specific guidance on tree planting, supporting them to plan for the landscape of the future and helping to tackle climate change, build greater resilience and develop nature recovery. Commissioned by the Association of Directors of Environment, Economy, Planning and Transport […]

Rees Jeffreys Road Fund welcomes new trustees

The Rees Jeffreys Road Fund has announced that Dr. Jo White and Professor Greg Marsden have agreed to stand as trustees of the Fund. Jo and Greg will be joining the Trustees at the organisation’s February 2023 meeting. Jo White is the Roads Development Director at National Highways and has over 20 years’ experience in […]

Multiple improvements made to A66 Trans-Pennie scheme

A series of improvements have been made to design plans for the proposed A66 Northern Trans-Pennine project. National Highways has said it has ‘taken on board’ feedback from the public and other stakeholders as well as suggested improvements from delivery partners Balfour Beatty, Costain, Keltbray and Kier – and will present these changes at a […]

Nottinghamshire County Council explains the impact of winter on potholes to the public

Following a period of cold weather and prolonged heavy rain, Nottinghamshire County Council and their highways partner Via East Midlands are working hard to keep the county’s roads safe and have been explaining the impact of periods of extreme weather to the public. In a statement, it said: “The winter weather means that residents may […]

Bury launches first School Street scheme

Bury’s first ‘School Street’ has opened to help keep pupils safe and encourage them to walk or cycle to school. A traffic-free environment now exists outside Guardian Angels Primary School during peak times in the morning and afternoon. The initiative is a partnership between the school, Bury Council, Living Streets and Transport for Greater Manchester. […]

Work starts on brand new Bulwell Bus Station in Nottingham

Work began this week on an ambitious project to replace the existing Bulwell Bus Station with a brand new and improved version.   Thanks to Transforming Cities funding that Nottingham City Council bid for and secured from central Government, the new bus station at Bulwell will make travelling by public transport even easier.   The scheme will have […]

What does the future of transport look like? The Transport Committee wants to hear your ideas

The Transport Committee has launched its ‘Our Future Transport’ appeal for experts, researchers and innovative thinkers to share their ideas on what the Committee should investigate for its next in-depth inquiry. The cross-party Committee regularly scrutinises government policy on transport and the way services are provided across the UK.   This time, the MPs want to consider […]

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