Cumbria County council set to receive £18m to upgrade Energy Coast highways routes

It has been announced that Cumbria County Council will receive £18m from the Government’s Levelling Up Fund which will be used to upgrade 30km of the county’s highway network. The funding will see a comprehensive programme of improvements works on the A5086 between Cockermouth and Egremont, A595 south of Sellafield and A590 through Barrow-in-Furness. This […]

Manchester City Council starts search for contractors for £100m of highways work

Manchester City Council has started the search for contractors to carry out £100m of highways work. The council has published an official notice seeking interest in a framework agreement for highways construction and general civils work, which it said could include bulk excavation, bridge construction and retaining walls. The framework is also open for use by other […]

Work starts on new section of East City Way in Glasgow

Work on a key section of Glasgow’s emerging network of cycling infrastructure is now underway.  Construction on the extension to the East City Way, which will connect to the existing cycle lane on London Road and run from Fielden Street to Canmore Street,  began today (Thursday, January 19) and is expected to last for the […]

Largest study of LTNs in London has found they reduced motor traffic

Traffic data from 46 LTN scheme across 11 boroughs reported the mean percentage reduction of traffic on streets within them was 46.9%. The study, which was conducted by the University of Westminster’s Active Travel Academy and was commissioned by climate charity Possible. LTNs try to reduce motor traffic in residential areas by using either cameras, planters or […]

New transport hub set for Okehampton in Devon

West Devon Borough Council has announced that it has been successful in a £13.4 million bid to develop a new railway station and integrated transport hub on the eastern edge of Okehampton. The West Devon Transport Hub will further build on the fantastic success of the Dartmoor Line, which reopened with great success in November […]

PTV Group, Econolite, and Conundra continue their integration by creating two strong and distinct businesses, mobility and logistics

PTV Group, Econolite, Conundra, along with backers – Bridgepoint, the quoted private assets growth investor, and Porsche Automobile Holding SE have announced the further integration and strategic reorganization of PTV, Econolite, and Conundra into two strong and distinct businesses serving their respective end markets mobility and logistics. Under the new mobility brand Umovity, Econolite and PTV Mobility are integrating their […]


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