Traffic and pedestrian improvement scheme well underway in Cheshire

Extensive traffic calming measures are to be introduced in a Cheshire East village to improve pedestrian safety and deal with traffic concerns.  Works are taking place in Alderley Edge to create a 20mph zone, with additional highways safety measures at various locations.  Several highways features are being introduced, aimed at slowing traffic and forcing drivers […]

Dorset Council: On the road to low energy highways

Dorset Council has been explaining to residents and businesses how it is reducing its carbon footprint throughout the construction and maintenance processes of its highways network. Here’s what they had to say: “We’re making a positive impact on our carbon footprint through the way we construct and maintain roads in Dorset. In response to the […]

Funding for new footbridge connecting Keynsham to East Bristol

A major project to revitalise the River Avon corridor and create a traffic-free route between Bristol and Bath has taken a step forward with a funding award of £295,000 from the West of England Combined Authority, to develop plans for a new bridge at Somerdale in Keynsham, it has been confirmed today (January 30). WaterSpace […]

Town centre cycleway set to pave way for future network in Staffordshire

Work on a new town centre cycleway in Burton, Staffordshire which will connect to a wider network to support sustainable and active travel will begin on Monday February 6. The Station Street/Borough Road route between the town centre and railway station will be the first section of future planned sections which will improve connectivity east […]

Inflation is affecting transport improvement schemes in Darlington

Darlington Council has announced several transport projects which favour cycling and walking throughout the town over the past year – but many have stalled due to a lack of funding. A transformation of Duke Street by adding a dedicated cycle lane and widened pavements to allow for better pedestrian access is the latest scheme to […]

London Mayor launches ULEZ scrappage scheme

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has launched what he’s calling the biggest scrappage scheme ever – £110 million – to support Londoners replace or retrofit their old, polluting vehicles. Those who are on lower incomes, disabled, charities, sole traders and business with 10 or fewer employees qualify for support. To accompany the scrappage scheme, […]

Roads Minister backs LCRIG Skills

Roads Minister Richard Holden has backed the Local Council Roads Innovation Group’s new online training platform – LCRIG Skills. LCRIG Skills was launched in December, and allows users to access details of training courses that are relevant to the sector including training location, dates, and the number of places available on the course. It offers […]

Consultation opened into active travel improvements on key road in Leeds

Connecting Leeds, Leeds City Council’s Highways and Transport team, is asking for people’s thoughts on proposed improvements to the A660. The £10.4million plans, funded by Active Travel England, focus on the A-road from Shaw Lane junction (home to restaurants Salvo’s and Heaney & Mill) up to St Mark’s Road in Woodhouse (near to the University […]

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