A9 dualling target date to be missed as Scottish Government sets out new plans

The Scottish Government has admitted its plans to turn the A9 into a dual carriageway by 2025 will not be achieved, as it set out its plans for dualling the A9 between Perth and Inverness. However it has reiterated its “unwavering commitment to deliver the benefits of the completed programme” despite what it calls “significant […]

Highland Council Committee approves prioritised roads capital programme for Caithness

Members of the Caithness Committee agreed a list of prioritised programme of works for structural overlay/inlay works and surface dressing schemes which will be funded out of the Capital Budget allocation for 2023/24. The actual 2023/24 capital roads budget allocation for Caithness is still to be finalised but based on the previous financial year and […]

TfL confirms start of new Cycleway 50

Transport for London (TfL) has confirmed that construction work will begin on a new cycle route between Finsbury Park and Holloway Road on 20 February. The new section of Cycleway 50 will be the first along a major new corridor of safer walking and cycling infrastructure and will be a significant boost to London’s growing network of high-quality Cycleways. The new route, […]

Lincolnshire councillors agree extra £7 million for highway repairs

Councillors in Lincolnshire have agreed updated budget proposals that protect frontline services despite significant financial challenges. Final budget proposals for 2023/24 were agreed by the council’s executive at their meeting on Tuesday 7 February. The updated proposals include an additional £7m for highways maintenance, which was identified as a priority area by residents in a […]

Yunex Traffic introduces integrated contactless payment for EV chargers in the UK

Yunex Traffic is rolling out a new contactless payment solution to its electric vehicle ChargePoint Operator customers across the UK, with a solution that is fast and intuitive for drivers to use, with no confusion over where the payment method needs to be presented. The company points out that, while at conventional petrol stations this […]

M4 and M5 safety enhancements set to start this month

National Highways has announced a six-mile section of motorway around the Almondsbury interchange is being upgraded to improve driver safety. The work, on the M4 between junction 19 for Bristol and where it meets the M5 at the Almondsbury interchange, and on the M5 to junction 17 at Cribbs Causeway, includes: Concrete barriers are even […]

Voi calls for e-scooter legislation to secure industry’s future

E-scooter and e-bike hire company Voi is calling on the Government to set a clear date for legislation to secure the future of the industry, warning otherwise it risks losing jobs and investment. Voi is the largest e-scooter hire company in the UK operating across 18 e-scooter and e-bike markets. Two out of three shared […]

Yunex Traffic enters US EV charging infrastructure market

Global ITS company Yunex Traffic is officially launching into the American electric vehicle charging infrastructure market with the installation of charging stations in a suburb of Atlanta, Georgia. It says it brings a wealth of experience to the US having carried out EVCI design, installation, and maintenance work across the UK and Europe for more […]

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