National Highways awards Octavius with A46 junction upgrade

Octavius Infrastructure has been awarded the contract to design and construct the £112.5m A46 Walsgrave junction upgrade near Coventry. The A46 is a strategic link between the East and West Midlands, connecting Coventry and Warwickshire to the motorway network. National Highways says current levels of congestion are having a serious effect on communities and businesses […]

Coventry University launches the National Centre for Accessible Transport

Coventry University is opening the National Centre for Accessible Transport with the aim to make future and existing modes of transport accessible to all. A UK first in inclusive transport, NCAT is a £20 million project funded by Motability, the charity, and is led by Professor Paul Herriotts, based at the university’s National Transport Design […]

ITS UK and TTF agree new partnership

Intelligent Transport Systems UK (ITS UK) and the Transport Technology Forum (TTF) have entered into a new partnership that will see the two organisations working together to better support the transport technology sector and the adoption of new technologies for the benefit of transport users. Under the new partnership arrangement ITS UK and TTF will: ·       Work more closely together, working with the Local […]

Johnson steps into ULEZ row

Former Prime Minister and London Mayor and current MP for Uxbridge Boris Johnson has issued a rebuke to his successor in London, Sadiq Khan, over plans to expand the Ultra Low Emission Zone to the whole of London. Mr Johnson has released a video on Twitter saying that you do not need an all-London emission […]

Significant rise in motorists breaking 60mph speed limits on rural roads

There has been a significant rise in the proportion of drivers who admit to speeding on 60mph rural roads where more deaths occur than on any other road type, new RAC data has found. Nearly half (48%) of the 3,102 drivers questioned for the RAC Report on Motoring say they have driven faster than the […]

World’s slowest city to drive in is London, according to new research

Travelling across London took an average of 36 minutes and 20 seconds to travel 6.2 miles (10 km) in the centre of the capital in 2022, new TomTom research has found. That was almost two minutes slower than 2021 and represents the longest time for a journey of that distance out of 389 cities in […] partners with drivewyze to improve lane closure and roadworks safety programmes

British-based road management and work zone data technology provider, has announced a new partnership in the USA with Drivewyze, a leader in the transportation technology industry that builds innovative solutions for commercial vehicle fleets, drivers, and transportation infrastructure owners and operators. The companies say that with this partnership, is improving the quality of […]

Next steps towards 20 mph speed limits in Ceredigion

Ceredigion Council is gearing up to implement 20 mph speed limits with approximately 370 locations identified for change across the region., Since there are no roads with restricted status in Ceredigion, the change is being introduced through the Traffic Regulation Order process. This means that we will be consulting with the public on all proposed […]

Colas launch reintegration employment initiative

Following success on their pilot Reintegration to Employment (RtE) programme, Colas have extended the programme to Liverpool, working alongside community interest company, Nobody Left Behind (NLB), and registered social landlord, South Liverpool Homes to offer support and placements to 16–25-year-olds in the region who are currently not in education, training or employment (NEET). Colas first […]

North Somerset Council starts major improvement works on bus routes

The first major bus improvement scheme planned for North Somerset is set to begin in Long Ashton next month as part of ambitious bus service improvements which will make bus travel faster, greener, more reliable, convenient, and co-ordinated across the region. The first improvements works of North Somerset Council’s Bus Services Improvement Plan taking place […]


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