Uniting transport and energy on this week’s Highways Voices

This week’s Highways Voices podcast features one of the leading journalists specialising in the how the transport and energy sectors are working together to deliver a cleaner future. Subscribe to Highways Voices free on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Amazon Music, Google Podcasts or Pocket Casts and never miss an episode! Alec Peachey, publisher of the website TransportAndEnergy.com explains how the two sectors are […]

£1 million to be spent on developing ‘quiet routes’ in the South Wye area of Hereford

Over £1 million is set to be spent on developing ‘quiet routes’ in the South Wye area of Hereford. Herefordshire Council has allocated and will spend £1,000,000 of Supercycle Highway funding on the delivery of Hereford Enterprise Zone Quiet Routes Active Travel Measures (including survey and project management costs) across South Wye. The Hereford Enterprise […]

Report reveals the true cost of dangerous pavements

Pedestrian falls cost taxpayers as much as £0.5 billion a year, according to a new report launched today (1 March 2023). Pedestrian Slips, Trips and Falls is published by walking charity Living Streets and highlights the need to protect our streets for the 11 million older adults (aged 65+) living in the UK. The report investigates the […]

Over 1,000 schemes planned to improve pavements, cycleways and roads in Hertfordshire

Over 1,000 highway schemes have been given the go ahead after councillors approved a £102m capital budget for highways and transport in Hertfordshire. Between April 2023 and March 2024 more than 1,000 maintenance and improvement schemes will be delivered across Hertfordshire’s 3,200 miles of roads and pavements. Planned works include repairs and maintenance to pavements, […]

PACTS and ETSC set out e-scooter safety recommendations

The Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety and the European Transport Safety Council have set out joint recommendations for improving safety for e-scooters and their riders. The ideas include a 20 km/h factory-set speed limit, larger wheels, a ban on passengers and pavement riding, compulsory helmets and a minimum age of 16. The report is […]

Sustainable travel plans proposed for Newport

Proposals to make major sustainable travel improvements in Newport city centre in south east Wales have been released. The plans by Welsh Government, Transport for Wales and Newport City Council set out a series of improvements to Newport railway station, Queensway and Old Green roundabout. Members of the public are being invited to give their […]

Guernsey moves closer to speed camera introduction

The States of Guernsey is looking for contractors to review the island’s management of traffic offences. The BBC reports the Government on the Channel Island hope introducing a points-based system and fixed cameras will improve road safety. It says it also aims to reduce resources and time police and courts spent on speed offences and […]

WSP to deliver sustainable transport network in Tees Valley

Leading engineering and environmental professional services consultancy WSP has been appointed by the Tees Valley Combined Authority (TVCA) as its Delivery Partner to support the Authority in implementing its City Region Sustainable Transport Settlement (CRSTS) schemes. Introduced in 2022, the CRSTS programme is a Department for Transport (DfT) initiative which invests in regions across England […]

RAC Connected partners with Exeros to integrate dash cam technology to its telematics solution

The telematics arm of the RAC, RAC Connected is enhancing its offer to business fleets by partnering with market-leading smart camera systems provider Exeros Technologies to further protect drivers and vehicles. Customers can choose from multiple camera systems which capture forward and rear views from vehicles to ones that live-stream, monitor drivers’ gestures using artificial […]


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