Government announces transport decarbonisation package

The Government’s announced what it calls a “robust” package of measures to “turbocharge the UK’s progress towards decarbonising transport”. The measures are designed to support the shift to electric vehicles as well as the production of sustainable aviation fuel in the UK – continuing the country’s transition towards net zero. The Government has launched the […]

Transport Committee calls for greater bus support

A new report by the House of Commons Transport Committee’s is arguing that, while the Government’s 2021 National Bus Strategy was ambitious, full of good ideas and supported by extra, much-needed funding, it must maintain its focus to achieve it and build a network fit for the post-pandemic world with more investment in cashless payments, […]

Shapps insists Britain will stick with 2030 ICE ban

The Energy Secretary has confirmed that the UK will stick with its intention to ban all diesel and petrol vehicle sales from 2030. As the Government announces a raft of environmental policies, Grant Shapps is quoted in the Daily Mail as saying “We have set out our path which is by 2030, the end of […]

Parking exclusion concerns voiced to minister

The Chair of the Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, has written to Transport and Levelling-Up Ministers on a series of car parking issues, including the Government’s Private Parking Code of Practice, the National Parking Platform, and concerns that some motorists are being digitally excluded from the phasing out of pay-as-you-go parking meters. The Committee’s correspondence to […]

More of London’s roads having limit cut to 20mph

Transport for London will bring in 20mph speed limits on its roads in Camden, Islington, Hackney, Haringey and Tower Hamlets from tomorrow (31 March). The changes will see almost all the roads in the boroughs have a consistent 20mph speed limit on both the Transport for London Road Network (TLRN) and borough road network. TfL […]

Milestone gets ready for new Wiltshire contract

Milestone Infrastructure, a part of M Group Services, will start its £80m, five-year highways maintenance contract with Wiltshire Council this Saturday (1 April), saying it will help make Wiltshire Council’s highways more resilient. The Milestone Infrastructure team will be responsible for maintaining streetlights; cleaning and emptying gullies and drains; repairing potholes; gritting in winter; undertaking […]


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