Institution of Civil Engineers launches consultation on the value of a national transport strategy

The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) has launched a consultation to gather insight on whether England could benefit from having a national transport strategy and how such a strategy could be developed and implemented. The consultation is seeking evidence and views from infrastructure and transport professionals, civil engineers, civil society groups, and other interested parties. […]

RMT calls for ‘drastic overhaul’ of bus sector

The RMT has said the bus sector needs a ‘drastic overhaul’ if it is to improve in the future. The Transport Select committee has told the government they need to do more to improve bus services across the country. £1bn made available to local authorities for their Bus Service Improvement Plans ‘is simply not enough […]

Shropshire Council starts consultation on new walking and cycling routes

People will soon be able to share their thoughts about an ambitious proposed network of new and upgraded walking and cycling routes across Shropshire – including new cycle lanes, footpaths, crossings and bridges. A six-week consultation into Shropshire’s draft first Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plan (LCWIP) will start on 17 April [2023]. An LCWIP […]

Government announces new pothole rules for utility companies

The Government is introducing new rules clamping down on utility companies who leave potholes behind after carrying out street works. From tomorrow (1 April) new regulations will come into force for a performance-based inspection regime to ensure utility companies resurface roads to the best possible standard after street works, potentially preventing thousands of potholes from […]

Industry urged to consider skills needed for future highways and transport roles

“There’s a lot of good stuff going on in transport, but we’re not very good at telling people, and that’s affecting how we recruit the next generation of practitioners.” That’s the message from Darren Capes, Vice President of the Institute of Highway Engineers and Manager of the Transport Technology Forum, advising the industry on how […]

Kiely prepares for safety and welfare day

Highway maintenance specialist Kiely Bros has continued its ongoing commitment to health and safety with its annual safety and welfare stand down day for crews that will be working the length and breadth of the British Isles over the coming season. Almost 40 of the leaders were there listening to, or contributing with, presentations, taking […]


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