Former transport minister calls motorway litter a “national disgrace”

A former Transport Minister has criticised the maintenance of the country’s motorway network, labelling it a “national disgrace”. The website Hemel Today reports that Hemel Hempstead MP Sir Mike Penning led a Westminster Hall debate on the issue of litter on motorways based on work he has completed with Clean Up Britain. After working with […]

TfL looks to monetise roundel and seat designs worldwide

Transport for London has announced a multi-year deal with licensing agency IMG to expand its brand engagement and licensing programme both within the UK and across the world. The new multi-year agreement will see IMG manage and build on TfL’s existing licensing programme, which has seen major collaborations with brands in recent years such as […]

89% carbon reduction at VolkerHighways’ new Clutton depot

VolkerHighways has announced that its Clutton depot, servicing its Bath and North East Somerset highways and street lighting term maintenance contracts, has seen an 89% reduction in carbon emissions since it was redeveloped in 2021. The Clutton depot serves as a base for employees working on the contract, along with subcontractors and colleagues from Bath […]

Havering Council launches infrastructure vision for borough and Thames Corridor

Havering Council has launched its vision for improving infrastructure in the borough and Thames Corridor. This was done at a Palace of Westminster reception sponsored by Jon Cruddas MP. Those attending also heard from Paul Scully MP – Minister for London, the Rt Hon Ruth Kelly – Chair of Thames Freeport and Vera Kukic – […]

Latest Lower Thames Crossing consultation gets underway 

National Highways has begun a further round of consultation on small changes being proposed to the design of the Lower Thames Crossing, which will result in changes to its submitted DCO Application. The design of the new road connecting Kent, Thurrock and Havering via a tunnel under the Thames has been shaped by feedback from […]

Yunex and HERE further expand traffic management solution partnership in Scotland

ITS company Yunex Traffic will expand its HERE-powered Journey Time as a Service (JTaaS) solution to Scotland. In Edinburgh, the company will install 62 corridors to monitor journey times throughout the city. This first installation of the solution in Scotland is also the largest single installation globally to date. Until now, more than 200 corridors […]

Record tolling revenue for Ireland’s M50 motorway

A record €169.6 million (£147.8 million) was collected in toll charges, penalties and other fees on the M50 motorway orbiting Dublin last year. That is almost €30 million more than in 2021 and is also significantly above pre-pandemic levels. With more than four million journeys each month, M50 is the busiest Irish motorway. The motorway […]

£2 bus fare cap extended

The Government has announced the extension of its “Get Around for £2” bus fare cap, with another £500 million being spent on the initiative which is designed to support people with the rising cost of living and ensure long-term stability in the sector. The Transport Secretary Mark Harper has confirmed £300 million until 2025 with […]


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