Top decision-makers meet in Lisbon to improve city mobility

Senior representatives from over 30 cities and regions from across Europe, the Middle East and Africa met to discuss how intelligent and green mobility can contribute to sustainable growth and a better quality of life for all citizens. The Smart Mobility Summit of Cities and Regions is one of the key highlights of the 15th […]

AI solution to protect Vulnerable Road Users discussed at ITS European Congress

More than 60 people have attended Special Interest Session at the ITS European Congress in Lisbon discussing the issue of Vulnerable Road Users and whether technology can keep them safe from motor vehicles. Chaired by Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport CEO Sharon Kindleysides, the session heard how Korean company Nota AI has pioneered an […]

Highways Heroes and Driving for Better Business launch White Knight Award

Highways Heroes has announced a new award for this year’s ceremony, the White Knight Award Delivered in partnership with Driving for Better Business the award will be given to a non supply chain partner whose actions had an undoubted impact. So what is meant by a White Knight and who should enter? In simple terms, […]

Cricket club bowled over at being the first to benefit from new A46 community fund

Farndon Cricket Club has become the first organisation to benefit from new community funding provided by the team behind the planned dualling of the A46 Newark Bypass.   As well as providing money for local projects, the National Highways’ social value fund is part of a wider commitment to ‘give back’ to the area by providing […]

Aggregate Industries land highways contract with Blackburn and Darwen Council

Aggregate Industries has secured a place as one of the contractors that will provide surfacing works across roads in Blackburn and Darwen. The company was successful in securing a place on Lot 1 Surfacing and Civils Works Framework for Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council. The contract is for an initial period covering April 2023 to […]

Leicestershire’s roads set for £3m boost

Three-million-pounds is being earmarked to top up the budget for fixing and maintaining Leicestershire’s roads, cycle paths and pavements, according to the council. Leicestershire County Council is proposing to redirect the one-off investment to mend pot holes and ‘patch repair’ across its 2,800-mile network to mitigate the impact of funding pressure and costs increases. The money is […]

Go-Ahead hospital bus presented to Ukraine ambassador

A bus donated by one of Go-Ahead’s local bus companies has been converted into a field hospital for use in treating casualties of the war in Ukraine. The bus, which until recently carried passengers in Wiltshire as part of Swindon’s Bus Company, was today presented to His Excellency Vadym Prystaiko, Ambassador of Ukraine to the […]

Portsmouth City Council welcomes Keith Willcox as Transport Advisor

Portsmouth City Council has announced the appointment of Keith Willcox, who has joined as Transport Advisor to assist rolling out high profile transport schemes within the city, including the cities ambitious Bus Service Improvement Plan (BSIP). Keith joins Portsmouth City Council on a part time basis, bringing a wealth of transport industry knowledge and experience […]

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