Industry comes together for Stamp it Out Summit

Local authorities, industry leaders, contractors and the supply chain came together  to discuss solutions in answer to the challenges of road worker abuse. Over 150 attended the Stamp It Out Summit, held at the House of Lords yesterday (13th June) to confirm a way forward to tackling the abuse, which continues to get worse. Chaired […]

Civil engineers say they knew for years A9 dualling target would be missed

The Civil Engineering Contractors Association in Scotland is due to give evidence over the A9 dualling project, as part of a petition calling for details of the revised timetable for the project. The industry body has called the dualling work so far “glacial”, saying that and engineers had long known the project was progressing too slowly […]

TfL moves forward with Battersea Bridge safety plans

Transport for London has announced the next phase of plans to reduce road danger for people walking and cycling on and near Battersea Bridge. Following local engagement, last year TfL consulted on further proposals to make additional safety improvements to the rest of the junction.  Key results from the consultation suggested that a majority of respondents , 70%, expected the proposals would mean more people […]

Scotland names new transport team as remit returns to cabinet

Scotland’s Transport portfolio is being restored as a Cabinet position as First Minister Humza Yousaf changed Màiri McAllan’s Cabinet Secretary remit to ‘Transport, Net Zero and Just Transition’. Alongside this change, former Cabinet Secretary Fiona Hyslop re-joins government as the new Minister for Transport. Ms Hyslop has previously held multiple ministerial roles, including responsibility for […]

Newly-named A27 bridge opens for traffic

The multi-million-pound scheme, to tackle congestion, support local economic development and housing growth in Lewes, East Sussex is being commemorated with an open for traffic event this coming Friday.   The A27 between Lewes and Polegate suffered below average journey times with accidents and incidents a regular cause of long delays has received a host of improvements along the stetch to […]

Uber launches new emissions safety features to “help customers go green”

Ride-hail company Uber has announced a series of new features it says makes it easier for riders and drivers to go green. Its new Emission Savings feature, located in the Account page, shows the emissions riders avoided by choosing Green and Comfort Electric rides, because, the company says “knowledge is power”. It’s also added a […]

Brake calls for 20mph speed limits around schools

Brake is calling for 20mph speed limits to be implemented around all schools in the UK, as parents report roads aren’t safe for their children to walk to school. According to new research published by Brake, parents and carers across the country say they don’t walk their children to school every day because roads are […]

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