Transport minister visits Nottingham’s public transport system

Road and Local Transport Minister Richard Holden visited Nottingham this to visit its pubic transport system. Representatives from the Department for Transport joined the Minister to tour locations for an insight into Nottingham’s award-winning sustainable transport including the tram, wider public transport network and other transport initiatives, and to hear about the city’s plans for the future, including […]

CE marking for highways products will continue until 2025

The CE mark for construction products will continue until 30 June 2025, when implementation of the UK CA marking scheme is set to become mandatory. The news comes after the Government confirmed that the indefinite extension to the use of CE marking for the wider business community in the UK will not apply to construction […]

Sopra Steria upgrades London’s incident management system

Consulting and IT services company Sopra Steria has announced it has developed new software to upgrade Transport for London’s incident management system. The new system developed with TfL is designed to help controllers quickly identify incidents and resolve them by providing a single, unified view of London’s roads for the first time. The software generates […]

London Councils reviews parking and traffic penalty charges

London Councils has begun consulting on the level of penalty charges for parking and traffic contraventions on roads controlled by all London boroughs, including the City of London. The consultation on penalty charge levels relating to parking and traffic enforcement and other additional fees relating to parking, and will run for 12 weeks. The committee […]

National Highways tenders for £7.5m technical surveys and testing contracts

National Highways is ooking to procure up to six Contractors to deliver structural surveys. There will be six lots in total, one for each of its six regions, with a total value for all six lots of £7,500,000. Tenderers may win a maximum of two lots, subject to award rules. The successful Contractors will deliver […]

Business Secretary looking at changing new EV rules

The Business Secretary Kemi Badenoch is reported to be pushing cabinet colleagues to water down net zero rules on electric vehicles that are due to come into force in January. From next year, 22% of vehicles sold by manufacturers in the UK must be zero emission models which are totally electric. They’ll be fined £15,000 […]

North East gets new funding for hydrogen transport

The Government says airports and supermarket deliveries could become greener and more efficient, thanks to an £8 million competition to support hydrogen-powered transport in the North East, grow the economy and create jobs. The Transport Secretary hasannounced two winning projects of the second phase of the competition, encouraging more businesses and innovators to develop new […]

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