TfL and London Councils launch next phase of London’s rental e-scooter trial

Transport for London (TfL), London Councils, participating London boroughs and e-scooter operators Dott, Lime and Voi have today launched the second phase of the rental e-scooters trial in the capital.  The operators were selected earlier this summer following a competitive procurement process, where their ability to meet strict safety requirements and high operating standards was […]

Transport Scotland launches Community Bus Fund

The Scottish Government has launched the Community Bus Fund, to support local transport authorities to explore the options for bus services set out in the Transport (Scotland) Act 2019, and improve public transport in their areas. More than £5 million is being made available as part of the shared policy programme with Green MSPs, with greater […]

Transport Scotland releases details of £13.4m asset management framework

Transport Scotland has announced it is set to start the procurement process for a multi-supplier framework agreement covering asset management technical services. It has released a prior information notice for the framework, to help Transport Scotland manage and analyse trunk road asset data, according to Ground Engineering. The asset management technical services will need to […]

Glasgow’s Car Share Club Set To Double In Size

Glasgow’s pay-as-you-go car share club is set to double in size as part of a renewed deal with service provider Co Wheels. With Co Wheels contracted to deliver the service over the next five years, the scheme is aiming to deliver a 100% increase in the availability of electric and hybrid cars for members to […]

Bereaved families unite to campaign for stronger sentences for dangerous drivers who kill

Four bereaved families have joined forces with the national charity for road crash victims, RoadPeace, to launch a campaign highlighting the failings of the UK justice system in passing adequate sentences for motorists who cause death by dangerous driving. The charity has launched the ‘Fix our Broken Justice System’ campaign, which is calling for longer […]

Costain’s Batsetswe Motsumi to lead CICES

Costain engineer Batsetswe Motsumi has been chosen to lead the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors, the UK-based professional institution for specialists employed in geospatial engineering and commercial management in the civil engineering industry.  Founded in 1969, this is the first time that a person of colour has been elected to lead the organisation.  Mr […]

National Highways faces having to remove infill in another historic railway bridge

National Highways may have to remove concrete used to fill in the space below a disused railway bridge in Norfolk after planning officers recommended retrospective planning permission be refused. The bridge at Congham was filled in in 2021, with engineers citing safety fears, but campaigners from HRE Group say “National Highways saw this structure as […]

New road travel safety playground opened at Glenrothes school in Fife

New playground markings promoting road safety were officially opened on September 21st, at Carleton Primary School in Glenrothes in Fife. The new markings are part of a joint project involving Fife Council Roads and Transportation Services, the Safer Communities team, and funded by national walking charity Paths for All’s Smarter Choices, Smarter Places grants programme. […]

Go-Ahead mobilises Manchester’s first Bee Network buses

The first Bee Network buses left depots in Bolton and Wigan this morning, marking the start of a new era for public transport in Greater Manchester. A fleet of 320 buses will operate 50 routes – the first piece in place of a network eventually intended to span buses, trams, trains and bikes across the […]


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