London scheme to reduce roadworks impact gets £10m funding boost

A scheme to reduce congestion caused by roadworks in London is to receive £10m in funding. City Hall said the money would go to the Infrastructure Coordination Service (ICS), which works with utility firms to time their operations better in a bid to avoid disruption. It comes from a charge levied on firms that shut […]

Shrub Hill Quarter re-development leaps forward

Another stride forward was taken today as Worcestershire County Council’s Cabinet gave the green light to advance the next phase of development of the Shrub Hill Quarter in Worcester. At a meeting last week, the County’s Cabinet gave the go ahead to enter into a funding agreement with Worcester City Council to deliver the Towns […]

Long Stratton Bypass moves another step forward

Long Stratton’s planned bypass is set to move forward next month when councillors agree crucial next steps. Norfolk County Council’s Cabinet will meet to agree the final financing arrangements for the project and delegate authority to submit the final business case to government and award the contract to construct the new road. At the November […]

New Strategy set to bring seamless connected journeys across the North

Transport for the North (TfN) has launched its Connected Mobility Strategy for the North, aimed at supporting simple and seamless journeys for the region.  Connected Mobility is the ability for different modes of transport to communicate seamlessly with each other to improve the reliability and affordability of passenger journeys, by allowing integrated payment methods, ticketing […]

Abandoned hire bikes and e-scooters can now be reported via FixMyStreet

A new report category has been added to FixMyStreet to enable citizens to report abandoned hire bikes and e-scooters in and around London. Reports of such problems can also be made via FixMyStreet Pro, the individually branded and integrated version of the service used by several London borough councils and by Transport for London (TfL). […]

High Court grants legal challenge to government’s cycling funding cuts

The Department for Transport’s decision earlier this year to slash the budget for cycling and walking schemes in England by around 75 percent can be legally challenged, the High Court ruled yesterday. The action was brought by active travel campaign group Transport Action Network (TAN), who wrote to the government in June seeking a judicial review into the […]

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