Civils contractors set out priorities for next government

Britain’s civil engineering contractors have released the priorities they believe must be pursued by the next UK Government if it is to deliver economic growth and set the nation on a path to a more prosperous, sustainable future. Priorities for an incoming Government 2024/25, published this week by the Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA), sets […]

Westminster Council paves the way with new recycled roads

Westminster City Council and FM Conway has completed a carbon-neutral initiative in Elmfield Way, Westminster, using 92% recycled materials for a new road surface, the highest percentage ever used on a UK road. In collaboration with the council, FM Conway upgraded the road and footways using low-carbon techniques, resulting in a 78% total carbon saving, […]

Birmingham’s takes bold approach to road safety and transforming its streets

Birmingham City Council has launched a consultation on a new Road Harm Reduction Strategy aimed at tackling the unacceptable number of road collisions in which people are killed and seriously injured. The strategy renews and reinforces the council’s commitment to Vision Zero – the campaign to eliminate deaths and serious injury. Consultation runs from 8 January until 5 […]

More bus services set to be rolled out in Portsmouth

More bus services, including two extended 24-hour routes, will now roll-out in Portsmouth. Stagecoach’s number 23 route between Leigh Park and Southsea, alongside the number 2 First Bus from Paulsgrove to The Hard will run round the clock. Several other routes across the city will run more frequently during the week and at weekends. The […]

Council undertakes survey to analyse whether speed cameras are justified

Southend City Council has booked a survey of one of its major roads to check whether average speed cameras would make a difference to safety, despite previous research suggesting average speeds on the road are slower than the limit. The Southend Echo has spotted a report to next week’s traffic regulation working party about the […]

TomTom data finds London remains the world’s slowest city

London is still the world’s slowest city, according to the latest TomTom Traffic Index. The mapping and navigation company says the average travel time for a typical 10 km (six mile) journey in the city in 2023 was 37 minutes and 20 seconds. This is one minute more than in 2022 and nearly two minutes […] signs Florida deal to deliver safer roadwork zones

British road management and roadwork information provider has signed a multi-year agreement with the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) to continue providing software and training for Florida’s statewide Lane Closure Notification System (LCNS). The agreement to use’s Live Link solution follows a one-year LCNS pilot program during which trained more than 2,000 […]


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