Turner & Townsend sustainable transport across the UK’s Northeast

Turner & Townsend has been appointed by Nexus, the Tyne and Wear passenger transport executive, as a supplier to its two latest frameworks for project management and cost and commercial management. The frameworks, which will run for three years with the possibility to extend by one year, will support the delivery of the Nexus capital […]

Can the 20mph speed limit work for motorists?

With the recent announcement that Wales is imposing a 20mph speed limit on most urbanroads, many motorists are concerned that this will lead to further congestion and longerjourneys. A petition against the move submitted to the Welsh Senedd has become the mostsigned petition in its history, garnering over 466,000 signatures. And with other parts of […]

ROSPA – Drive with added caution amid looming cold weather

With icy temperatures and ‘disruptive’ snow hitting large parts of Britain,  and parts of the UK still grappling with flooding, leading road experts The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) has issued some vital road safety advice to the public. Advising on winter driving, Rebecca Guy, RoSPA’s Road Safety Manager for England, said: […]

Walking and cycling improvement plans in Devon backed by councillors

Councillors have approved plans which set out priorities for developing cycling and walking improvements in a number of areas of the county. Cabinet has backed the Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plans (LCWIPs) which outline cycling and walking improvements for Exeter, Teignbridge, and Barnstaple, Bideford and Northam over the next 10 to 20 years. LCWIPs […]

£900,000 highways improvements for major Staffordshire road

A large-scale highways improvements scheme is due to start on a major Burton Road in Staffordshire this week. The £900,000 scheme on the A511 Horninglow Road North is being carried out by Staffordshire County Council’s highways team and is phase one of a programme of improvements to be carried out on the road over the […]

National Highways details Clearview solar road stud solution in Staffordshire

National Highways has published a case study detailing how it replaced almost 6,000 road studs with solar powered LED ones on a section of the M6 in Staffordshire as part of our designated funds scheme. The work was carried out in September and October between junctions 12 and 13, a section chosen because it is […]

Stan The App pothole reporting solution partners with the RAC

The RAC has partnered with a new mobile app for people to report potholes. It says Stan is set to transform the way communities interact with their local infrastructure by providing a user-friendly AI-powered platform to report and address potholes quickly and hold local authorities to account for making good on their roadways. It explains […]

Contraflow installed on A46 scheme

The National Highways project to extend the life of the concrete carriageway on the A46 in the East Midlands is moving onto its next stage. The carriageways between Six Hills and Dalby, have already been completed by working overnight and the third started on the southbound carriageway between Dalby and Willoughby in the first week […]

Siemens acquires Heliox, specialist in eBus and eTruck fast charging solutions

Siemens has completed the acquisition of DC fast charging solutions company Heliox, which serves eBus and eTruck fleets and passenger vehicles. The company says the acquisition complements its existing eMobility charging portfolio, adding products and solutions ranging from 40 kilowatts to megawatt charging solutions for depots and en-route charging. Heliox’s portfolio also extends Siemens’ market reach, […]


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