Plans for new Llanharan bypass in Wales to be discussed

Plans for a new Llanharan bypass have been revealed after a previous project was rejected last year as part of the Welsh Government’s roads review. The original project, which had strong local support, was one of 31 new road schemes culled by deputy climate change minister Lee Water, whose responsibilities include transport, last year. This followed […]

A decade of success for the Sustrans Active School Travel programme

Sustrans is celebrating 10 years of delivering the Active School Travel programme in Northern Ireland, with another year of more children walking, scooting and cycling to school. Since 2013 the organisation has been introducing the next generation to active travel skills which will help them make more sustainable, healthier travel choices for the rest of […]

Rollout of electric vehicle chargepoints to be accelerated

New measures to support electric vehicle drivers from the Government’s Plan for Drivers have launched, including grants for schools, cash for councils and new proposals to boost chargepoint numbers. Technology and Decarbonisation Minister Anthony Browne launches support for greener schools in Nottinghamshire today, with a new grant providing up to 75% of the cost to […]

Motorists fight speeding fines after signage error

Hundreds of motorists are reported to be planning to take action against Transport for London over inaccurate road signs which have left many of them with speeding fines and points on their driving licences. BBC London reports that the sign, on the A20 at Sidcup, south-east London, shows 50mph, but the actual limit is 40mph […]

Transport Scotland in A9 dualling roadshow

Communities in Northern Scotland are being invited to view plans for completing the dualling of the A9 between Perth and Inverness at venues along the corridor over the coming weeks. Transport Scotland officials will be on hand at drop in exhibitions which will be held at venues in Inverness, Aviemore, Dalwhinnie, Pitlochry and Perth between […]

Council urges Thames Valley Police to help improve road safety in Oxfordshire

Oxfordshire County Council has written to the Thames Valley Police and Crime Commissioner (TVPCC) to call for more action to improve road safety. Councillor Andrew Gant, the council’s Cabinet Member for Transport Management, told TVPCC Matthew Barber that more action was needed after the number of people killed or seriously injured on Oxfordshire’s roads rose […]

London’s Mayor accused of secretly planning road user charging

It’s being reported London’s Mayor, Sadiq Khan, is spending £150 million on technology to charge people per mile for driving in London. The Sunday Telegraph reported that “Project Detroit” is tasked with delivering a “more sophisticated… new core technology platform for road-user charging”. It quotes a series of Freedom of Information requests showing 157 staff […]

MP calls for speed reduction on major road to port

A Conservative MP is calling for the speed limit on a single lane stretch of the A120 near the Port of Harwich to be cut from 60 to 50mph. Sir Bernard Jenkin, MP for Harwich and North Essex, is concerned about the safety on the road near the village of Wix where there have been […]


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