Active travel in England suffering from chronic underfunding, says report

Current funding of active travel stands at just 2% of the total transport budget in the UK, according to a new report. The report from the Institute for Public Policy Research paints a bleak picture of the current state of active travel in England, with a co-author of the report observing that cycling peaked in […]

Re-flow 1.7 – The biggest update yet

Re-flow is an award-winning field management software provider for construction, infrastructure, and landscaping, working with hundreds of businesses of all sizes across the UK and Ireland. Continuing their rapid year-on-year growth, the team is proud to announce their biggest feature update yet – Re-flow 1.7. The ethos behind the software’s development has always been “users […]

North Somerset roads set to benefit from innovative repairs trial

A new innovative approach to pothole, defect and patch repairs is being used in North Somerset to improve the condition of roads. North Somerset Council in partnership with Milestone Infrastructure are using specialist contractor Multevo, to deliver permanent repairs to benefit residents and road users. The contractor will be carrying out repairs using the Multihog […]

£2.5m invested into improving drainage and flood prevention across Staffordshire

Staffordshire County Council cleaned and emptied a total of 67,745 gullies last year, as part of a catalogue of efforts to prevent flooding across the county.  Gully cleaning – the process of removing waste and other blockages from drains – is one of the many proactive tasks undertaken by Staffordshire Highways to ensure healthy drainage […]

Oxford Plastics reveals unprecedented growth in UK and US Sales

Leading innovator and manufacturer of site safety equipment Oxford Plastics has revealed it’s had its most successful period to-date with a record breaking turnover of £25 million. The company, which has been running for over 35 years, has announced its recent success for the financial year of 2022, as it positions itself into the new […]

Jacobs to Provide Strategic Planning and Advisory Services to Ireland’s National Transport Authority

Consultant Jacobs has announced it has won a contract to provide strategic planning and advisory services to Ireland’s National Transport Authority. The authority is currently developing and implementing what it calls high quality, sustainable, accessible transport infrastructure and services across the nation. The NTA has re-appointed Jacobs to provide strategic support with the development of […]

UK Road Tunnel Operators Forum meets in London

More than 200 delegates and 20 exhibitors are meeting in London at this year’s Road Tunnel operators forum annual conference. The event, sponsored by VVB and LBA at the Institution of Civil Engineers today (7 Feb) and tomorrow (8 Feb) hears from speakers from National Highways, TfL, maintainers, operators, designers, technology suppliers and contractors. They will […]

Council to put in barriers at top of steps after sat nav errors

Edinburgh Council is to install temporary barriers at the top of a set of steps after sat-nav errors have sent a spate of drivers down them. Sky News reports motorists have followed navigation devices down Greenside Lane, northeast of Edinburgh Waverley station, despite the slope (pictured) being replaced by steps last year. City of Edinburgh […]


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