Final phase of Glasgow Transport Strategy approved

Glasgow’s plans for a reshaped transport network that tackles carbon emissions and inequalities can now be prepared for delivery after a crucial element of the city’s transport strategy was approved by the council’s City Administration Committee. The Glasgow Transport Strategy is set to play a central role in the fight against climate change but also […]

M42 bridge to be demolished this weekend

A bridge over the M42 near Birmingham will be demolished this weekend, after repeatedly being hit by lorries over the last decade. The structure between junctions 7 (M6 J4) and 6 (Birmingham Airport) was struck twice in one week by lorries using the motorway last month, causing significant damage. Since then, the southbound carriageway has […]

Work gets underway on Fife active travel network

Construction of a new active travel network to improve links throughout Levenmouth in Fife is set to get underway. The Levenmouth Connectivity Project aims to connect communities across the area by creating a safe and attractive walking, wheeling, and cycling network which will be accessible to all. Millions of pounds of investment have been secured […]

First fines handed out for Edinburgh pavement parking

More than 200 drivers have already been fined for parking on pavements, beside dropped kerbs or for double parking since Edinburgh began enforcing new parking laws last week. The Scotsman newspaper reports Edinburgh Council has told it that between the start of enforcement on Monday, 29 January and Tuesday, 6 February, a total of 218 […]

Litter campaigners reported to be taking National Highways to court

National Highways is facing court action, accused of failing to keep the nation’s highways clean. Walesonline reports that, in a national first, non-profit campaign group Clean Up Britain (CLUB) has launched a case against National Highways over what they say is its inability to clear up litter on roads, “despite getting billions of pounds every […]

MPs planning law to regulate London’s pedicabs

MPs are planning a new law to license pedicabs in London. The city’s Evening Standard newspaper reports the Pedicabs (London) Bill has cleared the Lords and Commons Leader Penny Mordaunt told Parliament that MPs would begin scrutinising it on February 28. The report explains the bill will allow for the regulation of the vehicles for […]

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