Active Travel appeals to Scots

Aberdeen residents want to drive less and at the same time walk, cycle or wheel more, research for a national report has revealed. This latest Sustrans Walking and Cycling Index shows 23% of residents want to drive less, 50% of residents want to walk or wheel more, and 47% want to cycle more. Aberdeen City […]

Raising age of free bus passes for older people “not ruled out” by SNP

An SNP Minister has refused to rule out raising the age for older people to enjoy their free bus pass. Jim Fairlie gave “no commitments” when asked for a reassurance on the current qualifying criteria, reports the Daily Record. Labour MSP Monica Lennon, who quizzed the Minister, said: “The new minister quite clearly refused to rule out raising […]

China “gravely concerned” by US probe into its connected vehicles

Last week, Highways News reported that the US was investigating Chinese cars for “securoty risks”. Today, China has responded by declaring that it has “grave concerns” about the United States’ investigation into China-made vehicles that use “connected” car technology, said a Ministry of Commerce spokesperson in the Malaysian Sun on Monday. China has taken notice […]

More M25 weekend closures announced

National Highways have announced the dates for the next batch of A3/M25 closures. Last week, National Highways closed the A3 for a full weekend and demolished two bridges and the new closures will be for more demolition work, this time on the M25 between junctions 10 and 11, which will see the motorway closed in […]


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