Lambeth Council: Streatham Wells LTN scheme suspended

Lambeth Council has suspended the Streatham Wells Low Traffic Neighbourhood (LTN) trial in response to concerns about public transport delays and anticipated disruption from planned Transport for London (TfL) construction works on the A23 starting later this spring, says Brixton Buzz. In a statement, the council said: “The Streatham Wells LTN trial was introduced in […]

Work to start on next phase of South Reading Bus Rapid Transit scheme

Works to further improve journey times for buses serving south Reading and the Mereoak Park and Ride are due to get under way next week. The fifth phase of the South Reading Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) scheme on the A33 Relief Road will create further bus lanes, additional bus stops and a new pedestrian and […]

Road Safety: A new supercar for Merseyside Police

Senior officers from Merseyside Police’s Matrix have taken delivery of a new supercar to help the roads policing team in their ongoing work to promote road safety. The new car, an Alpine A110 GT, has been loaned to the force for a year, and is custom branded in police livery. It will be used at […]

Major highways works completed in Burton

A major highways improvement scheme to resurface the A511 Horninglow Road North in Burton has been completed.  Highways crews from Staffordshire County Council finished the £900,000 scheme on Sunday 3 March.  In addition to the reconstruction and resurfacing of the road, crews also took the opportunity to update drainage systems, kerbing and ironwork along with […]

Gender Inequality: Women in Transport urges UK to improve ESG Focus

Women in Transport has published its Equity Index 2023 Report*, that lays bare the gender disparities within the UK transport sector. This groundbreaking report reveals the realities women face and calls for urgent action to break down systemic barriers and forge a path towards a truly inclusive and equitable industry. The launch event also signifies […]

Latest technology is having “a real impact” on road building, says National Highways

New technology has been trialled by National Highways that will speed up road construction and improve safety. The first-of-a-kind technology takes the ‘guesswork’ out of compaction making sure the heavy plant gets the job done first time ensuring safe and durable foundations in road building. As part of a commitment to developing and promoting Connected […]

Reading pedestrians to benefit from new dropped kerbs and handrails

Reading Borough Council has begun a series of improvements across the borough that will see an additional 35 pedestrian dropped kerb crossing facilities with tactile paving at residential road junctions, and 24 new handrails installed to benefit pedestrians. The investment totals £480,000 and comes from the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) which sees developers pay a […]

Transport Committee to quiz industry experts on how data can innovate logistics and freight

The Transport Committee will explore technological innovations in the freight and logistics industries powered by more sophisticated use of data in a televised event tomorrow, Wednesday 13 March. The cross-party Committee’s inquiry is looking at examples of data innovations, and how they came to fruition, to make policy recommendations to Government on how it can […]

Highways improvements and major projects to be delivered

Highways improvements and three major projects will be delivered in Peterborough after councillors approved plans which will benefit motorists, pedestrians and residents.  At a meeting at Peterborough Town Hall this week, cabinet members approved the authority’s Transport Capital Programme for 2024/2025, which will see Milestone Infrastructure, the council’s highways partner, carry out works over the […]

M25 Closures: Drivers told to “ignore sat-navs” d

An “unprecedented” closure of the M25 in Surrey has led to a plea to drivers to follow diversions and ignore their sat-navs. The M25 will close from Friday night until Monday morning between junction 10 for Guildford and junction 11 for Chertsey. Jonathan Wade, National Highways’ project lead, said a previous closure of the A3 […]


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