£50 million boost for Staffordshire Highways over the next three years

An extra £50 million will be invested in maintaining and improving Staffordshire’s highways over the next three years, alongside a total of £53M being spent on a range of major projects, vital road improvements and general road maintenance in 24/25. The extra investment will see: David Williams, Staffordshire County Council’s Cabinet Member for Highways and […]

Go-Ahead bus companies, East Yorkshire Buses and Morebus lead the way on passenger satisfaction, Transport Focus survey reveals

Go-Ahead bus companies, East Yorkshire Buses and Morebus lead the way on passenger satisfaction, Transport Focus survey reveals In the latest survey conducted by independent watchdog Transport Focus, two of Go-Ahead’s bus companies, East Yorkshire Buses and Morebus, have emerged as leaders in passenger satisfaction, scoring highly across metrics such as punctuality, journey time, onboard […]

Jet Plant shortlisted at National Highways Awards

Jet Plant, a leading UK road planing contractor, celebrated its achievement in shortlisting for the ‘Transforming our industry through innovation’ award, at the National Highways Awards held last week at Edgbaston Stadium, Birmingham. In the face of fierce industry competition from larger businesses, Jet Plant was honoured to be selected among the finalists chosen to […]

New Jenoptik average speed cameras installed in Greater Manchester

New average speed cameras are being installed across Greater Manchester as part what Transport For Greater Manchester calls its continued work to increase resources for law enforcement and make roads safer for everyone. The organisation is upgrading speed cameras across 25 routes with the latest generation of average speed systems from Jenoptik which track how […]

Waymo offering free driverless rides in Los Angeles

Google’s driverless car sister company, Waymo, has announced it is expanding its driverless operation, with rides starting in an area of Los Angeles. It will begin its expansion by offering rides in a 63 square mile area from Santa Monica to Downtown LA, scaling operations over time. These initial rides will be free, and with […]

Three police forces combine to combat road crime

Essex and Kent Police, along with teams from the Met, have come together to tackle cross-border road-related crime. The Road Crime Team of Essex Police led teams from across the force, including Dog Unit, Roads Policing and Operational Support Group, to tackle road-related crime in the west of the county. The three forces’ coordinated proactive […]

Dubai World Congress registration ready to open

Tickets for the 2024 ITS World Congress organised by ERTICO – ITS Europe will open on the 21 March, with Early Bird rates available until 15 June. For €1,250 (approx £1,070) delegates can sign up for the full week. Benefits include: access to technical Programme Sessions, Plenary sessions, Regional and International Forums, Opening and Closing […]

Lower Thames Crossing awarded Gold by the Carbon Literacy Project

The planned Lower Thames Crossing tunnel east of London has been awarded Gold level accreditation by the Carbon Literacy Project, the first major UK infrastructure project to achieve this level. National Highways explains the scheme is a Pathfinder project exploring low carbon construction, and is committed to raising awareness amongst its workforce of the costs […]


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