Argyll and Bute launches active travel app

Argyll and Bute Council has launched an app to support walking and cycling in its Mid Argyll area. Features include over 50 points of interest, links to local visitor information sources, and over 30 ‘eye spy’ games and challenges. Named Discover Dalriada Mid Argyll, it provides details of seven self-guided trails, with maps and detailed […]

South Yorkshire Mayor puts public transport at heart of plans

South Yorkshire’s mayor has vowed to make transport his main priority, in his first speech since his re-election. Oliver Coppard said he wanted to integrate buses, Supertram, walking and cycling by 2028, reports the BBC. He is pursuing franchising to bring buses back under public control, with the depots and the fleet owned by the […]

Potholes blitz powers on in Lincolnshire

Lincolnshire County Council has proved its plans right with a pothole blitz in April – filling in more than seven thousand potholes in the spring month alone. The incredible tally of 7,097 potholes fixed in April comes as part of the local highways authority’s pledge to continue its huge road improvement works across the county this year, said the […]

CECA: Infrastructure will power success of Midlands Mayors

Midlands’ civil engineering contractors have called on the winners of the region’s mayoralelections to embrace infrastructure as the best means of driving economic growth.Over the weekend Richard Parker was elected as the new Mayor for the West Midlands, and ClaireWard as the inaugural Mayor of the East Midlands. The Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA), which […]

Yunex says hello, Dubai

The ITS World Congress has announced that Yunex Traffic has signed up to be a Showcase Partner for the 30th ITS World Congress in Dubai. Yunex Traffic is a global leader in the field of intelligent traffic systems, offering the widest end-to-end portfolio for adaptive traffic control and management, highway and tunnel automation, as well as smart […]

Graduated Driving Licence Bill brought before Parliament

The RAC’s road safety spokesperson’s Rod Dennis has issued a statement after a new Bill was presented to Parliament by Kim Leadbeater MP on Graduated Driving Licences. “The tragic statistics speak for themselves. Young drivers, especially men, are far more likely to be killed or seriously injured on our roads, so it’s high time a […]

IET announces King Charles III as patron

The IET has announced that His Majesty King Charles III is now its patron. Receiving an Honorary Fellowship of the then IEE in 1981, King Charles – alongside the Royal Family – has supported engineers across the world for many years. “We’re proud of our long history of Royal association, which started with our incorporation […]

Second M25 closure this weekend

National Highways have confirmed that the M25 will be shut between junctions 9 (A243 Leatherhead) and 10 (A3 Wisley) from 9pm Friday 10 May to 6am Monday 13 May 2024. This full closure is needed to install a new bridge, with three other full weekend closures planned for later in 2024. “We’re grateful to all drivers […]

Ohmio driverless shuttle tests begin in Luxembourg

This week marks the start of several days of tests in real conditions of two autonomous Ohmio shuttles in Esch-Belval, Luxembourg. The tests will be carried out first with a single shuttle and will run between the bus stop at Belval-Université station and the University station, between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Signs will be […]

RoadPeace Challenge 2024: Uniting to Honour UK road crash victims

The RoadPeace Challenge 2024 will take place from May 13-19, uniting emergency services, bereaved families and communities across the UK in a week of activities designed to raise awareness about the staggering number of people killed in collisions on our roads. Throughout the week of action, supporters of the event will collectively run, cycle or walk […]


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