UK falling behind Europe in cycle lane satisfaction and safety

UK cyclists are less satisfied and do not feel as safe as their European counterparts on their local cycle lanes, according to a new survey by leading water management specialists ACO Technologies. Detailed in a report, 100 urban cyclists from the UK were surveyed alongside an equal sample size from four other nations where this […]

News feature: Driving change in water management

When planning and designing highways networks, one of the main priorities has historically been traffic patterns and meeting the needs of road users. However, as priorities change, there is growing emphasis for the sector to ensure roads are not only safe for users, but also for the surrounding environment. The result has been a shift […]

Highways industry facing critical infrastructure knowledge gap, new research finds

More education and collaboration is required across the highways industry, after a new survey by ACO Water Management highlighted critical knowledge gaps regarding the implementation and maintenance of drainage systems. Outlined in a report – Highway Drainage: The Route to Surface Water Management – 100 infrastructure and highways engineers were surveyed to delve into the key priorities […]

<strong>Highways projects must take lead in tackling waterway pollution</strong>

Highways engineers are being urged to increase the focus on surface water treatment at the design stage following the recent World Environment Day 2022. This year’s World Environment Day called for collective, transformative action to celebrate, protect and restore the planet. As the highways industry continues to find new ways to protect the planet, ACO Water […]


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