Cardiff Council pays out £400,000 in pothole compensation

Cardiff Council has spent hundreds of thousands of pounds on settling insurance claims from drivers, pedestrians and cyclists due to highway defects over the past four years. Wales Online reports that, while the total number of property damage and personal injury claims relating to their roads and pavements is decreasing, a freedom of information request […]

Congestion charge being considered in Wales amid concern over pollution

A type of congestion charge is being considered in Wales to help tackle traffic levels as concern grows over pollution levels. Cardiff Council has said public transport improvements, such as £1 bus fares on key routes, needed to be in place before the introduction of any payment, reports the BBC. There are no details related […]

Case study: Cardiff Council Carbon Neutral Milepave™ Scheme

Miles Macadam recently delivered its first carbon neutral surfacing scheme in South Wales, in collaboration with Cardiff Council. In 2021, the Council released ‘The One Planet Cardiff Strategy’ declaring their plan to make Cardiff a Carbon Neutral city by 2030. Miles Macadam worked closely with their Highways Team during the planning stages to look for […]

Welsh Government needs to protect municipal bus companies, says Cardiff Council

Welsh Government plans to improve bus services across Wales are being considered by Cardiff Council. The government’s White Paper consultation, “One network, one timetable, one ticket: planning buses as a public service for Wales”, sets out proposals designed to grow the bus network, meet public needs, maximise value for public investment in bus services, and […]

Plans for intelligent transport system to solve congestion in Cardiff

Cardiff Council will be engaging the publicon how the city can improve the transport network using data and technology to reduce congestion, improve bus travel and incentivise cycling and walking. According to a report by Wales 24/7, using real-time information an ‘intelligent transport system’ could use a range of measures to help people take decisions […]

Cardiff Council looking for contractors for new South East & Mid Wales Highways and Civil Engineering Framework

Cardiff Councils is looking for contractors to tender for the next iteration of the South East & Mid Wales Highways and Civil Engineering Framework (SEWH). The council is looking for pre-qualified and suitably experienced contractors with expertise in highways and civil engineering activities. The Framework Contractors and Participating Employers will look to develop good working […]

Cardiff Council begins consultation on next stage of its active travel plans

Cardiff Council has said it wants to increase the number of people walking or cycling to work from 31% to 43% by 2030. To achieve this, Cardiff council’s cabinet discussed and approved for the draft Active Travel Network Map to go out to public consultation which starts this week. The consultation will use the Welsh […]

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