East Leeds Orbital Route recognised with prestigious national construction award

The East Leeds Orbital Route (ELOR) has won the Transport Project of the Year at the 2023 British Construction Industry Awards (BCIA). The winners of the 2023 British Construction Industry Awards, which is jointly organised by New Civil Engineer and the Institution of Civil Engineers, were crowned in front of the industry, on 11 October […]

CIHT urges UK Government to focus on data in AI regulation whitepaper

In response to a recent whitepaper consultation on Artificial Intelligence (AI) regulation, the Chartered Institution of Highways & Transportation (CIHT) has advised the UK Government that there needs to be a greater consideration of the role data, local authorities and national bodies have in supporting AI technologies. The CHIT has said there needs to be a […]

New CIHT President highlights the need to change how and why we travel

The industry needs to continue to embrace more sustainable transport in the future if it wants to have a positive impact on the nation’s health, according to Karen McShane, the new President of the Chartered Institution of Highways & Transportation (CIHT) . It announced her appointment this week as President for 2023/24 At her Presidential […]

Industry calls for greater integration of spatial planning, transport and decarbonisation

Fix a failing planning system to decarbonise transport and improve health say leading transport professional and campaign bodies. In a rare collaboration, the Transport Planning Society, Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation, Transport for New Homes, Sustrans, Living Streets and CPRE the countryside charity have joined forces. Together they have submitted a joint response to […]

CIHT receives Engineering Council approval for a further five years

The Engineering Council recently conducted a review of CIHT’s professional registration procedures and confirmed that the Institution’s professional review licence will be extended for the full 5-year period to 2027. Richard Llewellyn, Chair of CIHT’s Education and Professional Development Strategy Board said ‘One of CIHT’s primary objectives is to support its members’ professional development and […]

Farrans wins Best Highways and Transportation project at regional CIHT event for A1M

Civil engineering and building contractor, Farrans Construction, has won the Best Highways and Transportation Project at a recent CIHT Yorkshire and Humber event for its delivery of Junction 47 A1M for client North Yorkshire County Council. The £10m project involved widening of three of the four slip roads onto and off the roundabout to increase […]

Agilysis Launches Safe System Capacity Survey to evaluate situation across Britain

In anticipation of the release of the Road Safety Framework from the Department for Transport, Agilysis is launching a new national survey to understand the existing capacity we have for implementing the Safe System in Britain. The survey is asking; how well equipped are local authorities, emergency services and partners to influence all aspects of […]

CIHT celebrates International Women in Engineering Day 2022

Today marks the 9th year of celebrating International Women in Day and CIHT are proud to celebrate the accomplishments and contributions of women in engineering and encourage more girls and young women to pursue a career in engineering. International Women in Engineering Day is a annual event to raise the profile of female engineers and technicians, […]

Call for Comprehensive Spending Review to invest in highways and transportation

The Chartered Institution of Highways and Transport (CIHT) has said that this weeks Comprehensive Spending Review (CSR) must deliver investment in highways and transportation. Investment in transport infrastructure and the services it delivers is the key to the UK reaching net zero. Sue Percy, Chief Executive, CIHT said: “Planned and consistent investment in highways and […]

Jenoptik average speed installation wins road safety award

Automated enforcement specialists Jenoptik Traffic Solutions UK have won the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation Road Safety Award 2021 for an average speed solution which tackled the problem of antisocial driving on a stretch of the A10 in North London. The Jenoptik SPECS network was delivered on the A10 in Enfield after problems with […]

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