Deborah Sims welcomed as new President of the CIHT

The Chartered Institution of Highways & Transportation (CIHT) has announced the election of Deborah Sims as its new President for 2021 / 22. Ms Sims outlined her theme and plans for the year via an online video address at CIHT’s Presidential Inauguration event on Wednesday 22 June 2021. The main one is ‘Route to Professionalism’ […]

CIHT calls for Manual for Streets to be made government policy

The Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportationa (CIHT) has called for the ‘Manual for Streets’ to be made government policy to improve the integration of planning and transport. In its response to the consultation on draft revisions to the National Planning Policy Framework and a new draft National Model Design Code, CIHT has outlined the […]

Assessment model for councils to show economic benefits of highway maintenance now available

Highway departments are being urged to take advantage of a new assessment tool that has shown how investment in road maintenance can generate a real economic return. Economic impacts from specifying different road network maintenance treatment scenarios can be assessed using the Highways Maintenance Economic Assessment (HMEA) tool and HMEA Collator, which will be available […]

CIHT calls for actions after latest budget

The Chartered Institution of Highways and Transport (CIHT) has called again for a five-point plan that should come from the latest budget. It has called for the following: 1) Refocussing transport to become the enabler to achieve net zero: CIHT has called for the government to develop guidance for how planning and transport should be […]

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