Local students in Coventry display road safety messages in the Council House

A competition was arranged by the Twinkle Toes Road Safety group for local school pupils from Coundon Primary School in Coventry to get their personal road safety messages out during National Road Safety Week. Paper plates were used as the base for the messages highlighting concerns from the children around speeding, inconsiderate driving and making […]

Funding to help improve Coventry’s roads and pavements

Coventry City Council is set to invest almost £20m improving roads and pavements in the next financial year. The ambitious plans cover more than 160 projects that include repairing and maintaining the city’s roads and pavements, improving flood protection and investing in road safety schemes to help reduce road collisions. The money will be used […]

New measures to improve walking, cycling and bus journeys in Foleshill

Measures to improve pedestrian crossings, provide a high-quality cycleway and improve bus service reliability are to be introduced along the Foleshill Road in Coventry after a £4.5 million investment. The package will be used to encourage more people to cycle, walk or take the bus for their journeys contributing to a greener and better-connected city. […]

Coventry to use cameras to enforce traffic offences

Coventry City Council is to use cameras to tackle traffic offences including illegal U-turns and stopping in yellow box junctions. The BBC reports that councillor Pat Hetherton told it: “Safety in particular is paramount here. Those signs are there for a reason, and when people ignore them, quite clearly there is a problem,” she said. […]

£19m plans for bus, cycle and walking routes in south Coventry

Plans for new cycling, walking and bus routes serving one of Coventry’s major development and growth areas are currently being drawn up following the award of over half a million pounds of funding. The funding will support the development of sustainable transport links to the growing employment area south of the city including the Battery […]

Coventry City Council backs ‘Better Transport Week’

Coventry City Council has backed Campaign for Better Transport’s ‘Better Transport Week’, bringing together leaders from the sector to call for improvements to the UK’s public transport system. Last week, at a light rail summit hosted by Campaign for Better Transport at the Very Light Rail National Innovation Centre in Dudley, Coventry Very Light Rail […]

IHE signs Academic-Professional Partnership Agreement with Coventry University

The Institute of Highway Engineers and Coventry University are pleased to announce that they have signed an Academic-Professional Partnership Agreement. The Institute developed this agreement to establish a closer working relationship between the IHE and Academic institutions to offer increased support and guidance for students studying Civil Engineering with a particular interest in Highways and Transportation. The IHE is […]

Coventry Council announces capital programme to bring growth, investment and tackling the causes of climate change

Coventry City Council will be considering a report next week around the £12.9 million ambitious capital programme supporting innovative transport and highways projects. Alongside the enhancement and maintenance of the city’s roads, pavements and transport infrastructure there are pioneering projects such as the Coventry Very Light Rail, All Electric buses and Gigafactory, all supporting the […]

Coventry on the road to becoming UK’s first all-electric bus city

A £150 million project to create the UK’s first all-electric bus city by 2025 has taken a major step forward with 50 new greener buses on the streets of Coventry Transport for West Midlands (TfWM) has been working with Coventry City Council on the scheme and has secured £50 million Department for Transport funding to […]

Flagship Coventry transport project takes a major step forward to net zero

The Coventry Very Light Rail Project (CVLR) has taken a major step forward, as Coventry City CouncilLink opens in a new windowLink opens in a new window and WMG, at the University of Warwick, launch a real-world demo site for its light rail track system.  The site, based at WMG, University of Warwick, gives stakeholders a snapshot […]

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