ITS UK and Portsmouth welcome traffic signals funding announcement

Max Sugarman, Chief Executive of Intelligent Transport Systems UK (ITS UK) has welcomed the announcement by the Department for Transport, through the Transport Technology Forum, of the local authorities who will receive funding from the £50 million for traffic signals set out in the Plan for Drivers. Said Sugarman: “Congratulations to the many local authorities who have […]

Leicester gets road maintenance funding boost

TWO of Leicester’s busiest roads are set to benefit from major investment in repairs and resurfacing thanks to additional Government funding. The city council has been awarded an extra £830,000 from the Government’s Network North fund to be spent during 2023/24 and 2024/25. Network North is an £8.3billion funding commitment by the Department for Transport, […]

Khan warning: TfL needs Government assistance despite £162million ‘profit’

Transport for London still needs Government help for major transport projects despite making a £162 million annual “profit”, Mayor Sadiq Khan has warned. TfL is expected to declare its first ever “operating surplus” at the end of the month – cash it can reinvest in the capital’s public transport network. Chancellor Jeremy Hunt made no mention […]

Costs “to soar” after funding axed for Kier road project in Birmingham

Local government commissioners have warned that the government’s withdrawal of funding for a £600m PFI highways contract, won by Kier, is likely to damage a bankrupt council’s ability to turn its finances around. On 30 November, the Department for Transport confirmed it was ending its funding support for the project to maintain Birmingham’s roads, without […]

AppyWay invites investment in the parking revolution through Crowdcube

Digital kerbside management company AppyWay says it is excited to announce the launch of its fundraise on Crowdcube. This exclusive opportunity allows the public to play a pivotal role in transforming the parking landscape in the UK and beyond, and will help cities access the tools they need to unlock decarbonisation. A decade ago, AppyWay […]

Stamp it Out secures funding from Kent CC for county-wide rollout

Stamp it Out, the industry led programme aiming to make roadworker abuse socially unacceptable, have received funding from the Kent Lane Rental scheme for a county-wide rollout of the programme. To take place in the new year, the rollout will encompass not only highways workers but also will include the Highways Inspectors, employed directly by […]

Hull City Council invests £11 million in active travel routes

Hull City Council has approved grant funding allocations of over £11million to deliver a series of investments on several of the city’s key routes to promote and encourage cycling and improve road safety. The council has secured £8.757m from Active Travel England’s Active Travel Fund (ATF) and £2.99m from the Department for Transport’s Safer Roads […]

TfL set to deliver operating surplus

Transport for London has announced its latest budget shows that it will achieve an operating surplus in 2023/24, with revenues covering the costs of the existing transport network. This means TfL is expected to achieve financial sustainability and delivering transport improvements across the whole of London. Across the next financial year, TfL’s £9.1bn in revenue will cover its expected £7.9bn operating costs – which […]


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