Harris defends smart motorway safety

The Chief Executive of National Highways has explained that plans to improve safety on smart motorways have been implemented, and that statistics show they are as safe or safer than conventional motorways. Answering questions at the Commons Transport Committee, Nick Harris pointed to additional signage, information campaigns and stopped vehicle detection technology, and said the […]

Transport Committee explores Government’s joined-up plan for transport

The House of Commons Transport Committee will hold the first evidence session of its inquiry into Strategic Transport Objectives tomorrow (Wednesday), examining how the Government sets its objectives and how they influence decisions on investment. In the first panel, MPs will question the Chairs of the National Infrastructure Commission and the Union Connectivity Review. The […]

Transport for the North welcomes report from the Transport Committee on the IRP

Transport for the North has said it ‘wholeheartedly’ welcomes report from the House of Commons Transport Committee which calls for the government to reassess its plans for rail investment in the North and Midlands. Transformation of the rail network is at the heart of realising the North’s economic potential, of connecting people to opportunities and […]

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