East Midlands funding deal confirmed as part of plans for devolutionEast Midlands

Millions of pounds in funding, made possible because of plans for devolution in the East Midlands, has been agreed and will be spent on improving transport, housing and the skills of local people in the region. This includes £750,000 for a new cycling and walking route in Derbyshire – a 1¼ mile link connecting Markham […]

Record-breaking JCT Symposium fills exhibition and programme

The popular JCT Traffic Signals Symposium has announced its programme has been filled at the earliest time of year ever, while the event’s exhibition space is almost sold out with only room to squeeze in two more stands. The event brings together traffic management and control professionals from the public and private sector for a […]

A52 improvements near Nottingham completed

Improvements to the A52 Gamston Roundabout near Nottingham are now complete with the junction fully opening to traffic. The National Highways project has included widening all three approaches to the roundabout to create extra lanes in order to reduce congestion and queuing. New traffic lights and a traffic-light controlled pedestrian crossing have been installed to […]

Nottingham E-Scooter trial set to continue until May 2024

Nottingham’s e-scooter trial, which began in autumn 2020, will be continued until May 2024.  In July, the Department for Transport announced that local authorities would have the option of carrying on with the trials up to this point.  Nottingham is one of many cities trialling e-scooters, and learning made in the city will be used […]

Safety improvements for dangerous road in Nottingham

A series of safety improvements are being introduced on a road in Nottingham which has seen a number of fatal collisions. The Nottingham Post reports a £2.5 million scheme on Derby Road in the Lenton area of the city involves adding three Toucan crossings, widening central refuges and putting in average speed cameras. Nottingham was […]

“Huge programme” of transport improvements planned for Nottinghamshire

Approval’s expected to be given next week for a programme of transport improvements in Nottingham, after what the council calls “unprecedented” financial backing from the Government. Nottingham City Council says the £161 million package of schemes will strengthen connections between major employment sites, upgrade public transport and improve options for people on foot or bikes […]

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