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ADEPT releases new guidance on commuted sums

20/05/2024

Local place directors have issued new guidance on charging developers for future asset maintenance under the commuted sums system, designed to create a transparent and flexible template based on whole-life costings.

Street works reforms: The view from ADEPT

23/04/2024

ADEPT’s First Vice President, Ann Carruthers, outlines the association’s response to new plans for how councils should spend surplus funds from street works fines and lane rental schemes.

Budget reaction: 'The general election will be crucial for infrastructure'

06/03/2024

The 'place' and infrastructure sector has expressed dismay at the chancellor's latest Budget, suggesting that more long-term funding is desperately needed.

ADEPT and Colas release guide to staff retention

16/11/2023

Council directors’ body ADEPT has published a new guide to help tackle the staff retention crisis in local authority place services.

Q&A with ADEPT Traffic Managers' chair Mark Corbin

31/08/2023

As the ADEPT National Traffic Managers Conference returns in October, chair of the National Traffic Managers' Forum Mark Corbin speaks to Dominic Browne about what is new in the industry, and the politics of expectations.

RAC Foundation/ADEPT survey: Bridge backlog rises to almost £6bn

17/03/2023

Great Britain is facing a total bridge maintenance backlog of close to £6bn, an increase of some £400m, as the nation saw another 14 partial bridge collapses over the last year.

Live Labs 2 contenders down to 10

03/11/2022

The £30m ADEPT Live Labs 2 programme has published the shortlist of projects that are going through to the next ‘Dragons’ Den’ stage.

Leeds the perfect place for ADEPT conference

16/09/2022

This year’s ADEPT Autumn Conference will build on the council directors body's priority themes for this year - people, place and planet.

'We need a pipeline of people': ADEPT's Traffic Managers' conference

08/09/2022

The chair of ADEPT's National Traffic Managers forum has said the highways sector needs to develop a ‘pipeline of people' as he discussed the skills gap in advance of the fourth National Traffic Managers' Conference in Birmingham next month.

Live Labs 2 'decarbonising local roads' open to applications

28/07/2022

The Government-funded £30m Live Labs 2 programme is now open to applications from local highways authorities and other sub-national transport groups with innovative ideas on 'decarbonising local roads'.

DfT announces £30m Live Labs 2

07/04/2022

Ministers have announced a second, UK-wide round of the ADEPT Live Labs programme, with a particular focus on making the construction, maintenance and running of the country's roads more sustainable.

ADEPT criticises 60mph limit on single carriageways

04/04/2022

Council directors have called for urgent changes to how road speeds are managed, suggesting the 60mph national speed limit on single carriageway rural roads was a 'particular concern'.

Local bridge standards decline and full collapses increase

24/03/2022

The number of substandard local road bridges across Great Britain has increased for the second year running to reach 3,211, according to a major survey.

ADEPT welcomes first female chair of transport board

22/03/2022

The first female chair of ADEPT’s Transport and Connectivity Board has said she hopes her achievement will give confidence to young people coming into the sector to progress their careers.

ADEPT comment: Towards a real benchmark in carbon reporting

10/03/2022

ADEPT and the Future Highways Research Group (FHRG), led by Proving Services, recently launched a guidance document to help tackle the challenging issue of ensuring consistent carbon measurement and reporting. Simon Wilson, FHRG research programme director, explains.

Live Labs 2 'will depend on first wave success'

03/12/2021

Approval for a second tranche of the ADEPT Live Labs programme is likely to depend on whether ministers can see any potential for the techniques developed under current pilots.

DfT considering zero carbon Live Labs 2

17/11/2021

The Department for Transport (DfT) is considering plans for a sequel to ADEPT's Live Labs project, following the success of the initial programme of technological trials in local places.

ADEPT Autumn Conference to focus on collaboration, climate and COVID

07/10/2021

The 2021 ADEPT Autumn Conference on 18 and 19 November will focus on 'collaboration, climate and COVID recovery', and features an impressive speaker line-up from a range of department areas.

ADEPT National Traffic Managers Conference: 'Unlearn the normal'

10/09/2021

The third ADEPT National Traffic Managers Conference will take place on Wednesday 13 October at the Welford Road Stadium, Leicester under the strapline: ‘Embrace challenge, plan response and unlearn the normal.’

Gibson takes on Liverpool highways challenge

14/06/2021

Former ADEPT president Neil Gibson will be part of the team of independent commissioners who will oversee improvements at Liverpool City Council, local government secretary Robert Jenrick has announced.

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