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Road maintenance budgets face £400m cut, councils warn

11/10/2021

Funding for local road maintenance has been cut by £400m this year, the Local Government Association has warned.

TfL celebrates £25m landmark for lane rental scheme

29/07/2021

As Transport for London's lane rental scheme approaches a decade of operation, the capital's transport authority celebrated the £25m it has raised for 79 projects to improve roadworks.

Reassess pothole cash rules, insurer says

09/06/2021

Zurich Municipal has called for local authority pothole funding to give greater focus to cycle paths and footways to protect cyclists and e-scooter riders.

Council road cash 'cut by more than a fifth this year'

26/05/2021

Councils have warned that they face a £400m reduction in local road maintenance budgets this year.

North Lanarkshire tenders £5.7bn 'roads and place' partnership contract

04/05/2021

North Lanarkshire Council has tendered a £5.7bn commercial place-shaping partnership contract, which would last 20 years with the option to extend for a further five.

ALARM 2021: Slow progress as industry bangs the five-year funding drum

31/03/2021

The estimated one-time cost to get local roads in England and Wales back into a ‘reasonable, steady state’ is £10.24bn, according to this year’s ALARM survey – the popular benchmark for the upkeep of council networks.

Liverpool operated culture of 'rule avoidance' in highways

25/03/2021

An independent report into the procurement of highways-related services at Liverpool City Council has called for the highways service to be completely restructured after finding a culture of ‘rule avoidance’ leading to excessive costs.

£12m more for Welsh roads as election nears

24/03/2021

The Welsh Government has announced an extra £12m for local authorities to 'fix potholes and improve roads, pavements and active travel routes' across the country.

First round of £4.8bn Levelling Up Fund begins

04/03/2021

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has confirmed that the first round of the £4.8bn Levelling Up Fund will be available to local areas to help tackle regional inequalities.

Council road repairs cash down £400m next year

15/02/2021

County councils have said they will have ‘no choice’ but to cancel high priority highway maintenance works next year after the Government announced capital funding allocations down £398m on current levels.

Delayed cycling schemes could go £6m over budget

11/02/2021

A £19m package of cycling schemes in Cornwall risks going significantly over budget and missing what is already a revised delivery date, auditors have warned.

Two new MRN schemes in £93m road spend

01/02/2021

Transport secretary Grant Shapps has confirmed £93m for three major road upgrade schemes across the country, including schemes funded as part of the major road network (MRN) and the Local Large Majors programmes.

Council's parking income hits £10m

21/01/2021

Councils are issuing fines worth an average of £850,000 a year for parking offences, with one raking in more than £10m, according to new research.

Non-residents face levy in London VED row

16/12/2020

London mayor Sadiq Khan has threatened to introduce a charge of £3.50 a day for drivers coming into the capital if ministers do not 'play fair' over Vehicle Excise Duty.

Sunak 'considers road pricing to plug tax gap'

16/11/2020

The chancellor is reportedly considering introducing road pricing to address a tax shortfall of up to £40bn that is expected to arise as drivers switch to electric cars.

Skates hands councils £17m for resilient roads

17/06/2020

The Welsh Government has announced nearly £17m in transport grants, with £5m of the cash to be spent on repairing damage from storms earlier this year.

£27bn for national roads and £2.5bn for potholes

11/03/2020

Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced more than £27bn will now be spent under the second Road Investment Strategy (RIS2) between 2020 and 2025, as he also pledged an extra £2.5bn for local road maintenance in the Budget.

Sunak to pledge £2.5bn for potholes

11/03/2020

Chancellor Rishi Sunak will pledge an extra £2.5bn for road maintenance in the Budget, in the absence of a National Infrastructure Strategy.

Government levels down Challenge Fund cash

02/03/2020

The Department for Transport has revealed which councils will receive a share of the latest £93m round of Challenge Fund cash.

County motorists 'poor relation' to major cities

15/01/2020

Shire county authorities are failing to receive a ‘fair share’ of funding for roads with London receiving three times more investment, new analysis has found.

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