environment

Harris leads anti-littering campaign to address 'social problem’

14/02/2024

National Highways has launched a 'long-awaited' campaign to highlight its work to deal with litter dropped along its network as it faces a trial in September over the issue.

Defra to give National Highways more responsibility for air quality

05/04/2022

Environment department Defra has announced plans to require National Highways to collaborate with local authorities to take action to improve local air quality.

Highways Engand to set new baselines for its environment targets

07/05/2021

Highways England is set to produce baselines for its biodiversity and carbon emissions reduction targets in its Delivery Plan update, due to be published in the Summer.

A14 scheme 'to have positive biodiversity impact'

08/04/2021

Highways England’s A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon scheme is predicted to add to the amount and quality of habitat for wildlife, according to a new report.

Bob Moran

21/10/2020

Limited visibility: How do we model for a net zero future?

12/07/2019

Tom van Vuren, a technical director for transport planning at Mott MacDonald, discusses climate change and transport modelling, and the need to rethink best practice

Former quarry transformed into Ripon City Wetlands

12/06/2019

A working aggregates quarry has been transformed into a new wetland haven for wildlife thanks to Aggregate Industries, which bought to rights in 2003, and Yorkshire Wildlife Trust (YWT).

Highways 'Green' England: Bio-tech, bug hotels, butterfly scrapes and bee banks

04/06/2019

An innovative bio-technology system is being trialled by Highways England to improve water quality around a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) in Devon.

SWH runs off with £2.1m Highways England eco project

29/10/2018

SWH Civils has secured a £2.1m contract from Highways England for an ecological improvement project in a Devon country park.

Dartford Crossing "rural" when it comes to air quality

06/03/2017

Pollution levels around the Dartford Crossing have been excluded from government air quality assessments because it was classed as a "rural" road, the BBC has discovered.

ITF warns CO2 policy won't achieve reduction targets

30/01/2017

Current and foreseeable policies to mitigate carbon-dioxide (CO2) emissions from global transport activity will not suffice to achieve the international community’s climate ambitions, according to new study published by the International Transport Forum.

Winners of Government low emission competition announced

12/01/2017

Vans will go electric and lorries will run on hydrogen dual-fuel under a £20 million government programme to cut emissions and improve air quality, the Transport Minister John Hayes has announced.

London's North-South Cycle Highway to King's Cross approved

01/09/2016

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, and Transport for London (TfL) have confirmed they intend to go ahead with the North-South Cycle Superhighway to King’s Cross, after plans were supported by 70% of respondents to its consultation.

HE appoints Ramboll Environ to help improve environmental performance

18/03/2016

Ramboll Environ has been appointed by Highways England to improve the environmental performance of its road network across the UK.

HTMA releases environmental training DVD

13/07/2015

The Highways Term Maintenance Association (HTMA) has produced an environmental training DVD in an effort to support member organisations and their clients with environmental awareness and management.

Tree planting boosts link road’s ‘green’ credentials

24/03/2015

More than 14,000 trees and shrubs have been planted as part of a major environmental scheme associated with the Bexhill to Hastings link road.

Campaigners call for £3bn green retrofit of roads

25/09/2014

A new report by environment and transport groups is calling for £3 billion to be invested over the next five years in a range of 'green retrofit' improvements for existing roads. 

M40 noise barrier moves a step closer

29/08/2013

Ideas for a new form of noise barrier along parts of the M40 have taken a major step forward.

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