traffic management

Traffic management and the road ahead: Highways speaks to ADEPT's Mark Corbin

26/10/2020

Following the second annual ADEPT National Traffic Managers conference, Mark Corbin, key route network manager for Transport for West Midlands and chair of ADEPT's National Traffic Management Forum, spoke to Highways about the issues his sector faces.

Bath widens 20mph limits to cut vehicle dominance

15/10/2020

Bath and North East Somerset Council is set to extend 20mph limits to some of the main routes in and out of Bath for the first time.

'Spring 2021' timeline for councils to moving traffic enforcement powers

07/10/2020

Councils in England could have control of enforcement powers for moving traffic violations by the middle of next year, the Department for Transport’s head of traffic and technology has said.

Councils seek MPs’ help over lorry parks

02/10/2020

Local authorities have called on MPs to help lobby the Government over the creation of lorry parks to cope with no-deal Brexit border disruption.

MPs back e-scooter legalisation

02/10/2020

The Transport Select Committee has given qualified backing to the legalisation of electric scooters, including privately owned ones, but warned that this should not be to the detriment of pedestrians.

'Car-led recovery' as school run hits the road

21/09/2020

A senior rail executive has warned that Britain ‘stands on the precipice of a car-led recovery’ from the pandemic.

Wandsworth drops LTN trial after just one month

16/09/2020

Wandsworth Council has suspended its Low Traffic Neighbourhood (LTN) trials over ‘concerns with emergency access and traffic flows’.

Highways England trials 60mph limits to cut pollution

15/09/2020

Highways England is trialling 60mph speed limits on short sections of its network to bring air pollution within legal limits.

Ministers seek middle path on pavement parking

01/09/2020

The Department for Transport has published a consultation setting out three options to tackle the issue of pavement parking.

Buchanan launches traffic order data open API for ParkMap

21/02/2020

A new off-the-shelf tool that local authorities can use to supply data in a government-agreed format should save taxpayers millions of pounds, according to the firm that developed it.

Online vehicle checker muddies the waters in pollution fight

13/02/2020

The Government’s new online vehicle checker for Clean Air Zones has caused confusion after it wrongly told drivers of compliant vehicles that they would be charged £8 under Birmingham’s forthcoming CAZ.

Bristol's watered down pollution plan faces Defra scrutiny

13/02/2020

The ongoing battle between Bristol City Council and government over the authority's failure to address air quality issues has taken another turn after it watered down its most recent efforts.

Cardiff moots congestion charge to help fund £2bn transport plan

21/01/2020

Non-residents could be charged £2 a day to drive into Cardiff after the city council unveiled a £2bn vision to transform the transport network in the city and South East Wales.

R&W Traffic Management crosses over to Chevron

08/01/2020

Traffic management firm the Chevron Group has acquired R&W Traffic Management from the wider R&W Group.

Stalling car market 'threatens environment goals'

06/01/2020

New car registrations fell for the third consecutive year in 2019, with a major drop in the number of new diesel cars but a rise in electric vehicle sales.

Red faces over red phases - Milton Keynes in green light shortage

10/12/2019

The BBC has reported that Milton Keynes has run out of green bulbs for a number of traffic lights.

Highways England to leave some Brock restrictions in place

29/10/2019

Highways England has confirmed that work to deactivate Operation Brock will be carried out late on Tuesday but some restrictions will be left in place.

Updated: Highways England to deactivate Brock after EU agrees extension

28/10/2019

Highways England is set to deactivate its plan to manage lorries in Kent in the event of a no-deal Brexit after the EU agreed to an extension of the UK's membership.

We need to talk about pricing, MPs say

10/10/2019

The Commons Transport Committee has said it wants to start a national debate about road pricing – ‘something that has been lacking for more than a decade’.

TfSE looks to balance economy and environment

10/10/2019

The sub-national transport body (STB) for the South East has launched a 30-year strategy document that warns indulging continued traffic growth is ‘no longer sustainable’.

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