traffic management

Box junctions 'big warning area' for councils

17/06/2021

Box junctions are likely to pose significant problems for local authorities using new powers to enforce moving traffic offences, the Traffic Penalty Tribunal's chief adjudicator has told Traffex visitors.

Traffic surges in Scottish cities but pollution measures delayed

06/05/2021

New data shows that traffic levels in Edinburgh and Glasgow have exceeded pre-pandemic levels, adding to fears about air quality following delays to Scotland’s planned Low Emission Zones.

SWARCO puts Wolverhampton in control of MyCity

29/04/2021

Wolverhampton City Council has worked with traffic technology specialist SWARCO Traffic to streamline the city’s traffic management via the firm’s MyCity platform.

County approves Oxford’s Zero Emission Zone pilot

17/03/2021

Oxford’s proposed Zero Emission Zone pilot has been formally approved by Oxfordshire County Council’s cabinet for launch in August.

Pandemic 'could lead to rise in traffic levels'

04/03/2021

Traffic levels in some of the UK’s largest cities have nearly returned to pre-pandemic levels, new data has revealed.

Judge throws out Khan's Streetspace scheme

21/01/2021

The High Court has overturned London mayor Sadiq Khan’s Streetspace for London Plan, which was introduced in May last year in response to the pandemic.

Air pollution contributed to girl's death, coroner rules

17/12/2020

A landmark judgement has determined that exposure to excessive air pollution, mainly from traffic emissions, contributed to the death of a nine-year-old girl from South London.

Councils warned to push ahead with clean air zones

10/12/2020

Air pollution exceeds pre-pandemic levels in 80% of places despite continued lockdown restrictions, new research has uncovered.

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.

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