traffic management

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’.

DfT 'considers' handing moving traffic enforcement to councils?

09/10/2019

The Department for Transport (DfT) has signalled a shift in position on one of the most controversial topics in traffic management - the transfer of moving traffic enforcement powers to councils.

TfWM lobbies for moving traffic enforcement pilot

08/10/2019

Transport for West Midlands has put together plans to run a pilot using powers to enforce against moving traffic offences in partnership with the local police.

Councils urged to fine idling drivers

07/10/2019

Seven out of ten 10 drivers want to see councils doing more to tackle motorists who leave their engines running when parked, according to the RAC.

ULEZ success makes £26m hole in TfL income

19/09/2019

Compliance with London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) has continued to improve over the summer, resulting in millions of pounds of lost income for Transport for London (TfL).

Oxfordshire councils launch ‘bold’ plans for tackling congestion

19/09/2019

Local authorities in Oxfordshire have announced new plans for reducing congestion on all major routes into Oxford.

Hertfordshire plans to charge A10 drivers in pollution push

17/09/2019

Two councils in Hertfordshire are set to bring in a charging Clean Air Zone to tackle pollution on a major A road.

Report finds a way through TRO landscape to help cut jams

02/09/2019

An alliance of councils and mapping experts is playing a key role in Government plans to open up data around Traffic Regulation Orders (TROs) to help cut jams caused by roadworks.

Networks run the world: ADEPT puts traffic management in control

22/08/2019

The inaugural National Traffic Managers' Conference from council directors' body ADEPT is taking place on 3 October this year at Welford Road Stadium, home of the Leicester Tigers. Just as wider social, economic and technological changes play into their hands, ADEPT is leading traffic management out of the wings to take centre stage.

Highways jobs

Chief Officer for Transport, Highways & Engineering

Bedford Borough Council
£75,657 - £92,471
The successful candidate will be educated to degree level or equivalent and/or hold a suitable professional qualification. Bedford, Bedfordshire
Recruiter: Bedford Borough Council

Structures Engineer

Northumberland County Council
£36,876 and £40,760
We are looking for Engineers with experience in highway structure design. County Hall, Morpeth, Northumberland
Recruiter: Northumberland County Council

Assistant Traffic Management & Road Safety Engineer

North Yorkshire County Council
£22,021 to £26,999
We are looking for an Assistant Engineer to join our Traffic Engineering team. The Traffic Engineering Team forms part of... Northallerton, North Yorkshire
Recruiter: North Yorkshire County Council

Vehicle Technician x 2

Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
£24, 313 - £28, 785 per annum
All Candidates must... Sandwell, West Midlands
Recruiter: Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council

Land Water Air Team Manager

Hackney London Borough Council
£48,252 – £49,203 per annum
we are offering this rare opportunity for a highly-motivated, ambitious and creative individual with proven pollution control Hackney, London (Greater)
Recruiter: Hackney London Borough Council

Business Support Officer - Transport Services

Kirklees Metropolitan Council
£18,795 - £19,171
Duties may include... Kirklees, West Yorkshire
Recruiter: Kirklees Metropolitan Council

Greenspace and Environment Enforcement Officer x 4 Jobs

Kirklees Metropolitan Council
£19,554 - £23,836
Requirements for this role include... Kirklees, West Yorkshire
Recruiter: Kirklees Metropolitan Council

Refuse Team Leader

Northumberland County Council
A salary of £21,589 - £23,836
We require a Refuse Team Leader to assist in coordinating the provision of efficient and effective refuse collection & recycling services. Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland
Recruiter: Northumberland County Council

Refuse Team Leader

Northumberland County Council
£21,589 - £23,836
We require a Refuse Team Leader to assist in coordinating the provision of efficient and effective refuse collection & recycling services. Berwick Upon Tweed
Recruiter: Northumberland County Council

Working Farm Manager

Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
£29,636 - £33,799 per annum
You’ll be responsible for a small team of agricultural staff managing a variety of rare breeds animals including a herd of... Sandwell, West Midlands
Recruiter: Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council

Traffic Engineer

Watford Borough Council
Up to £41,634 per annum
We are looking for a Traffic Engineer to help support traffic flows across Watford and keep our roads moving. Watford, Hertfordshire
Recruiter: Watford Borough Council

Section 38 Engineer

Darlington Borough Council
£31,371.00 - £33,799.00 Annually
Darlington continues to attract new and exciting developments increasing the ambition of the town and the living standards for all of its residents. Darlington, Durham
Recruiter: Darlington Borough Council

Traffic Signals Engineer/Senior Engineer

Bath & North East Somerset Council
£30,507 - £37,849 pa (career grade)
We have a vacancy for a career graded Traffic Signals Engineer / Senior Engineer role over two separate levels of progression.  Keynsham, Bristol
Recruiter: Bath & North East Somerset Council

Roadworker Ganger

City of York Council
£21,400 to £23,793 per annum
The successful applicant will play a key role in the delivery of a variety of works to highways, footways, major transport projects schemes as... York, North Yorkshire
Recruiter: City of York Council

Roadworker

City of York Council
£19,875 to £20,975 per annum
You will have some experience in assisting in delivering civil engineering projects. York, North Yorkshire
Recruiter: City of York Council

Cemeteries Operative

Northumberland County Council
£19,554 - £21,166
Cemeteries Operative, based at Tweedmouth Depot, Berwick Tweedmouth Depot, Berwick Upon Tweed
Recruiter: Northumberland County Council

Transport Network Monitoring Officer

City of York Council
£10.30 per hour
Do you have previous knowledge/experience of Computer Network Transport Systems? York, North Yorkshire
Recruiter: City of York Council

Assistant Director Planning & Transportation

Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council
£81,495 per annum 
Looking for a highly accomplished, ambitious and determined Chartered Town Planner to join the Growth Directorate’s leadership team.  Tameside, Greater Manchester
Recruiter: Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council

Senior Highways Maintenance Technician    

Worcestershire County Council
£25,540 up to £27,229 (plus payment for occasional out of hours working) 
Using your knowledge and experience in highways maintenance you will support and advise your colleagues and contractors. Worcestershire
Recruiter: Worcestershire County Council

Driver/Attendant

Redbridge London Borough Council
£21,591 per annum pro-rated for 20 hours and term time.
Experience in transporting students or Special Clients such as elderly or persons with disabilities is preferred. Ilford, London (Greater)
Recruiter: Redbridge London Borough Council

Highways on Fridays

Register now!

Latest Issue

latest magazine issue

 

ADEPT: Past and present

Highways England: Present and future

Mott MacDonald: Urban realm of the future

View the latest issue

Latest Video