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UK heading for 'gridlock crisis' due to roadworks


The UK is heading for ‘roadwork gridlock’ in the face of rapid upgrades, increasing traffic and poor cross-industry collaboration, according to new research on behalf of council road bosses.

Khan backtracks on low emission incentive pledge in Silvertown charges


Transport for London has set out what it calls a ‘green and fair’ package of proposed charges for the users of two tunnels under the Thames, but mayor Sadiq Khan has backtracked on a pledge to ensure that charges ‘encourage the take-up of the cleanest vehicles’.

Push a button and INSTABOOM: Remote control is an instant hit


Reading Borough Council has hailed a significant improvement in the safety of its highways crews after successfully integrating Solar Gates UK’s INSTABOOM Go system into its Traffic Operations Department.

Oxford air pollution falls faster than across UK


Air pollution in Oxford dropped quicker than the national average during the first full year of the city’s zero emission zone, but levels of toxic nitrogen dioxide at two sites breached the legally binding limit.

Council has no plans to cancel fines despite error


Fines issued to drivers for using bus lanes will not be revoked, despite containing a mistake, Southwark Council has said.

Councils given extra time on signals plans


The Department for Transport (DfT) has given English highway authorities an extra month to set out what they plan to do with their share of £50m for upgrading traffic signals.

DfT stalls moving traffic enforcement roll-out


The Department for Transport (DfT) has shelved the further roll-out of powers for English councils to enforce moving traffic violations.

DfT's Plan for Drivers gets into gear but public unsure of direction


A Department for Transport review of low traffic neighbourhoods has found little evidence of widespread opposition to LTNs, despite the Government's rhetoric.

LTNs 'popular and effective', leak reveals


Low-traffic neighbourhoods are popular and effective, a leaked report from the Department for Transport has found.

EMCC realises 'dream' of sterile work environment on fast roads


A longstanding 'dream' of providing workers on fast roads with a 'safe and sterile' work environment has been realised through a new Design Manual for Roads and Bridges (DMRB) standard.

Sheffield to spend £1m CAZ funds on air quality


An estimated £1m raised through Sheffield’s Clean Air Zone will be used to improve air quality near schools, the city council has said.

Ministers stall on pavement parking, despite pledge


The Department for Transport (DfT) has refused to say when it will make a decision on giving councils the power to ban pavement parking, amid criticism that it has ‘sat on’ the issue for over three years.

Ministers did not stop LTNs receiving cash


Officials have confirmed that last year’s allocation of £200m government funding for cycling and walking excluded low traffic neighbourhoods (LTNs) because no LTN bid matched funding criteria rather than because ministers had blocked such schemes.

Edinburgh first to enforce pavement parking ban


Edinburgh City Council has become the first local authority in Scotland to enforce a ban on pavement parking.

Councils get new steer on motorbikes in bus lanes


The Department for Transport has updated its guidance for councils on allowing motorcycles to use bus lanes.

'CAZ working' Rees claims, but NO2 still in breach


Air pollution in Bristol is still above legal limits after the city council brought in a Clean Air Zone that exempts private vehicles.

Ministers were warned of LTN review difficulties


A newly released Department for Transport document has confirmed that officials had to tackle ministerial misconceptions about traffic calming measures included in a ‘proposed’ review of low traffic neighbourhoods.

A road ecosystem fit for the future


Alex Smith, chief executive officer of Buchanan Computing, looks at the need to digitise the road network across the UK and the company’s work towards this.

Glasgow clean air bid gets all clear


A legal challenge to Glasgow's Low Emission Zone from a local business has failed.

Khan hails ULEZ compliance as revenue doubles


London mayor Sadiq Khan has welcomed new data showing that compliance rates in the new outer London part of the Ultra Low Emission Zone have nearly caught up with those in inner London.

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