transport planning

Transport planners call time on major road schemes

22/10/2020

The Transport Planning Society has called for an overhaul of British transport governance, funding and appraisal, effectively askng for an end to investment in large new road projects due to their carbon impact.

Shapps pledges to keep Kent moving with internal border

22/10/2020

The Government has confirmed that all HGVs using the Short Straits channel crossings will need a permit to enter Kent.

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.

Staffs e-scooter trial goes Live

23/09/2020

Staffordshire County Council and Amey have partnered with two electric scooter providers to launch micromobility trials as part of the ADEPT Smart Places Live Labs programme.

O'Sullivan to leave Highways England

21/08/2020

Highways England chief executive Jim O’Sullivan is to stand down early next year.

Brown to stay on with Khan at head of TfL

19/03/2020

London’s Transport Commissioner, Mike Brown MVO, is to delay his departure for a number of months to continue to lead Transport for London during the coronavirus crisis.

Experience the benefits of vehicle connectivity at ITS European Congress

19/02/2020

The way connectivity is transforming how we plan and deliver mobility will be discussed in detail at this year’s ITS European Congress in Lisbon from 18-20 May.

Shapps cuts ribbon on 'congestion busting' transport centre

23/01/2020

The transport secretary has launched the West Midlands’ Regional Transport Coordination Centre, which will bring real-time information across all modes of transport together into one place.

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.

Birmingham to prevent 'through trips' of city centre

14/01/2020

Council leaders in Birmingham are planning a dramatic shift away from car use, including discouraging trips through the city centre.

Matheson launches CAV roadmap

03/01/2020

The Scottish Government has published its plans to keep the country ‘at the forefront’ of developments in the connected and autonomous vehicle industry.

Bristol mulls charging CAZ as its pollution options fall flat

29/08/2019

Bristol City Council has been forced into developing stronger measures to tackle air pollution, including charging private cars, after it became clear its preferred options ran a serious risk of being unlawful.

Javid announces £600m housing infrastructure winners

19/08/2019

Five councils will share £600m government cash for highway and other infrastructure to support the delivery of up to 50,000 new homes in high demand areas.

EV sales rise but price remains sticking point

08/05/2019

Registrations of new all-electric and hybrid vehicles rose significantly last month, despite an overall fall in new car sales.

TRL’s Wallis discovers new mobility

07/05/2019

Rob Wallis is to leave TRL after six years as its chief executive and chief executive of its parent company.

A step change in sector collaboration

10/04/2019

The Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation launched its Partnerships Network at Traffex, marking a potential step change in how the sector collaborates and shares knowledge.

Black Cat junction to go triple deck under £1.4bn scheme

20/02/2019

Highways England has announced its delayed £1.4bn plans to improve the Black Cat to Caxton Gibbet route, which includes one of the East of England’s most congested junctions.

In conversation: Politics, policy and projects

06/02/2019

Chris Ames talks to Graham Atkins of the Institute for Government about whether it is possible – or even desirable – to take the politics out of infrastructure planning.

DfT set to allow fully driverless cars on UK roads

06/02/2019

The Government is to develop a process to support ‘advanced trials’ of autonomous vehicles, bringing the possibility of driverless cars without a safety operative being tested on UK roads a small step closer.

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