Anthony Smith, chief executive of Transport Focus, looks forward to the launch at Highways UK of the Strategic Roads User Survey (SRUS) – the independent road user watchdog’s most significant roads survey since becoming engaged with the sector in 2015.
Month: October 2018
Designated Funds are ring-fenced budgets designed to deliver better schemes that serve the whole community and not just road users, explains Vinita Hill, Highways England’s Designated Funds Director
Sub-national Transport Bodies (STBs) are uniquely positioned to work in partnership with Government to realise a shared ambition of enabling businesses and communities to prosper, say the chief officers of Transport for the North, Midlands Connect, Transport for the South East and England’s Economic Heartland
Highways networks are often local authorities’ biggest asset, yet in recent times councils across the UK have struggled with maintenance, trapped in a familiar cycle of inadequate funding and inefficient reactive repairs. Peter Hyde, highways services director at Tarmac, outlines how an end-to-end approach helps make the case for asset renewal programmes in these chastened times.
The Year of Engineering is a fantastic opportunity to encourage young people to join the profession, says Highways England Executive Director Mike Wilson… And Highways UK presents a great opportunity to help Highways England encourage the engineers of the future
Local highway infrastructure is under-funded and unrecognised for the fundamental role it plays in the economic, social and environmental wellbeing of our nation. CIHT President Matthew Lugg sets out the key areas of investigation for his new CIHT review on the future of the local highway network