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Letters to the editor
Andrew Fraser, Stirling FK8
Perhaps I am being over-sensitive, in a world that seems to be becoming coarser by the day, but is there not something distasteful about the... continue
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People/consultants
Andy Walford has joined consultant Parsons Brinckerhoff as a regional associate, leading transport and highways design services for Herefordshire... continue
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John Dales
John Dales
Last month, if you recall, I featured two of the four schemes that were short-listed for the tenth annual Urban Transport Design Award. So, guess... continue
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People/consultants
Stephen Russell has joined consultant Mouchel as business unit director for highways in England and Wales. Russell was operations director,... continue
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Regular news
Lee Baker
TfL has announced that a re-design of a notorious London roundabout will start next year after four fifths of those consulted backed the... continue
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Regular news
Lee Baker
The Government has hailed the fact that its HGV road user levy has raised more than £17 million since it was introduced in April. Foreign ... continue
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Detail
Consultant AECOM has won a £35,000 contract from the Highways Agency to conduct qualitative research on new names for the HA, which will become... continue
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Detail
A joint venture of consultants WSP and Parsons Brinckerhoff has won a £60,000 contract to “measure and report on the total contribution... continue
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News
The Highways Agency has appointed consultant Arup to support trials of methods to identify illegal use of the hard shoulder. The contract value is... continue
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In brief
Hull City Council is preparing a £20m-plus city centre public realm programme ahead of its City of Culture status in 2017. The plans include a... continue
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Regular news
Raising the speed limit for lorries on dual carriageways in England from 50 to 60mph will have hardly any impact on actual speeds because the vast... continue
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Secondary stories
Cyclists in London have called on Transport for London to include more detail in the new London Cycle Design Standards about how to apply innovative... continue
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Regular news
Thousands of drivers can claim back fines incurred for driving over a city centre bridge in York, the city council has announced.  In April the... continue
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Regular news
Local authorities should identify a ‘resilient network’ of roads that will be prioritised for keeping open in the event of extreme... continue
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In brief
Nottinghamshire County Council is urging the Highways Agency to reconsider its refusal to allow lorries transporting coal to join the M1 via a... continue
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In brief
The Highways Agency is to relocate its headquarters from Dorking to Guildford in Surrey next March. The agency, which will become a Government-owned... continue
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Regular news
A new transport plan developed by five cities in northern England and presented to the Chancellor today calls for £15bn of investment to... continue
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John Dales
John Dales
Earlier this month, for the tenth time, it was my pleasure to present the annual Urban Transport Design Award. Schemes that make the UTDA shortlist... continue
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Letters to the editor
Christian Schmidt, Newport
It is disheartening to read that Cambridgeshire seems set to continue with their floating bus stop proposals (‘Floating bus stops redesigned to... continue
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Main editorial comment
  One casualty of last week’s reshuffle was the environment minister Owen Paterson, who during his short time in office because something... continue
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