The government has defended its controversial decision to reform the Highways Agency, and revealed the roles the newly installed strategic road network (SRN) watchdogs will play as part of the changes. Responding to the Transport Committee’s Better Roads Report from May, which labelled plans to transform the HA into a ownership structure similar to Network Rail as an unnecessary and potentially costly mistake, the Department for Transport (DfT) said the overhaul was the only option. “We do not believe a […]
The RHA has met with the group that will be scrutinising the performance of the Highways Agency (HA) once its reform is complete.
A permanent lorry parking area with space for 3,600 lorries in Kent has been given the green light as a long term solution to the problems caused by Operation Stack.
The government has revealed its intention to double cycling activity in the UK by 2025, publishing a ten-year plan setting out its goal.