Extra money announced by the government earlier this week for the repair of roads hit by weather damage is welcome – as long as it is spent wisely, the FTA has warned. On Sunday (9 March), transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin announced an extra £140m for such repairs, comprising an additional £36.5m for councils to fix the roads most damaged by sever weather and another £103.5m being made available more generally to all councils across England. To qualify for the extra […]
Highways England chief executive Jim O’Sullivan is to stand down early next year.
Sir Peter Hendy, London’s transport commissioner, will make the key note address at the FTA’s Managing Freight in London conference in June.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced plans to boost connectivity across the UK, with improved transport infrastructure at the heart of the government’s levelling up agenda.