Former Heathrow Airport Holdings chief executive Colin Matthews is to take over as chairman of the Highways Agency from September. Matthews will take up his new role as the agency is transformed into a government-owned company in a controversial move intended to save £2.6bn over the next 10 years. A former group CEO of Hays and Severn Trent, Matthews takes over the post from Alan Cook, who has held it since January 2011. Matthews will be paid £130,000 for a minimum of […]
The haulage industry has slammed the DfT and Highways England for failing to give hauliers advance warning of a series of overnight closures on the M26, which began last week.
Road tolling was a key topic discussed at a fringe seminar hosted by the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport at this week’s Conservative Party Conference in Manchester.
Pay-per-mile charging to use the capital’s roads could ease congestion and drive efficiency for freight operators, according to a new report by think tank Centre for London.