Highways England (HE) – the new company set up to replace the Highways Agency from next April – has promised to “transform our national roads” over the next decade and beyond and suggested it will be “a very different business from the organisation it will succeed”. The statements are both contained in the organisation’s first five-year Strategic Business Plan, published earlier this month, which outlines a number of goals and aspirations in terms of modernising, maintaining and operating England’s […]
The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) has called upon the government to speed up the “long overdue” creation of a funding and strategy package for Britain’s roads. CILT has urged the government to develop a plan that stretches further than the current five year strategy. Following the publication last November of Alan Cook’s independent review into the strategic road network, the government is due to publish findings of its study into alternative funding and ownership models for the […]
The DfT should stop trying to lay the blame for its shock cancellation of the A27 Chichester bypass scheme at the feet of the local authorities and reverse its decision, the RHA has said.