Yet another reshuffle at the DfT has seen local roads and traffic minister Robert Goodwill step away from road transport entirely. Under the move Goodwill’s responsibilities for local roads and traffic will be taken on by freight and logistics minister Andrew Jones, with Lord Ahmed of Wimbledon retaining responsibilities for road agencies (not Highways England). Goodwill as minister for state now has responsibility for aviation, martime, high speed rail and cycling. This is the latest in a series of reshuffles […]
Emergency refuge areas row reignites, as AA survey suggests public has concerns about Smart Motorway project
The House of Commons Transport Committee has renewed its call for longer and more frequent emergency refuge areas on all-lane running (ALR) schemes, after an AA survey revealed more than a fifth of drivers rate ALR motorways as dangerous.
UK Mail plans to relocate its national hub from Birmingham to Coventry after reaching an agreement with the DfT over its High Speed Rail 2 (HS2) plans.