The decision to build a third runway at Heathrow Airport has been tentatively welcomed by the industry. While the general consensus is that it was the correct decision, there remain uncertainties that need clarification, according to road transport representatives. The decision to expand Heathrow was announced today (25 October) after years of what the Transport Committee described as “dithering”. Committee chairwoman Louise Ellman MP said: “After decades of dithering, the decision has been made and it is the right one. […]
Chancellor George Osborne has confirmed in the Budget there will be no rise in fuel duty this September.
Transport for London (TfL) has released its Olympic Freight Journey Planner, to help operators navigate the disruption London 2012 will bring this summer. The Pie Mapping developed planner calculates the most appropriate route for operators to take during the Games period based on the date and time of day and the vehicle’s dimensions. Although free to all, the journey planner offers further functionality to members of TfL’s Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme. This includes the ability to save your routes, chosen […]
Jesse Norman MP has taken on the role of secretary of state for roads, local transport and devolution at the DfT.