The government is launching a new transport investment strategy which will create a Major Road Network and significantly boost local road improvement funding as part of wider plans to rebalance the UK’s economy. The Transport Investment Strategy, announced today (4 July 2017), aims to improve productivity across the country by creating better connections between towns and cities, tackling traffic jams, bottlenecks and congestion and improving business links. Central to the strategy is the creation of a Major Road Network which […]
Consortium Jigsaw Solutions is introducing six double-deck trailers on its Indesit contract in a move that will cut out an estimated 340,000 road miles annually. Moving goods from the white goods manufacturer’s central DC in Raunds, Northamptonshire, to six home delivery satellite warehouses using the new Cartwright trailers should save around 25 weekly vehicle journeys. Andy Humpherson, MD at Jigsaw Solutions, says: “These new trailers represent a significant investment by our business and will enhance our ability to provide a […]
The DfT has declined to confirm the contents of a document sent to transport minister Andrew Jones by Kent County Council, which reportedly calls for nearly £300m of extra funding to be put into additional infrastructure to relieve the M20 during Operation Stack.
The UK government’s ambitious new climate change target of cutting emissions by 78% by 2035 must involve its backing of fuel cells if it is to achieve net zero, according to hydrogen supporters.