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 […]
The Highways Agency has detailed 58 further schemes to reduce congestion on England’s motorways and major A-roads, in the third and final stage of the 123-scheme pinch point programme originally announced in autumn 2011.
An inquiry is to be held by MPs in the Transport Select Committee into local decision-making on transport expenditure.
The government must not neglect commercial vehicles in its push to upgrade electric charging infrastructure, a leading vehicle manufacturer has said.