The UK will face gridlock on the roads and ever worsening air quality unless the government tackles the country’s creaking infrastructure, according to the National Infrastructure Commission (NIC). It also said fuel duty needed to be overhauled and road pricing looked at again, despite a public backlash when it was last mooted. Lord Adonis, NIC chairman, said the current state of the country’s infrastructure could hold the UK back and that a long-term plan was needed to tackle the three […]
Current traffic management policy is seriously flawed, adding to congestion, encouraging dangerous driving, increasing fuel consumption and emissions, and costing vehicle operators and tax payers a fortune, a new report from the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) has suggested.
Whether it is a major infrastructure project or small housing development, construction sites nowadays have to provide toilets, washing facilities and areas to rest and eat – creating a large demand for temporary amenities, writes Simon Jack.
Transport for London (TfL) has promised to provide an update “later this year” on proposals for a new underground ring road around London to relieve congestion.