January 21 2015
Entries to the CIHT Awards 2015 have opened. The annual ceremony recognises best practice in the highways and transportation industry and submissions are welcome for a total of 11 categories.The prestigious awards ceremony will take place in London in June, celebrating the best of the sector and the professionals who have made a real impact. Submissions will be accepted for entry until 5pm on 20 March.CIHT Director of Communications Daniel Isichei said: “Now in their 10th year, the CIHT Awards are established as a benchmark of industry excellence. By entering these awards companies have the opportunity to put themselves and their projects forward as examples of good practice.”The 11 awards categories are:•CIHT Costain Effective Partnerships Award•CIHT Lafarge Tarmac Health and Safety at Work Award•CIHT Ringway Innovation Award•CIHT Gatwick Major Projects Award•CIHT EM Highway Services Streets Award•CIHT John Smart Road Safety Award•CIHT Sustainability Award•CIHT Colas Technological Application Award•CIHT VINCI Concessions Highway Asset Management Award•CIHT Department for Transport Reducing Sign Clutter Award•CIHT Employer Award for Excellence in Skills DevelopmentFor more information on each award, including the judging criteria and how to enter visit www.ciht.org.uk/awards2015♦ Limited places are still available to attend the CIHT National Conference, which will examine the topic ‘making local transport work’.The event will be hosted at America Square Conference Centre on 10 March, and features speakers including CIHT President David Gibby, Transport Minister Baroness Kramer, transport commissioner for London Sir Peter Hendy and Local Government Association’s Peter Box.To book your place call 0207 336 1555.(Photo: Scott Ramsey Photography)
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May 14 2015
CIHT welcomes the potential opportunity for transport to be given a greater strategic focus through the Cities Devolution Bill as giving greater prominence to transport can unlock wider benefits. Transport offers economic, social and health benefits, particularly in congested urban situations. Cycling and walking need to feature prominently in discussions about transport decision making, investment and management in city regions.
January 21 2015
Under use of London electric car chargers revealed
Highways Agency rewards its suppliers
Exclusive: Channel Tunnel fire prompts calls for better protection
February 23 2015
Department for Transport Questions
January 26 2015
Drivers claims for damage caused by potholes exceeded £3m over 2014 in Britain
January 28 2015
Free places available for the CIHT National Conference
Long term rail vision needed, says Transport Committee
Commons agrees to Infrastructure Bill cycling amendment
January 29 2015
Local Growth Funding - £1bn investment in local economies across England
February 4 2015
Transport chiefs look ahead to Crossrail 3
LPG backed as a fuel for the future
Landslip stricken rail line to be closed for weeks
February 11 2015
Devolution of transport powers encouraged by new manifesto
Consultants urge better future proofing of major river crossings
Green light for driverless car trials
February 13 2015
New Issue of Transportation Professional Available
February 18 2015
Infrastructure Act's Royal Assent welcomed
Chancellor urged to increase certainty for local transport
Commuter congestion rising on local A road network
Questions over what caused fatal M1 crash
February 26 2015
Local transport – its planning, funding and governance – has seen big changes in the last few years. Will this help local transport contribute more to economic growth and quality of life?
£3 million mapping project to transform road improvements and maintenance
February 25 2015
Designs showcased for new London river crossing
Further maintenance required at reopened Bath Bridge
Call for more public involvement with infrastructure planning
February 24 2015
Professor Glen Lyons, CIHT Council Member, from the University of West of England secured a secondment to the New Zealand Ministry of Transport. In this podcast Glen outlines the scope of the project: “the real challenge was to combine how transport might develop with how society itself might develop…we are fundamentally embracing uncertainty”.
March 2 2015
London Cycle Design Standards
March 4 2015
Forth Bridge's 125 years of service celebrated
Drug drivers to be caught more easily under new law
Funding for city cycle projects announced by Government
Streamlined local highway arrangement suggested
March 6 2015
Motoring of the Future
March 10 2015
Call for a National Transport Strategy at CIHT Annual Conference
March 11 2015
National Conference calls for greater devolution
Safety first for Traffex exhibition
Train services to resume after Harbury Tunnel landslip
Transport group appoints new head
March 18 2015
Nine Elms bridge design shortlist revealed
Committee calls for action over new Thames crossing
March 20 2015
Northern Transport Strategy
March 25 2015
Colas to show off new products at Traffex
More clarity demanded of Northern transport strategy
French technical thinking arrives in Hertfordshire
Joint venture secures Newport M4 upgrade
March 24 2015
£275m Challenge Fund for local infrastructure - winning authorities announced
March 26 2015
ALARM survey highlights concerns over the state of the local road network
April 2 2015
April 1 2015
Highways England, the government-owned company which will deliver the largest investment in England’s major roads in a generation, officially launched today.
April 8 2015
April 10 2015
April issue of Transportation Professional Available.
April 22 2015
April 21 2015
The revised requirements and advice document (DMRB Volume 5, Section 2, Part 2) for Road Safety Audit (RSA) on the motorway and trunk road network in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales was published on 31st March 2015.
CIHT has released the latest in a range of guidelines as an update to the 'Transport in the Urban Environment' publication.The new guidance explore the latest developments around walking and the development of successful places in the urban environment.
May 6 2015
May 11 2015
Transport Minister Announcement
May 13 2015
June 10 2015
June 4 2015
CIHT has released the latest in a range of guidelines as an update to the 'Transport in the Urban Environment' publication.
The new guidance ‘Involving the Public and Other Stakeholders’ encourages and enables transportation practitioners to engage more effectively with those who stand to be most directly affected by the work they undertake
June 11 2015
Ministers from the Department for Transport answered oral questions in the Commons on 11 June.
Andrew Jones, new Minister for Local Roads has announced the ‘pilot exercise’ for the local highways maintenance funding incentive element.
June 12 2015
Highways England have brought together a panel of experts to encourage excellence in road design.
June 19 2015
The June 2015 issue of Transportation Professional is now available for members of CIHT to view.
June 17 2015
June 24 2015
July 1 2015
July 8 2015
July 10 2015
Government Outlines Productivity Challenge
July 15 2015
July 17 2015
July/August issue of Transportation Professional Available.
Ministers from the Department for Transport answered oral questions in the Commons on 16 July.
Fixing the foundations: commentary
July 23 2015
HMEP’s updated Standard Form of Contract and Procurement Suite can help the highways sector to procure services to maintain local roads, more efficiently.
July 29 2015
August 3 2015
A report looking at the effects of reduced street lighting on road casualties and crime rates has now been published.
August 5 2015
August 6 2015
NE&C 2015 Awards - promotion and entry guidelines
August 12 2015