January 28 2015
Anticipation is building ahead of CIHT’s National Conference – which is less than six weeks away – and a very limited number of free to attend places are on offer to local authority professionals.The conference, titled ‘Making Local Transport Work’ takes place on Tuesday 10 March at the America Square conference centre in London. Keynote speakers giving the national perspective on local transport include the Transport Minister Baroness Kramer (pictured) and the Local Government Association’s Councillor Peter Box.Northamptonshire County Council director Tony Ciaburro, Merseytravel’s chief executive David Brown and the LEP Network management board chair Alex Pratt are lined up to discuss how local transport can be made to work better.Transport for London Commissioner Sir Peter Hendy will give his thoughts on the future for local transport and CIHT Chief Executive Sue Percy will sum up the conclusions from the day. The conference is sponsored by Ringway and endorsed by the Department for Transport.CIHT’s Director of Technical Affairs Andrew Hugill said: “Local transport is a fundamental part of many members’ working lives and their work is vital to the way the UK operates. This conference will explore how we can make local transport work better and we look forward to a stimulating day.”In an existing new development delegates to this year’s National Conference will be able to attend two of five interactive breakout sessions titled: ‘Resilient Networks: Improving Places sponsored by Balfour Beatty Living Places’; ‘Harnessing Technology and Innovation sponsored by Transport Systems Catapult'; ‘Driving Economic Growth through improved local transport sponsored by Atkins’; ‘Delivering Effective Integration’ and ‘Making streets and urban areas work for cities’.These sessions will provide the basis for further outputs to be published after the conference.With over 75 attendees already signed up, this will be a great opportunity to see how this important service will be delivered in the future.To find out more about the National Conference visit www.ciht.org.uk/natconf or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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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.
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CIHT Awards 2015 entries open
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Highways Agency rewards its suppliers
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Department for Transport Questions
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February 13 2015
New Issue of Transportation Professional Available
February 18 2015
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£3 million mapping project to transform road improvements and maintenance
February 25 2015
Friday start for M25 Thurrock upgrade
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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
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
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A5-M1 link road to benefit long distance traffic
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March 20 2015
Northern Transport Strategy
March 25 2015
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March 24 2015
£275m Challenge Fund for local infrastructure - winning authorities announced
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April 1 2015
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April issue of Transportation Professional Available.
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April 21 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.
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Resilience: Infrastructure, Networks & Services
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June 4 2015
CIHT has released the latest in a range of guidelines as an update to the 'Transport in the Urban Environment' publication.
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June 11 2015
Ministers from the Department for Transport answered oral questions in the Commons on 11 June.
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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.
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Government Outlines Productivity Challenge
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July/August issue of Transportation Professional Available.
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July 29 2015
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From the 1 August the National Roads Authority (NRA) and the Railway Procurement Agency (RPA) will merge to become Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII).
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NE&C 2015 Awards - promotion and entry guidelines
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