January 29 2015
The Government has confirmed that agreements have been reached with all 39 LEPS over how a further £1bn will be allocated. The Local Growth Fund is taken from existing government department budgets and is part of a £6bn allocation. The Government press release can be found here.
CIHT’s National Conference on the 10 March 2015 entitled ‘Making Local Transport Work’ will seek to address local transport planning, funding and governance issues. The Conference will include presentations from Alex Pratt, Management Board Chair of the LEP Network and run break-out sessions hosted by LEPS from Oxfordshire and the West of England.
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January 21 2015
CIHT Awards 2015 entries open
Highways Agency rewards its suppliers
January 28 2015
Free places available for the CIHT National Conference
Long term rail vision needed, says Transport Committee
February 11 2015
Devolution of transport powers encouraged by new manifesto
February 13 2015
New Issue of Transportation Professional Available
February 18 2015
Chancellor urged to increase certainty for local transport
February 25 2015
Call for more public involvement with infrastructure planning
March 4 2015
Streamlined local highway arrangement suggested
March 10 2015
Call for a National Transport Strategy at CIHT Annual Conference
March 11 2015
Transport group appoints new head
March 20 2015
Northern Transport Strategy
March 25 2015
More clarity demanded of Northern transport strategy
Joint venture secures Newport M4 upgrade
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 10 2015
April issue of Transportation Professional Available.
April 22 2015
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.
July 10 2015
Government Outlines Productivity Challenge
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 5 2015
August 6 2015
NE&C 2015 Awards - promotion and entry guidelines