April 17 2015
CIHT have analysed and reviewed the recent transport commitments in a number of political party manifestos released this week.
A full briefing and analysis is included below for your reference. This document will form part of the ongoing updates that CIHT will be releasing during this election period.
If you would like to provide any comments on any of the analysis please do not hesitate to contact us via e: firstname.lastname@example.org
General Election Manifesto Review 2015
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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.
May 18 2015
February 23 2015
Department for Transport Questions
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
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?
February 25 2015
Designs showcased for new London river crossing
Call for more public involvement with infrastructure planning
April 23 2015
North Eastern and Northern Branches Press Release
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 4 2015
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 8 2015
CIHT is celebrating international women’s day (8 March 2015) and encouraging more women to take up careers in highways and transportation.
March 10 2015
Call for a National Transport Strategy at CIHT Annual Conference
March 11 2015
National Conference calls for greater devolution
Rail lines drawn to aid London growth
Transport group appoints new head
CIHT Launches Apprentice Grade of Membership
March 18 2015
The Construction Industry Council (CIC) has launched its election briefing this week.
2015 budgets highlights how transport is an engine for growth
A5-M1 link road to benefit long distance traffic
Parties refuse to back forthcoming aviation report
March 20 2015
Northern Transport Strategy
March 25 2015
More clarity demanded of Northern transport strategy
House of Lords savages High Speed 2
Joint venture secures Newport M4 upgrade
March 24 2015
£275m Challenge Fund for local infrastructure - winning authorities announced
December 1 2014
Issue 10 (Dec 2014) of the CIHT North Eastern Branch Newsletter
October 17 2014
Thames & Chilterns Branch honour retiring Treasurer
November 17 2014
Street Design for All - with Colin Davis
November 4 2014
Using technology to optimise a Highways Maintenance Workforce
Joint Thames & Chilterns and Southern Branches 2014 Dinner Dance
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.
CIHT's Elections for Officers and Council Members for 2015/16 opened on Monday 30 March.
April 10 2015
April issue of Transportation Professional Available.
April 13 2015
The Labour party has launched their 2015 election manifesto today, including a 5-point plan aimed at improving transport in the UK.
April 14 2015
The Conservative party and the Green party have both unveiled their respective 2015 election manifestos today.
April 15 2015
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.
April 28 2015
120 delegates enjoyed a full day’s seminar at Haydock Park Racecourse recently. This was the third free Annual Highway Maintenance Conference arranged by the CIHT’s North West Region.
May 13 2015
May 19 2015
CIHT’s sixth Annual General Meeting will take place at 119 Britannia Walk on 17 June 2015, beginning at 4.30pm.
May 25 2015
North Eastern Branch Newsletter - Issue 11 (May 2015)
May 27 2015
Queens Speech 2015
May 26 2015
Southern Branch has closed
June 1 2015
Are you at the right grade of CIHT Membership? We’re now offering a free transfer.
June 10 2015
June 2 2015
CIHT has recently awarded the Certificate of Merit to five members for their outstanding services to the Institution.
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 19 2015
The June 2015 issue of Transportation Professional is now available for members of CIHT to view.
June 17 2015
CIHT welcomes new President Dr Susan Sharland
June 18 2015
Highways England’s New Chief Executive
June 23 2015
The Chartered Institution of Highways & Transportation (CIHT) is supporting National Women in Engineering Day (NWED) today (23 June) and encouraging more women to take up careers in highways and transportation.
June 24 2015
June 25 2015
Network Rail upgrades to be delayed by government
June 22 2015
May 21 2015
June 8 2015
July 1 2015
CIHT welcome the Davies Commission final report
Annual SoRSA Conference 2015
July 8 2015
July 9 2015
An English Summer Budget: a CIHT Review
Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, announced a major change to the funding of England’s Strategic Roads Network (SRN) in the Budget.
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 31 2015
CIHT has an opportunity to put forward the thoughts and representations of its membership suggesting ideas for policies or reforms for inclusion in the Spending Review.
July 30 2015
Do you have an interest in the history of our motorways? If yes, then this is for you. CIHT is calling for keen and enthusiastic members to join our newest network – the Motorway Archive Special Interest Group.
April 30 2015
The Midlands Branch AGM which was held on the 27th April 2015 at Nottingham University was the last one for this branch, after the meeting the branch became the CIHT East Midlands Region.
August 4 2015
CIHT North West is saddened to announce the death of Alan Stilwell, a Trustee of CIHT and Chair of its Learned Society and Technical Affairs Board.
August 6 2015
Transport can have a positive impact on the local economy, although the role of transport in stimulating growth is not as clear-cut as assumed by many decision makers is not as clear-cut assumed by many decision makers. This is the conclusion from a report produced by the What Works Centre for Local Economic Growth.
NE&C 2015 Awards - promotion and entry guidelines
August 12 2015
The National Audit Office (NAO) have recently published ‘A short guide to the Department for Transport’.