Whatever clout is shifted to Holyrood from Westminster, the evidence proves that well maintained roads will remain one of the highest priorities for Scottish communities.
Thomas Bridge reports.
Cold Comfort 2014: Another fantastic Cold Comfort was launched this year with the latest in a series of roundtable debates asking how contractors, local authorities and suppliers can work more closely together to deliver more effective and efficient winter service strategies.
Recent court cases and their outcomes.
New measures to combat the cold.
Lincolnshire's new approach to road repairs.
Smart cities and their limitations.
A major 12-month study lead by some of the country’s top economists has called for a ‘super-connected’ North, with a ‘Northern Oyster card’ and wider London-style transport powers.
Dr Noble Francis, economics director at the Construction Products Association, looks at the state of play for local road finance.
Transport Scotland has confirmed a 10% fall in the number of people killed and injured on the roads last year, resulting in the lowest levels since records began in began in 1950.
The North East is on the brink of a transport ‘revolution’ that could give the region a £272m economic boost over the next decade unions have claimed, after the North East Combined Authority (Neca) agreed to pursue a bus Quality Contract Scheme (QCS).
Jason Torrance of leading transport charity Sustrans says the Government's Cycling Delivery Plan should go further.
Local authorities are currently creating and delivering transformation programmes across all services and delivery arms.
One year since Derby City Council took its highways maintenance service in-house,
Thomas Bridge hears how the new approach is reforming work from the ground up.
One contractor working hard to drive innovation and efficiency through its highway projects is Colas.
Adrian Tatum went to meet its chief executive, Lee Rushbrooke.
#M3 westbound between J4 and J4A | Accident http://t.co/nbX6CSHBtL
#M25 J3 to J4 clockwise, #Kent. All lanes now open following an earlier vehicle fire. No delays.
#M3 westbound btwn J4 and J4a, 2 lanes are closed due to an accident. Emergency services are en route. Approach with caution.
#M25 J3 to J4 clockwise, #Kent. One lane remains closed whilst a vehicle fire is dealt with. No delays but approach with caution.
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#M25 clockwise between J3 and J4 | Lane(s) blocked http://t.co/WthfUPb5wj