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.
The Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) has failed to publish accountability arrangements for Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) months after the 39 local bodies were allocated billions of pounds of taxpayers' cash and despite a departmental promise to do so, Transport Network can reveal.
Local highway authorities could be required to publish weekly congestion reports under plans being considered by transport minister John Hayes.
A legal battle over planned local cuts to wheelchair bus services for day centres has been won by Salford City Council.
Council chiefs have called on chancellor George Osborne to use his Autumn Statement to end the ‘costly bureaucratic hoops’ local authorities have to jump through to win infrastructure funding.
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.
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