Today (3/6/2021) is the United Nations World Bicycle Day. Regular exercise such as walking, cycling, or doing sports has health, social and economic benefits, and investment in policy actions to increase physical activity can contribute to achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The bicycle is also a simple, affordable, clean and environmentally fit sustainable means of transportation.
Thursday, 03 June, 2021
After lengthy negotiations, an unsuccessful appeal, and significant opposition from the local Parish Council, yesterday East Herts Council granted planning permission for two schemes in Aston, Herts for the retention of a Grade 2 listed pub, improvements to the parking and road frontage and the provision of new homes to the rear.
Wednesday, 02 June, 2021
The Wales Transport Strategy 2021 sees a real move forwards compared to the draft version, particularly in terms of shared transport. The newly published document recognises shared transport's role in Wales' future including "A commitment to move Wales away from individual vehicle ownership towards shared solutions including car sharing, car clubs, bike sharing and mobility as a service". Read more here Llwybr Newydd: the Wales Transport Strategy 2021
Monday, 17 May, 2021
We are delighted to be launching our new website in May 2021. If you are reading this news item then you have already found our brighter, fresher site and we hope you are enjoying it. The new site accompanies our subtle re-branding for 2021 which, with new offices and new staff, heralds a really positive outlook after a challenging couple of years for everyone.
Saturday, 01 May, 2021
CIHT has confirmed that they are developing a new Manual for Streets, bringing together and updating the original MfS as well as MfS2. The new document is expected to be published in January 2022. The original MfS was a step forward in integrating street design and housing layouts but has now been joined by more recent publications such as the MHCLG National Design Guide, so it will be interesting to see how much further the new MfS takes the collaboration between highway design, urban design and architecture. Manual for Streets | CIHT
Thursday, 29 April, 2021
Talk-mobility is a new not-for-profit platform focused on knowledge sharing. It provides a platform that brings the transport planning and highway engineering community together to share and support one another. It is based on a 'by the community, for the community' approach and is here to serve all those delivering services and schemes across highways and transport networks.
Monday, 29 March, 2021