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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
May 20 2015
June 19 2012
CIHT & SoRSA to Award Highways Agency Certificate of Competency
January 21 2015
CIHT Awards 2015 entries open
Under use of London electric car chargers revealed
Highways Agency rewards its suppliers
Exclusive: Channel Tunnel fire prompts calls for better protection
February 23 2015
Department for Transport Questions
January 26 2015
Drivers claims for damage caused by potholes exceeded £3m over 2014 in Britain
January 28 2015
Free places available for the CIHT National Conference
Successful start for A9 average speed camera scheme
Long term rail vision needed, says Transport Committee
Local road professionals call for reinstated safety targets
Commons agrees to Infrastructure Bill cycling amendment
January 29 2015
Strategic Highways Company: Draft Licence
Local Growth Funding - £1bn investment in local economies across England
February 4 2015
Transport chiefs look ahead to Crossrail 3
LPG backed as a fuel for the future
A14 upgrade scheme goes to Planning Inspectorate
Landslip stricken rail line to be closed for weeks
February 11 2015
Devolution of transport powers encouraged by new manifesto
Consultants urge better future proofing of major river crossings
Concerns as road casualties rise and traffic police decrease
Green light for driverless car trials
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
Commuter congestion rising on local A road network
Questions over what caused fatal M1 crash
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?
£3 million mapping project to transform road improvements and maintenance
February 25 2015
Designs showcased for new London river crossing
Through ticketing urged to help international travellers
Friday start for M25 Thurrock upgrade
Further maintenance required at reopened Bath Bridge
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 2 2015
London Cycle Design Standards
March 4 2015
Forth Bridge's 125 years of service celebrated
Drug drivers to be caught more easily under new law
Funding for city cycle projects announced by Government
Streamlined local highway arrangement suggested
Pay soars for construction workers on the railways
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
Safety first for Traffex exhibition
Train services to resume after Harbury Tunnel landslip
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
Nine Elms bridge design shortlist revealed
Hopes that Easter rail works run smoothly
A5-M1 link road to benefit long distance traffic
Parties refuse to back forthcoming aviation report
Committee calls for action over new Thames crossing
March 20 2015
Northern Transport Strategy
March 25 2015
Colas to show off new products at Traffex
More clarity demanded of Northern transport strategy
House of Lords savages High Speed 2
French technical thinking arrives in Hertfordshire
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 8 2015
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 2015 AGM will be held at 1730 hours on Monday 15th June 2015 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Holliday Street, Birmingham.
April 15 2015
The Conservative party and the Green party have both unveiled their respective 2015 election manifestos today.
April 22 2015
April 21 2015
The revised requirements and advice document (DMRB Volume 5, Section 2, Part 2) for Road Safety Audit (RSA) on the motorway and trunk road network in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales was published on 31st March 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 17 2015
CIHT have analysed and reviewed the recent transport commitments in a number of political party manifestos released this week.
May 6 2015
April 29 2015
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 5 2015
Resilience: Infrastructure, Networks & Services
May 11 2015
Transport Minister Announcement
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 3 2015
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 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.
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
July 1 2015
June 8 2015
CIHT welcome the Davies Commission final report
This paper is addressing threats directed to the infrastructure. A correct understanding and a suitable handling of the security of road infrastructure is not only important to safeguard the infrastructure itself, but is also relevant to cover the protection of the social and economic values, the protection of the environment, and even the security of other transportation modes.
Annual SoRSA Conference 2015
July 3 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 15 2015
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 22 2015
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
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 5 2015
August 3 2015
From the 1 August the National Roads Authority (NRA) and the Railway Procurement Agency (RPA) will merge to become Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII).
A report looking at the effects of reduced street lighting on road casualties and crime rates has now been published.
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
August 13 2015
The National Audit Office (NAO) have recently published ‘A short guide to the Department for Transport’.
International Climate Change Adaptation Framework for Road Infrastructure Developed by the World Road Association and AECOM
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is inviting responses on 4 possible options for reform on the 3 main intercity routes: the East and West Coast main lines and the Great Western route.
The DfT have released the Quarterly Road Traffic Estimates for April – June 2015
August 17 2015
Would you like to get involved with the next cycle (2016-2019) of the World Road Association?
September 2 2015
August 21 2015
The Chartered Institution of Highways & Transportation (CIHT) is pleased to welcome today’s announcement that Government plans to create 30,000 apprenticeships in the road and rail sector in the next five years to 2020.
August 20 2015
On Friday (20 August 2015) the government published its first Rural Productivity Plan to help grow the rural economy.
August 26 2015
August 27 2015
The latest edition of the Yorkshire and the Humber Newsletter published August 2015
August 28 2015
CIHT’s cyclists are marking National Cycle to Work Day on 3 September, and hoping to inspire colleagues and members to get on their bikes and to think about encouraging others through their transport work.
September 7 2015
The longest new domestic railway built in Britain for over a century has opened in Scotland.
September 9 2015
September 16 2015
September 15 2015
Tuesday 15th September was not only our first event as the new CIHT South East Region 'Engineering the Cycling Revolution', but it also saw our Chair Bob Pizzey presenting Gerard Lovett with his certificate for being CIHT's 100th Graduate Member. A great evening all round.
September 23 2015
September 21 2015
The September 2015 issue of Transportation Professional is now available for members of CIHT to view.
September 24 2015
CIHT Vice President Steve Rowsell featured in a number of BBC outlets yesterday, discussing government plans to limit the maximum length of roadworks on a motorway to 2-mile stretches.
The Department for Transport have release the reported GB road casualty statistics for 2014.
September 30 2015
September 29 2015
Do you use the Design Manual for Road and Bridges or the Traffic Systems and Signs Plans registry? If so CIHT needs your help to feed into the review currently being carried out by Highways England into the usability, structure and content of both suites of documents.
October 5 2015
CIHT welcomes today’s announcement of a new statutory body to plan infrastructure projects.
October 7 2015
October 6 2015
We are pleased to inform you that the video of our first evening presentation by John Parkin in Winchester is now available for member viewing via the link below. Enjoy!
October 9 2015
CIHT FUTURES has begun with the first workshop programme taking place in Manchester
October 13 2015
Details of the Annual Awards presented at the Annual Awards Dinner Dance on 9th October 2015
October 14 2015
October 16 2015
The October 2015 issue of Transportation Professional is now available for members of CIHT to view.
HMEP have launched a new online training system which allows highway practitioners to learn in their own time, while generating a completion certificate in association with CIHT.
CIHT in House of Lords Shared Space Debate
October 21 2015
The Chartered Institution of Highways & Transportation (CIHT) has launched a Diversity & Inclusion toolkit for Employers today at their Skills Summit in a London.
November 18 2015
October 28 2015
October 30 2015
National Infrastructure Commission Membership Announced
Monitoring Highway England
October 29 2015
The Department for Transport answered oral questions in the House of Commons on Thursday 29 October.
November 4 2015
The South East Region hosted its inaugural annual dinner at the Hilton Newbury Centre on Friday 30th October, attracting 107 attendees.
November 11 2015
November 6 2015
The 2015 CIHT Colas Presentation Award took place on 4 November and was won by Brandi Davey of CIHT West Midlands.
PACTS and the Direct Line Group have published a 2015 Parliamentary Constituency Road Safety Dashboard that reveals how the casualty rate (by population) varies across the parliamentary constituencies in Great Britain.
This document is designed to demonstrate the value of providing effective road safety services
November 17 2015
The Royal Academy of Engineering has today (17 November) published two new reports to help tackle diversity in engineering.
November 20 2015
The first Society of Road Safety Auditor’s (SoRSA) conference to be held in Scotland took place in Perth earlier this autumn and was deemed to be a great success.
November 25 2015
Join the Connected and Autonomous Vehicle Challenge on IMExchange and show how you would help introduce autonomous vehicles.
headlines from today’s announcements by George Osborne, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, in the Autumn Statement and Spending Review.
December 1 2015
The South West Region hosted two events in November focused on cycling.
December 2 2015
Northern transport strategy: autumn report & Trans-Pennine tunnel strategic study
December 4 2015
CIHT Scotland have today released a position statement supporting the delivery of a high speed rail network for the whole of the UK. The statement drafted by members of the CIHT Scottish Policy Forum states ‘While the investment case for high speed rail is strong, it is even more compelling when Scotland is an inherent part of it.’
December 9 2015
The South West Region hosted a seminar on Procurement on Thursday 3rd December in Taunton.
Call for submissions to the CIHT NE&C Papers Competition 2016.
December 10 2015
The Department of Transport has announced new contracts for two rail franchises in the north of England, leading to the promise of widespread improvements.
December 15 2015
At review of the CIHT Cymru Wales’ North Wales Awards Dinner from 27 November 2015
The Department for Transport answered oral questions in the House of Commons on Thursday 10 December.
December 16 2015
December 18 2015
Early December 2015 may prove to have been the latest in a series of “perfect storms” for UK infrastructure and transport networks.
“Perfect” may be far from the term that residents of Cumbria and nearby counties might use to describe Storm Desmond. Thousands of homes have been flooded, bridges and power supplies brought down and key highways and rail lines closed for long periods. Many affected communities also suffered major floods in 2009 and 2005.
December 21 2015
The Department for Transport have released the Working Together to Build a Safer Road System – British Road Safety Statement.
The statement sets out a number of priorities and actions to cover road safety policy as governed by the Department for Transport within Britain.
North East & Cumbria Region Newsletter No. 12 - December 2015
December 22 2015
The Government has released the final self-assessment process for the £578m highways incentive fund for 2016 to 2017.
January 4 2016
A number of CIHT Members and people associated with the organisation have been awarded honours in the New Year Honours announcement.
January 5 2016
Entries to the CIHT Awards 2016 are now open.
January 6 2016
January 8 2016
CIHT President Sue Sharland's Annual Luncheon Speech now available to view on YouTube.
January 13 2016
January 18 2016
Members and Fellows keen are being encouraged to put their names forward as CIHT Council members for the upcoming elections.
January 20 2016
CIHT Scotland on High Speed Rail
January 26 2016
CIHT Hosting Road Signs Task Force
The CIHT Options webpage has now undergone a refresh, with new offers that are tailored to suit you and your grade of membership.
January 27 2016
January 28 2016
The Department for Transport has today launched its Transport Infrastructure Skills Strategy that sets out how government plans to create 30,000 apprenticeships in road and rail by 2020 and acknowledges the important role played by CIHT in addressing the skills agenda.
The DfT answered questions in the House of Commons on Thursday 28 January.
February 3 2016
February 9 2016
February 12 2016
The Chartered Institution of Highways & Transportation (CIHT) took part in a roundtable event at the House of Lords this week to help redefine the UK’s shared space.
February 17 2016
February 18 2016
CIHT have published a guidance note based on park and ride experiences across England & Scotland.
CIHT will be responding to a number of consultations on the formation of the National Infrastructure Commission over the next few weeks.
February 24 2016
February 23 2016
CIHT discusses Skills Strategy with Lord Ahmad
February 25 2016
The SW Region held their Annual Conference on 25th February 2016 in Exeter with the theme of "Better Informed. Better Connected: A Smart Vision for Transport in the South West".
February 10 2016
The attendees were welcomed to the event by East Midlands Regional Chair, Dr. James Grenfell, and the Dean of Faculty and Head of Civil Engineering from NTU, Peter Ramsey-Dawber and Mark Davidson.
March 2 2016
March 3 2016
Northern Ireland Highways & Transportation Sector Celebrates International Women’s Day
Transport Experts Discuss Managing Uncertainty
March 8 2016
The Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation (CIHT) is supporting International Women’s’ Day today (8 March 2016) and encouraging more women to consider careers in highways and transportation.
March 7 2016
Transport for the North and the Government have published their first annual spring 2016 report in the Northern Transport Strategy.
March 9 2016
March 10 2016
The South West held their annual awards at the Black Tie Dinner on Thursday 25 February.
March 11 2016
Over 200 CIHT members have now provided their insight, expertise, and knowledge into CIHT FUTURES workshops held throughout the UK over 2015 and 2016. The views from transport sector in regards to the future are starting to emerge.
March 14 2016
Celebrating National Apprentice Week
March 16 2016
The Chancellor announced his 2016 budget (16 March) and demonstrated that transport will be crucial to the long term economic health of the UK.
British Science Week
March 23 2016
National Infrastructure Delivery Plan Published
March 18 2016
March 28 2016
CIHT's election for Officers and Council Members for 2016/17 is now open.
March 30 2016
CIHT offer routes to gaining EngTech, IEng, CEng and TPP qualifications. Take a look at the upcoming important deadlines.
April 4 2016
New national regulations for traffic signs will come into force on the 22 April 2016.
CIHT East Midlands would like to thank Kate Ellis, Assistant Director of Lincoln City Council and Alan Aistrup, Special Projects Officer for Lincolnshire County Council for the excellent presentation on 11th Feb 2016 at the Lincoln Collection.
April 6 2016
NICIHT Regional Newsletter 2 April 2016
April 8 2016
The future of funding for road maintenance was the title of speech given yesterday (7 April 2016) by Andrew Jones, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State in the Department for Transport. In this he announced that the results of the incentive funding for 2016/17 were now available.
April 13 2016
April 12 2016
Highways England Road Safety Audit Quarterly Reporting & Fact sheet for Oct 2015 to Dec 2015
April 18 2016
Advanced Notice of the 2016 SoRSA AGM and Nomination forms for committee positions open for election.
April 15 2016
Strategic Transport Apprenticeship Taskforce Launched
April 19 2016
Welsh Election Manifestos Launched
Scottish Parliament Election Manifestos
Keeping Britain Moving - Prime Minister Reception
April 20 2016
April 26 2016
CIHT Launches New Careers Material for Schools and Colleges
April 27 2016
April 28 2016
April 29 2016
CIHT Scotland issues call for action on Transport Infrastructure
Terry Morgan, Chairman of Crossrail – a £15bn project – started as an apprentice and is therefore well placed to demonstrate the possibilities this route to the profession offers. Terry said: “I started as an apprentice over 50 years and it’s done ok with me”.
Terry discusses the Transport Infrastructure Skills Strategy and his experience of apprenticeships on Crossrail.
On 15 June CIHT President Susan Sharland will hand over her Presidential Chain of Office and CIHT will welcome in its new President, Steve Rowsell.
May 4 2016
In March, CIHT hosted an event to understand how to create a resilient network. The event explored the current situation, future resilience and the customer
May 6 2016
Diweddariad newydd ar y gwobrau Cymru Wales.
Update on the Cymru Wales Awards dinner
May 10 2016
One week before Volvo Cars announced trials of autonomous vehicles in London a panel of experts agreed the UK was a world leader in supporting development of this technology. This took place at the CIHT Learned Society event and the panel of experts comprised: Iain Forbes, Head of the Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles; Professor Nick Reed from TRL involved with some of the trials in the UK; and Anders Eugensson, Volvo Cars Director of Governmental Affairs.
May 11 2016
May 13 2016
May 12 2016
The CIHT FUTURES project - Future Uncertainty in Transport – Understanding and Responding to an Evolving Society – continues to move forward. CIHT’s Director of Policy and Technical Affairs, Andrew Hugill gives an update:
“Following a series of workshops across the UK and across the regions there has been an enormous amount of work undertaken in analysing the feedback from these events. Professor Glenn Lyons has delivered an excellent report which we aim to launch before the summer.
May 16 2016
Public Health England has written an Active Travel briefing for local authorities.
May 18 2016
East Midlands AGM and YPPC 2016
May 17 2016
Winners of the Quiz Night 2016