Below you will find the latest blogs from leading figures within the Institution.
Whatever the outcome of the General Election, across all parties, addressing climate change is a theme. Although often referred to as the Brexit election, it is also one could argue the first climate election.
When I received the very first email informing me about the conference, I ran to my managers to ask for funding and permission to attend.
It's been a busy period for transport, with a number of consultations from parliament, Government and independent reviews. Here's an update from the policy and technical teams about some of those CIHT will be responding to.
In October 2018 the IPCC (Inter-Governmental Panel on Climate Change) published its “Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C”. It argued that limiting global warming to 1.5°C (rather than 2°C as agreed as part of the Cancun agreement) is necessary but would require ”rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society”.
The 7 of March saw Causeway both exhibit and present at The Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation’s Annual Conference, held at the Victoria Park Plaza in London. The conference saw highways and transportation professionals from across the UK come together to discuss productivity in the sector.
Below you will find the latest blogs from Martin Tugwell, President, CIHT that highlight some of his activity throughout the year.
What an amazing day! Today was the second Young Professionals’ Network Conference – this time held in the Science and Industry Museum in Manchester.
Having heard how special last year’s inaugural event in Leeds had been I was particularly looking forward to today’s event – and I have to confess that I was totally blown away.
The arrival of the first week of November means that it is time for Highways UK. This year’s show was the 5th and it has become a key event in the diary for the profession.
Today is a special day for our Chief Executive Sue Percy as she heads off to Buckingham Palace for her inauguration as a CBE.
In what is turning out to be a busy week (CIHT-wise) today saw a third visit to Britannia Walk in three days – this time for a meeting of the Board of Trustees.
Some members may not be aware that CIHT has strong linkages with the English Sub-national Transport Bodies: the STBs quarterly meetings are held at Britannia Walk.