Future Highways 2015

The Future of Highways Data post written in June 2014 was created for the speed learning session of the same name at the Future Highways Conference 2014.  A year on, the content remains relevant as many local authorities are moving from a reactive to proactive highways maintenance programme. One of the biggest challenges is securing additional …

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World Rod Assocation congress Network Resilience 2014 Belfast

Conference organisers missing out on huge opportunities to engage audiences

Conference organisers in the highways and transport sector are failing to embrace social networking or challenge the traditional conference model sufficently to enable transformation of local highways services The World Road Association UK congress on Network Resilience, on 4th and 5th November 2014 in Belfast will be the fourth major highways and transport industry conference I’ve …

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Highways Maintenance Funding Post 2015

Teresa Jolley reflects on the key messages from the South West engagement session held by the Department for Transport in Exeter on 3rd March 2014 to consult on proposed funding changes for Highways Maintenance block capital funding post 2015. The Department for Transport is proposing greater certainty of funding for Highways Maintenance between 2015/16-2020/21, which …

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Highways Industry Publications

Want to keep up to date with the latest thinking?  Need to find a document quickly?  Know roughly when it was published, or its Title? Here’s is an  searchable compilation of the key publications relevant to the local government highways sector, complete with hyperlink to each document.  Starting with Sir Michael Latham’s ‘Constructing The Team’ …

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Highways Industry Conferences

Conferences are ideal opportunities to learn and network with others, yet with budgets being cut and the need for all of us to demonstrate value for money, determining the most valuable events to attend can be tricky. To help you plan which events you need to attend, here’s a timeline of the major industry conferences …

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