The Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation (CIHT) is a learned society concerned specifically with the planning, design, construction, maintenance and operation of land based transport systems and infrastructure.

With over 13,000 members, CIHT offers routes to professional qualifications such as Chartered and Incorporated Engineer status and also Transport Planning Professional. CIHT is dedicated to providing support and networking opportunities to members with a calendar of cutting edge technical seminars and conferences, and exciting social events.

For more information on CIHT, visit our website www.ciht.org.uk

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    Government must provide clear criteria for the siting of new housing to ensure developments meet wider societal objectives around improving air quality, encouraging healthy living and creating inclusive environments.

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    The new 38m bridge – just east of Stockport viaduct – will provide a two way link for buses, taxis, cyclists and pedestrians between the A6 and a planned transport interchange in the town centre.

  • Digital thinking to cut down on rail closures

    Network Rail managing director of digital railway David Waboso said new technology and a willingness from the supply chain will help achieve “a starting point of no weekend closures”.

  • Support for Infrastructure Minister grows

    Government should seriously consider introducing a new role of Infrastructure Minister to back major projects, and pension funds would be more likely to invest in schemes if several smaller proposals were packaged together, a former Cabinet Minister has said.

  • Healthy placemaking urged of new housing

    Future housing developments must focus more on creating ‘healthy’ places to live that encourage walking and cycling, according to a report published today.

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