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.
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Transport Minister Nusrat Ghani announces £48 million for low emission buses but still no national bus strategy
At the UK Bus Summit, Transport Minister Nusrat Ghani, today (06/02/2019) announced the Department for Transport’s (DfT) plan to grant £48 million to operators and local authorities to help buy ultra-low emission buses and invest further in charging technology. While such an initiative is positive DfT has yet to develop a national bus strategy for the most used public transport mode.
Transport spending on walking and cycling needs to increase from 2% to 5% if Government is to have any hope of meeting its active travel targets, three charities have said.
The continuing decline in bus journeys taken and bus mileage in England was reaffirmed in The Department for Transport’s annual bus statistics released today (30/01/2019).
Think tank The Institute for Government (IfG) released its annual Whitehall Monitor report on Tuesday (22/01/2019) and it finds decreasing confidence in the delivery of major government projects, especially for infrastructure projects.
How Traffic Regulation Orders (TRS) are made, how they are accessed and how they are used across the country is currently being investigated by The Department for Transport, supported by Geoplace.