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
Labour has pledged to review all tolled highway crossings and will strive to eliminate road deaths if it comes to power; while the Conservatives have promised £500M a year to fill potholes and introduce a new cycling infrastructure fund.
CIHT are pleased to be a supporter of Road Safety Week and the Step Up for Safe Streets Campaign.
Local authority planning committees need to overcome their ‘unconscious bias’ towards meeting the needs of motorists, an event heard on Monday.
Light rail, bus rapid transit, guided busways and autonomous vehicles will all be considered alongside traditional heavy rail to improve access to an expanded Heathrow Airport from the south, the Government has said.
Europe’s first full sized self driving bus is set to be demonstrated in Glasgow today ahead of a trial of autonomous public transport vehicles over the Forth Road Bridge next year.