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
Evidence on Scotland’s approach to road maintenance and the adequacy of current expenditure levels is being presented today by CIHT’s Vice President Neil Johnstone, who appeared before a parliamentary committee this morning.
Highways England’s chief executive says he is “struggling to understand” much of the negative press around all lane running smart motorways, and claims there is “no correlation” between the spacing of emergency refuge areas and the number of vehicles breaking down in live lanes.
An outright ban on pavement parking should be implemented to help ensure those with visual and mobility impairments can navigate footways without obstruction, says the Transport Select Committee in a new report.
Delivery of High Speed 2 has been thrown into doubt following an announcement this morning that Government has commissioned an independent review into whether the scheme should proceed.
Options to ban the use of hands free mobile phones while driving should be set out by the Government before the end of the year, the Transport Select Committee has urged in a new report.