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'The men and women working in the new centre are unsung heroes who keep our roads moving 'Kulveer Ranger, the Mayor of London's Transport AdvisorThree key transport control centres, which play a vital role in keeping the Capital moving, have been relocated to one high-tech hub.

  A £10 million scheme that will see drivers on the M11 near Stansted Airport benefit from safer journeys is being delivered early as part of the Department for Transport's £700 million fiscal stimulus package

The Department for Transport has  published the following Transport Statistics:


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The latest form of Highways Agency contracts for maintaining motorways and trunk roads provide visibility of costs and the ability to allocate risk appropriately. But, as is so often the case, a lack of probing analysis of the information which is available, and continuing gaps in some areas undermine the drive to maximize value for money

Cyclists will be allowed to ride in both directions on a number of one way streets as part of a series of measures to encourage greener travel


Mobile telecoms companies have pledged to support the EU’s campaign to equip new cars with a device that would automatically call for help in the event of an accident


A package of measures to tackle the disruption caused by road works was announced by Transport Minister, Sadiq Khan, as he approved the country’s first ever road works permit scheme


Motorway signs that automatically read the road ahead are being used to make journeys easier and safer as thousands of holidaymakers head for the coast


More traffic technology than ever before is being used on the main holiday routes as families head off for the sunshine this summer


Work to widen key sections of the M25 as part of a £6.2 billion contract to improve and maintain England’s busiest motorway – creating thousands of new construction jobs – was officially started by Transport Minister, Sadiq Khan


The Highways Agency has published its new procurement strategy, setting out its approach to procurement of goods, services and construction expertise for the next 5-10 years


Tees Valley is to benefit from a £62 million upgrade to help improve its local bus network, Transport Minister, Sadiq Khan, announced


The Highways Agency has awarded the M25 Design Build Finance and Operate (DBFO) contract for the future development, operation and maintenance of the M25 motorway


Consumers can now drive off with a £2,000 discount on a new car, under the Government's scheme to scrap their old banger for a new model


An extra £7.5 million will be awarded to English local authorities to help them manage their roads, bridges and other highways assets, Transport Minister Paul Clark has announced


An extra £66 million to improve local roads in England was announced by Transport Minister Paul Clark 


Stephen (Steve) Dauncey, currently Finance Director for Network Operations within the Highways Agency, has been appointed as Finance Director for the Highways Agency


British motorways turned 50 in style today as Transport Minister Andrew Adonis looked to the future by opening the newest stretch of motorway - bridging the 'missing link' between London and Glasgow.


A multi-million pound rail scheme to create an enhanced freight route through London is set to improve performance and capacity on a key link and ease pressure on Britain's roads, Secretary of State for Transport Geoff Hoon announced today.


The £50m final stage of Leeds' vital Inner Ring Road was officially opened today by Transport Secretary Geoff Hoon, who also saw progress on the soon-to-be-completed £32m East Leeds Link Road during his visit to the city.


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