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 Regular articles (five per year) are produced on the UK Roads Liaison Group activites.  To read the articles see below.  For further information on Transportation Professional and subscription rates click here.

 
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Transportation Professional Jan/Feb 2012

Sound asset management makes money go further: Application of a systematic approach to managing highway assets in London is demonstrating principles all road authorities can apply to make budgets go further....

Transportation Professional - news article 22/12/11
Transportation Professional November 2011

Good practice for running the electronic highway The Roads Liaison Group has launched a new Code of Practice for electronic traffic equipment writes Justin Ward. Also in this update: news on RLG’s input into guidance to help highway authorities manage their assets and training plans for bridge inspectors....

Transportation Professional - news article 1/11/11
Transportation Professional Aug-Sept 2011

New chair brings fresh focus for Roads Board This month's RLG pages feature developments in Northern Ireland, from where hails the new chair of the UK Roads Board Northern Ireland Roads Service director Dr Andrew Murray. British highway authorities take note: significant savings have come from Roads Service's ...

Transportation Professional - news article 1/08/11
Transportation Professional June 2011

Taking a lead with fiscal dexterity A regional focus will be applied to Transportation Professional's RLG features in 2011, starting in Scotland where a street lighting partnership is illuminating efficiency measures....

Transportation Professional - news article 1/06/11
Transportation Professional April 2011

Winter service advice brings performance uplift Successive winters of salt shortages have prompted reviews and guidance from the UK Roads Liaison Group and others - bringing a general improvement in highway winter service operations....

Transportation Professional - news article,Winter Service Guidance 1/04/11
Transportation Professional Nov 2010

Survey backs relaxation of traffic order advertising A UK Network Management Board survey has found the majority of local highway authorities want more flexibility in statutory requirements for notifying the public of Traffic Regulation Orders. The current approach can be costly and inefficient, writes Board Chairm...

Transportation Professional - news article 1/11/10
Transportation Professional Aug-Sept 2010

Connections market leader welcomes competition The gas and electricity regulator Ofgem launched its 'Competition in Connections' initiative in 2007 to open up the market for supplying connections to electrical power networks, including those for street lighting. EDF Energy - currently the dominant supplier in this m...

Transportation Professional - news article 1/08/10
Transportation Professional June 2010

Road surveys strengthen intellectual rigour The National Road Condition Survey is back, momentum is building towards Whole of Government Accounts and highway authorities now have a lot of useful data at their disposal. All can help build the case for greater investment says the UK Roads Board....

Transportation Professional - news article 1/06/10
Transportation Professional April 2010

UK Roads Liaison Group: facing difficult realities The UK Roads Liaison Group has an important role to play, but will need to sharpen its focus on key issues of efficiency, climate change and risk....

Transportation Professional - news article 1/04/10
Transportation Professional Jan-Feb 2010

UK Bridges Board: Hoping for help on key issues Inquiries into bridge failures that followed heavy flooding in Cumbria should have helped raise awareness of issues considered vital for the UK Bridges Board. Over a year after the flooding, a number of important projects still await funding....

Transportation Professional - news article 1/01/10
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