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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 March 2009

UKRLG: Speaking to and for UK government on transportation The UK Roads Liaison Group does exactly what its title suggests, bringing together national and local government from around the UK to consider roads infrastructure engineering and operation, and to disseminate best practice. It was established in 2001 and...

Transportation Professional - news article 31/03/09
Transportation Professional May 2009

UK Lighting Board: Striving for better practice Street lighting as a sector of the highways industry is working to improve efficiency and current practices - with leadership and support where appropriate from the UK Lighting Board....

Transportation Professional - news article 29/05/09
Transportation Professional July-Aug 2009

Bridges Board gains strength from enthusiasm Problems for discussion have changed in nature, but sharing of best practice is important as ever for the UK Bridges Board, led by its new Chairman Greg Perks....

Transportation Professional - news article 18/07/09
Transportation Professional October 2009

Roads Board: progress for whole networks The Roads Board and its sub groups are continuing to develop more efficient ways of managing entire road networks for all UK authorities....

Transportation Professional - news article 30/10/09
Transportation Professional Dec 2009

Technology central to Network Management Board The UK Network Management Board is driving and sharing best practice in operation of highway networks - led by Board Chairman Derek Turner....

Transportation Professional - news article 1/12/09
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
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 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 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 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
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