The DfT is pausing the rollout of smart motorways for five years while collecting data on the existing network and investing £900 million to improve safety.
Sir Peter Hendy’s final report sets out how the UK will strengthen its transport bonds to create a more “cohesive and connected UK”.
The Government will establish UKNET – a strategic transport network spanning the UK, as part of recommendations in the final Union Connectivity Review.
Cllr Louise Gittins, interim chair of Transport for the North, describes the the DfT's Integrated Rail Plan as "woefully inadequate".
The Department for Transport (DfT) has scrapped plans for the eastern leg of HS2 to Leeds, but is pushing ahead with £96 billion of rail improvements.
The DfT is launching a consultation that will look to establish a specialist road crash investigation team to help monitor self-driving incidents.
The Department for Transport (DfT) has published the findings from its Future of Transport: rural strategy consultation.
Military tanker drivers have been put on standby to stabilise the fuel supply chain if necessary and an extension to ADR licences has been announced by the Government.
The Government has launched a consultation on delivery drones and electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure.
Trudy Harrison has been appointed parliamentary under-secretary of state at the Department for Transport (DfT) as Rachel Maclean moves to the Home Office.
The Government has announced up to 500,000 more HGV driving tests will be made available each year to tackle the worldwide driver shortage.
E10 fuel – a blend of petrol and 10% renewable ethanol – is available from petrol stations from today (September 1).
Highways England will change its name to National Highways, with Nick Harris confirmed as the new chief executive.
Longer lorries could be rolled out onto UK roads from as early as 2022, the Government has announced today (August 24).
Four projects aiming to find solutions to decarbonise commercial transport and tackle EV range anxiety have received a share of £91.7 million funding.
The availability of public electric vehicle (EV) charge points increased by 1,584 from April to June – up 7% on the previous quarter (January to March 2021).
Councils are to benefit from a multi-million-pound initiative to improve traffic light systems to cut congestion and emissions.
The DfT has published guidance aimed at mayoral combined authorities developing proposals for city region sustainable transport settlements.
Ninety-three per cent of businesses replaced domestic business trips with virtual meetings during the pandemic, new Department for Transport (DfT) research shows.
The Department for Transport is reviewing the role, governance and funding arrangements of the traffic commissioner function.