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
The Transport Select Committee (TSC) has today released their latest report 'Local roads funding and maintenance: filling the gap', that addresses the extreme state of disrepair of the English local road network.
Thousands of hours of driving data captured around the streets of Greenwich are being analysed to identify sharp braking events and so called ‘cut-in situations’ from other motorists, to assist in the development of autonomous vehicle systems.
Six Parliamentary select committees including transport are inviting members of the public to take part in a Citizens’ Assembly to set out strategies to combat climate change and ways the country may achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050.
Spectacular views over central London greeted visitors to Atkins’ new European headquarters in Victoria last Thursday, which hosted a showcase of the latest transport technologies – including drones – that are making their way into the sector, writes TP editor Mike Walter.
But at Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter interchange efforts are being made to spruce up passengers’ surroundings by introducing vegetable planters to the platforms, artwork installations and space for local people to meet, writes TP Editor Mike Walter.