IRF Geneva’s new chair is a man with global vision and a global mission

Increasingly, the ability to repair and renew, rather than reconstruct, is being recognised as the way forward for real long-term sustainability. However, many local authorities have yet to grasp this concept when it comes to maintaining their highway networks, believes Howard Robinson, chief executive of the Road Surface Treatments Association

Spring has sprung but the cold winter is still in fresh memory. Councillor David Sparks, Chair of the LGA Transport and Regeneration board, looks at the difficult task local authorities faced during the snowy season

Professor Emanuel Maranha das Neves, president of the International Road Federation World Meeting, has a message for you

In a recent public service satisfaction survey, conducted by the Institution of Civil Engineers, only 54 per cent of respondents were satisfied with the current state of the UK’s roads and highways, down from 58 per cent measured in the previous quarter

John Smart, Director of Professional and Business Development, Institution of Highways & Transportation, discusses the recent review into the severe weather in February and considers the wider implications for the transport business