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Transport & traffic roundup

Published: 27 September 2020
By Chris Haycock



Today''s Major Traffic Incidents

M1 Northbound - M1 J22 northbound access | Northbound | Accident Location : The M1 northbound entry slip at junction J22 . Reason : Road traffic collision. Status : Currently Active. Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 09:30 and 09:45 on 27 September 2020. Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 09:30 and 09:45 on 27 September 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed. Previous Reason : Following an earlier accident.Severe Disruption - in excess of 3 hours delay or road closure, 6.12 miles N of Loughborough.

M1 Southbound - M1 southbound between J23 and J22 | Southbound | RoadOrCarriagewayOrLaneManagement Location : The M1 southbound between junctions J23 and J22 . Reason : Road Management. Status : Currently Active. Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 09:15 and 09:30 on 27 September 2020. Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 09:15 and 09:30 on 27 September 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.Severe Disruption - in excess of 3 hours delay or road closure, 3.16 miles NE of Loughborough.

M1 Southbound - M1 J23 southbound access | Southbound | RoadOrCarriagewayOrLaneManagement Location : The M1 southbound entry slip at junction J23 . Reason : Road Management. Status : Currently Active. Time To Clear : The event is expected to clear between 09:15 and 09:30 on 27 September 2020. Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 09:15 and 09:30 on 27 September 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.Severe Disruption - in excess of 3 hours delay or road closure, 3.1 miles NE of Loughborough.

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MoD must award Clyde contract Brown calls for urgent clarity on Type 26 Combat Ships. (Transport Scotland)

Dangerous and illegal use of e-scootersPACTS calls for a restriction on sales PACTS has written to transport minister Rachel Maclean MP, expressing our concerns about the increasing illegal and dangerous use of privately-owned e-scooters and called on the government to restrict sales. We publish our letter and her reply here: PACTS to Rachel MacLean e-scooters 21Aug 2020 reply from Rachel MacLean e-scooters 2Sept2020 We are also surprised and concerned that e-scooter casualties are not recorded in government road casualty statistics according [] (Transport Wales)

The 2020 ITC Annual Lecture In July the ITC was delighted to host our first Digital Annual Lecture, in partnership with the Centre for Transport Studies at UCL. On the topic of how to future proof our transport infrastructure for climate change, guests heard expert lectures from Professor Lorraine Whitmarsh (University of Bath) and Chris Stark (Committee on Climate Change). […] (Transport Wales)

More efficient and effective management Firth of Forth transport Scottish Parliament passes Bill for new operating company (Transport Scotland)

ITC debates alternative fuels in transport The ITC’s Winter Discussion Evening was held on the 12th February exploring how to scale up alternative fuels in transport. Guests heard from an expert panel including James Lyon (Shell), Professor David Cebon (Cambridge University) and Mike Muldoon (Alstom) and a lively debate followed. For a report on the discussion please click here. (Transport Wales)


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