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25 May 2022 | Collaboration

Making the case for collaboration

Paula Claytonsmith provided an update on how the Local Council Roads Innovation Group (LCRIG) is making the case for local roads at last week’s...

19 May 2022 | Our Work

View from the top: New guidance for LTPs

Martin Duffy, Chief Executive of the Local Council Roads Innovation Group (LCRIG), discusses upcoming guidance designed to help Local Transport Authorities (LTAs) address relevant priorities...

17 May 2022 | Net Zero

A bold vision for active travel

Paula Claytonsmith highlights the importance of active travel and the work being done by both central and local government to make change happen. 

17 May 2022 | Collaboration

LCRIG welcomes new council member

This week, the Local Council Roads Innovation Group (LCRIG) welcomed Denbighshire County Council as the latest local authority to join LCRIG as a council member.

3 March 2022 | Net Zero

Carbon calculator chaos 

David Ogden, Operations Director at Colas, highlights the range of carbon calculators available to help the sector decarbonise and why it is important to choose...

10 February 2022 | Collaboration

LCRIG to host Project Amber workshop

On the 31st March 2022, the Local Council Roads Innovation Group (LCRIG) will host the inaugural Project Amber Collaboration Workshop at Grand Hotel, Blackpool.

9 February 2022 | Innovation

In-person TTF Conference returns in May

The Transport Technology Forum has announced its Annual Conference will take place in Liverpool on Wednesday 18 and Thursday 19 May, bringing national government, local authorities, suppliers...

7 February 2022 | Collaboration

LCRIG marks National Apprenticeship Week

With the theme for this year's National Apprenticeship Week (7th-13th February 2022) ‘Build the Future’, the Local Council Roads Innovation Group (LCRIG) is working in...

20 January 2022 | Collaboration

View from the top: LCRIG DPS progress

Martin Duffy, Chief Executive of the Local Council Roads Innovation Group (LCRIG), updates members on the progress of the LCRIG DPS, following consultation meetings with...

16 December 2021 | Collaboration

View from the top: A round up of 2021

Martin Duffy, Chief Executive of the Local Council Roads Innovation Group (LCRIG), updates members on a new LCRIG publication and reflects back on the last 12...

25 November 2021 | Innovation

LCRIG President discusses Project Amber

Local Council Roads Innovation Group (LCRIG) President Will Britain is featured in the latest edition of Transportation Professional where he talks about Project Amber.

3 November 2021 | Collaboration

LCRIG backs Stamp it Out initiative

The Local Council Roads Innovation Group (LCRIG) is backing a programme designed to end abuse of highways workers and has called on local authorities to...

1 November 2021 | Innovation

Innovation report launched by LCRIG

A report by the Local Council Roads Innovation Group (LCRIG) shows that there is no shortage of enthusiasm when it comes to delivering innovation in...

18 October 2021 | Innovation

Industry interview: A sense of pride

After a career in highways spanning more than 40 years, Kieran Collins, Highways Commissioner at Cheshire West and Chester Council, is retiring next month (November). Here,...

29 September 2021 | Collaboration

LCRIG achieves ISO 44001 certification

The Local Council Roads Innovation Group (LCRIG) has achieved certification to the international standard, ISO 44001, representing a global first for an organisation of its type.

11 August 2021 | Net Zero

Industry interview: Recognising wellbeing

Jonathon Munslow, Asset and Infrastructure Group Manager and Traffic Manager for South Gloucestershire Council, talks to LCRIG about health and wellbeing in the highways sector.

29 July 2021 | Collaboration

View from the top: Another busy week

Martin Duffy, Chief Executive of the Local Council Roads Innovation Group (LCRIG), looks back on another busy few days for the organisation which saw delivery...

20 July 2021 | Innovation

Have you submitted your application?

Local highway authorities, universities, private sector companies and innovative individuals are invited to submit applications for funding via the LCRIG website.

12 July 2021 | Innovation

Supporting new ideas and innovation

Ian Large, Chair of the Local Council Roads Innovation Group's Infrastructure Innovation Board, provides an update on the role of the Board and outlines why...

8 July 2021 | Collaboration

View from the top: LCRIG DPS progress

Martin Duffy, Chief Executive of the Local Council Roads Innovation Group (LCRIG), updates members on the progress of the LCRIG Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS).

5 July 2021 | Our Work

Put your questions to the DfT

Members of the Local Council Roads Innovation Group (LCRIG) are being invited to ask questions about the development of a data standard at LCRIG’s...

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