• Adding Friction to UK Roads

    It was clear that high-friction layers were essential for Bluebell Hill's carriageway in Kent reconstructing in 2008. Frances Penwill-Cook finds out how added time pressure made this an exceptional project.

  • Road Restrictions Beyond Beijing

    Banning cars from entering Beijing during the Olympics was drastic but had notable environmental effects. Now that the media storm has passed, Gareth Evans, analyses the potential for an eco-friendly...

  • Electric Cars Make for a Better Place

    In 2007 Shai Agassi’s dream for an oil free future became closer to reality when he founded Better Place. Frances Penwill-Cook takes a closer look at how his vision for...

  • Smashing Barriers

    Although chiefly the responsibility of the Highways Agency, the role of road safety barriers on UK motorways has evolved thanks to the growing involvement of the manufacturing sector and the...

  • Financing Developing Road Infrastructure

    Frances Penwill-Cook highlights some of the funded road infrastructure projects for developing nations and looks at what advantages their completion offers the global marketplace.

  • Amsterdam’s Pioneering Parking Proposal

    The answer to Amsterdam's parking space problems could lay deep beneath its famous historic canals. Alex Hawkes speaks exclusively to Dutch construction firm Strukton about its vision for the city's...