As the only UK publication focusing exclusively on the roads sector, Highways magazine is well positioned to deliver the news, views and features that matter. Our editorial calendar is crammed with forward features to ensure that we cover a full spectrum of topics across the sector. Published 10 times per year the magazine enjoys exclusive partnerships with a number of industry bodies including the Institute of Highway Engineers (IHE), Highways England, Transport Scotland, Welsh Assembly Government, TRL (Transport Research Laboratory), NI Roads Service, the Association of Directors of Environment, Economy, Planning and Transport, Highways Term Maintenance Association, and the National Winter Service Research Group – who all contribute editorial to the magazine.
With a previous focus on the UK’s Intelligent Transport Systems industry, SMART Highways has now expanded its editorial focus onto the international stage to bring you even more of the best technological innovations and news stories from around the world. SMART Highways is published four times per year. It features a review of the main industry news, an interview with a leading professional, columnists, case studies, viewpoints and features plus coverage of events and exclusive content from ITS (UK). There's a new weekly email, too. Seven Days in ITS is sent to mailboxes across the country every Monday morning, summarising the big news stories of the past week, plus a look ahead to the week ahead.
Bridge design & engineering (Bd&e)
Bridge design & engineering (Bd&e) is the only magazine exclusively dedicated to the international bridge industry. A high quality, visually stunning quarterly magazine, Bd&e offers subscribers details of the latest innovations, technical features, interviews and project reports. Topics regularly covered in Bd&e include structural engineering, architectural design, construction engineering, asset management, cable technology, specialist software, formwork, protective coatings, seismic safety and new products and technologies across all bridge engineering sectors. If you finance, plan, design, build, maintain, operate or own a bridge, you need Bd&e.
HIGHWAYS.TODAY is the online journal for news, information, and resources for the international highways construction industry featuring roads, airports, rail, bridges, tunnels, quarrying & materials, and smart highways. With news and reviews on plant, paving and construction equipment, materials and technology products as well as in-depth business and technical articles expanding on the global industry. The Highways.Today Jobs Board lists vacancies from across the globe as well as resources on training and career advancement, whilst the Highways.Today Trader features plant and equipment for sale. The Highways.Today Directory features a breakdown of construction related companies and organisations from around the world.
Institute of Highway Engineers
The IHE is run by, and for, engineers, technicians and allied professionals in highways and transportation, providing professional leadership and support for highway engineers working to improve the transport environment.
The Institute has been registering engineers and technicians with the Engineering Council since 1972 and accrediting academic courses since 1989.
IHE Professional Certificates recognise specialists' achievements and are proof of your competence and can assist in progression towards Professional Registration.
Member benefits include access to relevant technical information, support for your Professional Review and specialist and local networks.
We are proud of our long history, providing our members with 50 plus years of highways experience.
The Institute of Asphalt Technology
The Institute is the professional body for persons working in the field of asphalt technology and for those interested in all aspects of the manufacture, placing, technology and uses of materials containing asphalt or bitumen.
The Institute was founded in 1966 as a learned society by a group of far-sighted practitioners in the belief that there was a need for sharing technical information and for setting and protecting standards. To this end a professional exam moderated by the Institute was established during 1967.
Membership of the Institute is open to all sectors of the industry, from quarries, manufacturing plants, laboratories, airport and highway surfacing, to building and construction mastic and from the client or architectural and consultant engineering sectors.
Highways Term Maintenance Association
The Highways Term Maintenance Association (HTMA) aspires to be the leading voice of the highways term management and maintenance industry, sharing knowledge and feedback, fostering best practice and improved industry standards, whilst influencing government and other stakeholders’ policies. HTMA was established in April 2005 to promote the positive contribution that the highways management and maintenance industry makes to the nation and to be an effective influencing voice on behalf of the Industry. Its members are some of the best known consulting engineers, construction companies and service providers in the UK and are a vital element in the community, maintaining the basic infrastructure needed to underpin a fast-moving, flexible economy.
Road Safety Foundation
The Road Safety Foundation is a UK charity advocating road casualty reduction through simultaneous action on all three components of the safe road system: roads, vehicles and behaviour. Many of its published reports have informed new legislation or government policy and the Foundation plays a pivotal role in raising awareness of the importance of road infrastructure at all levels through:
- Regular publication of EuroRAP safety rating measures which can be understood by the general public, policy makers and professionals alike
- Working with road authorities to improve the safety of the road infrastructure for which they are responsible
- Proposing the strategies and goals that the Government should set in order to save thousands of lives and disabling injuries
The Road Safety Foundation is a founder member of the FIA Foundation and frequently works with other FIA members in Britain and abroad. It also works closely with other road safety organisations including the RAC Foundation, AA, IAM, RoadSafe, PACTS and professional bodies such as ADEPT.
Retroreflective Equipment Manufacturers’ Association
For over 40 years, REMA has been the UK’s trade association for manufacturers of retroreflective traffic guidance and safety products. It is the co-ordinated voice for companies involved in the ever-changing traffic safety industry. REMA members include most of the UK’s key producers of retroreflective sheeting, temporary traffic signs and barriers, cones, marker posts, road studs and road markings, road lamps, hi-vis clothing and vehicle conspicuity markings. The products provide visual information, day and night, for both permanent and temporary traffic needs. Associate membership is available for organisations or companies providing a technical service to full members.
Local Councils Roads Investment Group
Together, our members’ aim is to develop and promote a fresh approach to highway asset management.
This includes establishing new, standard methodologies to understand the true state of the infrastructure of highways and determine the correct level of investment for today and the future. As a result, we will secure stakeholder involvement and funding that will allow us to address the decline of our highways, remove maintenance backlog and create a resilient network.
Association for Road Traffic Safety & Management
ARTSM is an informed and influential force in the field of Highways and Transport. The Association seeks to benefit Members through its representative role, aiming to influence technological developments and improve standards in traffic engineering and operations.
Members are kept up to date with developments affecting the industry by means of regular emails from the Secretariat. We consult with Members on European and UK standards through our Working Group meetings and, when necessary, make representations on their behalf to both central and local government. The Association attends major trade exhibitions and conferences and also make regular contributions to the technical press dealing with issues that affect our members.
We work closely with the Department for Transport, and are represented on technical committees under their auspices, including the Traffic Signs Technical Working Party. We have very good relationships with the Traffic Engineering Policy Division, and with the Highways England. We also form part of the Board of TOPAS alongside representatives from DfT and TSG.