Holding National Highways to account

RIS2: Achieving real efficiency

8 October 2021
Achieving real efficiency is one of the six outcomes National Highways (formerly Highways England) is required to deliver in the second Road Investment Strategy (RIS2), set by government in March 2020.

Measuring performance of England’s strategic roads: what users want

31 March 2017
31 March 2017This page contains details of joint research by ORR and Transport Focus into what road users want from England’s motorways and major A roads, and how they would like to see that measured and reported to help boost performance.In ORR’s approach to the second Road Investment Strategy which will span the period between 2020 and 2025, which was published in December 2016, we set our some

Update on Highways England’s capital planning and asset management

1 February 2017
2 February 2017ORR published its first annual assessment of Highways England’s performance in July 2016. It was broadly positive, but we reported concerns that the company needs to establish more robust long-term plans for investment delivery and asset management.Our update reports on progress in two areas:Highways England’s development of a robust capital baseline plan; andits work to improve

Review of Outcome Frameworks in other Regulated Sectors

30 June 2016
This page contains details of the Office of Rail and Road’s (ORR’s) work in informing its input into the second Road Investment Strategy (RIS2) 2020/21-2024/25.A key aspect of ORR’s role as Highways Monitor is to provide advice to the Secretary of State for Transport in relation to draft Road Investment Strategies – and in particular, whether the Strategies set for Highways England are both