England’s big transport authorities list Covid support requirements

The major local transport authorities say they need clarity on facemasks, social distancing, travel demand and funding in order to properly cope during the Coronavirus crisis. The Local Transport Group, made up of authorities in London, West Midlands, West Yorkshire, South Yorkshire, Tyne and Wear, Greater Manchester and Merseyside, has issued a report saying they’re […]

Zenzic to launch new CAV testbed video series

Zenzic, the organisation responsible for the promotion, development and acceleration of self-driving vehicles in the UK, has launched a series of videos in collaboration with all the main testbeds in the country. The video series will showcase the unique connectivity testing capabilities of CAM Testbed UK. It brings to life what is possible now and […]

Intel buying Moovit to boost driverless division

It looks like global chip manufacturer Intel is about to spend a billion dollars buying the real-time public transport app Moovit. TechCrunch reports that all the signs are that it’s happening, and while Moovit’s not confirmed the deal is in the offing, it’s not denied it either. TechCrunch says its sources tell it that the […]

Sony builds MaaS platform using Blockchain

They are technical buzzwords we hear a lot – and Sony’s putting them into a solution for the future of transport. The corporation has announced its developed a common database platform using Blockchain to deliver a Mobility as a Service solution to enable more efficient transport with less reliance on the private car. It says […]

COVID-19: a need for pop-up active travel facilities

ANALYSIS By Anusha Rajasooriya, TRL Some cities and municipalities have, or are in the process of, temporarily widening footways and bike lanes to cater for the increase in pedestrians and cyclists (while also observing a substantial reduction in motorised traffic) resulting from the imposed lockdowns to mitigate the spread of Covid-19. Cities such as Berlin […]

HE’s payments performance improves again

The strategic network will continue to operate as ‘close to business as usual’ with Highways England paying over 90% of its suppliers within five days in a bid to help support the supply chain during the C-19 pandemic. In his latest statement to the supply chain, Malcolm Dare, Executive Director for Commercial and Procurement at […]


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