Zenzic launches new Cyber Resilience in CAM report

The new Cyber Resilience in Connected and Automated Mobility (CAM) has been launched by Zenzic. The report was developed to summarise the findings from the Cyber Feasibility Studies, launched in January 2020. These studies included seven projects, funded by Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles, in partnership with Zenzic and delivered by Innovate UK. To […]

Arcadis delivers 50 mile integrated sustainable cycle route for Aberdeenshire

Providing the best possible sustainable transport links is a key priority for Aberdeenshire Council. This includes a commitment to integrated options that encourage active travel like walking or cycling. This can help to improve health and wellbeing, protect the natural environment and tackle climate change by reducing greenhouse gas emissions. As such, Arcadis was appointed […]

BEIS extends smart-metered enabled electric vehicle procurement deadline

The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy has extended the deadline for bid submissions for companies to develop smart meter-enabled electric vehicle charging points for on-street and workplace charging until May 29th. The initiative aims to promote innovation and demonstrate how smart meters can offer a long-term solution for smart EV charging. BEIS is […]

Tarmac delivers new bridge for Cambridge sustainable transport scheme

Tarmac has reached a major milestone in its work on a major project to create new walking and cycling routes, linking Cambridge Central and Cambridge North Railway stations.   The company has working in collaboration with SH Structures, coordinated the delivery of the new Abbey Chesterton Bridge, which has arrived on site in three substantial sections ready to be […]

SRL expands fleet size and management team

Mobile ITS provider, SRL Traffic Systems, has increased its variable message sign fleet size by more than 150 and hired Tony Logan as its new head of ITS. The company’s partnered with SWARCO, initially doubling its fleet to 200 and has now added another 50 portable activated signs. They incorporate internal radar, GPRS communications, battery […]

Why urban green spaces are essential for mental health

Covid-19 has thrown a light on the inequalities in communities across the UK. Our London head of National Cycle Network, Kelly Clark, looks at the critical role public green spaces in urban areas play in maintaining our physical and mental wellbeing. Especially for those of us who have little or no outdoor space of our […]

Devon CC set to approve £48 million to be spent on roads

Devon County Council will consider whether to approve over £48 million of spending on maintaining Devon’s roads as part of its £75m highway maintenance program when the cabinet meets this week, but more focus needs to be on cycling and walking said a local councillor. Cllr Alan Connett, Liberal Democrat group leader, said that either […]

Automated cars could be key in containing and preventing pandemics

By Tim Jannusch, Dr Martin Cunneen, Dr Martin Mullins of Lero, the SFI Research Centre for Software and University of Limerick Highly automated vehicles could offer an effective way to identify infectious people at the earliest stage possible and thereby help to protect the most vulnerable in our society.China, where Covid-19 was first detected is […]

DfT calls for collaborative and ‘greener’ approach to local transport restart

The Director General for Roads, Places and Environment at the Department for Transport, Emma Ward has written to all combined, local transport and local highway authorities outside of London asking for a collaborative approach to restarting local transport delivery in the UK. She also reinforced the message of the sector moving towards a focus on […]

Local Authority data used as “car dashboard” for relaxation effects

Transport data from local authorities is being used daily by the Department for Transport to understand any changes in travel behaviour as a result of the Government’s decision to impose and now start to relax the Covid-19 lockdown restrictions in England. As part of the Government’s response to the virus, the DfT led a huge […]

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