Zenzic and testbed partners launch CAM Testbed UK:Connected video series

This week, Zenzic and its testbed partners have launched a new video series  CAM Testbed UK: Connected. It took one electric van to five testing facilities to showcase the UK’s comprehensive and coordinated connectivity testing capabilities for connected and self-driving vehicle technologies. With secure, high speed communications and data sharing across virtual, controlled, semi-controlled and real […]

Walking and cycling planning-lessons learnt from Australia

From Brussels to Bogota, cities are placing support for increased levels of walking and cycling at the core of their response to the COVID-19 crisis. Prioritising improvements to active transport infrastructure recognises the unique opportunity for walking and cycling to address immediate capacity needs and to provide a catalyst for longer-term economic recovery and behavioural […]

Reading councillor calls for certainty over how funding bids can be made

A councillor in Reading has asked for clarity from the Department for Transport over how funding applications for cycling and walking modifications can be made following the recent government announcement. The government has ordered local authorities to create more space for pedestrians and cyclists because of the coronavirus pandemic and Reading Borough Council says it’s […]

Another congress postponed, this time in Russia

ERTICO – ITS Europe has decided to hold off hosting its first Eastern European Congress for two years because of the Coronavirus crisis. It’s agreed with the Government of the Republic of Tatarstan that the event in the Russian city of Kazan will now be held on 19-21 September 2022. Instead, Kazan will host the […]

Musk “hoping to introduce low-cost battery this year”

It’s reported Tesla is planning to launch a new battery solution which will make its electric car prices comparable with traditional internal combustion engined models. Reuters reports that CEO Elon Musk plans to introduce a new low-cost, long-life battery in its Model 3 sedan in China later this year or early next which are designed […]

AppyWay hires former Cisco CEO as new Chairman

Parking and kerbside management innovator AppyWay has hired former Cisco UK and Ireland Chief Exec Phil Smith to be its new non-exec Chairman. The company says his previous experience “notably as former Chair of InnovateUK and The Tech Partnership, positions Smith as the ideal fit to lead AppyWay’s board and help accelerate the company’s sustainable […]

Durham adds £8.5 million to roads investment plan after extra DfT funding

Durham CC will use the extra £8.5 million it has received from the DfT’s Pothole and Challenge Bid funds to help strengthen its rolling programme of resurfacing and sealing of road surfaces as well as repairs to bridges and drains. The latest funding has been added to the £30 million already committed by the council for […]

Speed cameras upgraded across Dorset

20 new digital speed cameras are being installed across Dorset, replacing old-style wet film versions. Bournemouth Echo reports the Redflex cameras will be rotated across 30 sites around the county, complementing average speed camera systems. The paper adds that the digital cameras are capable of covering up to four lanes of traffic and don’t need […]

Londoners want clarity over public transport message to continue to travel

Around 16% of commuters in London will avoid public transport for the foreseeable future with 22% will work from home on a regular basis, according to a survey by business campaign group, London First. Around a quarter (24%) of Londoners plan to use the tube, while 21% say they will use buses, a figure that […]


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