Highway Care leading the way in on-site Covid safety plans

Within minutes of the launch of new social distancing and safety solution www.keep2m.co.uk on 20 May, Highway maintenance and safety solution company – Highway Care’s Operations Director, Andrew MacCuish, was in touch with the start-up to make an order for new social distance tags offered on the website. The tags, new to the UK, offer an audible […]

Government launches e-scooter consultation

The Government’s asking the public what they think about the idea of allowing e-scooter trials to begin. The Department for Transport wants to know people’s thoughts about what defines an e-scooter, what its maximum speed and power should be and the range of rules for legal use during trials. This consultation is part of the […]

Aimsun offers free webinars on sharing transport model outputs

The transport modelling software and services company, Aimsun, is offering free webinars next week to introduce its new Aimsun Next Viewer to clients around the world. The Viewer is freely available to all Aimsun Next users, who can request as many Viewers as they like for their clients or colleagues to replay recorded simulations or […]

Croydon Council monitors the impact of construction machinery and traffic

The London Borough of Croydon is undertaking a project to manage the impact of construction machinery and traffic on the local community. Working with South Coast Science in partnership with Emission Solutions Ltd., (EMSOL), is supporting Croydon Council to manage the impact of construction machinery and traffic on local communities. The first step is to […]

Progress on ‘smart concrete’ from the US

‘Intelligent concrete’ could cut down on road repairs and traffic, researchers report from Purdue University in Indiana. The new technology would allow concrete-paved bridges and highways to reveal more accurately when they need repairs and to come equipped with materials that respond to potential damage. “We look at how we can address problems in infrastructure […]

New on-demand bus pilot project to be trialled in Newport

Local councils and bus operators in Wales are joining forces with Transport for Wales to launch a new project that will allow the public to request a bus to pick them up near their home, work or shops for essential travel. This will see Newport Bus run the first pilot scheme, fflecsi, which will replace […]

How will technology drive successful active travel?

How will we ensure that we achieve long-term benefits from any changes to the way in which capacity is apportioned in our streets post-COVID19? Alistair Gollop, Global Transport Technology Technical Champion at Mott MacDonald, finds out…..to read more click here: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/technology-active-travel-alistair-gollop/

Welsh authorities to receive over £22 million for local transport projects

Over £22 million will be allocated to 21 transport projects across 15 different local authority areas in Wales which will enable improvement in economic activity, improve access to employment, encourage healthier travel modes and connect communities. The North Wales Metro project will receive £3.531 million to deliver 10 schemes across 4 local authorities and £4.1 […]

Work starts on A585 bypass and improvement project

Work on the A585 bypass and junction improvements in Lancashire has started after getting the go-ahead from the government. The aim of the project is to ease journeys along one the busiest sections of the A585 between Windy Harbour to Skippool which is between the M55 and Fleetwood. Highways England’s senior project manager Jonathan Stokes […]

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