ITS World Congress cancelled

The organisers of this year’s ITS World Congress in Los Angeles have announced that it won’t go ahead as a physical event. Instead ITS America and its partners Reed Exhibitions will host a digital series called “ITS World Congress ALL ACCESS.” This is designed to be “an immersive experience of education sessions, discussion groups, recommended […]

Dundee-Monifieth active travel scheme is ‘unparalleled’

A £9 million active travel scheme on the coastal path between Dundee and Monifieth that will provide continuous off-road cycling has been described as ‘unparalleled’. Funded by the Scottish Government through Sustrans Scotland’s Places for Everyone programme, the coastal path project aims to provide a continuous off-road route between Dundee and Monifieth. The proposal would […]

DfT announces emergency active travel fund local authority allocations

The Department for Transport (DfT) has announced the emergency active travel fund local authority allocations. This follows the announcement on May 23rd by the department that extra money was available to help with protecting and increasing transport services, level up infrastructure and regenerate local economies after coronavirus. Before that, earlier in May, the DfT also […]

Driverless car security blueprint being developed

O2 has helped develop a blueprint to help protect the UK’s self-driving cars from cyber-vulnerabilities. Working with Cisco, WMG at the University of Warwick and Millbrook Proving Ground, the telecoms company has completed the Innovate UK-funded Project BeARCAT looking at the cybersecurity vulnerabilities of connected and autonomous vehicles. BeARCAT, which stands for Baselining, Automation and […]

Balfour Beatty says it’s in “strong position” despite Covid challenges

Construction group Balfour Beatty says it’s order book is more than 20 per cent higher than it was a year ago, despite having to close around one in six sites due to coronavirus social distancing rules. The company says a contract to work on significant parts of the HS2 project has boosted orders to £17.4 […]

Fixed speed cameras could be coming to the Isle of Man

An area in the southwest of the Isle of Man could become the first on the island to introduce speed cameras. The website Isle of Man Today reports that officials in the newly combined Arbory and Rushen are considering introducing cameras to tackle speeding, with the newly-appointed Commissioners’ chairman Jane Glover calling the idea, “a […]

Transport for the North welcomes confirmed A63 improvement plans

A scheme included in Transport for the North’s Strategic Transport Plan, published in 2019, the A63 Castle Street Improvement in Hull, has been given final approval by the Department for Transport (DfT). The scheme will cost £355 million and will transform one of the City of Hull’s busiest roads as well as improve access to […]

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