Making road condition data work for you

Highway authorities tell of benefits of moving to high definition, image based condition surveys to get a more accurate insight into the state of their network, while the future will be about providing this data in real-time to view any time, from anywhere. Using imaged based road condition surveys has helped local highway authorities have […]

Industry urged to “embrace data” to deal with new transport challenges

The transport industry must embrace data in the coming post-Coronavirus world and make the most of understanding what it can tell us, the latest ITS (UK) webinar discussion on the subject has heard.  Watch it here. Senior Director at INRIX, Dominic Paulo, explained how his company’s information gleaned from probes on thousands of vehicles has […]

TS certifies Videalert’s hosted bus lane enforcement systems

Intelligent traffic management and enforcement solutions company Videalert has achieved Approved Devices certification from Transport Scotland for the deployment of its hosted digital video platform to enforce bus lanes. As one of the only manufacturers to have achieved this certification, Videalert says its hosted platform provides local authorities across Scotland with a quicker and easier way […]

AppyWay adds smart city expert to advisory board

Parking innovator AppyWay has appointed former local government, smart city champion Kim Smith to its advisory board.  Smith is currently Head of Smart Mobility at DG:Cities, an urban innovation company that focuses on the integration of smart city technologies and approaches to maximise their benefits for cities, and optimise the use of resources, infrastructure and services. […]

HE looks for Stonehenge archaeologists

Highways England is looking for archaeological specialists to carry out excavation work ahead of the A303 Amesbury to Berwick Down upgrade past Stonehenge. Following the selection of three bidders for the main works procurement, it’s begun the search for “a world class team of archaeological experts to undertake work, should planning consent be granted”. Highways England […]

Mitsubishi and NTT buy 30% of HERE

Mitsubishi Corporation and Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation of Japan have completed a 30 per cent purchase of mapping and data giant HERE Technologies As a result, HERE now has nine direct and indirect shareholders: Audi, Bosch, BMW Group, Continental, Intel Capital, MC, Mercedes-Benz, NTT and Pioneer.​ As a result, a representative of both new investors […]

Excessive speeding catalogued in RAC study

The RAC has built up a file of some of the worst excesses of people speeding on the quieter roads during stay-at-home messaging. It put in a Freedom of Information request to all British police forces and heard how 20 caught their worst offenders at speeds in excess of 100mph. The worst speeder in the […]

“All Systems Go” for Hull road upgrade

It’s been announced work on the ground is to get underway on a new road scheme in Hull to create a much better connection between the city centre and the retail and docks area. Following approval from the Transport Secretary, Highways England can now set up a site compound and start work on the ground. […]

Highway Care launches new mobile barrier

The safety and security solutions company Highway Care has launched a new barrier aimed at protecting against vehicle attacks at a range of sites including critical infrastructure. The CLAW protection barrier is a quick-deployment surface mounted barrier which has been tested against various vehicles travelling at up to 40 mph. It can be installed over […]

ICE names its STEM Ambassador of the Year

The Institution of Civil Engineers has named Helen Littler its STEM Ambassador of the Year for her work promoting civil engineering and science, technology, engineering and maths to young people. The Senior Engineer at WSP has been recognised for a range of activities including mentoring pupils, organising group events for schools, engaging online, attending education […]


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