New geodata report calls for industry-wide agreement on the way CAV data is managed

There should be a industry-wide agreement on the way data for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CAV) is collected, processed and shared, according to CAV organisation Zenzic. The Geodata report-analysis and recommendations for self-driving vehicle testing Zenzic consultation findings, highlights the need for industry-wide alignment on issues such as data hosting and common terminology used to […]

£10 million fund to repair NI’s rural roads announced

A £10 million funding pot will be made available to improve rural roads across the region, Northern Ireland’s Infrastructure Minister Nichola Mallon has announced. In a statement to the Assembly, Minister Mallon said her department needed much more in terms of resources to support the public transport network and NI Water. But she announced a […]

Work on TfL construction projects set to increase over the next few weeks

Work on a number of Transport for London (TfL) construction projects has resumed with more restarting in the coming weeks. Construction at around 300 TfL sites was brought to a Safe Stop in late March to help prevent the spread of coronavirus. Since then design and other preparatory work on many of these projects has continued, […]

Interserve awarded A602 contract by Hertfordshire CC

Interserve construction has been given a contract by Hertfordshire CC to upgrade a section of the A602. Work on the contract, which was awarded through the Eastern Highways Alliance Framework, is expected to shorten journey times between Ware and Stevenage in the county. Work on the contract includes remodelling a roundabout and constructing a segregated left […]

TfL expands bike scheme

Transport for London is rolling out eight new docking stations and adding 1,700 more bikes to its hire network in response to an increase in demand. It says last month was the best May in London’s cycle hire scheme’s 10 year history, with 1,120,620 hires and also had the highest weekly and weekend hires. It’s […]

More than smart pavements: connected infrastructure for enhanced winter safety and resilience on highways

By: Xianming Shi, PhD, PE, Director at the National Center for Transporttation Infrastructure Durability & Life-Extension, US. Currently, there is an urgent demand for more cost-effective, resource-efficient and reliable solutions to address safety, mobility, and resilience challenges on highways enduring snowy winter weather. To address this pressing issue, this commentary proposes that the physical and […]

“Huge programme” of transport improvements planned for Nottinghamshire

Approval’s expected to be given next week for a programme of transport improvements in Nottingham, after what the council calls “unprecedented” financial backing from the Government. Nottingham City Council says the £161 million package of schemes will strengthen connections between major employment sites, upgrade public transport and improve options for people on foot or bikes […]

Less use of public transport could put 1 million extra cars on the road

More than a million extra cars could be the roads with the public avoiding public transport as lockdown continues to ease, according to Rachel Aldred, Professor of Transport at the Active Travel Academy at Westminster University. Her research, Congestion ahead: a faster route is now available, says the percentage of people who drive to work […]

Scottish city offers residents free bike hire

People in Stirling are getting free access to a fleet of 200 bikes in order to help them travel safely, sustainably and socially-distanced. The Scottish city’s scheme – for an initial three months – lets people ride for up to half an hour at no charge. After that time they’ll need to drop them off […]


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