Atos sets 2035 net-zero commitment

The digital technology firm Atos, which offers a range of solutions in the transport industry, says it will decarbonise by 2035, 15 years ahead of requirements set in the Paris agreement on climate change. The company says this decision expands its ambitions on decarbonisation, positioning it as a core element of its growth strategy and […]

Northamptonshire CC announces first active travel measures

Northamptonshire County Council has announced the first measures to be implemented to establish temporary and permanent cycle and walking schemes in light of changes to lockdown. The council was given indicative funding of £351,000 by the Government from the Active Travel Emergency Fund. This first block of money is to be used for temporary ‘quick […]

Amey to trial sustainable graphene asphalt on part of Kent’s road network

Gipave, an asphalt supermodifier is to be trialled on Kents roads following the announcement of a collaboration announcement between Amey, Kent County Council and Italian asphalt additives specialist. Iterchimica. The trial will be taking place as part of the Association of Directors of Environment, Economy, Planning and Transport (ADEPT) Smart Places Live Labs programme funded […]

Analysis tool aids public transport decision making post-Covid

In late March, the Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) in the US instituted a social distancing policy limiting transit vehicles’ load to twenty passengers. The change was in response to local, state and federal guidelines to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The agency also deployed dynamic service, a system of smaller transit vehicles utilised to […]

American transport operators push for 5.9GHz action

In America, groups representing the freight industry and passenger transportation sectors are calling on a Senate panel to direct the Federal Communications Commission to reconsider a proposal to shift a portion of vehicle safety airwaves for broadband uses. TT News reports that the ITS America-led group has criticised the FCC’s position to reallocate an aspect […]

Galliford Try implements new approach to active hearing protection

Highways contractor, Galliford Try, has implemented a new mandate on all of its sites to adopt active hearing protection from July 1st. The measure are to become part of the business’s standard PPE requirements to try to cut out noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL), which is the most commonly reported occupational disease in Europe. Working on a […]

ASI Solutions and LCRIG to host webinars focusing on asphalt preservation

Asphalt preservation specialist, ASI Solutions and the Local Council Roads Improvement Group (LCRIG) is to hold a series of CPD accredited webinars over the summer giving councils a unique insight into how they can keep their roads in better condition for longer. ASI’s Managing Director, Howard Robinson, will discuss asphalt preservation technology which has been […]

West Sussex Council awards contracts worth £10 million to highway companies

West Sussex County Council has announced it has awarded more than £10 million worth of contracts to companies which will deliver highway improvements in this financial year. The successful bidders for planned road, footway and infrastructure works are: Road resurfacing Tarmac Trading Limited  Footway improvements FM Conway Ltd  Carriageway maintenance and localised surfacing programme Associated Asphalt […]


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