Waymo and Fiat Chrysler expand their autonomous development project

Autonomous vehicle company Waymo and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV are set to expand their autonomous vehicle partnership to commercial vehicles, working on level 4 self-driving. The move will see Fiat Chrysler develop fully self-driving vehicles exclusively with Waymo in the future. Waymo, which is a unit of Google parent Alphabet Inc and Fiat Chrysler said […]

Transport Technology Forum to deliver update on current and future work via webinar

The Transport Technology Forum (TTF) is holding a virtual forum on the 31st July, to explain recent and future work with its partners. The webinar will be followed by a Q&A session and chaired by our steering panel including Steve Gooding and Anthony Ferguson from DfT.   The forum topics include; TTF’s reports on the State […]

Company-wide collaboration within Eurovia helps deliver carbon savings for Essex Highways

Eurovia Surfacing has been able to achieve carbon savings of up to 25% by using a product that includes an additive that enables it to work at much lower temperatures than traditional materials. The product, Tempera, is typically supplied at temperatures 40 degrees lower than a hot equivalent. Tempera requires less energy, andgenerates fewer carbon […]

Birmingham City Council will continue to support buses post lockdowm

Birmingham City Council will continue to support buses as the city recovers from Covid-19 and its subsequent lockdown, it has said as part of its Birmingham Bus Statement, published this week. In Birmingham, says the council, 36% of households do not have access to a car, making buses an essential service for accessing education, retail […]

Traffic levels still at mid-90s levels – TTF

The latest TTF transport data weekly digest report suggests that, although traffic levels in England are slowly rising, we are still not back to 21st century amounts. Analysis of data from a range of local authorities across the country suggests traffic is around 87 per cent of its pre-lockdown amount, which is equivalent to volumes last […]

Somerset highway works completed ahead of schedule

A multi-million pound programme to improve 140 miles of road across Somerset is now complete, several weeks earlier than planned. Somerset County Council has worked with contractors across the county to implement surface dressing; a highly effective maintenance technique for sealing a road, improving skid resistance and making road surfaces more resilient, helping prevent more […]

Mayor of London announces independent review of TfL’s long-term funding and finances

The Mayor of London and Chair of the Transport for London (TfL) Board Sadiq Khan, has today announced that an independent panel of experts has begun a review of TfL’s long term future funding and financing options. The purpose of the review to develop options for funding and financing models that would enable TfL to deliver the right services for […]


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