TTF says no morning peak – yet

Latest traffic data from a range of local authorities across England continues to show no return towards a morning peak. The Transport Technology Forum analysis of data for week beginning 17 August suggests morning traffic levels are still well below pre-lockdown volumes, but middle-of-the day traffic is almost back to what it was. Researchers expect […]

Oxford City Council sets out ambitious air quality plans

Oxford City Council has set out plans to ‘go significantly further’ than the current legal target for air pollution to improve the health of those living, working, and visiting Oxford. It is believed that Oxford City Council will become the first UK local authority to set out a city-wide air pollution reduction target within its […]

Amey secures additional HE funding to develop new IPV

Amey has secured additional funding of £759,000 from Highways England to design a ‘revolutionary’ Impact Protection Vehicle (IPV), to protect roadworkers from live traffic when putting out traffic management. Amey has been working with Highways England and suppliers such as HW Martin, King Highway Products, Rennicks UK, HIAB and HORIBA MIRA as well as Coventry […]

New Scottish Highlands trial will use Mobillio platform for transport app

Technology company Fleetondemand will provide its Mobillio mobility platform as part of a Scottish Highlands trial to link all modes of transport through one smartphone app. The app will form part of a customised supply chain that provides residents and visitors in the Highlands and Islands with access to buses, trains, car hire, car clubs, bicycle […]

£12.8 million economic recovery and growth programme unveiled in Lancashire

A £12.8million economic recovery and growth programme aimed at tackling some of the economic impacts of Covid 19 has been revealed by Lancashire County Council. The proposed funding, which will be discussed by members of the cabinet next week, will be used to accelerate projects and schemes designed to support the county’s economy. Work will […]

Public sector transport experts line up to speak at JCT online Symposium 2020

Experts from the Department for Transport, Highways England and Transport for London have signed up to speak at this year’s JCT Traffic Signals Symposium. The popular event will be held online on 22 and 23 September because a physical event is impossible under current government restrictions. Places are free to delegates thanks to the support […]


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