VolkerHighways awarded £9m Medway street lighting contract

Medway Council has been awarded VolkerHighways a £9 million streetlighting contract that will see thousands of energy efficient lights being installed between now and 2022. The work will include the replacement of around 24,000 street lighting lanterns with efficient energy saving LEDs and the provision of a Central Management System (CMS).  An additional 2,000 existing […]

Coventry uni launches CAV MSc

Coventry University’s Institute of Coding is offering a new Master of Science degree in Connected and Automated Vehicles. Working with nearby test and development facility HORIBA MIRA, the course aims to let learners “benefit from a blend of academic excellence and industry expertise”. “As the automotive sector begins to focus on the development and manufacture […]

Waymo expands self-driving lorry project

Google’s driverless vehicle division Waymo is opening a new depot in Dallas, Texas to try out a fleet of autonomous 18-wheeler HGVs. The company’s told Forbes Magazine that it will hire local truckers to assist with evaluations on the highway. Forbes adds that the mapping of roads in Texas and New Mexico with high-definition cameras […]

Timetable put in place for LEZs in Scotland

Low Emission Zones (LEZs) to improve air quality are to be introduced across Glasgow, Edinburgh, Dundee and Aberdeen between February 2022 and May 2022, according to Transport Scotland. The LEZ Leadership Group, which includes Transport Secretary Michael Matheson, Climate Change Secretary Roseanna Cunningham and representatives from Glasgow City Council, The City of Edinburgh Council, Dundee […]

Eleven options to consider for resilience improvements to A83

An assessment of eleven options to improve the resilience of the A83 Rest and Be Thankful has started. The potential options are being considered as part of Phase 1 of the second Strategic Transport Projects Review and, in parallel to this, a dedicated project team is being established to undertake more detailed environmental and engineering […]


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