FM Conway completes London Bridge maintenance works

The City of London Corporation’s essential maintenance and waterproofing programme for London Bridge has completed almost four weeks ahead of schedule. The work saw the removal and replacement of the existing surfacing on the carriageway and footways, the repair of the concrete surface to achieve the appropriate exterior for waterproofing followed by the replacement of […]

Liverpool City Council works with Dynniq to upgrade to IP

Liverpool City Council has upgraded its analogue network to a new digital Internet Protocol (IP) system, supported by Dynniq. In 2004, Liverpool City Council extended its Wide Area Traffic Control (WATC) scheme to include an extensive city-wide fibre network upgrade as part of a project to install City Watch CCTV system. However, the roadside traffic […]

Skanska completes UK’s first Dutch-style roundabout in Cambridge

Contractor Skanska has completed the first Dutch-style roundabout in the UK in Cambridge, which has a a layout which prioritises pedestrians and cyclists over motorists, promoting ‘green’ travel. The works to redesign the existing roundabout at the junction of Queen Edith’s Way and Fendon Road in Cambridge to a Dutch-style model were delivered by Skanska […]

UK’s first electric intercity coach route to launch next month in Scotland

New electric coaches are to start their first runs between Dundee and Edinburgh, delivering the UK’s first zero emission intercity coach route. The UK’s first electric intercity coach service has been possible after transport start-up Ember secured a £490,000 loan to buy a second all-electric coach for the route. The two brand-new coaches will make […]

Three major infrastructure schemes get the go-ahead in the Humber region

Three major infrastructure schemes have been given final approval in Hull and East Yorkshire as part of the government’s Getting Building Fund. Launched by Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Humber Local Enterprise Partnership has now signed off £9.5 million of the £13.4 million allocated this year. This will now mean that three major projects can now […]

Manchester out to consultation on its clean air zone

Clean Air Greater Manchester is to hold two public consultations on its proposed Clean Air Zone (CAZ). Once introduced, the proposed CAZ will cover all ten local authority areas. The public will asked for their views on key elements, including the zone’s proposed boundary, daily charges, discounts and exemptions. The government has instructed Greater Manchester […]

TomTom signs Maserati deal

SatNav, mapping and traffic information company TomTom has been chosen by luxury car brand Maserati to provide maps, navigation and connected services. They’ll be incorporated into the new Maserati Intelligent Assistant in-vehicle infotainment system. TomTom will provide IQ Maps, traffic, connected navigation services, destination prediction, and a premium user interface for the Ghibli, Levante and […]

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