Siemens Mobility and Transport for London develop new adaptive traffic control solution

Siemens Mobility and Transport for London (TfL) have launched a new adaptive traffic control system-FUSION. FUSION is now ka key part of London’s Real Time Optimiser (RTO) system, which will provide a completely new way of managing roads across the city, revolutionising the system that has been keeping the network London moving for over 30 […]

Zenzic launches new ‘CAM Scale-Up’ programme

The organisation tasked with accelerating the “self-driving revolution” in the UK, Zenzic, has announced the launch a scheme looking for innovative self-driving technology SMEs and start-ups. The CAM Scale-Up Programme wants companies based in the the UK to apply for a chance to test and develop their products through the world-leading CAM Testbed UK, which […]

Lorry drivers will need a permit to gain access to Kent as part of post-Brexit plans

All truck drivers will require a permit to gain access to Kent under new government plans to deal with potential post-Brexit congestion challenges by creating an ‘internal border.’ The new Kent Access Permit (KAP) system could be enforced by police or the use of cameras monitoring the number plates of vehicles entering the county at […]

Procurement process in Scotland starts for Northern regions

The Scottish Government has started the procurement process for the North West and North East contracts on its network worth around £900m and £530m respectively over 12-year terms. Firms will be limited to running a maximum of two regions in Scotland, under Scottish Minister procurement rules. Currently, BEAR Scotland holds two northern regions, meaning at […]

Highways England’s launches services to help drivers with disabilities

Highways England has introduced a number of new services to help people with disabilities to move more effectively around its network. Highways England has also joined up with AccessAble, which provides accessibility information on thousands of venues across the UK and Ireland via a free App, to include information on motorway services areas in England. […]

Moovit and TfN partner on public transport info tool

Mobility as a Service development company Moovit has announced it’s going to use Transport for the North’s Open Data Hub to gather “precise disruptions data, giving riders all the tools they need to get to their destination with confidence”. TfN’s Open Data Hub platform provides open-source fares and disruption data for developers, to enable riders […]

VW takes stake in driverless lorry company

Volkswagen’s HGV subsidiary the Traton Group has agreed a partnership with American self-driving technology company focused on heavy-duty trucks. Traton will work with San Diego-based TuSimple to develop self-driving trucks, launching a development programme to operate the first SAE level 4 autonomous hub-to-hub route between Södertälje to Jönköping in Sweden using Scania trucks. As part […]

Scottish council takes delivery of dozens of EVs

A council in Scotland has expanded its electric vehicle fleet by buying 141 new Renault ZOE all-electric cars. South Lanarkshire’s order is the biggest ever placed for Renault ZE electric vehicles in Scotland. The council says it reaffirms its commitment to implementing low-carbon travel across its operations. The majority of the vehicles will be utilised […]

City Hall launches project to monitor air quality around School Streets

City Hall has launched an air quality monitoring project to attempt to give the ‘most accurate indication yet’ of the benefits of School Streets. TfL has funded 430 new School Streets – where roads surrounding schools are closed to motor traffic at drop-off and pick-up times – across London through its Streetspace plan to help […]


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