Government confirms £42 million for A630

A £42 million major upgrade of the A630 has been given the go-ahead today. This is part of plans to level up northern transport infrastructure. The scheme will cut congestion and boost capacity along one of the busiest routes into Sheffield. Work is scheduled to start in the next few weeks and will be finished […]

TfL reported to be getting £1bn bailout – with conditions

With Transport for London about to run out of money, according to previous comments from Mayor Sadiq Khan, it seems like the taxpayer will be offering a further cash input to keep services running. Sky News reports it has spoken to sources who say that the Government has agreed to give a further £1 billion, […]

Collaborative mapping platform Remix chosen by TfL to help modernise planning from data

Collaborative mapping platform, Remix, has been chosen by Transport for London (TfL) to provide a platform to modernise planning for surface transport in London and ‘democratise’ access to transport data sets. These efforts support TfL’s commitment that 80% of journeys are made by foot, cycle, or public transport by 2041.     Achieving these environmental and community goals […]

Nottingham University joins team working on self-driving business model research

The University of Nottingham has joined a new, national initiative to develop a blueprint and business model aimed at making self-driving transport a future reality in cities across Britain. The ServCity research project aims to help city authorities, policy-makers, budget holders, transport providers and technology-makers successfully incorporate autonomous vehicle technology into urban transport networks. Over […]

Oxfordshire CC approves climate change action plan

 A plan that will see a ‘decade of action’ to address climate change issues has been agreed by political leaders at Oxfordshire County Council. The Climate Action Framework lays out how the council will become carbon neutral by 2030, and how it aims to make the whole county meet the same target by 2050. The […]

Average speed installation delivers safety success in north London

The company behind an average speed camera solution in north London says it has delivered safer speeds and smoother traffic flows in the area since its installation in April. The Jenoptik SPECS network was delivered on the A10 in Enfield after problems with late-night races along the road by people often using modified high performance […]

Amey researching “revolutionary” rapid transport concept

A new study is getting underway into the feasibility of a high quality bespoke electric Rapid Transit (eRT) service in Derby. The £11.5 million scheme aims to “inspire future change across the transport network and revolutionise the vision for public transport in Derby”, running through the city centre.   The proposed route will link key intra-city […]


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