E-scooter trials to start in Nottingham and Derby

New trials of e-scooters will take place in both Nottingham and Derby over the coming months as more local authorities look to test their feasibility. The trial in Nottingham will see a short term rental-pay-by-the-minute option available for users as well as a discounted prices for key workers. From the end of the month users […]

Zenzic updates its UK CAM roadmap

The company co-ordinating the UK’s move to a connected and autonomous mobility future has released an update to its 2030 CAM roadmap. Zenzic says its mission is for the UK to benefit from proven connected and automated mobility by 2030, with next-generation services and technology are designed and developed in the UK. The roadmap features […]

Work starts on iconic Forth & Clyde Canal bridge

Work has now started on a new landmark Forth & Clyde Canal bridge in the northwest of Glasgow. The £12million bridge will link the communities of Maryhill, Gilshochill and Ruchill in the city for the first time since the waterway opened in 1790. The active travel project, delivered by Scottish Canals with funding from Sustrans […]

Kar-go delivery bot approved for British roads

A driverless delivery vehicle which can travel at road speeds has been approved for trial in Britain. The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency has approved Kar-go’s design and agreed it is roadworthy, has appropriate insurance and a driver or operator – in or out of the vehicle – able to resume control if required. The […]

New public transport route in Cambridge under discussion

Plans for a new dedicated public transport route that will provide quick and reliable journeys for people travelling to the Cambridge Biomedical Campus from the A11 take a key step forward today. The Cambridge South East Transport project will transform journeys by public transport and active travel, including cycling and walking to the city and […]

Nine contractors win places on Eastern Highways Framework 3

The Eastern Highways Framework 3 has awarded nine contractors with work on its new framework for delivering highway maintenance and improvement schemes that could be worth up to £400m over four years. The successful contractors awarded onto the framework are; BAM Nuttall, Dyer & Butler Ltd, John Sisk & Son, Eurovia UK Ltd, Galliford Try […]

Tech solution for Dover traffic management installed

A new radar-based detection system to manage lorries heading to the Port of Dover has been installed by detection and sensing company Smart Video and Sensing. Working with 4Way Consulting and Aone+, SVS designed, installed and validated the virtual corridor in order to reduce congestion and co-ordinate traffic signals on the A20. The stipulation included […]

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