Host surprised by lifetime achievement award at ITS (UK) Awards

The President of the UK’s Intelligent Transport Society, ITS (UK), had a surprise during the 2020 awards ceremony, when he was named winner of the organisation’s highest accolade, the Rees Hills Award for outstanding personal contribution by a UK ITS professional. Steve Norris was hosting the online event sponsored by Cubic, SRL, Jenoptik and Videalert, […]

TTF Covid data project wins ITS (UK) Project of the Year Award

A data project which gathered and analysed traffic and cycling statistics from local authorities across England to help understand transport changes due to Covid-19 restrictions has won the Project of the Year Award from ITS (UK). The Transport Technology Forum, working with Arup and White Willow Consulting, supported the Department for Transport in understanding how […]

TTF issues cyber security standards and guidelines summary

The Transport Technology Forum has issued new guidance to help organisations to keep up to date with the vast amount of information available about cyber security standards in order to keep their data safe and secure. The Cyber Security Signposting Guidance repository is a collation of various online resources including standards, guidelines, certifications, frameworks and […]

DfT gives approval to A595 upgrades in Cumbria

The government is set to enhance the safety and capacity of the A595 at Grizebeck, Cumbria, after £12 million of funding announced by Transport Secretary Grant Shapps today. Under plans drawn up by Cumbria County Council, the multi-million-pound investment will see the A595 road upgraded at Grizebeck – with a new 1km stretch built to […]

North Yorks Highways starts search for suppliers

North Yorkshire Highways is looking for companies to submit expressions of interests to provide a number of services as part of its new company NY Highways. These include the following; operated pant, hired plant, vehicle maintenance and repair and road traffic signs. The intention of this EOI is to approach the market for suppliers to […]

Paper submissions open for Hamburg 2021

The organisers of the ITS World Congress 2021 have opened up submissions for the Congress in October. ERTICO – ITS Europe say the theme of the event is “Experience Future Mobility Now”, illustrating the radical role Intelligent Transport Systems, digitalisation, and cooperative, connected and automated mobility can play in responding to key challenges in the […]

Uber and Lyft lose California worker classification battle

A court in California has rejected claims from ridehailing companies Uber and Lyft that their drivers are independent contractors, not employees. CNN reports that the California Appeals Court must reclassify their drivers as employees rather than independent contractors, upholding an earlier court decision. The state argued that by classifying their drivers as contractors, Uber and […]


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