Transport for the North Chief Executive to leave his role next year

Transport for the North’s Chief Executive Barry White will step down from his role next year. Mr White will depart in May next year to take a ‘career break’, following the finalisation of the submission of the next business case for Northern Powerhouse Rail, scheduled for March. John Cridland, Chairman of Transport for the North, said: “Barry White […]

Robotiz3D among the projects to receive share of ‘innovation’ funding

The Government has commited £134 million to support the UK’s ‘greenest’ and ‘most innovative’ businesses thriving during the pandemic as well as help secure new jobs. This investment forms part of the governments decision to ‘build back better’ by supporting companies to bring their ‘novel’ ideas to market. Robots that patrol UK roads to detect […]

ADEPT Live Labs programme publishes end of year report

The ADEPT Smart Places Live Labs programme – led by the Association of Directors of Environment, Economy, Planning and Transport (ADEPT) – has published its End of Year One report, with promising results. Following on from its first White Paper, the report charts the progress of the £22.9 million Department for Transport (DFT) funded programme and each […]

Eurovia increases its intake of apprentices, graduates and student placement throughout its business

Eurovia UK has increased the capacity of its apprenticeship, graduate and student placement programme, welcoming 90 new starters into the company this summer. As recent government announcement highlighted, the need for transformational investment in training and skills, has never been greater. 70 apprentices, placement students, graduates, and degree apprentices and 20 short-term placement students have […]

E-scooters to have fake engine noise

An electric scooter manufacturer says it’s going to fit artificial engine noise to the micro mobility vehicles to improve safety for pedestrians around them. The Times reports that audible alerts will be emitted from battery-powered scooters after concerns that pedestrians can be in danger from fast moving silent vehicles on pavements. It says Tier Mobility, […]

Online European Congress offers flash sale

The organisers of next week’s virtual ITS European Congress are offering more people the chance to get involved with a 48 hour sale, offering €50 off a ticket. The event on 9 and 10 November features a series of online presentations, along the same lines as at a physical event, plus a virtual exhibition and […]

DfT plans parking data webinar

The Department for Transport’s Transport Data Initiative is hosing the second in its webinar events on Thursday 12 November focusing on new data developments in the parking sector which will support “parking as a service”. The DfT has sponsored the development of a new parking data exchange standard (APDS), to be adopted by ISO and […]


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