Chevron and Traffic Group Signals are first with Metro deployment

Chevron Traffic Management and Traffic Group Signals have announced the first ever deployment of a battery-powered, radio-linked Temporary Traffic Signal that conforms to TSRGD Diagram 3000. Installed in October, Chevron deployed Metro at J27 of the M5 Motorway, with support from our service division. The setup took just a few short hours to complete under […]

Highways England invites tenders for Lower Thames Crossing

Highways England has reached the stage of inviting tenders for its largest ever contract, the £2 billion package to build the Lower Thames Crossing. The Tunnels and Approaches contract includes design and construction of twin road tunnels under the River Thames. At 16 metres wide, these tunnels will be some of the largest bored tunnels in […]

AGD enhances pedestrian detector

Leading radar manufacturer AGD systems is promising an even safer pedestrian experience having enhanced its industry-leading on-crossing 326-model detector. It says the upgrade improves range and gives more precise coverage of crossings, with a unique kite-shaped detection zone eliminating black spots. Its range is now 24 metres, which the company says makes it ideal for […]

SWARCO Traffic delivers complete parking solution for Teesside Park redevelopment

SWARCO Traffic has specified and installed a complete parking solution and traffic management system to improve the driver experience and reduce congestion at Teesside Park, one of the biggest retail locations in the North East.  With an annual footfall of more than 12 million people, Teesside Park is currently undergoing a major redevelopment project to […]

London’s roadworks contractors honoured in awards

Transport for London has marked the first year of its Roadworks Charter by recognising organisations that have made a difference to the efficiency of the capital’s road network. The Roadworks Charter is a collaboration between TfL and London’s biggest utility companies setting out a series of principles and targets which achieved together will ensure roadworks […]

Kar-go Delivery Bot begins contactless delivery trials to care homes

Kar-go, the autonomous delivery vehicle designed by British start-up, Academy of Robotics, has become the first custom-built autonomous delivery vehicle to travel on the roads in the UK. Using its contact-free form of delivery, the company has started making its first deliveries from pharmacies to care homes and will later introduce deliveries from a depot […]

Honda approved for Level 3 driving

The Honda Motor Company has received approval from Japanese regulators to sell Level 3 automated vehicles. This means a vehicle fitted with the right technology will be allowed to drive instead of a human under certain conditions, such as when the vehicle is in congested traffic. Honda says it is planning to launch sales of […]

Inspirational ‘green health prescription’ scheme gets national recognition

A Dundee project has won national recognition for its delivery of ‘green health prescriptions linked to an an e-trike scheme. The ReDicover Dundee project was set up by volunteers in the Dundee Green Health Partnership to help people overcome barriers to cycling and enjoy sessions in the saddle in local green spaces. The flagship green […]

Royal Borough of Kensington And Chelsea deploys Videalert CCTV enforcement

The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea has deployed its first CCTV cameras enforce a range of moving traffic offences including no entry pedestrian zones, box junctions, banned turns, and one-ways. The cameras and hosted video platform were procured from Videalert as part of an ongoing contract with NSL, another Marston Holdings company. “We took the decision to […]

Leeds City Council unveils first active travel neighbourhood

Leeds City Council has launched its first trial active travel neighbourhoods with a range of measures that have been designed to make these residential areas of the city much more child, pedestrian and cycle friendly. This month will see active travel neighbourhoods (also known as ‘low traffic neighbourhoods’) introduced initially in Hyde Park and Chapeltown […]


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