Former transport minister slams LTNs

The former Transport Minister and London Mayoral Candidate Steve Norris has joined in the criticism of low traffic neighbourhoods, saying they are based on a flawed idea, punish the poorest and do the opposite of what they are supposed to do. Following publication of research in the Telegraph and elsewhere saying air quality improved in […]

Zenzic updating CAM roadmap in webinar today

How is the UK mapping its way to a connected and automated mobility future and who are the key players making progress towards the Roadmap’s 2030 Vision? The organisation overseeing the development of connected and automated vehicles in the UK, Zenzic are presenting a webinar exploring the UK Connected and Automated Mobility Roadmap to 2030: CAM […]

Videalert promotes long-standing manager to Board

ITS and enforcement solutions company Videalert has promoted Rob Kinch to its Board as Technical and Innovations Director. Kinch (pictured) has been with the company since shortly after it started trading, originally joining as Technical Services Manager. In his new role he’ll be in charge of developing the company’s future technical road map for additional […]

Uber sells its driverless subsidiary

Ridehailing firm Uber has announced it’s sold its driverless subsidiary Advanced Technologies Group to the Amazon-backed company Aurora. Aurora was founded in 2017 by entrepreneurs including former head of Google’s driverless division Chris Urmson (pictured). The company said they wanted to deliver the “opportunity to safely accelerate the adoption of self-driving technology” by “building an […]

British standard for bitumen emulsion and foamed bitumens out for public consultation

 The proposed British Standard, ‘BS 9228  – Recycling of roads and other paved areas using bitumen emulsion or foamed bitumen – Materials, production, installation and product type testing – Specification’, is now out for public consultation until 3 February 2021.  The proposed standard specifies the requirements for road surfacing materials processed using either bituminous emulsion […]

Green number plates on the roads for the first time

Green number plates will be seen on roads for the first time from today, Transport Minister Rachel Maclean has announced, as the Government prepares to accelerate the transition to electric vehicles as part of its commitment to reach net-zero by 2050. The introduction of the new plates on UK roads will raise awareness of the growing number […]

Suffolk makes bid to improve congested Ipswich junction

Suffolk County Council has made a bid for money from the Department for Transport’s Pinch Point Fund to improve a major junction on Nacton Road in Ipswich which has been congested. That bid is for major improvements to the Nacton Road junction with the Ravenswood housing estate, the A1189 towards the A14 and the Ransomes […]


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