Vaisala to deliver webinar on best practices in road asset management

Technology company Vaisala is to host a webinar on best practices in road asset management as road operators and maintenance organisations continue to look for more efficient, cost-effective and safer ways to maintain their networks. Taking place on Fenruary 25th at 10amET, the webinar will include a sesison by the Region of Waterloo (Ontario, Canada). […]

ITS (UK) honours Student and Apprentice Essay Award winners

The UK’s Intelligent Transport Society has recognised creative thinking amongst its early careers professionals, honouring an apprentice and a student member who have won the 2020 ITS (UK) Essay Competition. The competition wanted candidates to imagine the speech they would give at their retirement ceremony.  They were asked what impact and influence on the industry […]

TfL to take on 114 new apprentices from September

Transport for London (TfL) has started the search for 114 to join the organisation from September 2021, with ‘exciting opportunities’ in a range of areas including commercial property, building services and many others More than 9,850 apprentice roles have been created through TfL and its UK-wide supply since 2009, helping deliver major infrastructure projects like […]

Yotta and CIMCON Lighting sign collaboration agreement to help drive smart city asset management

Yotta and CIMCON Lighting have signed a collaboration agreement to provide smart city customers with the opportunity to further maximise their streetlight infrastructure with integrated solutions from both companies. The collaboration agreement will enable the integration of CIMCON’s LightingGale smart lighting Central Management System (CMS) and its NearSky smart city platform with Alloy, Yotta’s connected asset management platform. This will […]

Calderdale Council appoints Turner & Townsend for A629 contract

Independent professional services company Turner & Townsend has been appointed by Calderdale Council to provide a construction manageent team on the upgrade of the A629 Phase 1b between Calderdale and Halifax. The A629 Corridor Improvement Project, which is funded by West Yorkshire Combined Authority, is based on a strategy to improve multi-modal transport links between […]

Work to start on M6 smart motorway next month

Work is to start on the upgrade of a ten mile stretch of the M6 motorway. Contractor Costain will start work next month for the £150 million project which was originally due to be completed next month but delayed because the impact of potential in the area. A two-year programme of works will take place […]

bp and Oxbotica complete industry-first autonomous vehicle trial at German refinery

The energy company bp has successfully completed an autonomous vehicle trial at its Lingen refinery in Germany, working with Oxford-based autonomous vehicle software company Oxbotica. They say the trial was a world-first in the energy sector and the latest addition to the bp ventures technology portfolio. During the trial the vehicle travelled over 180km fully autonomously, safely […]

Survey “reveals UK drivers’ lack of smart motorway knowledge”

A new survey of more than 7,000 British motorists has found one in four of those questioned don’t understand when they can or can’t use the hard shoulder on a smart motorway, and nearly half don’t know you could get points for driving under a red X. The Halfords Roadworthy Quiz tested 7,100 people’s knowledge […]


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