Aimsun shows how it improved Hamburg’s traffic with no infrastructure changes

The global transport modelling company Aimsun has issued a short video explaining how its software has helped re-plan traffic control strategies at a pinch point in Hamburg to improve traffic flow. In the case study, the high number of trucks merging onto the highway near Elbtunnel was causing severe congestion, so the Siemens Mobility team […]

SWARCO in ADAS line-reading tests

Traffic technology company SWARCO has carried out a series of tests in Austria to understand how driver assistance systems read lines on the road. The company, which not only provides a range of ITS solutions but also is a leading innovator in road marking,  worked with ZKW Group to test driver assistance systems in the […]

Arriva and First Bus to start of zero emission bus trials

Arrival has announced that it will begin trials of its zero emission Bus with First Bus, one of the UK’s largest transport operators. The trials, which will see Arrival buses navigating existing First Bus routes in the UK, will begin this Autumn, said the companies. The new partnership comes just seven months after First Bus […]

London’s Lane Rental scheme to be expanded and updated from May

The lane rental scheme in London is to be expanded and updated from May this year with changes that will see the scheme cover pavements and incentivise the highest safety standards for the first time, helping to make London’s transport network safer and more sustainable. Transport for London (TfL) has annouced the changes after the […]

FTVG 2020/21 Projects Announced

The Future Transport Visions Group (FTVG) is pleased to announce five projects awarded research funding through the Rees Jeffreys Road Fund. After an engaging few months of workshops and collaboration involving over 50 participants, the FTVG Steering Group has awarded over £18,000 initial funding to five project teams.  Participants in each team will spend the […]

Living Streets urges Liverpool City Region Mayoral candidates to put walking first

Living Streets has sent a clear message to Liverpool City Region Mayoral candidates calling for them to end pedestrian deaths and injuries on roads, tackle air pollution, to make walking easier but cutting pavement clutter and making school streets safe. A Manifesto for Walking sets out key asks of candidates, including a default 20mph limit in […]

Transport watchdog confirms CEO

The Office of Rail and Road has confirmed John Larkinson as Chief Executive Officer, having been interim CEO for more than two years. He was confirmed in the post long-term after a public consultation, and as is protocol for a role at this level, the appointment by the ORR Board has now been endorsed by […]


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