Amey drones back in the sky over Kent

Kent County Council’s highways maintenance provider Amey is embarking on phase two of a drone trial technology project, this time in a bid to inspect vegetation (soft landscape) and highways assets around the network and identify any defects in power and water utilities infrastructure around Kent. The footage captured from the drone will be used […]

WJ makes award-winning start on its journey to meeting net zero

WJ Group is on a journey to Net Zero by working to reduce carbon emissions in all aspects of its business with a full commitment to play a part and help deal with the challenges of climate change. Here’s some insight to how WJ started that journey. Climate change is in fact the defining issue […]

DfT announces £15m funding for councils to repair and upgrade traffic signals

As part of this year’s Highway Maintenance settlement for English local authorities outside of London, the Department for Transport has announced a £15 million allocation specifically to supplement existing local authority spending on the upgrade and maintenance of traffic signals and associated equipment. This new money for the 2021/22 financial year is available to authorities […]

ITS (UK) begins preparation work for COP26

ITS (UK)’s membership group dedicated to using technological solutions to improve air quality related to transport is beginning its work on a White Paper for this year’s United Nations Climate Change Conference, COP26. The Smart Environment Forum document “Transport Technology and Climate Change” will receive contributions from a range of members with differing areas of […]

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