Swarco’s MyCity helps drive traffic management changes in Wolverhampton

Traffic management in the city of Wolverhampton is set to be improved thanks to a collaboration between Wolverhampton City Council and SWARCO Traffic, the traffic technology specialist. Swarco’s MyCity system, a modular platform that enables the council to monitor pollution levels, journey times and vehicle counts, has helped to streamline the city’s traffic management. The […]

Coastal road in Somerset could be saved

A Somerset coastal road threatened by coastal erosion could be saved after plans were submitted to divert the road inland. The move comes after plans for 136 new homes were submitted. Originally, Somerset and West Taunton Council refused plans for homes last year, meaning funds for realignment of the road would have to be found […]

Alchera Technologies reports rise in revenue

Alchera Technologies, the leading technology start up providing AI-enabled software to power data-driven mobility infrastructure today announces a 350 per cent increase in sales revenue, after securing key strategic customers.  Predicted figures also suggest sales revenue figures will reach £10m by 2022, and £100m by 2025. As society begins to reopen since the advent of […]

Interoperable simulation to help create seamless CAM Testbed, says Zenzic

Interoperable simulation will help create a seamless experience for testing across CAM Testbed UK, which will enable the testbeds to multiply their capabilities. Zenzic has said ‘such comprehensive best of breed capabilities will accelerate the time-to-market for products and services.’ The organisation has worked with three testbeds to demonstrate potential features of interoperability. Throughout the […]

Tyne & Wear Metro operator Nexus handed £1.5 million fine for worker’s death

The operator of Tyne & Wear Metro has been fined £1.5 million after a maintenance worker was electrocuted.  A court heard that the worker died while working at height carrying out maintenance work on high voltage overhead cables.  Operator Nexus pleaded guilty to charges after the worker was electrocuted after coming into contact with the […]

Transport Scotland awards £10 million ancillary framework to help A9 dualling project

A £10 million ancillary framework awarded by Transport Scotland is set to help support the delivery of the A9 dualling project. Winners of the four-year framework, which will run alongside the main contracts for the upgrade works on the A9, include Morrison Construction, RJ Mcleod and Story Contracting. The Scottish Government has recently given consent […]

£4.5 million project to replace 63-year-old bridge in Solihull gets the green light

A project to replace  a 63-year-old bridge in Solihull is to go ahead, with the council confirming contractors are already onsite to carry out preparatory works.  The bridge, situated on the Fillongley Road in the area, which has been previously delayed. Proposals to replace the bridge, which was built in the 1950s, has been muted […]

Aecom wins place on Highways England archaeology framework

Aecom is one of seven companies to have won a place on the first ever Highways England archaeology framework. The other companies awarded places on the four-year framework which starts this month includes: the Museum of London Archaeology, Infra, Headland Archaeology, OCA, Connect Archaeology and Archaeology Management Solutions. These companies will help Highways England with […]


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