Gaist signs up to ITS (UK)’s Executive tier of membership

The international roadscape and highways technology company Gaist has signalled its commitment to the UK’s transport technology industry by joining the Intelligent Transport Systems trade association ITS (UK). As an Executive Member, Gaist will sit on the ITS (UK) Council and help steer the overall strategy and profile building of the ITS industry working alongside […]

First-of-a-kind Connected Kerb project delivers EV charging to small communities

The first-of-a-kind Connected Kerb project will deliver an EV charging revolution to out-of-town communities and help tackle EV inequality reports the project will increase the accessibility of EV charging across Kent Parish sites and provides a blueprint for the UK’s local authorities to bring the EV revolution to hard-to-reach areas, with 40 EV chargers […]

Large growth in EV charging systems, according to new government stats

There has been a 10% increase in charging devices on the network in the last quarter to April 2021, according to the Office for Zero Emission Vehicles. Its latest report, the Electric vehicle charging device statistics: April 2021, showed available devices on the network increased by 2,015, up nearly 10% on the previous quarter (October […]

Living walls installed to tackle roadside emissions

Staffordshire County Council (SCC) and Amey have collaborated with Biotecture and 40two to install a series of living walls in Staffordshire to improve air quality as part of the £22.9m ADEPT Smart Places Live Labs programme. The Live Labs SIMULATE programme, run by SCC and Amey, is designed to not only test mobility hubs but […]

TfL considers cycling upgrades in Lambeth and Southwark

Trial changes to make cycling easier and safer are currently in place on the A23 between Oval and Streatham, the CS7 route in Southwark and on Tooley Street and Duke Street Hill in central London. TfL is now asking for feedback from local residents and businesses in the area on a series of improvements made earlier […]

E-scooters approved for London trial

Three companies, Dott, Lime and Tier, have been approved to operate e-scooter trials in London. The devices will only legally be allowed to be used on roads and cycle paths in certain areas, and will not be permitted on pavements with pedestrians. E-scooters are already used illegally in London prompting safety concerns. Last month a […]


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