SRL shortlisted in major manufacturing awards

SRL Traffic Systems has been shortlisted in the Made in the North Westawards. Now in its ninth year, the awards celebrate the top companies in the region’smanufacturing sector. The Middlewich-based firm has been shortlisted in the Automotive,Aerospace and Rail award category. SRL has grown rapidly and introduced the only multiphase adaptive detection system (ADS)technology for […]

ADEPT’s new president calls for a radical, far reaching national housing policy

A ‘radical’ new policy is needed, which must be fit for purpose in a post-Covid environment and address climate change, health and inequality. Paula Hewitt, the new President of the Association of Directors of Environment, Economy, Planning & Transport (ADEPT) also warned against imposing formula-driven targets on local authorities. ADEPT’s new Housing Policy Position launched […]

Registrations open for physical ITS World Congress in Hamburg

The organisers of the Intelligent Transport Systems World Congress in Europe, ERTICO along with the City of Hamburg are reaffirming their commitment to host the ITS World Congress as a face-to-face event. They have formally opened registrations. This event takes place at the CCH Congress Center and Messe Exhibition area in the City of Hamburg […]

New safety features included in Maidstone Bus Station refurbishment

Work continues on the new look Maidstone Bus Station with additional safety features now being introduced to benefit the customers using the facility. The refurbishment will include new CCTV, enhanced lighting and improved public announcement equipment to help people as they arrive in town or board the buses in the area of the station situated […]

TRL and Oxbotica working on off-road autonomous framework

Oxbotica and TRL have piloted the use of the first Code of Practice for the safe and cost-effective deployment of autonomous vehicles in unstructured off-highway environments, with a live trial conducted in a quarry using a number of off-road vehicles. The Innovate UK-funded consortium has developed and demonstrated capabilities to adapt and retrofit autonomy, using robust low-cost sensors, […]

A9 Dualling project makes progress as new junction and overbridge comes into operation

The A9 Dualling Luncarty to Pass of Birnam project in Scotland has achieved a significant milestone, as the new Stanley/Tullybelton Junction and overbridge comes into operation for the first time, as part of a new traffic management layout implemented from early June. The new junction, the largest structure of the project, has been under construction […]

Aurrigo in UK first driverless service in Cambridge

Driverless pod developer Aurrigo is claiming another UK milestone in autonomous technology with its Auto-Shuttles officially beginning trials in Cambridge.  The company, which develops first and last mile transport solutions, will become the first firm in the country to undertake testing of a custom-made autonomous vehicle capable of carrying passengers on a main road surrounded […]

Tarmac provides specialist asphalt to Cheshire infrastructure project

Tarmac has successfully supplied and installed a specialist asphalt surface course to the largest infrastructure project East Cheshire has seen to date. Laid with the assistance of paver averaging beams to provide the best possible finished surface, Tarmac supplied and laid 12,000 tonnes of the specialist asphalt as part of a 79,000-tonne surfacing package. In […]

Highways England unveil plans to transform junction 9 of the M3

Highways England has unveiled plans to transform junction 9 on the M3 at Winnall in Hampshire. The organisation will now start a new public consultation after an initial consultation in 2019 provided some ‘important comments’. These include the length available for vehicles to change lanes when joining the A34 from junction 9 and then heading […]

Siemens confirms autumn Yunex rebrand

Siemens ITS has confirmed that its rebrand to be called “Yunex Traffic, A Siemens Business” will be completed by 1 October. In an email, Siemens ITS UK Managing Director Wilke Reints explains that this stand-alone Siemens-owned company is “a significant step that will allow us to respond faster and more flexibly to you, our customers, […]

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