Pedestrians to get priority at selected crossings across London

Transport for London has announced that 18 pedestrian crossings are being introduced that will give pedestrians priority and only change to let traffic through when traffic approaches. These will be in place by the end of June and, says TfL, will help make the capital’s transport network even more sustainable and support a green recovery […]

Galliford Try on the search for earthworks companies for A47 upgrade project

Contractor Galliford Try has started the search for specialist earthworks companies as it makes progress with its contract to upgrade the A47. Through a public tender, it is looking for the companies for two dualling schemes. As Highways England’s East Region Delivery Partner, the firm is seeking to get earthwork specialists on board for early […]

Coventry University joins forces with Motability to drive forward accessible transport research

Coventry University has collaborated with national disability charity Motability to recruit and sponsor a number of doctoral candidates to undertake research into accessible transport at the university’s National Transport Design Centre (NTDC). The collaboration combines Coventry University’s strong tradition of design transport teaching and Motability’s objective to support and develop innovative solutions to meet the evolving transportation needs of […]

Cars remain banned during daytimes in Bridgend Town Centre

Bridgend County Borough Council is leaving a traffic order in place which means no vehicles can enter the town centre between 10am and 6pm. NewsfromWales.co.uk reports that no changes have been made to it since the pandemic lockdown, and a clarification has been issued to explain why drivers have been unable to take vehicles into […]

Parkopedia increases in-car payment options

Parking information and payment company Parkopedia is extending its existing parking payment platform to include additional vehicle-centric services such as  Electric Vehicle charging, fuelling and tolling payments. Parkopedia first launched in-car payments in 2014 with the a platform delivered in partnership with Volvo. Now it says it aims to simplify how drivers make payments for their […]

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