ITS America takes legal action to retain 5.9 GHz for V2X

The Intelligent Transportation Society of America and the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials have filed an appeal of the Federal Communications Commission’s November 2020 order regarding unlicensed devices in the 5.9 GHz spectrum band. ITS America and AASHTO took this action to ensure Vehicle-to-Everything (V2X) technologies can continue to safely operate throughout […]

Two people seriously hurt in e-scooter crash in Liverpool

Police in Liverpool are appealing for information following a collision on Tuesday which left two passengers on an e-scooter seriously injured. They say they received a report at around 6.50pm that an electric scooter was in collision with a black Ford Fiesta at the junction of Mulgrave Street, Grove Street and Upper Parliament Street. Emergency […]

Nottingham City Council to expand school streets programme

Safety improvements on a number of Nottingham roads near schools will become permanent, following a trial and public consultation. The School Streets are just one of the many Active Travel Schemes by Nottingham City Council, looking to encourage sustainable travel. In a bid to reduce traffic levels, particularly at pick up and drop off times, trials were […]

Dundee City Council’s Low Emission Zone plans move forward

Dundee City Council’s Low Emission Zone will come a step closer if councillors back the next stage of the process. A statutory consultation on the final plan for the city’s Low Emission Zone (LEZ) will be discussed by Dundee City Council’s community safety and public protection committee next week. The proposal puts forward the city’s […]

New highways operation kicks off in North Yorkshire along with a focus on safety

The beginning of June marked the start of a new journey for North Yorkshire County Council’s highway maintenance delivery. Services will now be provided by NY Highways, a company created by the council but operating as a private business. NY Highways takes on the role after the council’s contract with Ringway ended. “While our highways […]

5G and transport explained on this week’s Highways Voices

“The business case for 5G is not transport, let’s not kid ourselves,” says connected vehicle expert Andy Graham from White Willow Consulting on this week’s Highways Voices podcast. But, he explains, the technology does give many opportunities to transform transport, “We should be definitely pushing with 5G… we should be really taking the advantage of […]

Highways England joins Keep Britain Tidy’s Million Mile Mission to clear network of rubbish

Highways England has joined Keep Britain Tidy’s Million Mile Mission to help clear litter from the roads.   The organisation said it litter picks somewhere on its network almost every day. Now, it is taking part in Keep Britain Tidy’s campaign, helping by keeping England’s motorways safe and well-maintained while also encouraging drivers to take their litter home. […]

North Yorkshire highway workers keep dog rescue centre on all fours

North Yorkshire highways workers rebuilding the A19 at Chapel Haddlesey have gone the extra mile in the local community by raising money for Linbee Dog Rehoming in Baine. Along with its contractors, Balfour Beatty, it has held a number of cake sales, raffles and Name the Dog scratch cards at the centre near the A19. […]


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