ITS (UK) Chair commits to Zero Carbon transport technology push

The Chair of the UK’s Intelligent Transport Society, Ryan Hood is committing the organisation will double-down on its commitment to decarbonisation, as he enters his second year in the role. Hood, who is Head of Digitisation of Transport at TRL, was re-elected at the ITS (UK) Annual General Meeting where he called on the industry […]

Scottish Government launches climate campaign to support net-zero aim

A major TV, radio and digital campaign to encourage people across Scotland to come together to tackle the climate emergency has been launched ahead of COP26 in Glasgow later this year. The Let’s do Net Zero campaign highlights the benefits a net zero society will bring for our economy, health and environment. It also aims […]

Infrastructure Northern Ireland outlines £1bn budget commitments for the year ahead

Infrastructure Minister Nichola Mallon has outlined high level budget commitments for the new financial year for spend in Northern Ireland. The Infrastructure Northern Ireland Department has a capital budget of £722.5m and a resource budget of £429.9m, which includes a £9.2m allocation specifically for Covid. Outlining how she plans to spend the capital allocations this […]

Highways England to build large woodland next to Lower Thames Crossing route

Highways England has announced that a new woodland the size of 135 football pitches will be planted in partnership with Forestry England in Essex, alongside the route of the proposed Lower Thames Crossing.  The woodland at Hole Farm near Great Warley, Brentwood in Essex is at the heart of plans to boost the wildlife and […]

Amazon launches location rival to Google

Amazon’s web services division has launched a new service which it says will make it easier and more cost-effective for customers to add location functionality to their applications “without compromising on user privacy or data security”. Amazon Location Service allows customers to embed location functionality in their applications using data from Esri and HERE Technologies […]


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