First fully electric double decker buses start their journey in Edinburgh

The first fully electric double decker buses have arrived in Edinburgh thanks to major funding from SP Energy Networks working in partnership with Lothian buses The £1.7million project was funded as a flagship project of SP Energy Networks’ £20million Green Economy Fund to enable Edinburgh to take a major step in its journey towards the […]

First planning stage starts on Hertfordshire to Essex Rapid Transit

Hertfordshire County Council has launched the first planning stage for its Hertfordshire to Essex Rapid Transit (HERT) project. The suggestion is that HERT would run from Hemel Hempstead to Stansted Airport. The county council is developing a proposal for a MRT system to run along the A414 corridor as part of a strategy to improve […]

Government announces £24 million for vital Nottinghamshire road scheme

The Department for Transport (DfT)is set to invest £24 million into a Nottingham road scheme that will reduce journey times, improve access and supporting a home-building programme. Nottinghamshire will benefit from the government funding, providing vital junction upgrades along an 18-mile stretch of the A614 and A6097 to slash journey times and provide a major […]

Coeval and EarthSense collaboration to help council’s improve air quality monitoring

Local authorities across the UK will be given further support with their mission to improve air quality after Coeval, a leading supplier of electronic message signs, has partnered with EarthSense, a supplier of air quality monitoring systems, to interface its products to enable real time messages to be relayed to the public. This comes at […]

The changing and global face of mobility showcased in Hamburg

The organisers of this October’s ITS World Congress in Hamburg are promising to profile the changing face of mobility, with real-world examples of electric vehicle implementation, shared transport and autonomy taking centre stage, promising delegates the opportunity to Experience Future Mobility Now, as its theme suggests. ERTICO – ITS Europe say Hamburg delivers cleaner transport […]

Highways England outlines South East road improvement

Highways England has announced a multi-million-pound package of improvements to roads in the southeast over the next 12 months. It said motorways and major A roads across the South East including the M25, M27, M3, M4, A27 and A2 will all benefit from these planned improvements, with road resurfacing, bridge joint replacements, the creation of […]

Businesses call for long-term TfL funding agreement

The government is being told it must agree a sustainable long-term funding deal for Transport for London in order to support the capital’s post-pandemic recovery. The financial newspaper City AM has seen a report by lobby group London First which says maintaining public transport services in the capital is “vital” in rebuilding confidence and supporting […]

Met confiscates more than 500 e-scooters

More than 500 e-scooters have been confiscated from people in London during a week of enforcement action by Metropolitan Police officers. Police say the week of action saw officers engage with members the public to explain guidance and enforce traffic legislation around the use of e-scooters. They say this work will continue as officers go […]

Amey Consulting wins place on Scottish Framework

Amey Consulting has won a place on the £72.5m Scotland Excel Civil Engineering and Technical Consultancy Framework, open to 32 local Scottish authorities as well as several other Scottish public sector organisations. Having been on the previous generation of the framework, Amey Consulting has expanded its offering and secured two additional lots. In total, the […]


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