North Yorkshire Council launches on-demand bus service

North Yorkshire Council has launched its on-demand bus service. Users can choose when and where they want to travel via a dedicated app which has been created by Via, the leader in TransitTech. Once a desired pick-up and drop-off location has been selected, riders are directed to a nearby bus stop. The mobile app allows […]

Bus back better plan begins in Dorset

In response to the Government’s new National Bus Strategy, which aims to make bus services more attractive, cheaper, easier to use, faster, more reliable, and greener, Dorset Council is developing a Bus Service Improvement Plan (BSIP). The plan will be a collaboration with local bus operators, community groups, business groups, and with passengers themselves. The council […]

UK-Australian webinar hears standards are key to our transport data future

Transport data specialists from both sides of the globe have told an audience of British and Australian Intelligent Transport Systems experts that working to clear data standards are crucial to delivering safe, efficient and sustainable transport networks in the future. The ITS2 event co-hosted by ITS Australia and ITS (UK) explored the potential for data […]

Yunex Traffic brand officially launched

Siemens ITS has officially launched its new brand Yunex Traffic and has started operating as a new division of Siemens Mobility. The company says it will be positioned in a fast-paced market, where it can strategically leverage its market-leading position in offering innovative, smart, and comprehensive mobility solutions for roads and cities. Under the leadership […]

Doncaster Council submits plans for school streets and active travel projects

Doncaster Council has submitted plans which could result in schemes aimed to increase cycling and low-traffic neighbourhoods around schools. The council, in partnership with Sheffield City Region (SCR), has been allocated a funding opportunity of £1.38 million subject to submission and approval of an outline business case and a full business case. The Department for […]

FLIR Systems Inc is now Teledyne FLIR

Following digital imaging company Teledyne’s acquisition of FLIR Systems in May, the company has announced it has rebranded as Teledyne Flir. “I am delighted to welcome FLIR to the Teledyne family,” said Robert Mehrabian, Executive Chairman of Teledyne. “As a combined company, Teledyne FLIR will uniquely provide a full spectrum of imaging technologies and products […]

Proposals for vital transport links to Teesworks to be considered

Proposals for a £11.7 million investment in roads and rail links to the Teesworks will be considered by the Tees Valley Combined Authority cabinet today.  The money will be used to part-fund improvements to improve access to and from the UK’s largest Freeport for both freight and people.  Work is needed to deliver improvements on […]

Erskine Bridge hits 50

A series of unseen photos is being released to mark the 50th anniversary of the Erskine Bridge. The iconic crossing over the Clyde was opened on the 2nd July 1971 by HRH Princess Anne, becoming the first fixed link between Dunbartonshire and Renfrewshire. Construction on the project began in April 1967 at a cost of £10.5m, which […]

Major SCATS upgrade planned

Transport for New South Wales in Australia has announced a major investment in the Sydney Coordinated Adaptive Traffic System (SCATS), setting up a dedicated team to accelerate the development of the technology and software and to expand its commercial activities. SCATS is an intelligent real-time traffic signal control system that synchronises traffic signals according to […]


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