Innovators deliver traffic information onto dashboard displays in real time

A new system that replicates the information shown on electronic road-side signs direct to drivers inside their vehicles is being trialled in the UK after being developed by innovator group Eloy. The system, which delivers the information onto dashboard screens or mobile devices next to drivers follows a collaboration between Eloy, Andy Graham, from White […]

Solar Gates UK launches INSTABOOM Lite

Solar Gates UK has announced the launch of its new product INSTABOOM Lite. The portable worksite barrier is the little brother of the award winning INSTABOOM but lighter and more suited to short duration traffic management. The company says the INSTABOOM Lite is just as rugged, just as compliant, just asfeature rich as the original […]

Proposal for new Penwortham to Preston Cycle Superhighway in Lancashire

Lancashire County Council has reported that plans are progressing for its Penwortham to Preston Cycle Superhighway scheme, which will improve facilities for those travelling the mile between the Cop Lane junction and Preston Railway Station. Lancashire County Council is delivering this scheme to build on the success of the new bypass at John Horrocks Way […]

Cheshire East Council redesigning delivery of its transport services

Cheshire East Council has announced it is redesigning the way in which it delivers transport services. Over the last three years, the council has been undertaking an extensive review of each of its wholly-owned companies. Following the latest stage of that review, the strategic, planning, commissioning and procurement functions of the services previously provided by […]

Liverpool City Council to resolve stalled highways schemes

Liverpool City Council is set to appoint a number of highways contractors to complete five schemes which had delayed, following the appointment of administrators for its original contractor VIAM. After issuing a termination notice to VIAM, which went into administration on 1 June, the city council has gained permission to appoint Siemens to complete the […]

TfL poised to shelve “significant” number of projects – adviser

The Mayor of London’s main transport adviser is warning a “significant” number of schemes will have to be shelved by Transport for London because of its funding crisis. The London Standard reports that Deputy mayor for transport Heidi Alexander has told the London Assembly transport committee that tube station schemes, road maintenance programmes and the […]

New roads director for MottMac in Scotland

Mott MacDonald has appointed Mark Baynham as director of roads Scotland with responsibility for delivering projects and developing the consultancy’s offering throughout the country. He has 30 years of experience in roads and the public sector and will be responsible is a chartered civil engineer. Baynham joins from the Cabinet Office, and has previously worked […]

Three more areas of London to trial e-scooters

The number of e-scooters available for rent in London is to double from 600 to 1,200 as three more areas roll them out for hire. London’s Evening Standard quotes London’s walking and cycling commissioner Will Norman as saying, ” “I’m pleased that London’s rental e-scooter trial is expanding to cover the City of London, and parts […]

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