A19 Testo’s flyover officially opened

Highways England’s A19 Testo’s flyover project has now been officially opened. The organisation marked the milestone, with an event where key partners, including Costain, Jacobs, South Tyneside Council, North East England Chamber of Commerce and Tyne Tunnels were in attendance. The new A19 Testo’s flyover over an iconic South Tyneside roundabout will enable better journeys […]

Bus operators set to benefit from £226.5 million of government funding

Bus operators are set to benefit from £226.5 million in government funding to help ensure they continue to run vital services as COVID-19 restrictions are lifted. The Department for Transport (DfT) has said the funding will run from September 2021 to April 2022 and will support operators across England, outside of London, adding to the […]

Surrey County Council starts consultation on its latest Transport Plan

Surrey County Council has started consultation on its Transport Plan 4, which includes plans to reduce carbon emissions by 46% The LTP4 will supersede the LTP3 following adoption in 2022, said the council. Proposals to 2030 and beyond include: increasing safer and improved walking and cycling routes to encourage people out of their cars; providing […]

‘Transformative’ busway schemes make vital progress in Cambridge

‘Transformative busways’ that will provide reliable and frequent journeys for thousands of people in Greater Cambridge have advanced to the next stage, according to the Greater Cambridge Partnership (GCP). Members of the Partnership’s Executive Board agreed to progress all four of its major public transport and active travel infrastructure projects last week. The GCP will […]

West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s CityConnect cycling programme makes good progress

West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s CityConnect programme has seen a combined total of more than five million trips by bike counted on its cycling and walking routes across the region, the authority has reported. The figure was confirmed after collating the latest monthly user numbers from April 2021. The figures are taken from fixed-route counters across […]

SWARCO and Lime partner on micromobility safety

Austrian traffic technology corporation SWARCO and San Francisco-based shared electric vehicle provider Lime have announced they’re joining forces to improve the safety of vulnerable road users travelling with e-scooters and bikes. The companies will bundle their respective expertise in traffic management and environmentally friendly mobility services in a pilot project to reduce the traffic crash risk […]

Vodafone and AWS technology tie-up delivers autonomous boost for Aurrigo

The driverless pod maker Aurrigo has announced that it has become one of the first companies in the UK to benefit from a new technology partnership between Vodafone and Amazon Web Services (AWS). The autonomous vehicle specialist has been powering its three Auto-Shuttles – used in the recent trials on roads in Cambridge. It says the […]

TfL revenue further hit by advertising shortfall

Transport for London’s finances have taken a real hit since the Coronavirus restrictions were introduced last March, with a huge drop in fare revenue leading to a series of central government bailouts adding up to more than £4 billion. But now figures show that advertising revenue has fallen too, meaning the operator has missed out […]


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