Oldham Council takes major step forward by approving Greater Manchester Clean Air Plan

Oldham Council’s cabinet has now approved Greater Manchester’s final Clean Air Plan to tackle the problem of air pollution on local roads All ten Greater Manchester (GM) councils are considering the GM Clean Air Plan at meetings taking place throughout July, after the plan was endorsed by the ten GM local authority leaders at a GMCA meeting […]

HORIBA Mira publishes white paper “Why Automotive Cybersecurity is Different”

Automotive engineering consultancy HORIBA MIRA has published the second in a series of White Papers focusing on automotive cybersecurity. Why Automotive Cybersecurity is Different explains why automotive cybersecurity demands a unique engineering approach and provides recommendations to assist vehicle manufacturers, the tiered industry supply chain and other road transport operators to help develop and operate […]

Bradford Council unveils bold new plans to shape the district’s future transport

Bradford Council, in partnership with the West Yorkshire Combined Authority, has launched a major public consultation on a flagship programme of forwarding-thinking transport and place-making schemes to drive forward Bradford’s future regeneration. The four proposed schemes would create a more attractive and pleasant civic centre for the district, designed for people to mill about, enjoy […]

National strategy launched to boost accessibility for disabled passengers

The Department for Transport (DfT) has announced plans to improve accessibility for disabled travellers in the UK, including new regulations for bus operators. Disabled passengers will have better access to public transport and a bigger say in how they travel, under a new strategy that will boost inclusivity across the entire network. The Department for […]

Gloucestershire County Council and its highways delivery partners recommended for ISO: 44001

Gloucestershire County Council together with its partners Ringway and Atkins have announced they have been recommended for accredited certification for ISO 44001: collaborative business relationship management systems. ISO 44001 is an international standard which provides guidance for identifying, developing and managing collaborative business relationships within or between organisations. In2019, the county council announced plans to […]

Norwich could introduce congestion charge

Council representatives in Norfolk are considering introducing a congestion charge, a workplace parking levy and banning certain vehicles from the city centre as part of its strategic review into transport in the city. The Transforming Cities joint committee, consisting of councillors from Norfolk County Council and Norwich, Broadland and South Norfolk councils, has been asked to […]

Motorist jailed for using laser jammer to block speed cameras

A man from Swansea’s been jailed after using a laser jammer to stop a speed camera from working as he drove along a road near Brecon. In June 2018, Go Safe Cymru was operating a speed camera on the A40 in Llanspyddid, but the officer using the equipment spotted that he couldn’t get a speed […]

TfL looks to make congestion charge hike permanent

When the Coronavirus restrictions were introduced and passenger numbers on London’s tubes and buses plummeted last year, Transport for London increased the congestion charge price and hours of operation. A year later, they’re looking to keep some changes long term. Last June, operational hours of the charge were extended to include evenings and weekends, and […]

ITS America CEO leaving for AECOM executive role

The Intelligent Transportation Society of America President & CEO Shailen Bhatt has announced he has accepted a new leadership position with AECOM in its global transport business and will leave his ITS America post in late August. “It is bittersweet to leave ITS America after all the important work we have accomplished – and at […]


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