Independent modelling shows SRL ADS reduce queue lengths by 50%

The UK and Republic of Ireland’s only multiphase adaptive detection system for portable and temporary traffic signals has been independently proven to reduce average queue lengths by 50%, potentially saving commuters more than a day a year journey time. Created by SRL Traffic Systems, the leading manufacturer and supplier of mobile intelligent transport system (ITS) […]

Technical faults hits one of London’s most iconic bridges

A technical fault left Tower Bridge stuck open earlier this week with cars and pedestrians left either side of the bridge. The bascules jammed upright after being opened to allow a Jubilee Trust Tall Ship to pass through. The fault brought traffic in part of central London grinding to a halt with people wanting to […]

Milestone Infrastructure secures RoSPA Gold Award for street light operations

Milestone Infrastructure (‘Milestone’), a part of M Group Services, has received a prestigious RoSPA Gold Award for demonstrating the highest standards in health and safety across its Street Lighting activity. Organisations receiving a RoSPA Award are recognised as world-leaders in health and safety practice. Every year, nearly 2,000 entrants vie to achieve the highest possible accolade […]

Cardiff Council begins consultation on next stage of its active travel plans

Cardiff Council has said it wants to increase the number of people walking or cycling to work from 31% to 43% by 2030. To achieve this, Cardiff council’s cabinet discussed and approved for the draft Active Travel Network Map to go out to public consultation which starts this week. The consultation will use the Welsh […]

New smart parking lab to open in Detroit to test autonomous technologies

The city of Detroit, working in partnership with Ford and Bosch is about to open a new Smart Parking Lab, hosted in Detroit’s Bedrock Assembly Garage. It’s a real-world environment to test future autonomous technologies that could be used to refine autonomous valet parking into a product. Opening in September, the facility will also enable these […]

Dorset Council invests £200,000 in new drainage technology

Dorset Council has increased its spending on drainage maintenance by £200,000 and has invested in two new machines to help keep the county’s roads from flooding. Dorset Highways has taken ownership of a new gully cart along with a new jetter to support its drainage fleet, which forms part of the council’s new preventative maintenance […]

World’s first driving test for semi-autonomous car to take place

Cleveron, an Estonian-based technology company, has partnered with LRK Driving School to conduct what they say are “the world’s first driving exams with an unmanned semi-autonomous car”. The exams were carried out with Cleveron’s last-mile delivery vehicle Cleveron 701. All four Cleveron specialists passed the exam and received the world’s first tele-operated vehicle certificates. To […]


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