Highways England make progress with switch to lower carbon asphalts

Highways England is accelerating the use of warm mix asphalts as standard across its supply chain as part of a drive toward net zero carbon emissions. The Government-owned company has been using the material since 2015 and a collaborative programme with the supply chain and extensive research now means it can be used freely across […]

Consultation launched into air quality plans near Nottingham

The Rushcliffe area of Nottinghamshire, to the south and east of Nottingham City Centre is asking residents for their views on an Air Quality Action Plan. It includes asking for feedback on plans around the Trent Bridge and Stragglethorpe Road junctions, which have had emissions monitored for years and is now below the threshold for […]

Google Maps upgrades its iOS functionality

Google Maps is increasing its functionality to offer more location-based services and a better user experience for iPhone users. Its live traffic conditions are now available from the home screen, meaning that people can be alerted to nearby problems before they start their journeys without needing to start the app, and change plans accordingly. Another […]

Start-up using parking data to help plan a smart city

The new CEO of an American parking company is aiming to use data on car park use to help plan smart cities. Atlanta-based ParkMobile CEO Jeff Perkins is planning to make the company use its data to help cities manage mobility options, both in terms of parking and other transport. BizJournals.com reports how parking data […]

ITS America names new CEO

The Intelligent Transportation Society of America have promoted Laura Chace to be the new President and CEO of the organisation, replacing Shailen Bhatt who’s leaving to take up an executive position at AECOM. Chace, who currently serves as the association’s Chief Operating Officer, has been with ITS America since 2015, and brings 15 years of […]


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