Highland Council makes further investment in road network with infra-red technology

Highland Council’s roads recovery programme has taken a step forward as councillors welcomed positive progress with multimillion-pound investment in infra-red technology. This follows the council agreeing a £20 million investment in the region’s road network. Now, members of its economy and infrastructure committee agreed a further £9 million of capital from a “health and prosperity […]

ITS (UK) appoints Carbon Ambassador

In the run-up to COP26 in Glasgow, and the requirement for transport to dramatically reduce its emissions, ITS (UK) has appointed environment expert Keith McCabe to be its first Carbon Ambassador. The Intelligent Transport Systems Industry Body is keen to underline how technology is already being used to improve air quality through a range of […]

Essex residents supporting the future of active travel in the county

Essex have residents have backed the aims of the council’s Safer, Greener, Healthier Active Travel campaign with almost three quarters (74%) supporting prioritising and increasing space for walking whilst 66% support more space for cycling. In the report, on a county-wide level, traffic congestion, air pollution and road safety were top of concerns. The six-week […]

Speed ticket refund possibility after camera found to give false readings

It’s emerged a speed camera in Southampton, dubbed “Britain’s busiest”, may have been incorrectly issuing fines for years. The Daily Telegraph reports that authorities could face a “deluge of challenges” after two prosecutions were withdrawn by Hampshire Constabulary when vehicles were wrongly snapped by the camera, which remains on Maybray King Way, a busy dual […]

West Sussex makes carbon savings in footway resurfacing

Impressive carbon-saving and cost-saving results have been achieved in a programme of 31 footway resurfacing schemes in West Sussex. More than 22,000 square metres of footpath were resurfaced by the council’sl contactor Rejuvo JPCS, including in Crawley, Horsham, Mid Sussex and Chichester. If traditional asphalt methods had been used, 554 tonnes of CO2 emissions would […]

Traffic Signal Optimisation and Virtual Infrastructure – a case study

In this case study as part of the Traffic Signals and Management Theme Week, Bradley Taylor, UK Sales Director at INRIX explains what his company’s recent success with SBRI means for current and future transport agency operations The Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI) has helped drive innovation for public benefit. A recent SBRI-backed competition asked […]


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