GRAHAM unveils ‘fascinating’ archaeological finds along new A120 route

Archaeological digs as part of the A120 Little Hadham Bypass and Flood Alleviation scheme have revealed an intriguing insight into a 2000-year-old lost settlement. The archaeological excavations were carried out over the summer and autumn months of 2019, in preparation for the construction of the new A120 route around the Hertfordshire village of Little Hadham. […]

Worcestershire County Council investigates plan to install more charging points

Plans to install more on-street charging points for electric vehicles across the county will be investigated by Worcestershire County Council has agreed to explore the idea of investing in more charging facilities on the county’s roads to allow more people to make the switch from petrol to electric. Worcester currently has 20 public electric vehicle […]

ITS World Congress puts in protocols to reduce restrictions

The organisers of next month’s ITS World Congress in Hamburg have agreed with local authorities for the event to have what is called 2G status, so a raft of distancing measures will not be needed. The work by ERTICO – ITS Europe means all attendees would need to be vaccinated with one of the four EU recognised […]

Government sets out ‘ambitious’ national infrastructure and construction pipeline

In what has been described as the most ambitious National Infrastructure and Construction Pipeline to date, the Government sets out how £650 billion of private and public investment will be implemented in infrastructure projects across the country over the next decade – creating new opportunities for thousands of apprentices, technicians, graduates and skilled workers. This […]

Aimsun’s latest release focuses on sustainable mobility

Digital mobility modelling experts Aimsun have released the latest version of Aimsun Next modelling software focussing on multi-modal travel. The company says Aimsun Next 22 builds on its ongoing commitment to transportation network analysis and optimisation. New features enhance sustainable, efficient mobility with a special focus on enabling large-scale, multi-modal models for cities, highways, and […]

Transport Scotland publishes COP26 travel plan

People in Glasgow are being warned transport in the city faces “unique challenges” before and during the COP26 environmental conference in November. Transport Scotland has issued a travel plan warning of road closures for ease of movement of delegates, and disruption due to protests. It says the “scale of the event is unprecedented in terms […]

Calls are made in Kent for a more integrated transport system

Calls have been made to create an integrated transport system of buses and trains across Kent. Kent’s Labour group has lobbied the Conservative administration at Maidstone County Hall to draw up proposals for a joined up travel service, adopting the Transport for London (TfL) model. This would include lower fares, more frequent services and a […]

Location pioneer sees surge in searches during TV campaign

The location innovator what3words has seen a steep rise in the number of people using its service, coinciding with a national TV campaign on ITV. The campaign followed investment in the company by ITV, which saw it take a minority stake in return for advertising inventory across ITV’s channels and the ITV Hub. The TV […]

SNP conference backs National Transport Company for Scotland

Scottish National Party members have overwhelmingly backed the creation of a National Transport Company in a bid to meet “challenging” climate targets. The pro-independence newspaper The National reports that delegates passed a resolution calling for the creation of a public transport company by 492 to 20, supporting the installation of “core charging and refuelling infrastructure” […]

Scottish police catch as many drug drivers as drink drivers thanks to new kits

Traffic police in Scotland say they are now catching as many drug drivers as drink drivers on the country’s roads thanks to new test kits which detect cannabis and cocaine. Police Scotland told the Scotland on Sunday Newspaper that up to 50 motorists a week are being found to have taken the drugs, which has […]

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