New CYCLOPS junction completed in Manchester

A new CYCLOPS junction separating pedestrians and cyclists from traffic has been completed in Manchester as part of the next phase of a £13.4m walking and cycling route. The latest Cycle Optimised Protected Signals protected junction has opened at the junction between Chorlton Road and Stretford Road. Cyclists will be able to make safe right turns while […]

Northallerton Link Road reaches new milestone

A important new link road in North Yorkshire took a massive step towards completion when the central span of the railway crossing bridge was lowered into place. Contractors, Eric Wright Civil Engineering, worked through the night to put the steel work into place – with the western section completed the following day. The road – […]

New drive to accelerate use of electric vehicles in Norfolk

A new drive to accelerate the use of electric vehicles in Norfolk is being considered by the county council’s cabinet. A report says more charging points could be provided on Norwich streets, at village halls and community hubs and in parking spaces for every new house. In April there were already 2,631 electric vehicles registered […]

Transport funding to boost Fife’s green economic recovery

Fife Council is set to benefit from over one million pounds from the Scottish Government’s Bus Partnership Fund for Central & North Fife. The £1.096m funding announcement is in addition to the £749,000 grant awarded for West Fife in June this year. The funding is a result of another successful bid by Fife’s ‘Bus Partnership’ and […]

Half of people think they’d drive better than an autonomous vehicle

A large number of British people have told pollsters they’re not looking to relinquish their driving duties any time soon. A survey for Volkswagen Financial Services has found that just under half of of those surveyed (46%) would prefer to drive themselves rather than rely on self-driving technology. VWFS says it commissioned the survey to […]

Americans with experience of driverless cars warming to the idea

A new study conducted by Arizona State University suggests there’s public enthusiasm for greater use of autonomous vehicles. Participants in a six-month experiment among older and disabled residents in the Phoenix metro area said they felt AV services were safe, convenient and even preferable to traditional taxis or ride-share options. The results are part of […]


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