Construction Industry Launches Vision For Net Zero Roads

Civil engineering contractors have published a route map to achieve net zero targets in highways maintenance and construction. CECA said “Roads still form the critical backbone of our economy. Sectors heavily dependent on the Strategic Road Network already contribute £314 billion in GVA to England’s economy and will grow with further investment.” Launched at Highways […]

SWARCO Traffic joins forces with SRL Traffic Systems

SWARCO Traffic, the traffic technology specialist, and SRL Traffic Systems, the UK and Republic of Ireland’s largest manufacturer and supplier of portable and temporary ITS solutions, have formalised their partnership, with SRL becoming SWARCO Traffic’s official Strategic Hire Partner.   The partnership is an extension of the ongoing relationship between the two businesses, which has seen […]

2040 will be a “pivotal year for transport” – ITS (UK) session hears

A group of transport experts have told a session at the industry event Highways UK the transport industry needs to start making changes now for a Net Zero future, with 2040 a key date for when transport will be unrecognisable compared to where it is now. The ITS (UK)-run session heard from Bob Meekums of […]

New Strategic Transport Corridor in Sunderland open to traffic

Sunderland’s new dual carriageway, linking the Northern Spire bridge to the city centre, has officially opened. The third phase of the Sunderland Strategic Transport Corridor (SSTC3) project is now complete, after being in progress since May 2019. The new road has been delivered by Esh Construction on behalf of Sunderland City Council. It forms part […]

Verra Mobility buys Parking management solutions company

Smart mobility technology solutions company Verra Mobility has signed an agreement to buy privately held T2 Systems from leading software investment firm Thoma Bravo. Verra Mobility will fund the all-cash transaction with a combination of current cash balances and accordion features in existing debt. The transaction is expected to close by the end of the fourth quarter. […]

Modelling suggests SRL solution halves queues

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%, which it says potentially saves commuters more than a day a year journey time. Created by SRL Traffic Systems, Multiphase ADS was independently modelled by Ian Routledge […]

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