We need to decarbonise our economies at pace and scale-says LCRIG Chief Executive

There is a need to decarbonise our economies at ‘pace and scale’, according to LCRIG Chief Executive, Martin Duffy. He was responding to the commitments made during Transport Day at COP26. The UK COP26 Presidency is set to announce a landmark road transport declaration with governments, automakers, investors and fleet owners and operators – calling […]

Network Rail secures commitments from 50% of suppliers to join the Science Based Targets initiative to reduce their carbon

Network Rail’s Commercial and Procurement (C&P) team has reached an important milestone in partnering with suppliers to tackle climate change by securing commitments from 50% of suppliers to join the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) to reduce their carbon footprint. Science Based Targets are a key part of Network Rail’s Environmental Sustainability Strategy to deliver […]

Dudley Council awarded £1 million to ease traffic flows across the borough

Dudley Council has been awarded a grant of more than £1 million for a scheme to improve traffic flow on bottleneck roads across the borough. The investment is from the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA), will be used to improve the performance of traffic lights on several busy roads in Dudley, Sedgley, Cradley and Brierley […]

XAIS and University of Nottingham set to deliver ‘step change’ in asset management

A new collaboration has been agreed between XAIS and the University of Nottingham to develop an intelligent decision support tool that will deliver a step change to existing highways asset management software – and is set to save millions of pounds. Public sector finances are under scrutiny and pressure like never before so the need […]

WATCH – 5 minute video report on the London to Brighton connected Veteran Cars

Three veteran cars built at the turn of the 20th century have travelled from London to Brighton while using the latest in connected technology in what is believed to be the world’s first connected veteran car event. The 1903 Daimler, 1901 Mors and 1900 Daimler were among the 350 cars which celebrated the 125th anniversary […]

Teledyne FLIR and Plus testing thermal cameras for autonomous trucks

Global self-driving truck technology company Plus is collaborating with Teledyne FLIR on a development project to explore the addition of thermal cameras to the sensor stack used with Plus’s Level 4 autonomous driving technology. Plus, which recently disclosed its proposed business combination with Hennessy Capital Investment Corp currently uses lidar, cameras, and radar to provide […]

Terminally ill man arrested by six officers for mooning a speed camera

A terminally ill man has been arrested by six officers for bearing his backside at a mobile speed camera in Worcestershire. Darrell Meekcom, who has multiple system atrophy, heart disease, kidney failure and Parkinsons mooned at the van in Kidderminster on Friday. His wife has published a YouTube video of him being held down on […]

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