Work underway to resurface 49 stretches of road across Shropshire

Nearly 50 stretches of road in Shropshire are to be resurfaced between November 2021 and March 2022, as Shropshire Council and its partners Kier and WSP continue their programme of work to improve the county’s roads. The roads include 20 in the south of the county, 18 in the north, and 11 in the central […]

TRL and SMLL launch new directory for the Autonomous Mobility

Two of the leading voices in future-facing mobility have combined to deliver an essential resource for anyone involved in the development of transport. ‘The Global Directory of Autonomy’ maps the key OEMs and entrepreneurs involved in the creation of highly automated transport and personal mobility solutions. Over 40 pages, it features organisations involved in the […]

TfL completes work to improve safety on Battersea Bridge

Transport for London (TfL) has completed work to make walking at Battersea Bridge safer. The changes are part of TfL’s Vision Zero commitment to improve road safety with the goal of eliminating death and serious injury on the road network. This work was brought forward following the tragic death of Jack Ryan earlier this year, […]

Aimsun says sustainable mobility solution award proof you don’t always need infrastructure changes or restrictions

The transport modelling firm Aimsun, has won a prestigious UK transport award for their predictive modelling solution to reduce traffic’s environmental impact. The Aimsun-led NEVFMA project won the Innovative Use of Technology Award from ITS (UK) for its solution, recently trialled in Oxfordshire, which fuses real-time modelling with air quality sensors to reduce emissions in […]

AI optimisation technology startup Nota raises £11m investment

South Korean AI optimisation platform startup Nota has acquired series B funding amounting to USD 14.7 million (£11 million). The series B funding was finalised last month, a year after the series A funding of, with in this round Stonebridge Ventures, LB Investment, DS Asset, Intervest, and Company K Partners investing, bringing the total Nota has […]

National Highways director discusses tackling range anxiety and cleaning up the fleet on Highways Voices

Subscribe to Highways Voices free on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Amazon Music, Google Podcasts or Pocket Casts and never miss an episode! The acting director for roads development in National Highways has explained how a new initiative to add storage capacity to enable more rapid EV charging at service stations is all about supporting range anxiety and making sure that the network’s users […]

North Shropshire candidate puts transport at the heart of his by-election campaign

Investment in transport infrastructure will be a ‘top priority’ for one of the candidates battling to be North Shropshire’s next MP. As the campaigning to replace Owen Paterson continues ahead of the December 16 polling day, Conservative candidate Dr Neil Shastri-Hurst has been outlining his aims. He has also attracted the backing of party colleague […]

National Highways road safety programme wins Prince Michael International Road Safety Award

National Highways’ road safety Driving for Better Business campaign has won the prestigious Prince Michael International Road Safety Award. Driving for Better Business is a government-backed National Highways programme to help employers in both the private and public sectors reduce work-related road risk, control the associated costs and improve compliance with current legislation and guidance. […]

Work to improve largest junction on England’s motorway network now complete

Work to improve journey times on England’s largest gyratory roundabout is now complete, National Highways has announced. Junction 23 on the M25 in Hertfordshire is the single biggest gyratory on the whole of the National Highways network. At about 1.2km in circumference, the junction sees some of the highest traffic flows on the M25. The […]


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