Cheshire East Council starts consultation on update speed management strategy

Cheshire East Council is asking its residents to share their views on the authority’s updated draft speed management strategy. The document, which is being finalised in consultation with partners including Cheshire police who are responsible for speed enforcement across the borough, is now out for public consultation.  The strategy aims to provide a safer road […]

Milestones reached on major Tyneside and Teesside road upgrades

Two major road upgrades for the north east have celebrated key milestones this week. Yesterday marked the start of the main construction on the £220m A1 Birtley to Coal House scheme near Gateshead. When complete, said National Highways, it will boost the regional economy by improving journeys to the Newcastle and Tyneside area by increasing […]

More action is needed to decarbonise transport sector, says Transport Minister

More action in this ‘decisive decade’ to halt the impact of climate change, according to Under-Secretary of State for Transport, Trudy Harrison. Speaking at the Smart Transport conference, she said the main challenge for the transport sector is designed a system that is fit for the 21st century, meeting the ‘three c’s’-covid, carbon and convenience’, […]

Transport East begins consultation on regional transport plan for the next 30 years

Transport East has chosen six major routes for development to form its regional transport plan over the next 30 years. Originally, there were 55 routes identified as needing investment in the region which includes Suffolk, Norfolk and Essex. Now, an eight-week consultation will begin this week to further find insight into the ‘challenges and issues’ […]

2021 Road Tunnel Operators Forum report

The much-anticipated Road Tunnel Operators Forum and Road Tunnel Association Annual meeting, delayed from 2020, was held on 23 and 24 November in Guildford. Sponsored and managed by Smart Video & Sensing Ltd (SVS), there was a fantastic in person turn out of more than 120 attendees and 11 exhibitors. The event was chaired by […]

ITS European Congress opens call for contributions

The ITS European Congress has begun the process to select content for its next event, which takes place in France next summer. The event offers a platform for thought leaders, developers, entrepreneurs and decision-makers from the transport, logistics and IT industries and the academic world to come together to share ideas and progress smart and […]

ADEPT Live Labs issues paper on how highways innovation could transform adult social care

The latest white paper from ADEPT’s (Association of Directors of Environment, Economy, Places and Transport) £22.9m SMART Places Live Labs Programme has been published today. For a Department for Transport funded programme focused on transformational innovation in local highways, Adult Social Care, takes Live Labs in a completely new direction. Two separate trials have led two […]

Amazon announces AWS IoT FleetWise

Amazon Web Services is launching a new service which it says makes it easier and more cost-effective for automakers to collect, transform, and transfer vehicle data to the cloud in near-real time. AWS IoT FleetWise is designed so automakers can easily collect and organise data in any format present in their vehicles (regardless of make, […]


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