Review started by Cotswold District Council on improving sustainable travel links between Kemble and Cirencester

Work is underway to look at improving sustainable transport links between Cirencester and Kemble after the Council and its partners have received £115,000 to study what options may be feasible.  Cotswold District Council is working with partners including Gloucestershire County Council and Cirencester Community Rail Project Group to assess and evaluate possible improvements to public […]

HERE adds new partners for its free WeGo navigation solution

The location data and technology platform HERE Technologies has announced new partners for its free mobile navigation application, HERE WeGo. It says with additional options beyond pure navigation from A to B, HERE WeGo will offer a comprehensive end-to-end journey experience for people on the go. It says new options being added this quarter include […]

Galliford Try appoints Richard Towse to highways team

 Galliford Try has appointed Richard Towse in the role of commercial director within its highways business. Mr Towse has joined Galliford Try from Volker Stevin, where he was also commercial director. Before that he held similar roles at Carillion, Alfred McAlpine, Balfour Beatty and Morgan Sindall. He takes over from David Bates, who left the […]

A96 contractor shuts office over scheme doubts

It’s reported that one of the contractors working on the scheme to turn the A96 into a dual carriageway has closed an office in Forres, between Inverness and Elgin, because of doubts over whether the work will actually happen. Last October Scotland’s transport minister has refused to confirm if the A96 will be dualled in […]

Wejo develops platform to “drive autonomous vehicle reality forward”

Manchester-based Autonomous Vehicle software company Wejo Group has announced it’s developing a Neural Edge platform that will enable intelligent handling of data from vehicles at scale, while providing insights that protect privacy and empower automotive innovation. It says with so much rich data coming from vehicles today, latency and data storage costs are potential obstacles […]

New connectivity is bringing roads up to speed

Three big trends in connectivity are set to revolutionise our roads in the next five to ten years: edge computing, 5G and vehicle-to-everything (V2X) communications. In 2022, edge-node sensors will be installed at roadsides around the world as an initial step in bringing all three together as part of the transport infrastructure. Sensor-driven computing will […]

Mobileye partners on Level 4 autonomy tech

The Intel-owned machine vision company Mobileye is teaming up with Zeekr, Geely’s global electric mobility technology brand to expand their strategic technology partnership with the goal of developing a new all-electric consumer vehicle with Level 4 driverless capabilities. The planned autonomous vehicle =will be powered by six EyeQ®5 system-on-chips to process Mobileye “True Redundanc” sensing, […]

Government agrees to extend TfL funding until February

The Government has agreed to extend the emergency funding for Transport for London (TfL) until February 4th. It comes as the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has published a consultation document on budget proposals for the Greater London Authority (GLA) Group, reports Fleet News. The Mayor has also set out a range of proposals that […]


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