London’s trial of rental e-scooters exceeds milestone of half a million trips

Transport for London (TfL) and e-scooter operators Dott, Lime and TIER have released new data that shows the progress made in trialling this new form of transport in the capital in a safe and legal way.         More than 585,000 trips have now been made, covering a total of 1.6 million kilometres. Around 180,000 people have […]

Fife Council launches new Local Transport Strategy for the next 10 years

Fife Council is developing a new Local Transport Strategy that will set out the vision and action plan for transport in the region for the next 10 years, and has started consultation in the region to shape the approach. The new strategy will further develop local networks and services to create a modern transport system that supports the needs of […]

Britain’s first Zero Emission Zone (ZEZ) will begin in Oxford next month

Britain’s first Zero Emission Zone (ZEZ) will start in Oxford at the end of next month. The pilot will launch in a small number of streets in the city centre including: New Road, between Bonn Square and its junction with Castle Street; Bonn Square; Queen Street; Cornmarket Street; New Inn Hall Street; Shoe Lane; Market […]

Council seeks feedback on future of active travel spaces across the Borders

Scottish Boarders Council has started a consultation with residents over whether the continuation of a number of trial traffic measures introduced over the COVID-19 pandemic should be made permanent At the start of the pandemic trial measures were introduced over lockdown to determine if reduced speed limits and restricted vehicle access would encourage more active […]

Aimsun appoints new CEO

International transportation technology company, Aimsun, has appointed Alex Torday as its new CEO.    He replaces Alex Gerodimos, who is moving to take a leadership role with Siemens spin-off Simulytic, which operates in risk intelligence for autonomous vehicles. Aimsun explains that Alex Torday is a veteran member of the its team who has been with the […]

Ordnance Survey announces ITS (UK) membership

Ordnance Survey has announced it has become a corporate member of the country’s Intelligent Transport Systems Industry Association, ITS (UK), saying joining builds on its ongoing work in supporting customers in the transport and future mobility industries. It says accurate location data has become a crucial asset for these sectors and supports many areas of […]

Abu Dhabi driverless trial sees 2,700 riders in a month

A driverless taxi service trial in Abu Dhabi, called TXAI, has seen 2,700 passengers try it out, across more than 10,000 miles of rides. UAE newspaper Gulf News says since the service was launched in last November on Yas Island, a reclaimed area of land famous for hosting the emirate’s Grand Prix. It says the […]

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