In-person TTF Conference returns in May

The Transport Technology Forum has announced its Annual Conference will take place in Liverpool on Wednesday 18 and Thursday 19 May, bringing national government, local authorities, suppliers and consultants together for two days of debates, presentations and technical meetings. The Conference will be held at the Marriott hotel a stone’s throw from Liverpool Lime Street […]

TRL Develops Roadmap to Enable Remote Operation of CAVs by 2035

TRL has published a roadmap to enable the remote operation of connected and automated vehicles by 2035 as the final piece of the Project Endeavour programme. The aim is to provide a pathway to allow the removal of the Safety Driver and Test Assistant roles from an automated vehicle for remotely operated on-highway operations in […]

West Dunbartonshire launches public consultations on sustainable travel plans

Residents are being given the opportunity to shape and influence West Dunbartonshire’s transport future to ensure better value, fairer and greener modes of travel. A consultation launched this week is asking for views on the ways people get around the area is being launched as part of the Council’s Active and Sustainable Travel Strategy and […]

Full analysis and reaction to the Government’s Levelling Up White Paper: A chance to bring public transport across the UK up to London standards? But is there any new money?

Improved services, simpler fares and integrated ticketing are all part of plans to move public transport ‘significantly closer’ to the standards of London, according to the Government’s Levelling Up White Paper. The Levelling Up White Paper reiterates the Ten-Point Plan funding commitment launched in 2020 with schemes already underway, including the West Midlands’ ‘Sprint’ project, […]

Former Transport Ministers call on Grant Shapps to act on vehicle safety

Former transport ministers have written to UK Transport Secretary Grant Shapps, calling on him to swiftly adopt new vehicle safety measures that have been described by the UK’s Transport Research Lab as the biggest advance in vehicle safety since the seat belt.  The former Ministers include serving MP Sir Peter Bottomley, Father of the House […]

RAC backs Fair Charge EV campaign

The RAC is backing a major new national campaign to speed up the switch to electric cars by removing many of the barriers currently facing drivers. FairCharge, which has been set up to ensure the environmental, economic and social benefits of the electric car revolution are properly harnessed, will push key EV issues to the […]

SWARCO Traffic Earns Place On National Operational Technology Commercial Framework

Following a competitive tendering process, SWARCO Traffic has been appointed to the National Highways Operational Technology Commercial Framework, which will run for a minimum of two years. The OTCF will be the primary commercial vehicle to support the delivery of National Highways Road Investment Strategy 2 (RIS2) and comprises of five Lots, ranging from operational systems […]

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