Trial improvement scheme in Camden delivers community benefits

New data from Camden council reveals the benefits of council investment, working closely with the community, in Queen’s Crescent. The figures confirm a fall in motor traffic levels, both in the immediate locality and in the wider area following the introduction of trial changes, in May 2021, which aim to make it easier to walk, […]

Bus Back Better boost for Warrington

Warrington’s plans to transform bus services have received a huge boost, with the Government announcing that the town is in-line to receive significant Bus Back Better funding. It has not yet been confirmed how much money will be allocated to Warrington. However the announcement – made in the Government’s Levelling Up White Paper – confirms […]

Road pricing: Act now to avoid £35 billion fiscal black hole, urge MPs

The UK faces an under-resourced and congested future unless the Government acts urgently to reform motoring taxation, the Transport Committee has said in its latest report. A road pricing system, based on miles travelled and vehicle type, would enable the Government to maintain the existing link between motoring taxation and road usage. In its new […]

ITS (UK) improves service for members with new Government Liaison Committee

Members of the UK’s Intelligent Transport Systems Industry Association will gain an extra benefit from being part of the Society with the foundation of a new Government Liaison Committee. The new Committee is designed to help all government agencies consult the Society and its members on all aspects of intelligent transport, provide government with unbiased […]

Coventry expands on-demand bus service

The pilot of the West Midlands On Demand bus-to-order service in Coventry is being expanded after the council said it proved a success with passengers. For the first time, Transport for West Midlands is also introducing concession pricing for the scheme, with qualifying riders able to travel for half price. The buses can be booked […]

Smart Tunnel Trial In Portugal “paves the way” for C-ITS system rollout

The Australian connected vehicle solutions company Cohda Wireless says a tunnel incident warning system trial in Portugal, supported by its V2X technology, has concluded successfully, saying results suggesting the ETSI ITS G5 short-range communication technology has reached a level of maturity sufficient to warrant widespread rollout. The trial was part of the C-Roads Portugal (PT) […]


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