TTF’s Traffic Signals Challenge funding recipients detail their maintenance and upgrade plans

The Challenge Funding that will enable the repair and upgrading of hundreds of signalised junctions across England has taken a step forward with detailed plans for works submitted to the Transport Technology Forum. 39 transport authorities are receiving between £250,000 and £500,000 extra maintenance grant from the Department for Transport to improve traffic signals to […]

Major investment into Worcestershire’s highways announced

Worcestershire County Council has pledged to make major additional investment to improve and maintain the county’s highways as part of their annual budget setting. In the budget for 2022/23, which was approved on Thursday at February’s Full Council meeting, the County Council made the commitment to invest in further improvements to Worcestershire’s roads. Highways will […]

TfL “may file for bankruptcy”

It’s being reported Transport for London may declare itself bankrupt within days if a funding deal can’t be agreed with the Department for Transport. London’s financial paper City AM quotes a spokesperson for the Mayor of London saying that the Mayor Sadiq Khan was still “locked in negotiations” with the Government about a new funding […]

Andy Burnham issues personal statement over Greater Manchester Clean Air Zone

The Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, has published a statement on his personal website over comments regarding the Greater Manchester Clean Air Zone. It regards allegations to do with perceived conflicts of interest over the zone, electric vehicle charging and work his wife does related to it. Within the message, Mr Burnham refers to […]

London Mayor faces Congestion Charge weekend fine criticism

It’s emerged that almost one in 10 drivers caught out by London’s weekend congestion charge have had their fines quashed. More than 34,000 of the 387,174 penalty charges issued during 2021 have been overturned, according to figures released to The Daily Telegraph after a Freedom of Information request.T The paper says the findings come after […]

ServCity begins London driverless testing

The UK’s newest autonomous mobility service research project, ServCity has begun its testing phase on the streets of London, in a bid to help cities solve how they can harness the latest autonomous vehicle technologies and successfully incorporate them into a complex urban environment. ServCity is jointly funded by government and industry, the government’s £100m […]

Clarity needed over the future of bus funding, says Labour

Labour has urged the government to ‘come clean’ on bus funding as operators prepare to cut services as early as this week. Almost one in three services are at risk, the industry and local authorities have warned, with the Treasury refusing to confirm if it will continue grant funding to support operators whose bus revenues have yet […]

Aimsun wins ITS Australia award

The global transport modelling company Aimsun has been honoured with a top prize at the ITS Australia awards for a project which helps solve traffic jams before they happen. It Smart Transport Infrastructure Award for its M4 Smart Motorway Project – Simulation-Based Support for Smart Motorway Infrastructure. This real-time transport management support system fuses live […]

Northern political and business leaders meet to discuss transport future

Transport for the North has announced its Board will meet tomorrow (22 Feb) at 11am for a Consultation Call to discuss the key issues facing the region in its ambitions for strategic transport investment and planning. The Northern political and business leaders who make up the TfN Board will consider progress on the development of […]


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