ERTICO holds 3rd pre-European Congress Webinar on Green and Sustainable Mobility

ERTICO – ITS Europe is inviting people to join it for the third ITS Congress pre-webinar on the topic of Green and Sustainable Mobility. It says the session will discuss issues around decarbonisation, the reduction of Greenhouse Gas emissions, electrification, investment in physical and digital infrastructure and sustainable transport policies. Speakers include Isabelle Vandoorne – Deputy Head of […]

Cumbria Councils warns that maintenance cuts will see more roads deteriorate

Cumbria Council has said that repairs to its road network might be affected because of a £$0 million cut in government funding over the next four years. Cumbria County Council said the cut of £10m a year would mean roads and highways would “deteriorate”.It had hoped the cuts would be for just one year but […]

Several transport projects set to be approved in the North East

A number of transport proposals in the North East are on the verge of final approval after the North East Join Transport Committee are set to give several high-profile projects the green light this week. The committee will discuss major improvements to regional sustainable transport, including the creation of a new interchange in North Shields, […]

Shrewsbury weekend traffic reduction trial to continue until October

The trial low-traffic scheme which has seen parts of Shrewsbury town centre closed to vehicles on weekends is to continue until at least October 2022 after proving popular with businesses and residents. Since 20 November 2021, Wyle Cop (uphill), High Street and Shoplatch in the town have been closed to through-traffic from 10am to 4pm […]

How do we cut carbon emissions if we don’t have standard measurements? Find out the solution on this week’s Highways Voices

Subscribe to Highways Voices free on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Amazon Music, Google Podcasts or Pocket Casts and never miss an episode! One of the most pressing issues faced by local highways authorities is consistent carbon measurement and reporting, and this is tackled this week on Highways Voices. The main guest is Simon Wilson of Proving Services, who is leading the work with […]

Lincolnshire Police and Keele Uni to explore dash cam tech to improve road safety

Lincolnshire Police and Keele University have received £150k funding from The Road Safety Trust to explore how Dash Cam technology can be used to reduce road offending and improve road safety.  The Road Safety Trust, dedicated to achieving zero deaths and serious injuries on UK roads, awarded over £1million of funding for technology-focussed road safety […]

London may get specific river crossing committee

Transport for London’s commissioner Andy Byford has stated he would be in favour of formalising the existence of a committee to oversee maintenance of London’s river crossings. London’s financial paper City AM says that at the London Assembly’s transport committee, Byford agreed that TfL alongside the central government and London boroughs should formalise the mandate […]

Driverless car sensors can be tricked

Researchers in America have demonstrated an “attack strategy” that can fool industry-standard autonomous vehicle sensors into believing nearby objects are closer or more distant than they appear – without being detected. Cosmos Magazine reports that the research at Duke University suggests that in order to fully protect driverless cars from attacks, it may be necessary […]


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