Yunex Traffic to present solutions for safe and green cities at Intertraffic

Yunex Traffic has announced it’ll use the Intertraffic Amsterdam event next week to present the latest hardware and software solutions that enable safe and environmentally friendly mobility. It says from traffic, tunnel and highway management to comprehensive mobility management, the innovative systems provide traffic operators with the right tools to make cities liveable in the […]

More speakers announced for ITS European Congress

The organisers of the ITS European Congress in Toulouse this May are promising that the High Level Programme of is shaping up to be one that challenges current thinking and pushes forward new ideas in ITS technologies. ERTICO – ITS Europe has announced that European Commissioner Adina Vălean will be addressing the ITS Community and […]

Government announces £2.5 million more for active travel behavioural change

There will be an additional £2.5 million of government funding for active travel, Trudy Harrison, Active Travel Minister at the Department for Transport has announced. Speaking at Living Streets’ National Walking Summit this week, she announced that the further funding would allow for the continuation of active travel behaviour change outreach programmes. The £2 million […]

Local roads repair backlog increases by nearly a quarter in a year, reports ALARM survey

The backlog of carriageway repairs to fix local roads in England and Wales has reached £12.64 billion, compounded by increased costs caused by rising inflation, reports this year’s Annual Local Authority Road Maintenance (ALARM) survey. This is up from £10.24 billion last year and despite an increase in average highway maintenance budgets (up 4% on […]

Government funds vital works to restore Hammersmith Bridge to former glory

Ministers have announced a multimillion-pound funding package for vital restoration works to Hammersmith Bridge, as government confirms it will fund one third of the costs to stabilise the structure. The announcement is a landmark moment in the bridge’s history. Almost £3 million will be injected into the project by ministers, so it remains permanently open […]

Fife’s road casualties continue to fall, according to council

Road casualties in Fife are at their lowest ever as part of a longer-term trend of reducing accidents on roads. Fife Council’s Economy, Tourism, Strategic Planning and Transportation Sub Committee Members recently received a Briefing Note on the number of casualties on Fife’s roads during 2021, revealing the lowest number ever recorded, and progress towards meeting targets set by Scottish […]

Worcester City Council starts consultation on new transport strategy

Worcester residents are being asked to help shape a new transport strategy for the city centre. The City Council is preparing the new policy to help decide what improvements and changes to transport routes and infrastructure will be needed in the future. The completed strategy will operate within the context of the county-wide Local Transport […]

West Sussex approves £32m investment in highways and transport

A £32 million programme of investment in highways and transport has been agreed by West Sussex County Council, including what it calls an unprecedented level of investment in road and footway repairs. It has also agreed a further £21 million of capital funding, over the next five years, for priority areas such as Carriageway improvements […]

British people “don’t trust driverless cars to keep them safe”

A new survey suggests the majority of British drivers wouldn’t trust an autonomous vehicle to keep them safe. Research by insurance comparison site Go Compare found that 77% of motorists surveyed wouldn’t trust a self-driving car to keep themselves or their families safe on the road, while two-thirds said they don’t believe autonomous vehicles will […]


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