New ITS (UK) members share vision for their participation

Three of the newest members of the UK’s Intelligent Transport Systems industry association have summarised their organisations’ operations and outlined their plans for their involvement in the society. Representatives of Balfour Beatty, Amalo Consulting and Wood all joined ITS (UK) Executive Members at the latest Council meeting in London, which was also streamed to participants […]

OPINION: A wish list for more effective surface-water management     

By Vicky Boorman, LGTAG FCERM Board Vice Chair Local authorities need policy change across government to share funding between fluvial and surface-water projects. The latter needs consistent standards across all providers of sustainable drainage system (SuDS) design, strengthen collaboration and support national drainage training and adequate funding to encourage and recruit much-needed staff. Surface water […]

LCRIG launches new strapline ‘Making the case for local roads’

The Local Council Roads Innovation Group (LCRIG) is promising members they will be ‘Making the case for local roads’ after unveiling the phrase as its new strapline. The group has also launched a new mission statement along with a set of overarching objectives which reflect how the group is working on behalf of the sector. […]

Vaisala ranks in top 5 of Financial Times’ Climate Leaders 2022 list

Weather technology company Vaisala has been ranked fifth in the Financial Times list of European Climate Leaders 2022. The list includes European companies that achieved the greatest reduction in their greenhouse gas emissions between 2015 and 2020. Vaisala moves up from 14th place the previous year. “Sustainability really is at the core of Vaisala, and […]

Warwickshire County Council produces new guidance for developers and designers delivering highway network improvements

Warwickshire County Council has produced new guidance for developers and designers delivering highways improvements across the county. The guidance has been created to make the process of delivering new and improved highway infrastructure more efficient and encourages the delivery of the highest quality developments in the county.   The ‘Warwickshire Design Guide’, published by Warwickshire County […]

GRAHAM awarded £16m construction phase of Chelmsford Bridge and Highway scheme

Civil engineering specialist firm GRAHAM has been appointed as the Principal Contractor to deliver a new bridge and link road as part of the Chelmsford East Beaulieu S278 Works (RDR Phase 3) project.  The £16.77m project will connect the A130 Essex Regiment Way and the Beaulieu and Channels housing developments on the west side of […]

Thatcham Research to develop new centre of excellence for future mobility solutions

Thatcham Research, the UK’s only ‘not-for-profit’ insurer funded automotive research centre, has acquired Gamston Aviation Limited (GAL), owner of Retford (Gamston) Airport to create a centre of excellence for the research and testing of future mobility systems. It says the new facility will enable Thatcham Research to provide a suitable home for the crucial testing […]

£30m for ADEPT Live Labs 2

Cutting-edge, innovative ideas to decarbonise the country’s highways will be brought to life thanks to tens of millions of pounds in taxpayer funding. The £30 million Live Labs 2 competition, funded by the Department for Transport will support projects looking at ways to decarbonise local highways infrastructure in regions across the UK. There will be […]

Hatton and West Warwick soon to get a bespoke new public transport link

Residents in Hatton and West Warwick will soon get a new on-demand public transport service. The new service – IndieGo PLUS – is provided by expert provider Liftango who are working with Warwickshire County Council to offer the County’s first truly demand responsive transport offering. IndieGo PLUS will offer residents in Hatton and the West […]

Expressions of interest open for hosting future ITS Congresses

Countries and cities are being offered the chance to throw their hat in the ring to host a future ITS World or European Congress. ERTICO – ITS Europe is looking for potential hosts of the 2025 and 2026 European Congresses and the 2027 World Congress which will be based in a location within ERTICO’s juristiction. […]


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