<strong>WSP sets its sights on 2,000 new people across UK business in 2022</strong> 

WSP, one of the UK’s leading engineering professional services consultancies, is aiming to recruit 2,000 people across the UK and Ireland in 2022, it has announced.  The firm currently employs over 7,000 people across the UK and Ireland and supports public and private sector clients on landmark projects, including HS2 stations such as Old Oak […]

Government plans for autonomous vehicles threatened by poor road markings

The Road Safety Markings Association (RSMA) has today welcomed the Department for Transport (DfT)announcement to amend the Highway Code to “ensure the first self-driving vehicles are introduced safelyon UK roads”. However, it warns that Government’s desire for the UK to become a world-leader in theuse of autonomous vehicles may be thwarted as a result of […]

TRL Software wins key National Highways contract to replace pavement management system

National Highways (NH) has commissioned TRL Software to provide it with a new pavement asset management system, known as P-AMS. This will be configured upon the cloud-based product iROADS, which is a commercially available off-the-shelf tool designed for various infrastructure assets. It will replace NH’s existing 20-year-old HAPMS platform early next year. Using iROADS means TRL […]

Cork public transport to get €600m investment

The National Transport Authority has announced details of plans to invest €600 million in 12 new transport corridors in Cork, aimed at increasing the number of people using public transport in the city fourfold as well as increasing the number of people walking and cycling around the city by one third. The investment aims to […]

Unified Traffic Control gives cleaner and safer roads – TRL CEO Paul Campion shares details 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! This week’s Highways Voices analyses how a refresh of the way software is delivering the most efficient transport network based on existing roadside hardware. Paul Campion of TRL discusses the best way to manage traffic in towns and cities using a […]

State of roads a top priority in forthcoming local elections

The state of Wales’ roads are the top priority for the people of the country in the forthcoming council election, an Ipsos poll has shown. Approximately 60% of people in Wales agreed that the condition of their roads needed improving, making it their top priority. Wales’ figure was the highest across the UK apart from Scotland and […]

GRIDSERVE opens newest Electric Forecourt in Norwich

GRIDSERVE, the tech-enabled sustainable business that runs the GRIDSERVE Electric Highway – one of the UK’s leading electric charging networks, has opened a new state-of-the-art Compact Electric Forecourt® in Norwich. The first-of-its-kind EV experience facility delivers the latest charging technology, supplied by 100% renewable energy, and helps to pave the way for mass EV adoption well ahead of the 2030 ban on new petrol and […]

Ertico starts its search for new host cities for ITS World and European congresses

ERTICO has opened its Call for Tender to Host the next two European and the next World Congresses on Intelligent Transport Systems & Services (ITS) for the years 2025-2026 (European Congresses) – 2027 (World Congress in the EMEA region).  The Host city joins the extended ITS family of cities worldwide. “Every Host city has felt […]

Local Authority survey confirms the value of extra traffic signals funding

The £15 million of extra funding to repair and upgrade traffic signals in England will have a real effect on traffic management, new research has shown. The Transport Technology Forum surveyed 83 local authorities’ operation as part of the application process for the signals maintenance challenge fund for the Department for Transport which also involves […]


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