Traffic surveys helping with development of Shrewsbury movement strategy

Traffic journeys through Shrewsbury town centre are being monitored this week as researchers gather data for a new movement strategy for the town. A series of Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) surveys are taking place around Shrewsbury as part of the development of the movement and public realm strategy, led by Shrewsbury Big Town Plan […]

Brock traffic management to stay for now, says Kent County Council

Operation Brock will continue to remain in place as a precaution to manage the flow of freight traffic to the Port of Dover and Eurotunnel while cross-Channel ferry capacity remains reduced, the Kent Resilience Forum (KRF) partnership said this week. While one P&O ferry has now returned to service, no date has been set for […]

Kier and SNC-Lavalin to fight it out for Birmingham highways contract

There is a shortlist of two bidders for the restructured Birmingham PFI highways contract, the council has announced. Both Kier and SNC-Lavalin have been invited to tender for the highways contract following the completion of the prequalification phase. The two contractors will now be expected to prepare interim submissions and draft bids to help inform […]

Grid Smarter Cities webinar details kerb solutions

Kerb space management technology innovators Grid Smarter Cities are hosting a webinar to deliver healthy streetscapes. The event, held on Thursday 12 May at 10.30 am, will detail ideas around enabling accessible kerbside for last mile deliveries. It’ll not only hear from Grid Smarter Cities but also from those affected by the challenges, with contributions […]

ITS (UK) boosts international collaboration with Latvia event

The UK’s industry association for Intelligent Transport Systems has opened up more international opportunities for members by strengthening ties with its counterpart in Latvia by hosting a joint event at the Latvian Embassy in London. ITS (UK) President Steve Norris, the former UK Transport Minister, and Latvia’s Ambassador to the UK, Ivita Burmistre, welcomed attendees […]

New high power electric Super Hub opens at Thurrock Services

GRIDSERVE and Moto have opened the latest High Power Electric Super Hub on the UK’s busiest motorway. The all-new site at Moto Thurrock, located on the eastern side of the M25 between junctions 30 and 31, features 12 of GRIDSERVE’s EV chargers. The chargers are capable of providing up to 350kW of power, meaning the […]

ERTICO details European Congress demonstrations

The organisers of this month’s ITS European Congress in Toulouse are reminding visitors they are invited to freely experience state-of-the-art products and solutions in real-life scenarios at the 25,000 square metre outdoor demonstrations area – right outside the MEETT Conference and Exhibition centre in Toulouse. The range of demonstrations on-site will include autonomous vehicles, drones, tele-operated […]

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