TfW trials announcement service for passengers with hearing loss

Transport for Wales (TfW) has trialled a new onboard digital service providing passengers with hearing loss with personalised journey information announcements. The Hearing Enhanced Audio Relay (HEAR) application was successfully tested on TfW trains on the Rhymney – Penarth route for two months, with the aim of improving the journeys of passengers with hearing loss. The application enables […]

New Stevenage Bus Interchange to open at the end of June

The new Stevenage Bus Interchange is set to open at the end of June. The opening will see buses arrive and leave from this date to serve local communities and visitors. From this date, there will be no more services from the existing station on Danestrete. Designed by Stephen George + Partners (SGP), the Bus […]

Women In Transport confirms cross-party support for making women feel safe while travelling on the transport network

Women in Transport has announced the continued support of parliamentarians from across the political spectrum in addressing the under-representation of women in the transport industry workforce, as well as cross-party endorsement for making women feel safe as transport users. Parliamentarians’ support for tackling these issues was confirmed at the Annual General Meeting of the All-Party […]

York Outer Ring Road scheme progress expected

York City Council’s Executive Committee will be asked to note progress and approve a number of recommendations to progress the York Outer Ring Road Scheme. The York Outer Ring Road scheme, which is led by the Council and valued at £65m, will improve the city’s highway network by reducing congestion, moving car journeys out of […]

Traffic Group Signals launches the world’s first ‘crossover’ portable traffic signal

Bringing together a series of unique features into one sophisticated, wireless solution, Traffic Group Signals is set to launch Evo1 – the world’s first ‘crossover’ portable traffic signal. Marking the biggest ever year of innovation for Traffic Group Signals, the launch of Evo1 creates a new and unique new ‘crossover’ segment in the market in […]

<strong>Yunex Traffic adds ‘temporary to permanent’ solution to its Plus<sup>+</sup> traffic controller</strong>

Following the roll out of its ground-breaking Plus+ traffic control solution to sites across the UK, Yunex Traffic has launched a ‘temporary to permanent’ solution for the system. This allows the permanent Plus+ equipment to be used during the temporary phases of site construction, providing a cost-effective and less disruptive alternative to separate, temporary signals. […]

Apple upgrades CarPlay to further integrate with vehicle’s on-board systems

Apple has announced the next generation of its CarPlay technology, which it says deeply integrates with a car’s hardware. It says CarPlay will be able to provide content for multiple screens within the vehicle, “creating an experience that is unified and consistent”. The technology company says deeper integration with the vehicle will allow users to […]

Scottish Government urged to “push accelerator” on stalled A9 dualling work

A former Scottish government minister says the £3 billion A9 upgrade must speed up after fresh doubts emerged over funding for the delayed project. The Press and Journal newspaper reports veteran SNP politician Fergus Ewing raised concerns about progress on the Perth-Inverness route and urged party colleagues to deliver the promise to upgrade the road. […]

ITS (UK) members prepare to meet in Birmingham next week

Transport industry professionals are preparing to meet at Traffex and Parkex at Birmingham’s NEC next Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, and ITS (UK) Members are making a significant contribution to the event. The UK’s Intelligent Transport Systems industry association has served on the programme committee, supporting the organisers and ensuring that the many technology innovations its […]


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