Sustrans shortlisted for two Healthy Transport awards

Walking and cycling charity Sustrans has been shortlisted for two Chartered Institution of Highways & Transportation (CIHT) awards. The shortlisted project in the Healthy Transport category is Chrisp Street Community Cycle Hub, Tower Hamlets. Ripple Greenway linear park in Barking is shortlisted in the Creating Better Places category. Also shortlisted was Transport for London’s School Streets roll out. Through the Healthy Streets Officers programme, Sustrans […]

Re-flow reaches another milestone with new website

The team at Re-flow Field Management are excited to finally announce yet another milestone in their rapid growth this past year that’s been months in the making – the launch of the brand new Re-flow website. Re-flow has been on a roll this past year – bringing out new features, onboarding more clients than ever […]

Council questions Lower Thames Crossing plans

Thurrock Council at the northern side of the Lower Thames Crossing between Essex and Kent is questioning the scheme’s viability, saying it has “significant concerns”. The Thurrock Gazette reports that Council Leader Rob Gledhill has written to Simon Clarke, Chief Secretary to the Treasury saying it has “significant concerns” about the scheme, commenting, “The Council […]

Wejo Develops AV platform to rapidly accelerate worldwide development and adoption

The Manchester-based Smart Mobility CAV software and analytics company Wejo Group has announced what it calls a breakthrough smart platform, Wejo Autonomous Vehicle Operating System (AV-OS). It says AV-OS is set to rapidly accelerate the development and adoption of AVs for the world’s leading automakers and fleet developers by opening up and democratising access to […]

<strong>Resilient roads and flourishing communities</strong>

Christina Liassides of Gaist on the importance of utilising technology to deliver resilient roads. Well-maintained, resilient roads underpin flourishing local economies and communities. But those responsible for developing local highways strategies face multiple challenges: Constrained budgets, sustainability pressures, increasing customer expectations and the need to conform to the highest safety standards. Responding successfully to these […]

Why rural mobility is essential if we want to meet net zero – Peter Ramsey of WSP on this week’s Highways Voices

Understanding the needs of rural communities is a vital part in planning an effective rural mobility strategy. These are the thoughts of Peter Ramsey, Associate Director for future mobility at WSP, our guest 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! In it, we […]

New project surveys potential benefits of digital roads

A new project is getting underway to analyse the potential benefits of increasing connectivity and use of digital technology on local roads in England to create “digital roads”. Digital Roads is a broad concept where increasing use of information technology, data and connectivity allows step-changes to the way roads are designed, built, managed and used. […]

UK Platooning showcased

A world-first platooning trial will be showcased in East London next week, showing off lorries which enabled them to travel in a platoon, with speed and braking of following lorries reacting to the actions of the lead vehicle. HelmUK, led by TRL, was the world’s first HGV platooning trial to take place in a live […]

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