Interim extension of Transport for London funding settlement

An interim extension of the current Transport for London funding settlement has been granted until 13 July 2022 by Grant Shapps, Secretary of State for Transport. He said: “Since the start of the pandemic, we have supported the transport network in London with nearly £5 billion funding through extraordinary funding settlements for Transport for London. We […]

Hertfordshire joins pledge to meet air pollution targets a decade ahead of the UK Government

Hertfordshire County Council has joined local and regional authorities from across the UK in signing a letter to the UK Environment Secretary George Eustice pledging to meet World Health Organisation (WHO) targets on deadly air pollution ten years ahead of the Government’s 2040 deadline. The pledge comes as a new report from the National Audit Office reveals […]

Major investment in roads and pavements pays off in East Sussex

Highways teams in East Sussex are working hard to plan and repair thousands of additional metres of road and pavements across the county funded from an additional £5.8 million investment. East Sussex County Council’s Cabinet approved additional, one-off funding at the end of 2021 to carry out additional work on top of that covered by […]

TTF Connected Vehicle meeting to show off cutting-edge innovations in in-vehicle signage

Members of the Transport Technology Forum’s Technical Working Group on vehicle-to-infrastructure communications will get to experience the very latest in technology to display real-time information into vehicles at an event at one of the UK’s leading test tracks this October. The SPATULA group meeting on 12 October at the UTAC site at Millbrook in Bedfordshire […]

£6m funding boost to make Surrey’s roads safer

Over £6m of additional funding will be dedicated to improving road safety around schools, making walking and cycling safer, and to tackle speeding at known collision hotspots across the county over the next three years. The new funding for a range of highways improvements, will be allocated as follows: £1m per year to improve road […]

Nota details AI solution using existing camera technology

The Korean artificial intelligence optimisation platform Nota is launching an AI-based intersection management control system which uses images from existing traffic cameras. The AI Camera solution is a vision analysis technique to collect traffic data from CCTV at a junction, collecting data such as traffic flow, speed and occupancy, similar to the existing, passive sensors […]

Collaboration remains critical, say broadcast and automotive leaders

Leaders across the broadcast and automotive sectors have called for continued collaboration between the two industries, at WorldDAB Automotive 2022 in London. Speakers emphasised the importance of working together to ensure that radio retains its place at the centre of the connected dashboard, and to continue to offer the best possible audio experience for drivers. […]

Transport Committee to investigate development and deployment of self-driving vehicles

The Law Commission of England and Wales is seeking views on regulating remote driving on public roads, building on earlier recommendations from the Law Commission and Scottish Law Commission for reform to enable “the safe and responsible introduction of automated vehicles.” The Government has said that it is “continuing to develop a full legal framework […]

TfGM partners with SkedGo on MaaS initiative

Mobility-as-a-Service provider SkedGo is collaborating with Transport for Greater Manchester, aiming to help to ease city congestion and encourage public transport use. The partnership sees TfGM incorporate SkedGo’s journey planner onto its website, offering commuters a wide range of mobility options in Greater Manchester, including buses, trains and trams. Users can see the CO2 output […]


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