Yunex Traffic wins five-year contract with Bristol City Council for supply, installation and maintenance of traffic signal and control equipment

Yunex Traffic has been awarded a five-year contract by Bristol City Council for the supply, installation and maintenance of traffic signal and control equipment. With an option to extend to up to nine years, the company’s work will drive operational and performance efficiencies, as well as delivering social value commitments and contributing to a reduction […]

Funding secured for further active travel improvements in Powys

Powys County Council have secured further Welsh Government funding to extend and improve the active travel routes within the county. Committed to improving facilities for residents wishing to make short journeys on foot or by bike, the council have been working with communities to find potential active travel routes across Powys. Through engagement exercises and […]

Work on cycle path to Gloucester A430 to start

Site preparation work on improvements to a major city bypass cycle path have been completed, meaning the A430 . Gloucestershire County Council says that it has bought land and demolished buildings so the project to add a cycleway to the A430 Gloucester South West Bypass can now begin. The route is an important link from […]

Cormac on the search for contractors to support council’s technical services framework

Cornwall Council’s highways, engineering and construction specialist Cormac Solutions is seeking to establish a strategic partnership for a technical services framework, which will cover geotechnical and geoenvironmental assessment and design. The aim of the framework is to provide additional resources to support Cormac Solutions’ existing design consultancy capabilities. This will help the company provide quality […]

Patents for driverless car technology rise as makers try to avoid litigation

Patents for automotive wireless technology submitted by car makers have jumped by 4.9 per cent in the last year, according to research published today.  Figures from intellectual property law firm Mathys & Squire went up from 945 in 2020 to 991 – a threefold increase on 2016 levels. According to Mathys & Squire, the reason […]

TfL completes work to transform Hammersmith gyratory for walking and cycling

Transport for London (TfL) has completed work to transform the roads around Hammersmith gyratory, reducing danger to vulnerable road users at one of London’s most intimidating junctions. The changes will help to build on the huge increases in cycling seen in the capital since the start of the coronavirus pandemic and will it much easier and safer […]

Parts of Essex could be in new ULEZ

Parts of Essex could fall under the ULEZ if plans to extend it go ahead. Mayor of London Sadiq Khan, has requested Transport For London to conduct a consultation to expand it. If the proposals move forward, the area would then extend all the way through Essex and to the border with Kent. The consultation […]

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