ITS European Congress report published

Many interesting topics were discussed at the 14th ITS European Congress in Toulouse. Organiser ERTICO – ITS Europe has now share the ITS Toulouse Post-Congress Report collated and edited by Prof Eric Sampson, which includes coverage of the five core topics. Read it here.

JCT Symposium delegates to enjoy biggest ever exhibition and packed paper programme

Sustainability, connectivity and active travel safety will be discussed in detail this September at the biggest JCT Traffic Signals symposium to date. A record number of exhibitors are attending the two-day event at Nottingham Trent University, with delegates promised a very high standard of presentations by industry leaders drawn from both suppliers and the public […]

TTF praises LCRIG Innovation Festival and pledges bigger presence next year

The Transport Technology Forum is committing to take advantage of the private road network available at LCRIG’s Innovation Festival to carry out live connected vehicle demonstrations at next year’s event. This year’s highly successful Festival, which took place earlier in the month at Newark Showground (pictured), saw TTF Manager Darren Capes chair several sessions while […]

DfT publishes framework for Active Travel England

The Department for Transport is today (21 July 2022) publishing the framework document for Active Travel England. This confirms Active Travel England’s responsibilities and objectives and sets out its relationship with, and accountability to, the Department for Transport and Parliament. Active Travel England will lead the delivery of the government’s strategy and vision for creating a […]

HAUC(UK) and Transport for London on the ‘Road to Net Zero’

HAUC(UK) and Transport for London (TfL) have combined forces to run and fund a research project to minimise the impact of street and road works on climate change. Following a procurement process, two partners; the University of Birmingham and EA Technology have been selected to undertake a comprehensive study on the street and road works […]

Road tolls to be part of new transport strategy for Wales

Proposed road tolls are part of the new transport strategy for Wales. Welsh Government has published its National Transport Delivery Plan 2022 – 2027. This sets out the ambition to move more people away from using their cars by making public transport more effective and affordable as well as reducing trips by digital rollouts and […]

North Northamptonshire Council will spend under spend on road improvements

North Northamptonshire Council (NNC) will spend £1.5m on highway maintenance and improvements after it underspent in its first year of operations. The new unitary authority took over in April 2021 and its Executive released financial figures for its first full year last week. NNC underspent on its General Funds budget by over £1.7m according to a […]

Valerann and Excelerate Technology leverage space technology enabled ITS to enhance security at the UEFA Women’s Euro 2022

ITS Equant, a project managed by a consortium between Valerann and Excelerate Technology and funded by the European Space Agency’s Space Solutions, has been selected to deploy the jointly developed innovative solution with Milton Keynes Council. The space technology will be used to enable local traffic authorities to efficiently manage local road traffic surrounding the […]

£98m for Solihull’s transport network

More than £98 million has been provided to help improve Solihull’s transport network. The works including highway improvements linked to the HS2 interchange, new cycle routes into Solihull town centre, and plans to redevelop Solihull Station will be funded by the West Midlands City Region Sustainable Transport Settlement (CRSTS). The CRSTS, which is overseen by […]


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