JCT Traffic Signals Symposium provisional programme published

The programme for the popular JCT Traffic Signals Symposium taking place in Nottingham this September is full of a range of high-level speakers from the public and private sectors. Taking place on Wednesday 14 and Thursday 15 September, the event kicks off with a keynote speech from Darren Capes of the Department for Transport talking […]

Gaist selected for Innovate UK ‘Urban Systems’ Campaign

Over the next 30 years, some 400 million people are expected to move into urban environments across India. This presents major opportunities and obstacles which are captured in part by the Government of India’s 100 Smart Cities mission, requiring the best and brightest in innovation to meet the far-reaching urban challenges. Gaist is among companies […]

IHE running Introduction to ITS course in Birmingham

The Institute of Highway Engineers is running an Introduction to Intelligent Transport Systems course in September, setting out ITS Principles and Practice. It says technology now offers new tools to deploy new policy aims for the roads authorities and for professionals working within the Intelligent Transport Systems. Such technology can range from more advanced traffic […]

New IoT road sensor network planned for Scotland

An internet of things (IoT) sensor network has been developed to provide real-time monitoring of rural road conditions and identify where repairs are required. DigiFlec, a start-up based in Dunfermline, is working with research partners as part of the Scottish Government’s latest CivTech programme to digitally map the Forestry and Land Scotland road network. The […]

Drivers warned to be prepared for significant delays on Kent’s roads

Drivers are warned of significant delays as a result of ongoing disruption at the Port of Dover and Eurotunnel. Passengers heading to Europe will find their journeys further impacted by the Operation Brock (pictured – from file) traffic management scheme being used on the M20, to manage the flow of freight heading to the continent. […]

ULEZ expansion not showing expected gains yet – report

A new report suggests the expansion of London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone has had limited impact on pollution in the new areas. LondraGazette has seen the Transport for London report which found no change in levels of pollutants since ULEZ expanded to the North and South Circular roads in October 2021. But roadside nitrogen dioxide […]

Council votes on reopening high street

A council will vote this week on whether to reopen Chepstow high street to traffic after more than two years of closure. The road has been closed to traffic since June 2020, when Monmouthshire County Council decided to shut it to enable social distancing and support outdoor trading during the early days of Covid. The […]

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