Record number of entries for ITS (UK) Awards

More than fifty different people and projects have already been nominated for this year’s biggest ever ITS (UK) Awards – by far the most to have been entered since they were first held in 2006. There are a total of eleven prestigious awards being handed out by ITS (UK) President Steve Norris at the event […]

Truvelo “positions for market growth” with new sales appointment

Traffic enforcement and compliance company Truvelo has appointed Steve Townsend to head up Technical Sales in the UK. With over 30 years’ experience in the electronic security industry, Mr Townsend is tasked with capitalising upon the opportunities provided by the existing portfolio of class-leading products and services for criminal and civil enforcement. As an ANPR […]

Essex County Council asks: “Please respect our road workers”

Essex County Council is urging residents to respect itsroad workers as the summer holidays start. In 2020, the number incidents of abuse rose by 10%. This is despite the significant reduction in traffic flow as a result of COVID restrictions. With the school holidays now underway, you may see more roadworks taking place. This is […]

Solar Gates plays host to conference that will highlight to highway leaders the importance of giving ‘second chances’ as a part of their HR policies

In September, highway industry leaders will have the chance to learn how some companies in the sector are approaching the recruitment challenges by working with prisoners and other people in recovery to help give them a ‘second chance.’ Kent-based Solar Gates, the leading manufacturer and installer of solar hybrid barriers and gates for the highways, […]

Transport for the North welcomes report from the Transport Committee on the IRP

Transport for the North has said it ‘wholeheartedly’ welcomes report from the House of Commons Transport Committee which calls for the government to reassess its plans for rail investment in the North and Midlands. Transformation of the rail network is at the heart of realising the North’s economic potential, of connecting people to opportunities and […]

Greater Manchester wins more than £2.4 million to build safer streets

Greater Manchester has been awarded £2,400,856 to tackle anti-social behaviour and make streets safer for residents across the city-region. The Safer Streets Fund, launched by the Home Office, aims to tackle issues that blight communities by putting measures in place to prevent crime and anti-social behaviour and support victims. Manchester, Wigan and Stockport have all […]

New DfT funded ADEPT Live Labs 2 programme opens today

With the publication of a new prospectus, ADEPT (the Association of Directors of Environment, Economy, Planning and Transport) has opened its three-year £30m programme ADEPT Live Labs 2: Decarbonising Local Roads in the UK. Funded by the Department for Transport (DfT), ADEPT’s new Live Labs 2 prospectus sets out how the new programme aims to […]

TfL ask for more time to consider funding deal

Transport for London’s leaders have asked for more time to look at the detail of a long-term funding deal from central government. London’s financial paper City AM reports that late last Friday evening the Department for Transport sent the body a proposal which would bring to an end a series of “temporary bailouts and fraught […]

Lotus working on driverless project

Lotus Engineering and Swiss technology firm Iprova have announced a partnership which they say, for the first time, combines the latest AI-enabled way of creating breakthrough inventions with the ability to develop proof of concept, design and engineering of products based on them. They explain that, targeting the transportation sector in its widest sense – […]


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