Dorset Council opens tender for recycling and disposal of highway waste material

Dorset Council had started the search for a contractor to provide a facility for the recycling and/or disposal of highways waste materials in the county under its Highways Waste and Recycling Framework 2022. This includes • Receive segregated organic waste (EWC Code 20 02 01 or 02 01 03) • Receive segregated waste wood (EWC […]

Local Authorities flocking to JCT Traffic Signals Symposium

The number of people booking a delegate place at this year’s popular JCT Traffic Signals Symposium is running significantly ahead of previous years, as the intelligent transport systems industry looks forward to the biggest JCT event ever. Already 16 local authorities have already signed up to be at the two-day knowledge sharing Symposium, which is […]

Messagemaker Displays installs speed signs to support safer routes to Welsh schools

Messagemaker Displays has supplied its remotely programmable Vehicle Activated Speed signs to help deliver safer routes to schools across Wales. Working with infrastructure and traffic management specialist ERH Communications, it is using its data capture capabilities and flexibility to display reduced speed limits when required. In 2015 the Welsh Government announced a new policy to […]

Travel Norfolk launches new multi-operator bus ticket

Travelling by bus in Norfolk has just got easier with the launch of the new Travel Norfolk Fusion Day ticket. The day ticket allows passengers to use all buses run by all operators across Norfolk and is an ideal solution for both residents and visitors who want to use buses across areas that have services […]

Case study: Re-flow Field Management Review by Premier Traffic Management

The team from Re-flow, provider of the award-winning field management software for traffic management, sent their film crew to revisit their long-term client, Premier Traffic Management. When the team at Premier Traffic Management first adopted Re-flow, they were facing the many issues that come with paperwork systems. Missing paperwork, incomplete paperwork, illegible paperwork. The business […]

Sheffield adds new ‘connected’ bus service in city centre

A new bus service connecting 12 stops in and around Sheffield City Centre has launched this week, providing residents and visitors the opportunity to hop onto the bus from the train, tram or other bus services.  The buses will be available seven days a week to cover the main shopping times and when footfall is highest, […]

Capita sells real estate & infrastructure consultancy businesses to WSP

Capita plc has agreed to sell two real estate and infrastructure consultancy businesses to WSP for £60 million. Taking into account cash-like and debt-like items, Capita says it expects to receive proceeds of around £69 million at completion. The sale comprises two businesses: Capita Real Estate and Infrastructure (‘REI’) and GL Hearn (‘GLH’). REI provides […]

Glasgow City Council to build ‘People First Zone’ to encourage more active travel

A ‘People First Zone’ where people would have priority over vehicles has been placed at the heart of plans to transform Glasgow city centre. The proposal for a People First Zone intends to create an area of high-quality public realm in the city centre that encourages walking, wheeling and cycling while still providing access for […]

Red X fines not always being enforced on motorways

The Transport Minister Baroness Vere has revealed that the enforcement of fines for peopled driving underneath a Red X on a motorway is hit-and-miss, because it requires a Police Officer to sign off the penalty before it can be levied. Auto Express has spotted comments made during a Transport Committee meeting in Parliament where Baroness […]


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