British SMEs get a helping hand to showcase their expertise at Los Angeles ITS Congress

Small and medium enterprises will get a high-profile platform at the huge Intelligent Transport Systems World Congress in Los Angeles next month thanks to a unique partnership of leading supporters of UK transport technology. The British Pavilion, hosted by Innovate UK and the Department of International Trade in the US is being supported by the […]

JCT Symposium to hear ground-breaking AI signal control case study

Next month’s JCT Traffic Signals Symposium will hear how an Artificial Intelligence-based traffic control support system has provided a previously-unavailable level of insight into traffic movements on the road network. The Traffic Signal Maintenance AI Project is a partnership between Kirklees Council, the University of Huddersfield and AI experts Simplifai Systems. The pilot project was […]

School bus routes cut the night before children return to school

A number of school bus routes in North Lanarkshire have been cancelled the night before local children returned to school. The BBC reports Strathclyde Partnership for Transport (SPT), who organise contracts for North Lanarkshire Council, failed to find drivers for more than 40 routes. The cuts affected 26 primary and secondary schools in the area. […]

Road in Bedfordshire to receive flood defence work

Milestone Infrastructure, a part of M Group Services, has secured its first contract under Eastern Highways Framework Three, to remodel and improve Blackburn Road in Dunstable on behalf of Central Bedfordshire Council. The Company says it will be using its expertise in highway maintenance to reconstruct the carriageway, install a new drainage system and resurface […]

ITS European Congress dates announced for 2023 event

ERTICO – ITS Europe has confirmed that the next ITS European Congress will go ahead from the 22-24 May 2023 in Lisbon. The city should have hosted the 2020 event but it was cancelled due to Covid. The theme of the congress will be ITS: The Game Changer. The event will take place at the […]

London Assembly urges TfL to reconsider bus cuts

Transport for London has been urged to reconsider proposals to cut bus services in London with a warning they would be “counterproductive”. London’s Evening Standard newspaper reports a public consultation on TfL’s proposals – which includes plans to axe bus 16 routes entirely – came to an end last week having received an “exceptionally high” […]

National Highways undertakes new modelling ahead of Port of Liverpool road scheme

National Highways is pausing its work on the improvements to A5036 Port of Liverpool access road to reassess traffic levels following Covid and Brexit. The road between the Switch Island Interchange and Princess Way is a key commuter route, as well as the main access connecting the Port of Liverpool with the motorway network. It […]


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