Pedestrian safety improved thanks to Nota’s AI safe crossing solution

The South Korean traffic solutions start-up Nota AI, which specialises in using Artificial Intelligence to better manage road intersections, is installing its Safe Crossing technology at four main intersections in a Korean city. It is partnering with the city of Daejeon to implement the camera-based technology to prevent pedestrian accidents due to turning cars, jaywalking […]

Work to start on new CYCLOPS junction in Preston next month

Work is starting at Broadgate, Preston to a create an innovative new type of junction designed to make travel easier and safer for pedestrians and cyclists. The CYCLOPS junction features an orbital track circling the junction to separate cyclists from general traffic and pedestrians, and is a key part of the Penwortham to Preston Cycle […]

Rod Stewart invited to spend a day with county’s pothole crew

Back in March, singer Sir Rod Stewart posted footage of him and some friends filling in potholes in the road he lives in in Essex – and now they’ve been done properly by the County Council’s maintenance team. And now the council has invited him to spend a day with its pothole-patching crew. Sir complaining […]

Forth Bridge hosting public open day in September

The Forth Road Bridge is to open its doors to the public on Saturday 24 September as part of Doors Open Day, with free guided tours to parts of the structure normally hidden from view, and the chance to win a trip to the top of one of the main towers. Guided minibus tours will […]

Renewed calls for average speed cameras on “dangerous” A41 in Shropshire

The call for average speed cameras on what’s being described as one of the county’s most dangerous roads has been backed by a leading councillor. The Shropshire Star reports Councillor Andrew Eade, leader of the Conservative Group on Telford and Wrekin Council, has written to West Mercia’s Police and Crime Commissioner, John Campion, outlining his […]

NH says Ouse Bridge works to take another year

National Highways has confirmed that work to strengthen the Ouse Bridge on the M62 in the East Riding of Yorkshire will take until next autumn, as eight joints need permanently replacing. Temporary plates were sourced and put in place to allow a lane to be reopened on the bridge, and since they were installed, National […]

Devon launches new community travel fund to tackle loneliness with transport

A new grant fund has been launched by Devon County Council to tackle loneliness through transport. The Connecting You Community Grants Fund aims to provide grants to projects and organisations to help connect people to activities that help address loneliness. The fund is open for applications from projects and charities across Devon. Grants are available […]

Scottish transport spending “cut by £62m”

It’s reported that the SNP/Green coalition government in Scotland has underspent on the country’s transport budget by £62 million to reflect its green ambitions. The Daily Mail reports spending on these transport initiatives was cut “despite Scots reporting major issues with pothole-filled roads and dangerous routes between cities”. it has been revealed that the government […]

Government spends £130 million to protect bus services across the country

The Department for Transport says buses across England will benefit from up to £130 million of government support, ensuring services keep running and millions of passengers can continue using affordable transport. The funding package will cover 6 months from October 2022 to March 2023, and the DfT says builds on almost two years’ worth of […]

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