In goes the Parklets! as part of Louth active travel scheme

With Lincolnshire County Council crews working across two evenings, the new Parklet seating units have been successfully put on-site in Louth’s Mercer Row as part of the 18-month-long trial Active Travel Scheme.   This is the first time these Parklets have been seen in the UK and Louth is the first location in the country to get them.  Two different […]

VolkerHighways and West Berkshire Council continue their carbon reduction journey

VolkerHighways is currently working on a highway improvement scheme along the A343 Andover Road in Newbury, in partnership with West Berkshire Council. With a focus on reducing the amount of carbon produced as part of the scheme, and to determine the best way to reduce its carbon emissions, VolkerHighways is working with OCL Regeneration, which specialises […]

First time exhibitors prepare for JCT Traffic Signals Symposium

With a record number of exhibitors taking part in this year’s popular JCT Traffic Signals Symposium, it stands to reason that new companies will be part of the event, and six are looking forward to joining the exhibition floor for the first time this year. Austar, City Science, INRIX, Messagemaker Displays, ngenius and Starling Technologies […]

Highland Council seeks public feedback on cycling plans

The Highland Council is encouraging members of the public to participate in events designed to get feedback about the proposed designs for a cycle route through Inverness. The project is an extension of the proposed Academy Street improvements for people walking and wheeling. Feedback will be sought on two proposed cycle routes in the city […]

Warren Buffet company invests in driverless trucking company

Pilot Company, a company that is supported by the investor Warren Buffett has announced a strategic partnership with Kodiak Robotics Inc, a leading self-driving trucking company. Through this partnership, Pilot Company and Kodiak are collaborating to develop autonomous truck services at Pilot and Flying J travel centres. Pilot Company and Kodiak are in the process […]

British transport expertise to help rebuild Ukraine

The UK has signed a pact with Ukraine that commits to sharing engineering expertise and pledges a new package of support to help rebuild its war damaged infrastructure, with the offer to UK Private Companies to work on the project. Transport Secretary, Grant Shapps, hosted a virtual meeting with his counterpart at the Ministry of Infrastructure, Oleksandr […]

Funding boost for EV charge points in Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland Infrastructure Minister John O’Dowd and a local council consortium, led by Derry City and Strabane District Council, have welcomed a £1.3 million funding boost for electric vehicle charge-points in residential areas across the north. reports funding opportunities for the installation of charge point infrastructure in GB-NI are provided by the Office for […]


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