Tunnelling underway for new river crossing at Silvertown

Tunnelling of the new public-transport focused river crossing at Silvertown is now underway, Transport for London (TfL) and Riverlinx have confirmed. The 1.4km Silvertown Tunnel will link Newham to the Greenwich Peninsula and provide improved bus links across the Thames when it opens in 2025. By reducing congestion at the Blackwall Tunnel, providing new cross-river […]

Lancashire County Council’s cabinet to consider more 20mph proposals

Proposals to introduce a 20mph speed limit on several adjoining roads in Preesall will be considered by Lancashire County Council’s cabinet this week. It is proposed to reduce the speed limit on Rosslyn Avenue and its side roads to increase safety for pedestrians and cyclists in the area, including children travelling to a nearby nursery […]

Colas among contractors appointed to deliver Liverpool’s roads programme

Liverpool City Council has appointed three contractors to deliver a £35m Highways Improvement Programme (HIP), including Colas. The council’s Highways and Transportation team and their delivery partners are now progressing with the upgrade of more than 100 roads through the HIP. The improvement works, funded from a mix of sources including the city council, Liverpool […]

Cohda Wireless announces world’s most advanced V2X connectivity solution

Cohda Wireless has developed the world’s most advanced and versatile V2X connectivity solution to help pave the way for the introduction of connected vehicles on smart roads and highways across the globe. The MK6 RSU (Road-Side Unit) and OBU (On-Board Unit) offer the most comprehensive connectivity capability as standard features, including DSRC, C-V2X, LTE/5G and […]

Vodafone developing new satellite technology that can locate Internet of Things devices and autonomous vehicles within centimetres

Vodafone and Topcon Positioning Group are developing a new mass-market precise positioning system that will locate Internet of Things (IoT) devices, machinery, and vehicles with a greater degree of accuracy than using only individual global navigation satellites systems (GNSS). Vehicles, scooters, and even robot lawn mowers can be securely monitored in real-time to within a […]

New Transport Secretary announced

The new Prime Minister Liz Truss has appointed the MP for Berwick-upon-Tweed Anne-Marie Trevelyan as the new Transport Secretary. Before being appointed to the transport department, Ms Trevelyan Secretary of State for International Trade and President of the Board of Trade and had previously been the “UK International Champion on Adaptation and Resilience” for the […]

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