eCall emergency services support successfully demonstrated by VESOS

A connected vehicle solution that automatically guides emergency services and road operators to crashed vehicles has been demonstrated at a Transport Technology Forum event at the UTAC test track in Millbrook, Bedfordshire. In the demonstration presented with KL Systems, a fire engine was given the precise location of a vehicle with its air bag deployed […]

SWARCO celebrates Reading signage anniversary

Highly accurate and flexible Variable Messaging Signs from SWARCO Traffic, the traffic technology specialist, have reached a 10-year milestone in helping Reading Borough Council to reduce congestion, improve traffic flow and enhance the driver experience throughout the town. In 2012, the Council issued a tendering and procurement process to source high quality and versatile signage […]

Rees Jeffreys Road Fund launches MSc Bursary Scheme for 2023/24 students

The Rees Jeffreys Road Fund Trustees have announced that it will once again be running its Transport Masters Bursary programme for the academic year 2023-24. The Trustees are hoping to encourage more applications to study for a transport related MSc – both from people who are new to the transport sector and people who are […]

Concerted effort under way to create clean transport system in North Yorkshire

Work is under way in North Yorkshire to transform travel across the county and reach an ambitious target to slash harmful carbon dioxide emissions to help tackle climate change within the next eight years. Action plans are being developed to enhance the network of public electric vehicle charging points, support public transport in making the […]

TfL to restart work on active travel schemes

Transport for London (TfL) has announced that it will restart work on paused schemes to make the capital’s roads safer and more attractive for those walking and cycling, following vital investment being secured as part of the latest funding agreement with Government.     TfL was forced to pause some of its investment in walking and […]

Revamp paves the way for even more people to use popular path in East

A scenic route for walkers, cyclists, runners and wheelers has been put through its paces following extensive resurfacing works in East Dunbartonshire. Some 4,500m of the Strathkelvin Railway Path – between Kilsyth Road in Kirkintilloch and Campsie Road in Lennoxtown – has been transformed to provide a smooth surface for local residents and visitors. The […]

Nine-year-old is the first Kendal resident to cross Gooseholme Bridge

Cumbria County Council has welcomed nine-year-old Brodie Lee as the first resident of Kendal, to walk over the new bridge. During Covid, Brodie, then seven, wrote to the Chief Executive at the time (Katherine Fairclough), asking if Cumbria County Council could build a new bridge. Throughout the bridge building process, Brodie (and his parents) have […]

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