ITS (UK) and its members enjoy a successful Highways UK

ITS (UK) and a large number of its Members have participated in the major Highways UK transport trade show at Birmingham’s NEC this week.  An estimated 8,000 industry professionals attended the two-day event which involved an exhibition containing 230 exhibitors and a range of themed theatres. ITS (UK)’s stand was opposite the Intelligent Transport Systems […]

Stamp it Out “Jarvis” app launches in Lincolnshire with Balfour Beatty

This week marked another milestone in the rollout of the Stamp it Out app as Lincolnshire Highways became the second local authority to adopt the system for the reporting of abuse and incursions at its inaugural “Boots on the Ground” event. Taking place at the Balfour Beatty Living Places Depot in Sleaford the event brought […]

New £150k coastal travel route in Inverclyde is on track

A coastal travel route linking Inverclyde to the National Cycle Network is on track thanks to a £150,000 project. Work has started on a new active travel route between the Beacon Arts Centre and Cartsburn. Once finished, it will link the west and east sides of Inverclyde and become part of the National Cycle Network […]

Future Generations Commissioner calls for free public transport for young people

The Future Generations Commissioner, Sophie Howe, has called for free public transport for all under-25s. It is part of a five point plan, released on Thursday (November 3), to tackle mounting financial pressures due to the rising cost of living, reports ITV. It follows research from the travel charity Sustrans that shows a quarter of young […]

Council sets out first steps in exploring public control for Glasgow’s buses

The council will take the first steps in exploring public control for Glasgow’s buses, after plans to examine the use of new bus governance powers were approved. Today’s City Administration Committee agreed proposals to look at alternative ways of running bus services in Glasgow, which could see the council as a transport authority having future […]

Velocity Patching helps keep Cumbria’s communities connected

Over 8,000 potholes and defects have been fixed on the roads of Cumbria following a summer campaign with road maintenance specialists Velocity. A fleet of Velocity’s state-of-the-art machines was deployed throughout the county’s network to bring roads back up to standard using their innovative Velocity Patching technology. The spray-injection patching technique pioneered by Velocity is […]

Winvic invites industry professionals to register for free trial of new revolutionary construction carbon calculator

Winvic Construction Ltd, a leading main contractor that specialises in the design and delivery of multi-sector construction and civil engineering projects, and its partners in a cross-sector multidisciplinary research group is inviting people in the construction industry to register their interest to access a new embodied carbon analytics AI system. Professionals should visit to join the mailing […]

National Infrastructure Commission Chair calls road user charging inevitable

The Chair of the National Infrastructure Commission has told an audience at Highways UK that he cannot see how the future cannot include paying to drive on the roads. Sir John Armitt CBE FREng FICE told the keynote session on day two of the event that , “I think that most people would agree with […]

National Highways signs up for closer working with European counterparts

A group of European highways authorities have today declared an intention to work more collaboratively with one another. Representatives of England’s National Highways came together with counterparts from Die Autobahn of Germany, and the Rijkswaterstaat of the Netherlands, to sign a memorandum of agreement at Highways UK. The agreement is intended to establish a platform […]


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