New ITS (UK) Chief Executive Max Sugarman joins team

The UK’s Intelligent Transport Systems industry association, ITS (UK), has welcomed its new Chief Executive. Max Sugarman “hits the ground running”, beginning his role by travelling to Dublin to meet fellow heads of National ITS Associations at a meeting of the ITS Nationals body.  Over the next few weeks, he’ll be introducing himself and getting […]

Hanson Contracting switches to low carbon fuel

Hanson Contracting’s road surfacing plant is now using a low carbon fuel source in the company’s latest initiative to reduce carbon emissions at every stage of its business. Pavers and rollers are using GD45+, supplied by GB Fuels Ltd, which, on average, reduce CO2 emissions by 42 per cent and NOx by 14 per cent […]

Liverpool Council looking to make pop-up cycle lanes permanent

Liverpool City Council has launched a public consultation on converting the city’s three original pop-up cycle lanes into permanent corridors for active travel. The pop-up lanes were first installed in 2020, in the early stages of the pandemic, as an emergency measure to help encourage people to take more exercise. The routes chosen were Vauxhall […]

Coventry on the road to becoming UK’s first all-electric bus city

A £150 million project to create the UK’s first all-electric bus city by 2025 has taken a major step forward with 50 new greener buses on the streets of Coventry Transport for West Midlands (TfWM) has been working with Coventry City Council on the scheme and has secured £50 million Department for Transport funding to […]

City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council starts search for drainage contractors

The City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council is looking for drainage contractors to complete all types of drainage work across the district. City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council has an obligation to clean, repair and maintain drains and gullies throughout the Bradford district therefor seek up to eight experienced Contractors to be appointed to a […]

Welsh Government considering ideas to reduce congestion after Menai Bridge closure

The Welsh Government is working on a range of measures to reduce congestion between Anglesey and the mainland caused by the closure of one of the main two crossings. The Menai Bridge was closed last month after engineers identified structural issues. Additional rail stops, free train travel for students and extra bus services have already […]

In-road EV charging to be trialled in Michigan

Officials at Michigan’s Department of Transportation in the US are planning to embed technology in the road that can charge electric vehicles while they’re being driven. The website Fast Company reports that the wireless system will be the first American test of inductive charging on public roadways. “We’re the auto capital. We continue to push […] announces availability of the xyzt.traffic.insights™ dashboard helping councils to improve road safety and reduce traffic emissions, a Leuven-based high-tech company offering an innovative no-code geospatial platform for visualizing and analyzing vast amounts of movement and time series data, announces today the availability of its xyzt.traffic.insights™ solution. With this latest addition to the product portfolio the company brings a solution to market thatdelivers instant traffic safety and road efficiency insights […]

Seatbelt, speed and phone camera catches 2,000 in a week

More than 2,000 people in Devon and Cornwall have been caught speeding, using mobile phones while driving and not wearing seatbelts – in just one week. The Vision Zero South West road safety partnership has released the figures following a week of action to mark the national Brake Road Safety week. Throughout the week (Nov […]


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