Causeway selected for National Highways Information Technology Commercial Framework

Highway technology provider Causeway Technologies has been selected by National Highways as part of its new £1bn Information Technology Commercial Framework (ITCF) This follows a detailed selection process in which Causeway applied for inclusion in five of the 18 “LOTs” that comprise the Information Technology Commercial Framework, which is National Highways’ principal route to market for its […]

Highways contract sees improvements in North Northamptonshire’s communities

Communities across North Northamptonshire are starting to benefit from improvements across their local areas, as Kier and North Northamptonshire Council deliver its ‘Community Enhancement Plan’. In September this year, North Northamptonshire Council (NNC) launched a seven-year contract with Kier, a highways maintenance provider, to oversee the new highways service across North Northants. Working in partnership, […]

Annual road resurfacing programme completed in Bath and North East Somerset

During the course of 2022, VolkerHighways’ Bath and North East Somerset highways term maintenance contract has completed approximately 16.5km of resurfacing works across the district. In collaboration with Bath and North East Somerset Council, VolkerHighways maintains 1,102km of highway, and this year completed its road resurfacing programme on time and under budget, despite the challenges […]

We can and should go further to reduce air pollution says Chief Medical Officer

The country can and should go further to reduce air pollution – and it is technically possible to do so, says England’s Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Professor Chris Whitty, in his annual report published today (Thursday 8 December 2022). Outdoor air pollution in England has reduced significantly since the 1980s – but it still poses […]

NH deploys first gritters of winter

National Highways has announced gritters are out for the first significant operation of this autumn and winter season on motorways and major A-roads as temperatures dip across the country. The government-owned company switched over to autumn and winter operations on 1 October, readying teams at 128 depots across the country to keep the country’s busiest […]

Grid Smarter Cities’ Kerbside management platform utilises the river

Kerb space management technology innovators Grid Smarter Cities has been awarded funding by Impact on Urban Health for an initiative that enables cross modal deliveries moving from river to road using its Kerb platform. This innovative solution will allow current freight, servicing and delivery vehicles to pre-book designated kerbside spaces alongside Bankside Pier in Southwark […]

ITS European Congress plenary topics revealed

The organisers of next May’s ITS European Congress in Lisbon, ERTICO – ITS Europe have released details of the Plenary Sessions which they say “serve as the glue that binds the ITS Congress together”. These high-level sessions bring together panellists and keynote speakers from various sectors, industry groups and domains to address cross-cutting topics. Important […]

Parkopedia powers new BMW in-vehicle parking payments feature

A new BMW parking payments feature, which utilises Parkopedia’s award-winning In-vehicle Payment Platform to enable seamless parking payment experiences for BMW drivers with a BMW Operating System 7 and 8, is now available in Germany and Austria. The service allows drivers to conveniently find and pay for parking from the comfort of their vehicles, via […]

Uber offers driverless taxis in Las Vegas

Uber has announced it is partnering with the Hyundai and Aptiv joint venture Motional to launch a public “robotaxi” service in Las Vegas. For the first time, Uber customers will be able to hail an autonomous ride using Motional’s all-electric Hyundai IONIQ 5-based driverless vehicle. The companies say they are laying the groundwork for a […]


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