TRL Software wins Luton UTC Traffic Management Software solution

TRL Software has been selected as the new UTC Traffic management software provider for the in Luton. TRL Software’s UTC powered by SCOOT® 7 will provide Luton with a cloud-based traffic management system to improve the town’s active management of its traffic signal network. The system has been brought into control Luton Council and Central […]

Every residential street in Cornwall to get 20mph speed limit

Every residential street in Cornwall is set to get a 20mph speed limit after the council said its pilot scheme was a success. Cornwall Council is looking to spend £3.8 million on installing new 20mph signs in all residential areas which are eligible. The plan to introduce a blanket speed limit reduction from 30mph to […]

Multevo add 10 new Multihogs to hire fleet to keep up with demand

Highway maintenance specialist, Multevo, has added 10 new Multihogs to its hire fleet as demand grows. The move comes as more local authorities seek to utilise multi-purpose machines for greater efficiency and sustainability. Multevo have been the sole UK distributor for sales, hire and service of the innovative Multihog product range since 2010, working closely […]

Transport corridor advanced works to begin in Essex

Advanced works on the new Harlow North to Centre Sustainable Transport Corridor in Essex are due to begin between Burnt Mill Roundabout and Harlow Town Centre this month Connecting the new Gilston development with the train station and town centre, the corridor along the A1019 is a key part of the transport infrastructure being delivered […]

£7 million fund announced aimed at decarbonising freight and boosting innovation

A £7 million taxpayer-backed fund is being launched aimed at supporting innovative new ideas and technology to deliver freight across the UK more efficiently and cleaner. The Freight Innovation Fund (FIF) will go to up to 36 small and medium-sized enterprises who will then work with industry-leading companies to develop innovations to make freight more […]

Back to bus use with enhanced partnership agreement in Southend-on-Sea

A report outlining how the council and local bus companies can work together to improve bus services and increase bus use is to be discussed at cabinet (item 11, Thursday 12 January 2023). It comes after the Department for Transport published a National Bus Strategy in March 2021 titled ‘Bus Back Better’, with the aim […]

EV drivers hit by surge pricing

Electric vehicle drivers are facing peak-time price rises at thousands of roadside charging points. The Telegraph reports some major charging networks have introduced “dynamic pricing” where users pay extra if they charge at times of day when electricity demand is high. It says a quarter of public charge-points, excluding rapid and ultra-rapid devices, are now […]

London boroughs could derail ULEZ expansion

A disagreement between Transport for London and some of the capital’s boroughs could threaten the Mayor’s plans to widen the Ultra Low Emission Zone to cover the whole city. Essex Live reports that some boroughs may refuse to approve the installation of extra Automatic Number Plate Recognition Cameras on streets they, rather than TfL, operate. […]

Pothole insurance claims rise by a third

New data from insurance company Admiral suggests the number of pothole claims has increased by a third (34%) since 2016. It is warning that December’s icy snap could cause even more cracks to open up in Britain’s roads echoing the fall out of ‘Beast from the East’ in 2018, when plummeting temperatures caused pothole claims […]

Winvic “surpasses milestones” at SEGRO Logistics Park Northampton

Construction and civil engineering contractor Winvic Construction is celebrating a successful year of delivery with client SEGRO, as they develop a new multi-modal logistics hub in Northampton, surpassing a number of key milestones at the 450-acre site which remains on course for completion. Work on SEGRO Logistics Park started in 2021, and is expected to […]


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