SMEs invited to join UK stand at ITS European Congress

Small and medium-sized enterprises who are delivering cutting-edge transport technology solutions are being invited to join a UK Pavilion at the ITS European Congress in Lisbon in May. The organisation of the stand is being undertaken by the Local Council Roads Innovation Group (LCRIG), on behalf of the Transport Technology Forum, which is looking for expressions […]

Oxford Bus Company orders 104 all-electric buses

Passengers in Oxford will be riding on a brand new fleet of zero emission buses on the city’s streets later this year, following an order placed by The Go-Ahead Group for 104 electric vehicles. The deal is Go-Ahead’s biggest electric bus order to date, adding to the group’s 350-strong fleet of plug-in buses across Britain, […]

Glasgow sets out plans to implement citywide 20mph speed limit

Glasgow has set out plans to implement a citywide 20 mile per hour mandatory speed limit aimed at boosting road safety and encouraging active travel. The City Council’s Environment and Liveable Neighbourhoods Committee heard that a roll-out of 20 mph speed limits across the majority of Glasgow’s roads will be delivered over the next 18 […]

Under-22s had 45 million free bus journeys in Scotland in first year of scheme

Almost 45 million free bus journeys have been made since the Scottish Government introduced free bus travel for under 22s a year ago. More than a third of the population, over 2.3 million people – everyone under 22, everyone over 60, and disabled people and carers – are eligible for free bus travel in Scotland. […]

Government funds Forth driverless bus service and other autonomous projects

The Government has announced that passengers will be boarding the world’s first fully sized, self-driving bus service in Edinburgh from the spring, after it was awarded a share of £81 million in joint UK government and industry support for self-driving transport technology. The project is one of seven successful projects from around the UK, and […]

Northern Ireland’s first driverless shuttle to be introduced at Belfast Harbour

One of the first fully driverless transport systems anywhere in the UK is to be launched in Belfast next year as part of an innovative project led by Belfast Harbour with funding from Innovate UK. The ‘Harlander’ project will establish an automated passenger shuttle service, providing last mile connectivity in the Harbour Estate from the […]

On the road to success with Marlborough Highways’ Red Star Awards

Highway construction and maintenance specialist Marlborough Highways has held its inaugural Red Star Awards at the County Hotel in Chelmsford, Essex. The event recognised and rewarded Marlborough’s people, and provided an opportunity to celebrate in the company’s shared success. Attended by more than 100 Marlborough employees, nine winners were presented with trophies on the evening, […]

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