Stagecoach launch UK’s first fully-electric city bus network in Inverness

Stagecoach has celebrated the launch of the UKs first fully-electric city bus network in Inverness today (Thursday 2nd February), where they were joined by Minister for Transport Jenny Gilruth MSP. 25 brand-new zero-emission Yutong E10 buses are now operating on all city centre routes. The vehicles can operate from morning to evening on a single […]

Bristol Arena transport package under review as costs rise significantly

A multi-million pound package of planned transport links to an upcoming concert venue is under review amid soaring costs. In October 2022, the West of England Combined Authority (Weca) committee awarded £6.6m for infrastructure around the site of the planned Bristol Arena. This included new walking and cycling routes and upgraded junctions. A report presented to […]

ITS (UK) urges Transport Committee to consider the use of data for next inquiry

The representative body of the transport technology sector, ITS (UK) has called on Parliament’s Transport Select Committee to look at the increasing use of data, in response to its ‘Our Future Transport’ call for inquiry ideas. The submission highlights that, with more data available from the transport network than ever, there is increasing urgency for […]

NH and DfT officials warn road budget is “very limited”

There’s a warning there will be “very limited” headroom for new roads projects during the next five-year road investment period as £11.5bn of work is years behind schedule. The website and magazine New Civil Engineer reports that, when asked by the Transport Select Committee about how the rolling over of £11.5bn of work into RIS3 […]

Value of data from vehicles underlined at TTF – TRL event

A series of examples highlighting how data from vehicles can help traffic management and reduce emissions helped boost the perception of the technology to a group of industry experts. The Transport Technology Forum’s SPATULA group on connected vehicles led an event at TRL’s Smart Mobility Living Lab in London and were joined by members of […]

Welsh Government explains how record £1.6bn transport funding is being used

Brand new trains, hydrogen fuelled buses and tripling walking and cycling routes are some of the ways the Welsh Government plans to ‘make the right thing to do, the easy thing to do’ as it announces £1.6 billion spending. The Deputy Climate Change Minister Lee Waters (pictured) – who has responsibility for transport – has […]

ERTICO holds online open day to promote ITS European Congress

The organisers of the ITS European Congress in Lisbon this May, ERTICO – ITS Europe and ITS Portugal are inviting interested parties to an online Open Day Event on Partnerships and Exhibition opportunities for the event. The plan is to explain how organisations and the 15th European ITS Congress can work together to showcase the future of ITS. Under the […]

MICHELIN DDi Selects Otonomo to Advance Road Safety Solutions

Connected vehicle data company Otonomo Technologies has announced that MICHELIN DDi has selected Otonomo to advance the development of its near-miss zone identification service in Europe. MICHELIN DDi (Driving Data to Intelligence) is the business unit within Michelin Group specialising in driving behaviour data analysis, It will leverage acceleration and deceleration connected vehicle data events […]


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