Devon to receive largest share of additional funds for roads

Devon is to receive an extra £9.4 million from the Chancellor’s budget, to help fund vital highways maintenance. The county’s share of the additional £200 million capital funding is the largest among County and County Council Network unitary authorities. Councillor Stuart Hughes, Cabinet Member responsible for highway maintenance, said that this winter’s weather has had […]

Greening London by making its public transport safer

University of Westminster research is promoting a greener London by making public transport safer and more appealing to commuters. Any effort to making London public transport a preferred travel solution contributes directly to the greening of our capital. Greater use of public transport is essential to bringing London and the UK to net zero. Innovations […]

TRL to support Bangladesh’s drive to make their road network safer

TRL has won a major project with Bangladesh Roads and Highways Department, funded by Asian Development Bank, to help Bangladesh solve its crash data collection and analysis challenge, as part of its commitment to improve road safety for its citizens. Through the project, TRL will identify the key challenges for RHD and other agencies in […]

Industry reacts to £200m highways maintenance spending in budget

The highways and transport technology industry has issued its reactions to Chancellor Jeremy Hunt’s measures in the budget which included £200 million for highways maintenance for the financial year 2023-2024. The Department for Transport says it is committed to allocating this funding to local highways authorities so they can most effectively spend this funding on […]

Ofcom confirms connectivity spectrum plans

The Quango managing the UK’s radio spectrum, Ofcom has announced plans for management of radio frequencies essential for all wireless communications, making more than 6 GHz of millimetre wave (mmWave) spectrum available across the 26 GHz (24.25-27.5 GHz) and 40 GHz (40.5 GHz-43.5 GHz) bands for mobile technology, which is earmarked for connected vehicle services. […]

Highland Council updates on 20mph programme

The Highland Council has announced that the work to design its 20mph speed limit programme has progressed to a stage were the plans for the locations included in the programme can be viewed by the public. This work currently incorporates 116 villages and towns within Highland and is fully funded by Transport Scotland.  Chair of the Council’s […]

Parkopedia powers parking and charging solutions on in-car booking platform

UK-based connected car services provider, Parkopedia, is working with global enterprise booking platform, Simplenight to provide drivers with a range of in-car parking, charging and payment options. The initial phase will include global parking data covering both on- and off-street locations, and the ability to reserve and pay for parking spaces from within the vehicle, […]

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