Paula Claytonsmith to become new Chief Executive of LCRIG

Paula Claytonsmith will take over as the new Chief Executive of the Local Council Roads Innovation Group (LCRIG) from July. Paula, who is currently the organisation’s Director, Government and Strategy, will take over from Martin Duffy in July. Martin will assume the role of Chair of LCRIG. This means that LCRIG will retain Martin’s knowledge […]

Ten million Go-Ahead passengers benefit from £2 nationwide bus fare cap

Go-Ahead’s bus companies have carried ten million passengers at the nationwide promotional fare of £2 since the Government began funding a scheme capping the price of bus travel on New Year’s Day. As of today, Go-Ahead bus companies outside London have sold more than £20 million worth of tickets. The initiative, which is part of […]

£7.25 million to be spent on the Bracknell Forest highways network

Bracknell Forest council’s decision-making Executive has agreed plans to spend £7.25 million on improving and maintaining the borough’s roads, pavements and cycleways over the next year. The plans include ongoing maintenance, like filling in potholes and resurfacing roads, as well as a number of highways, pedestrian and cycling improvements so people can get around the borough safely and […]

£550,000 road improvement scheme for A22 Belfast / Comber Road

A £550,000 carriageway resurfacing scheme on A22 Belfast / Comber Road, Comber will commence on Monday 27 March 2023. The resurfacing scheme will involve the asphalt resurfacing of a 1.1 kilometre stretch of the Belfast / Comber Road between the Coach Road junction and the Millmount Road junction. This work will greatly improve the strength […]

Speed limit to be reduced to 20mph in more areas across Cornwall

Cornwall is one of the first rural areas to cut speed limits from 30mph to 20mph in built up areas to make roads safer for everyone.   Cabinet members approved the Cornwall wide roll out that will see the new 20mph limit introduced in phases in urban and residential areas, after hearing how successful pilot schemes to […]

JCT issues Symposium call for papers with slots filling up

The programme for the popular JCT Traffic Signals Symposium is filling up fast with almost two-thirds of September’s event line-up either agreed or in negotiation. But the organisers say there is still time to submit a paper proposal. If you would like to present and qualify for a free day then all you need to […]

Nota AI™ completes AI parking Proof of Concept in Milton Keynes

Nota AI™ (Nota Incorporated), the South Korean IT start-up, has announced the successful implementation of their newest addition to the Nota ITS solution – smart parking – after completing a trial for their Artificial Intelligence-based parking management system in Milton Keynes. The Proof of Concept used the company’s existing AI Camera technology to analyse parking […]

TfL set to deliver operating surplus

Transport for London has announced its latest budget shows that it will achieve an operating surplus in 2023/24, with revenues covering the costs of the existing transport network. This means TfL is expected to achieve financial sustainability and delivering transport improvements across the whole of London. Across the next financial year, TfL’s £9.1bn in revenue will cover its expected £7.9bn operating costs – which […]

Aston University project with Aurrigo improves its driverless vehicle’s capabilities

Aston University has announced it has completed a two-year Knowledge Transfer Partnership with Coventry-based global transport technology firm Aurrigo, resulting in a machine vision solution making its autonomous vehicles more capable. The project has led to the company’s driverless vehicles being able to see and recognise objects in greater detail resulting in improved performance across […]


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