£30m Active Travel route and A55 improvements officially opened

The completion of the safety and improvement work on the Aber Tai’r Meibion section of the A55, which includes a new active travel route, has been officially marked by the Minister for North Wales Lesley Griffiths. The £30m scheme, which includes £20.7m EU funding, addresses the increased risk of flooding due to climate change and […]

Lambeth Council shortlisted for prestigious transport awards

Lambeth Council has been shortlisted for two categories of a prestigious award that recognises the trailblazing Kerbside Strategy and implementation of Low Traffic Neighbourhoods (LTNs) to make the borough safer, healthier, and more accessible. The council has been recognised in the two categories by the Chartered Institution of Highways & Transportation (CIHT) for its annual […]

Haringey Council on road to eliminate all road deaths by 2041

Haringey Council says it is fully committed to achieving the Mayor of London’s target by 2041 to eliminate all deaths on London’s roads by investing £3.5million over the next 12 months to improve safety for residents using transport networks across the borough. The council said: “One death on our roads is one too many and […]

Notorious A96 junction gets safety upgrade

A junction on the A96 between Aberdeen and Inverness is getting new road signs and markings after 11 personal injury crashes were recorded along its stretch in just three years. Grampian online says the improvements at Colpy follow a campaign by local Conservative MSP Alexander Burnett, who wrote to the Scottish Government expressing fears over […]

London travelcards could be scrapped to increase TfL revenues

Commuters and daytrippers into London face paying higher fares to travel around the capital, as London Mayor Sadiq Khan considers scrapping the day travelcard. The card means people pay one fare to take a train and then have unlimited travel on tubes and buses for a fare less than the combined cost of buying a […]

Telent announces acquisition of Integrated Design Techniques

Telent has acquired traffic technology company IDT, which it says bolsters its traffic management and communications solution offerings for local authorities. Telent plans to build on IDT’s technology to develop traffic management solutions, including 5G-based systems. IDT (Integrated Design Techniques Ltd) designs, develops and manufactures data communications and traffic management products for use in Smart […]

Survey finds the UK’s seven most hated driving habits

New research of 2,000 UK motorists, conducted by Vertu Motors, has delved into the behaviours and habits of other drivers that cause the most frustration on the road. The responses suggest that almost half of the drivers say tailgating is the most annoying habit (47%), while 34% chose to fail to indicate as their biggest […]

JLR investing £15bn in EVs

Carmaker Jaguar Land Rover has announced plans to accelerate its transition to fulfil an ambition to become the world’s leading modern luxury car manufacturer, revealing its Halewood plant will become an all-electric production facility and its next generation medium-size SUV architecture, electrified modular architecture (EMA), will now be pure-electric. In an update at JLR’s centre […]

American project delivers message sharing to improve vulnerable road user safety

Digital infrastructure development firm P3Mobility has successfully integrated with road safety data company Advanced Mobility Analytics Group’s computer vision-enabled SMART Platform to create and broadcast Sensor Data Sharing Messages for cooperative perception. The SDSMs are being broadcast at the University of Michigan’s connected and automated vehicle proving ground Mcity – with the aim of delivering […]


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