Sutton Council launches petition on ULEZ expansion

The Leader of Sutton Council, Councillor Ruth Dombey, has announced the council has launched a petition at a special meeting of all councillors on Monday 24 April to discuss the impact of ULEZ on the borough’s residents, businesses, suppliers and visitors. The council has been calling on the Mayor of London to halt his plans […]

Powys Council starts preparation for 20 mph transformation

Work to prepare Powys roads for the upcoming default 20mph speed limit will begin this week. On 17 September, the Welsh Government will introduce a default 20mph speed limit on restricted roads across Wales. Restricted roads are generally those where streetlights are placed no more than 200 yards apart and are usually located in residential […]

Self-driving cars ‘need to learn the language of cyclists’

Future generations of self-driving cars should ‘learn the language’ of cyclists to help them safely share the roads with bikes, new research suggests.  Human-computer interaction specialists from the University of Glasgow have highlighted the need for new systems in autonomous vehicles (AVs) capable of replicating the complex social interactions between human car drivers and cyclists […]

Transforming highways for high-speed travel and energy transport

Revolutionary design could combine superconductor levitation, lossless electricity transmission, and liquid hydrogen transportation into one system, according to new research by the American Institute of Physics. Researchers have developed a proof of concept for a superconducting highway that could transport vehicles and electricity, cooling the necessary superconductors with a pipeline of liquid hydrogen. Most magnetic […]

Nottingham City Transport achieves Earned Recognition status

Nottingham City Transport (NCT) has achieved DVSA’s Earned Recognition status, making it the first bus operator in the city to be accepted into the national scheme. The recognition showcases NCT’s commitment to compliance and safety standards and demonstrates that it has robust systems and processes in place to continuously monitor its performance. NCT Operational Compliance […]

Clearview renews solar studs on Cambridgeshire’s guided busway

Highways and transport solutions provider Clearview Intelligence has successfully renewed safety delineation technology on the Cambridge guided busway between Cambridge, Huntingdon and St Ives. The busway, which is the longest of its kind in the world, offers an alternative to congested roads for bus passengers, cyclists and pedestrians.  It requires clear lighting at night to […]

TfL sets out plans to transform Catford town centre

Transport for London is asking people to have their say on newly unveiled plans to transform Catford town centre. It says the plans are aimed at reducing road danger and making it easier and safer for people walking, cycling and using the bus in the area of Southeast London. TfL is proposing multiple changes to […]

M25 junction 10 team lends a hand to reinvigorate new home for autistic adults

The team working on the major revamp of M25 junction 10 at Wisley in Surrey is helping to create a new sensory garden for autistic adults nearby at Stonepit Close in Godalming, Surrey. National Highways, Balfour Beatty and other supply chain partners have joined forces with the National Autistic Society and social enterprise The Glasshouse […]


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