ITS UK launches study into export opportunities for the intelligent transport sector

The industry association for the transport technology sector, Intelligent Transport Systems UK has launched a study to identify the key overseas markets, opportunities and barriers to trade for the intelligent transport sector. The project, supported by the Transport Technology Forum and announced by ITS UK CEO Max Sugarman at the TTF Conference in Leeds, will […]

Revamped TTF Data Working Group details plans for the rest of 2023

The Transport Technology Forum Conference in Leeds has heard plans for the industry to be supported to make best use of data in its decision making. Darren Capes, ITS Police Lead at the Department for Transport, who is also Transport Technology Forum manager was joined by Eifion Jenkins from Systra (pictured) to set out objectives […]

Simplifai CEO calls for the North to lead the UK by embracing connected technology

AI-based Intelligent Transport Systems expert Keith McCabe has suggested turning the north as an “exemplar” to deliver connected technology on a large scale. The Simplifai Systems CEO told the Transport Technology Forum Conference in Leeds that transport involves working with huge generators of traffic such as the health service and local authorities along with car […]

Irish cities of Cork and Dublin among best European cities for air quality

Cork and Dublin are among the best European cities for air quality but still rank as only “fair”, as 90% of city residents across the EU are exposed to harmful levels of pollution. According to an analysis from the European Environment Agency (EEA), children are especially vulnerable to air pollution levels across Europe, despite advances in cleaning […]

Traffic Signal improvement funding proved to have benefitted traffic flows

The Transport Technology Forum Conference in Leeds has heard how analysis of movements of vehicles by traffic data company INRIX has proved that improvements to junctions made thanks to a Department for Transport grant has shown delays have been halved on a junction in Hertfordshire. In 2021, 39 transport authorities received a £250,000 or £500,000 […]

Visiting the Smart Mobility Living Lab on this week’s Highways Voices

This week the Highways Voices podcast heads to the Smart Mobility Living Lab in Woolwich, London, to learn about the important work that takes place there, and the value of collaboration to all the lab’s members as it makes a real difference to the way we travel. Subscribe to Highways Voices free on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Amazon Music, Google […]

New vision for increasing everyday cycling across Scotland

The Scottish Government has published a new plan to increase everyday cycling across the country. It comes as funding for all forms of active travel – or walking, wheeling and cycling – is at record levels, with even more investment to come. The new Cycling Framework for Active Travel supports the 2030 Active Travel Vision – where […]


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