TTF hears how transport technology industry looking to maximise the benefits of AI

The government is working hard to improve its understanding of Artificial Intelligence in transport, its potential and its dangers, as it looks to work out how to best use the technology. Giving the keynote address at the Transport Technology Forum Conference in Leeds, the Department for Transport’s Deputy Chief Scientific Adviser, Dr Annette Pass talked […]

National Highways asks contractors to get new diploma

Contractors working for National Highways will be required to pass a new exam in integrated project delivery by 2025. The organisation said it sees integrated project delivery (IPD) as central to maximising efficiency in road building projects and is about to embed it in its procurement. It defines IPD as “a collaborative and coordinated project […]

VINCI Highways introduces new free-flow brand ViaPlus

VINCI Highways, one of the world leaders in highway concessions, has introduced a new mobility brand ViaPlus. Specialising in free-flow traffic systems, ViaPlus serves the end-to-end needs of transportation authorities by bringing the full range of back-office technologies for high-volume transactions, customer operations and data analytics. The new company, fully owned by VINCI Highways, is the merged […]

Carbon counting tool by Connected Enviro Net and NY Highways progresses

Development of a tool which measures the amount of carbon used in road maintenance works has progressed to the next level, with it being presented to the Local Council Roads Innovation Group (LCRIG), Highway Authorities and Utilities Committee (HAUC UK), and National Highways, as well as two local authorities’ highways operations teams. The carbon counting […]

Portsmouth Council ramps up road maintenance after poor weather

Portsmouth City Council is increasing its road maintenance schedule to tackle a sudden rise in potholes and road surface issues that has not been seen before in Portsmouth. The most likely cause for this is a more extreme fluctuation of temperatures this winter than the region would usually experience, which has affected the condition of […]

Manual for Smart Streets launched at TTF Conference

A new guide to provide guidance to support local authorities in implementing technology that supports traffic management and the operation of streets has been launched at the Transport Technology Forum Conference in Leeds. The Manual for Smart Streets – produced by the TTF and Connected Places Catapult includes use cases on how traffic signals will […]


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