ITS UK partners with Better Transport Week

Intelligent Transport Systems UK has signed up as an official partner of Better Transport Week (12-18 June), described as “a week-long celebration of sustainable transport” organised by leading transport charity Campaign for Better Transport.  Better Transport Week runs from 12 to 18 June 2023 and aims to promote the wide range of benefits of public […]

Aberdeen City Council agrees £10.6million for roads and infrastructure improvements

A roads service budget of £10.6million was agreed at committee this week for Aberdeen’s roads to cover road and pavement repairs, safe routes to schools, lighting improvements, repairs to bridges, and flooding and coastal protection. Aberdeen City Council’s Net Zero, Environment, and Transport Committee approved the capital budget for the service which also includes money […]

Somerset Council secures extra £5.4 million for highway maintenance after year of challenges

Somerset Council has secured an additional £5.4 million to carry out essential repair works across the county’s road network. This year’s extra funding from the Government recognises the unprecedented challenges facing authorities after a year of extreme weather conditions. A blistering summer followed by a winter of sustained flooding and freezing temperatures has led to […]

Essex Highways launches 2023/24 resurfacing programme

Resurfacing works on many roads in Essex have now started according to the council. Essex Highways has launched its 2023/24 programme to upgrade the condition of many roads across the county. This will repair some of the damage caused by the cold and wet winter conditions. Essex Highways’ budget for maintaining and repairing the carriageway […]

Drones to monitor traffic in the West Midlands

The West Midland’s regional transport managers have been given a new tool to monitor and handle traffic jams – drones. The drones will fly over congestion hotspots and traffic queues at accident scenes or road closures and send live footage to transport managers enabling them to better plan diversions and keep the public informed. Transport […]


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