Aberdeenshire Council’s sustainability in transportation projects shortlisted in coveted Scottish Transport Awards

Aberdeenshire Council’s work to promote sustainability in transportation has been recognised by being shortlisted in two categories at the ‘Transport Times’ Scottish Transport Awards. The Targeted Travel Behaviour Change Project has made the shortlist for ‘Contribution to Sustainable Transport’, while the Aberdeenshire Bothy project is shortlisted for the ‘Excellence in Walking, Public Realm and Cycling’ […]

Nota AI highlights how technology can reduce Vulnerable Road User risk

The South Korean traffic solutions company Nota AI, which specialises in using Artificial Intelligence to better manage road safety, will explain to delegates at the ITS European Congress in Lisbon next week how technology can be used to reduce vulnerable road user related accident risks. The Seoul-based start-up has pioneered an AI safe crossing solution […]

£2.3m funding boost from SPT to encourage sustainable travel

A bid to Strathclyde Partnership for Transport (SPT) has secured funding of £2.3m for Glasgow projects that encourage people to make more sustainable travel choices. The funding will be used to deliver bus infrastructure improvements and network enhancements as well as boosting the recording of active travel levels across our network. Glasgow’s Transport Strategy has set […]

TfL permits emergency services to use bus lanes when not on blue-light journeys

Ambulances, police and fire vehicles across London are being given access to bus lanes on the capital’s main arterial roads while on duty, even when not dealing with an emergency. This follows a successful trial with Guy’s and St Thomas’ Foundation Trust that saw fewer missed appointments, and no negative impact on bus journey times. […]

Enforcement expert Collins explains why latest technology can make our roads safer

One of the UK’s leading experts in enforcement technology has written a reflection on road safety in which he highlights the value of technology in improving road safety and discusses how it can be made easier for authorities to implement safety schemes, asking “If technology can reduce the loss of life, why not use it?” […]

Powys Council to consider winter service review

A public engagement exercise into the next stage of the Powys roads winter service review has now come to an end. The six-week survey asked the people of Powys, partner organisations, local members and town and community councils to have a say in the review process of how Powys roads are categorised and serviced during […]

City of Edinburgh selects Yunex Traffic for Intelligent Infrastructure Project

Yunex Traffic has been awarded a contract by City of Edinburgh Council to enhance its Urban Traffic Control system. Under the Intelligent Infrastructure Project, Yunex Traffic will be supplying intelligent traffic systems that will enable the Council to better manage its road networks, deliver its environmental targets and provide faster, more accurate information to all […]

One young person joins free bus scheme in Scotland every minute

Since the Young Persons’ Free Bus Travel Scheme in Scotland launched in January 2022, more than 62 million journeys have been made by over 620,000 young people. The increased patronage has enabled some operators to introduce additional services, making bus travel more accessible than ever. This includes West Coast Motors, who doubled the frequency of […]


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