TTF and TOPAS working together Road Infrastructure Equipment procurement standards

The Transport Technology Forum (TTF) and Traffic Open Products And Specifications group (TOPAS) have committed to work together to develop and implement of new traffic signals standards and guidance. One of the key roles of TOPAS is to bridge current and future technologies, being tasked with developing maintaining and specifications for traffic control equipment.  This […]

Scotland sets out vision for “world class” public EV charging network

The Scottish Government has published its Vision for Scotland’s Public Electric Vehicle Charging Network, as a new study suggests that uptake of electric vehicles in Scotland could be up to 16% higher than UK Government statistics indicate. The Vision sets out what an ideal public charging offer for cars and vans in Scotland should look […]

Community group criticises “ugly” Rest and Be Thankful solution

The chair of a community group in Loch Lomand has criticised plans to build an open-sided tunnel along the A83 at the Rest and Be Thankful. The design is the chosen solution to years of disruption on the road due to landslips, and the threat of them which often means the road is shut. However […]

TRL Wins Contract to Investigate and Assess Health Risks Associated with the Fires at former London gravel extraction site

TRL has been commissioned to investigate and assess the health risks associated with the fires at Arnolds Field. The project, issued by The London Borough of Havering, seeks to independently verify the pollution arising from the repeated fires. Building on TRL’s proven experience of monitoring commercial and residential fires for local authorities and government agencies, […]

Torfaen Council on the search for highways and civil engineering firms

Companies operating in Wales will be able to bid for highways and civil engineering contracts with the borough council up to the value of half a million pounds.  The council is part of an agreement in place across south east Wales that covers the awarding of contracts up to the value of £10 million.   The […]

Winvic starts work on Lincolnshire highways framework with A16 start

Winvic Construction Ltd has commenced its first project under the Lincolnshire County Council highways framework contract; the General Works’ Lot contract is to deliver new infrastructure assets as well as infrastructure improvements across the county over four years. The works to Marsh Lane roundabout on the A16 and works to improve active travel links in Boston near Wyberton Low […]

Active travel plans in Glasgow receive £8.6m funding boost

Plans to support active travel in Glasgow have received an £8.6m funding boost. The funding award will go towards a range of measures that include building more active travel infrastructure across the city, expanding the city’s bike hire network, improving crossing facilities for the visually impaired and developing resident’s cycling skills. The £8.6m award draws […]

ITS UK welcomes cross party consensus on the importance of transport technology at Parliamentary Reception

Intelligent Transport Systems UK has welcomed cross-party recognition on the importance and value of transport technology solutions, following its Parliamentary Reception last week. The Reception saw speeches from Transport Innovation & Decarbonisation Minister Jesse Norman MP (pictured), Liberal Democrat Transport Spokesperson Baroness Randerson and Shadow Business and Industry Minister Bill Esterson MP, as well as […]


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