Re-flow Field Management Review by Safer Roadworks

Re-flow Field Management Review by Safer Roadworks – YouTube Context Challenge The traffic management wing of Safer Roadworks, like many businesses in the industry, was operating on a mixture of paper, manual systems and siloed mobile apps. Having secured their ISO 14001 certification, the business wanted to continue their journey into furthering sustainability, reducing waste […]

Bus services secured in West Midlands until the end of 2024

Bus services across the West Midlands will continue to operate at near current levels until the end of 2024 with a £40m funding package. This is following an agreement between Transport for West Midlands (TfWM) and the bus operating companies, including National Express West Midlands and Diamond Bus. Under the agreement TfWM, which is part of the […]

TfL reports rise in bus and tube journeys over August Bank Holiday

Statistics from Transport for London (TfL) show the busiest August Bank Holiday for bus journeys and tube journeys since the pandemic. Bus travel this August Bank Holiday saw a nearly 10 percent increase on the equivalent weekend a year ago, with journeys on the London Underground seeing a near six percent increase, reports TfL. Year […]

Warwickshire Council promote active travel routes back to school

As they prepare to return to school, children and young people are being encouraged to choose active travel for the new school year by Warwickshire County Council. The council is encouraging all families and young people to consider travelling actively – walking, cycling and rolling. To support families and young people travelling safely and actively, […]

Birmingham City Council effectively files for bankruptcy

Birmingham City Council has effectively filed for bankruptcy, according to on-going reports. The council, which has been hit with a £1bn equal pay bill, had already announced a freeze on non-essential spending. It has issued a Section 114 notice – an admission that it cannot manage its catastrophic financial crisis without help, reports ITV. In a […]

DeepRoad takes road surface inspection into an era of low-cost 3D scanning

Laser scanners are the ultimate benchmark for pavement condition assessment. In spite of their high capital costs, scanners are very effective at measuring road surface distresses and features. Hence, road assessment with scanners is quantitative, reliable, transparent, and traceable. The industry’s experience shows that synchronised 3D data (i.e., depth images) and imagery lead to conclusive […]

Atkins appoints Colette Carroll to lead Transportation division

Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, has appointed Colette Carroll as Managing Director of its Transportation division for the UK & Europe. Colette joined Atkins in September 2022 as Strategic Rail Market Director with responsibility for its UK rail offering. As Managing Director of Transportation, she will oversee Atkins’ rail, highways, and local transport markets, ranging from the delivery […]

Long-term benefits “outweigh autonomous vehicle risks”

Experts at the leading driverless car research centre, the University of Michigan, are warning traffic and safety concerns over driverless vehicles could lead to setbacks for manufacturers Waymo and Cruise if the performance data in various conditions isn’t conducted at the highest standards. Jim Rampton, a lecturer at the U-M School of Information, is a […]

Glasgow’s ULEZ effectiveness questioned as pollution levels rise

New figures suggest pollution levels of gases linked to traffic rose by about 10% in the centre of Glasgow after the introduction of a ULEZ scheme a year ago. The Telegraph reports Nitrogen dioxide levels in the city’s Hope Street, which has repeatedly had the country’s worst air quality, were measured at an average of […]

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