DeepRoad: Evaluate your road survey videos with precision and flexibility

Road surveys and subsequent assessments can be challenging. Hiring survey teams and renting expensive equipment can pose a roadblock to efficient analysis. That is why Strada Imaging has developed DeepRoad, a groundbreaking Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution that simplifies the process. DeepRoad is available as a web application that is available for any user, anywhere in the […]

Reading consults on future of travel

Reading Borough Council is consulting on its new Transport Strategy, which it says sets out an ambitious vision for the future of travel in the borough up to 2040. The strategy outlines the Council’s vision of providing even better bus and rail services as well as improved walking and cycling facilities “to provide more attractive […]

Blueprint Coalition calls for recommitment on key net zero measures

The Blueprint Coalition, an influential partnership of local government, environmental and research organisations, has called on the government to retain its key net zero commitments. Following news of the Government’s intention to drop or roll back on existing climate targets, the Coalition has warned that the impact of reversing current policies will damage essential climate […]

Cheshire East Council reports potential budget deficit of £12.8m

Cheshire East Council is set to report financial pressures of £12.8m against its 2023/24 budget. Savings have already been identified to reduce this from £26.6m. A report will be discussed at the corporate policy committee meeting on 5 October to identify areas for the additional savings that will be needed to achieve a balanced budget. […]

Four year plan to transform Liverpool City Council services

Liverpool City Council has published an ‘ambitious’ plan to improve services over the next four years. The Council Plan 2023-2027 sets clear aims and ambitions to shape the improvement of the delivery of services for the city’s half a million residents. The organisation has been on an improvement journey since the publication of a Best […]

Aurrigo wins European grant for Living Lab for Autonomous Public Transport Project

The Coventry-based autonomous vehicle technology solutions company Aurrigo has been awarded a €275,820 (approx £240,000) grant from the European Institute of Innovation and Technology for its participation in the Living Lab for Autonomous Public Transport Project. The project sees Aurrigo’s Auto-Shuttle autonomous passenger transport vehicle running in Prague, Brno and Milton Keynes, initially with a […]

East Riding of Yorkshire Council introduces carbon efficient road repair scheme

More carbon efficient ways of repairing the roads are being trialled by East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s highways team. The team has embraced the latest methods and equipment in order to lower the carbon footprint of the improvements it makes to the area’s many roads, including the repair of potholes, reports the Scarborough News. The […]

Kiely’s praises road surfacing innovation as “fantastic addition” to the UK’s road network

Road surfacing and surface treatments company Kiely Bros has released a video showing off its latest innovation in road pothole repairs and road surface dressing. The company has invested in bringing the Multipatcher technology from Australia. The machine can simultaneously handle all road maintenance tasks, from cleaning and preparing potholes, to delivering high-quality finished road […]

PTV Group to develop integrated, multi-modal transport model for the Hamburg

Modelling and simulation software company PTV Group’s consulting division has been chosen to develop an integrated, multimodal transport model for Hamburg. Over the next two years, PTV Transport Consult GmbH will build a comprehensive demand model for both passenger and commercial transport, focusing on the analysis year 2023. This will provide the Authority for Transport […]

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