Cheshire East Council seeks ‘fair and equitable deal’ following HS2 Phase 2 scrapping

Cheshire East Council is pursuing a compensation and investment package from Government following the decision to scrap HS2 north of Birmingham – a deal the authority says would fairly compensate for the loss of an ‘unprecedented economic opportunity’. On Friday (20 October), the leader and deputy leader of Cheshire East Council wrote to Minister of […]

Go Jauntly App showcases walking trails across Nottingham 

Supported by the Active Travel Fund, Nottingham City Council and Nottingham Community and Voluntary Service (NCVS) have partnered with health and wellness company Go Jauntly, to deliver a series of new walks in Nottingham.  Go Jauntly is a free walking app designed to help people wander outside of their normal surroundings and reconnect with nature. […]

Costain named Strategic Delivery Partner to Bradford Council

Infrastructure solutions company Costain has been reappointed as Bradford Council’s Strategic Delivery Partner, in a contract which is valued at up to £5m and will initially run for two years. Costain will provide project, programme and commercial management services to support the successful design and delivery of a portfolio of capital investment programmes worth circa […]

Re-flow | Five Years on – Re-flow Reflects on its Continued Growth

The Re-flow community has grown year on year. Now celebrating five years of trading, Re-flow wanted to mark the occasion by talking to long standing enterprise client, M.V. Kelly, about why they chose this software, how it has developed over time and the evolution of their use of Re-flow. M.V. Kelly first approached Re-flow with the […]

New £1.8 million competition launched to support innovative transport solutions

A new £1.8 million competition is opening to support the latest innovative transport solutions as the government seeks to grow the economy while looking at ways to decarbonise transport.  The latest round of funding through the Transport Research and Innovation Grant (TRIG) competition has opened today (23 October 2023) and sees an increased available grant amount per […]

Shawlands Bike Bus traffic light technology wins UK prize

The innovative traffic light technology that helps Shawlands Bike Bus safely navigate a busy Southside junction has won a national award. The Ultra Smart Cycle System, which gives the lead rider of the bike bus temporary control of the traffic lights at Shawlands Cross, scooped the top prize for an ‘Exemplary Approach to Active Travel […]

eCall project wins TRIG award for its innovative proven idea

VESOS Solutions Limited has been recognised for the value of their solution giving emergency services and road operators essential data about road crashes in real time by using data delivered using eCall data. VESOS, a technology start up, has been given the Department for Transport’s Chief Scientific Adviser’s Award for the ‘most innovative proven idea’ […]

Essex Highways to start winter service

Essex Highways is launching its winter service this week. Crews have been familiarising themselves with gritting routes in preparation for the colder months. Routes prioritise main roads, access to emergency facilities and busy bus routes. They also prioritise areas where frost and ice have caused accidents. Essex Highways’ 49 gritters, plus two mini gritters, cover approximately […]

INSPECH launches a digital road inspection and asset management planning tool

INSPECH, an emerging InfraTech startup, has launched two new digital products that will redefine the way road inspection and asset management planning are carried out. On top of that users can now also choose to collect data with a GoPro camera. INSPECH is a collaborative platform that optimises road inspection procedures and improves overall efficiency in […]

PTV Group pilots its first hardware solution in the UK under Umovity banner

Modelling and simulation software company PTV Group is piloting its first piece of traffic detection hardware in Europe, as part of the integration with its sister company Econolite. The sensor EVO RADAR has been successfully trialled in in South Gloucestershire. The two companies, which merged in January under the Umovity brand, are now actively harnessing […]

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