Exports Study shows positive future for UK intelligent transport industry

 A new study into the export opportunities for the intelligent transport systems (ITS) sector has revealed an industry optimistic about future growth. The ITS Exports Study, delivered by Intelligent Transport Systems UK (ITS UK), the voice of the UK transport technology sector, and supported by the Transport Technology Forum, gathered views from over 100 ITS […]

New cycleway in Peterborough City Council will encourage active travel

Members of Peterborough City Council’s cabinet today authorised a works order of up to £2million for Milestone Infrastructure Ltd to build the cycleway along Thorpe Wood and a section of Thorpe Road. The move comes after the council received around £3 million from the government’s Active Travel England scheme, as part of a joint bid […]

Platinum Parkway scoops takes award

One of Plymouth’s biggest ever transport improvement schemes has won its third top award since opening earlier this year. The Platinum Parkway (Forder Valley Link Road) has just been named New Build Project of the Year in the ‘over £8m’ category of this year’s Institute of Civil Engineering (ICE) South West Civil Engineering Awards, which […]

Engagement announced for public transport improvements in Backwell

Local residents, community groups and businesses are being asked to put their views and comments forward to help shape plans for public transport design improvements for Backwell, North Somerset. Local residents and businesses will receive an invitation to a drop in event where initial concept designs for renovated bus stops, proposed bus priority measures at […]

Gwynedd Council starts tender process for north west Wales roads framework

Gwynedd Council has started the tender process to find contractors for its £100 million civils framework. This will include work on the trunk road and county areas in North and mid-Wales. Gwynedd Council has launched the framework, which is for works across five Welsh local authority areas: Gwynedd, Conwy and Denbighshire, Flintshire and Wrexham, West Wales […]

First major gritting run of winter on national network as temperatures drop

Gritters went out for the first time in many areas over the weekend as temperatures dropped across England. Gritters went out over the weekend for the first significant operation of this autumn and winter season on motorways and major A-roads as temperatures dipped across the country.  Leading-edge technology, in-depth forecasting, and work with partners such […]

Four firms reach final stage of low carbon programme

Four companies have reached the final stage of a programme seeking low carbon solutions on National Highways’ network. Fully circular, low carbon fencing materials and smart fibre reinforced plastic bridge beams are among projects by companies participating in a programme seeking low carbon solutions on National Highways’ network. Four firms have made it through to […]

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