Streamlining road construction with AI

Road construction is a complex logistical process that includes coordinating local council permissions, planning workforce and machinery, and traffic management. Each decision has a significant financial impact on delivery and can negatively affect local communities, so reducing risk and optimising these projects is essential. With the government’s recently announced £8.3 billion long-term plan to resurface over 5,000 […]

Bus journeys up by 19% in England over the last year

Bus journeys have increased by 19% in England and 29% in Scotland in the last year, according to latest data released by the Department for Transport. Responding to the news, Alison Edwards, Director of Policy and External Relations at the Confederation of Passenger Transport, the trade association for the UK’s bus and coach sector, said:  […]

Olympic rowing champion, Pete Reed OBE collaborates with TfL to introduce wheelchair user traffic light signals to represent disabled people

Olympic rowing champion, Pete Reed OBE collaborates with TfL to introduce wheelchair user traffic light signals to represent disabled people ahead of International Day of Persons with Disabilities New green wheelchair user traffic light signals installed at five prominent pedestrian crossings across London in Earl’s Court, King’s Cross, Liverpool Street, Tower Hill and Whitechapel The […]

National Highways set to open new flyover as part of A30 upgrade in Cornwall

National Highways has announced a flyover at the new Chiverton interchange will be partially opened to traffic next month as part of its A30 Chiverton to Carland Cross dualling scheme. Following the early summer removal of the old Chiverton roundabout – which it describes as Cornwall’s worst accident hot-spot – traffic has since been navigating […]

GEM Road Safety Charity launches new website and invites funding applications

The GEM Road Safety Charity has launched a new website and is inviting applications for grants of up to £10,000 for road safety projects. The current funding window will remain open until Wednesday 31 January 2024. Details can be found on the new website. Since it was established in 1985, the GEM charity has funded many […]

ERTICO warns “time is of the essence” for Dubai submissions

The organisers of next year’s ITS World Congress in Dubai are reminding potential speakers at technical sessions that they only have two more weeks to submit their ideas for consideration. Director of Communications, Congresses and Events, Lisa Boch-Andersen has written to the industry saying she wants to ensure that your valuable contributions reach us on […]

VolkerHighways completes £1.5m Stoke Bridge improvement scheme

A bridge in Kent has been restored, with a new waterproof membrane and carriageway surface after two months of work by highways maintenance firm VolkerHighways. The works on the A228 Stoke Bridge between Lower Stoke and Grain Village were required due to regular surface defects. They were delivered by VolkerHighways and its sister business unit, […]


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