ERTICO CEO hails micromobility development ahead of London event

The CEO of ERTICO – ITS Europe says the organisation is taking an active role in the development of micromobility as part of the diverse mobility mix to ensure their safe and efficient use across the continent. Speaking ahead of a major “Focus On” Partnership event on the subject in London tomorrow, Thursday 7 December, […]

TRL Celebrates 90th Anniversary

TRL reaches a milestone in December, marking nine decades of what it’s hailing as transformative transport research. Since its establishment in 1933, TRL has been a global leader in research themes that resonate as much today as they did at the start: to make highways more cost effective to build and operate, to make transport […]

Balfour Beatty Living Places wins £330m highways extension in Lincolnshire

Balfour Beatty Living Places has doubled the length of its highways maintenance deal with Lincolnshire County Council. The agreement means the UK’s biggest contractor by turnover will look after roads in the area until 2032. Balfour was awarded a £217m deal back in 2019, which began in April 2020 for an initial period of six years, […]

Essex’s Sustainable Transport Team recognised at national awards

A new, door-to-door digital, journey-planning tool has won first place at a national awards ceremony. The “All Roads Lead from Home” project has been developed by our Sustainable Transport Team in collaboration with You. Smart. Thing. It bridges the gap for residents of ten housing developments with a postcode that isn’t yet recognised on standard mapping tools.  […]

MP calls for meeting with National Highways after bridge closure

The MP for Ipswich is seeking an “urgent” meeting with National Highways after the closure of the Orwell Bridge due to over-running roadworks led to huge traffic jams across the town. The East Anglian Daily Times quotes Tom Hunt as saying he was caught up the jams on Friday, and that it took him two […]

Thurrock Council planning to enforce yellow box offences on M25

Thurrock Council is looking to fine motorists for yellow box transgressions at Junction 31 of the M25, using the 2021 legislation to allow authorities outside London use technology to fine drivers for moving traffic offences., using the Local Democracy Reporting Service, reports it’ll look at traffic at Junction 31 of the M25. It quotes […]

Cruise accused of “misleding” regulators over San Francisco crash

General Motors’ driverless susidiary Cruise is being accused of covering up the severity of a crash involving one of its driverless cars. The Guardian reports the California Public Utilities Commission has summoned the company to a hearing in February that could lead to a $1.5m (£1.2m) fine on top of the current suspension to its […]


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