Bike-share scheme to expand across three bordering councils

The shared sustainable transport provider, Beryl, will be expanding its presence across three neighbouring councils in Hertfordshire… This is thanks to partnership work helping to encourage widespread adoption of active travel in the county. The latest developments in Beryl’s regional expansion comes as a result of Watford Borough Council’s decision to extend its contract with […]

‘Big Year’ for active travel in Glasgow in 2024

An extensive programme of active travel infrastructure that will see twelve projects completed or started in 2024 has been outlined at the council’s Environment and Liveable Neighbourhoods City Policy Committee. The 12 projects will all contribute to the effort to create a City Network for active travel that will add 270km of safer, segregated routes […]

Mineral Products Association joins Driving for Better Business

The Mineral Products Association (MPA) has partnered with National Highways’ Driving for Better Business (DfBB) scheme, reinforcing the industry’s ongoing commitments to road safety. The move means that the MPA – whose members collectively transport more than one million tonnes of construction materials every day – joins a growing number of UK organisations taking the […]

Hampshire County Council appoints new contractors for civils and highways framework

Hampshire County Council has appointed new contractors for its fifth-generation civils and highways framework covering the south of England. VolkerFitzpatrick, BAM Nuttall and Galliford Try are among the contractors who have won a place for the first time this year on the major project lot. The four-year framework could see a spend of up to […]

Telent secures NRTS contract extension

Telent will continue to operate the digital connectivity network for National Highways until 2027. Telent has been working with National Highways to transform and operate the National Roads Telecommunications Service (NRTS) since 2018. During this time, it says a portfolio of digital platforms has been delivered to modernise the connectivity infrastructure, improve the reliability and […]

SRL renews three ISO accreditations

Intelligent Transport Systems manufacturer SRL Traffic Systems has successfully renewed its triple ISO accreditation, encompassing ISO 14001, ISO 45001, and ISO 9001. It says this underscores the company’s “unwavering commitment to quality, environmental responsibility and occupational health and safety”. To achieve renewed ISO accreditation, the team undertook what it calls a long and rigorous audit, […]

London Boroughs to get more than £80m for walking and cycling safety improvements

Transport for London and London Councils have published a Borough Three Year Report, which demonstrates how boroughs have used Local Implementation Plan funding over three years “to transform local areas, making London’s roads safer and more attractive for people using public transport, walking and cycling.” The report looking at the years 2019/20, 2020/21, 2021/22 outlines […]

ERTICO says Dubai World Congress is “taking off”

The organisers of this year’s ITS World Congress in Dubai, ERTICO – ITS Europe have given details of how September’s event is coming together, as registration goes live and the team analyses technical programme proposals. Wolfgang Höfs, ERTICO’s Congress Adviser who is advising on his first Congress since replacing the retired Prof Eric Sampson, expressed […]

GM halves funding for driverless Cruise division

General Motors is cutting a billion dollars (£788 million) of spending from its driverless taxi division Cruise, but insists it remains committed to the self-driving project. Reuters has analysed the company’s finances and says Cruise spent $1.9 billion in cash during 2023, and recorded a $2.7 billion pretax loss, not including $500 million in restructuring […]


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