Transport Scotland launches Islands Connectivity Plan

A strategic plan to improve the reliability and resilience of transport links for island communities has been published. The Islands Connectivity Plan (ICP) Strategic Approach sets out a long term vision of how ferry services, supported by other transport modes, will be delivered and improved in the future. It will replace the current Ferries Plan but will […]

Local Authorities to get details of innovative EV charging solutions at TTF Working Group meeting

The Transport Technology Forum’s Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Working Group will share the latest innovations on roadside charging solutions during an in-person meeting in Bolton later this month. The group, which aims to help Local Authorities develop an unbiassed distribution of EV charging infrastructure across UK will discuss kerbside charging infrastructure, including pop-up chargers, gullies and […]

Tyne Bridge to get makeover with £35 million government funding

One of the North East’s most famous icons the Tyne Bridge will be refurbished as the government delivers a £35 million boost to restore the bridge and secure its future. Roads Minister, Guy Opperman, has been in Newcastle to confirm that the Tyne Bridge will undergo an extensive renovation programme, alongside major improvements on the […]

Irish Government looks for volunteers to test C-ITS

Ireland’s Minister of State with special responsibility for road safety, Jack Chambers TD, alongside Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII) has launched an EU-funded pilot programme for on-road Cooperative Intelligent Transport Systems. This pilot is part of a €10 million (£8.5 million) of spending, with half the funding provided by the EU and half by the State, […]

Intertraffic Award 2024 nominees announced

The final shortlist of nominations for the Intertraffic Awards 2024 has been announced, with a total of 15 new mobility innovations recognised. Companies very familiar in the UK, Valerann, PTV Group and SKIDATA are among the nominees. The winners will be revealed during the opening ceremony of Intertraffic Amsterdam. The 2024 edition is set to […]

Town centre transport improvements scheme progresses in Cannock

A regeneration project to improve walking and cycling routes in Cannock town centre is progressing well with a third of the scheme due for completion by the end of the week. The 12-week scheme will see new shared cycle routes, upgraded crossing points and widened footways in Church Street and Ringway, as well as a […]

Man who can’t drive receives more than a hundred motoring fines

A man who cannot drive has complained he’s been sent more than a hundred motoring fines to his home, addressed to another motorist. The BBC has spoken to Rob Richards, who has faced being chased by bailiffs over the penalties, despite the fact he’s never held a licence. Parking charges, speeding fines and Dartford Crossing […]


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