Darren Capes gives advice on bidding for share of £20m ITMF traffic signals funding on this week’s Highways Voices

If ever there’s a real must-listen Highways Voices, this is it, as we get a sneak preview of the guidance for the bidding for a share of the £20 million Intelligent Traffic Management Fund with Darren Capes from the Department for Transport. Subscribe to Highways Voices free on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Amazon Music, Google Podcasts or Pocket Casts and never miss an […]

TTF Conference agenda published, with latest projects and signals funding

Local authorities and transport technology suppliers will benefit from a full day of discussion about the government’s £70 million funding of improvements to traffic signals during this year’s Transport Technology Forum conference in Leicestershire this April.  Announced as part of the Department for Transport’s Plan for Drivers by Secretary of State Mark Harper last October, […]

National Highways puts out £650 million roadside telecoms tender

National Highways, has started its search for a services providers to provide connectivity solutions between control rooms and roadside devices. The tender is worth £650 million and is part of the National Roads Telecommunications Services (NRTS) project. This currently provides services to over 30,000 end devices on over 3500kms of England’s motorways and major-A roads. The […]

Views sought on Glasgow’s updated Air Quality Action Plan

Glasgow has set out refreshed plans to reduce levels of air pollution across the city, with feedback encouraged through public consultation. The draft Air Quality Action Plan updates the actions the council will take over the next five years to minimise emissions from road traffic – the main source of the harmful pollutant, nitrogen dioxide. Whilst Glasgow’s air […]

Leicester to use technology to enforce yellow box offences

Leicester City Council is preparing two junctions to use camera enforcement to tackle traffic offences and improve congestion close to St Margaret’s Bus Station, using legislation that allows councils to deal with moving traffic offences. The new powers will allow the council to enforce traffic offences at the junction of Abbey Street and Gravel Street, […]

Repairs completed on viaduct in Devon

A “breathtaking” view featuring a historic two-arched bridge has been preserved for years to come through National Highways’ Historical Railways Estate (HRE).  Set in the middle of Dartmoor, Lustleigh Viaduct – which National Highways says should in fact be “Lustleigh Bridge” because it is short and only has two arches whereas viaducts feature a series […]

Welsh Minister calls reduced speeds on 20mph roads a turning point

New preliminary 20mph data published today (Wednesday 21 February) suggests that speeds have reduced by an average of four miles per hour on main roads in Wales since the national rollout of the default 20mph speed limit. The data, which was collected by Transport for Wales, monitored millions of vehicles’ speeds in nine different communities […]


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