ITS UK calls for VAT support for Demand Responsive Transport

The industry association for transport technology, Intelligent Transport Systems UK, has issued an open letter calling for changes to VAT to support the roll out of Demand Responsive Transport. DRT is an innovative approach to public transport that utilises technology to provide dynamic, on-demand bus services for local communities, and ITS UK says DRT is […]

Oxa Deploys its commercial self-driving software for the first time

Oxford-based self-driving vehicle software company Oxa has launched its first commercial Oxa Driver product in passenger shuttles in Jacksonville, Florida. The services are a major investment in the city’s downtown area and are operated by US shuttle service provider Beep in partnership with the Jacksonville Transport Authority (JTA) and the Florida State College at Jacksonville […]

Costain and Enterprise drive new electric van pilot

The infrastructure solutions company Costain has completed one of the UK construction sector’s first pilots to test the use of electric vans on major project sites. The pilot programme, in partnership with Enterprise Flex E-Rent, tested the use of electric vehicles in construction projects, with electric vans trialled across a range of different teams and […]

Reading school pupils enjoy fun activities to learn about air quality

A new air quality education programme is starting to be rolled out to schools across Reading. The initiative, called Clean Air Living Matters (CALM), aims to raise awareness of poor air quality and increase knowledge of its causes, impacts and solutions with pupils and staff in schools. The programme is being offered to schools in […]

ADEPT says sufficient revenue funding will help support Local Transport Fund

More revenue funding will help to support the delivery of new transport investment announced by the government this week, according to the Directors of Environment, Economy, Planning & Transport (ADEPT). Ann Carruthers, Chair of ADEPT’s Transport & Connectivity Board said: “A key factor in getting the most out of this money will be sufficient revenue funding […]

Major travel survey launched by Glasgow Bus Alliance

The Glasgow Bus Alliance – a partnership of the leading bus operators serving Glasgow – has launched a major independent travel survey to hear the views of the people of Greater Glasgow on the future of bus in their City. Whether it is feedback on bus services, safety of travel, infrastructure, timetables or technology, the […]

Jet Plant’s £3 Million investment further boosts sustainability credentials

Jet Plant, a leading player in the highways and construction industry, has announced a new £3million investment in state-of-the-art machinery, including lorries and planing machines, to further boost the company’s already impressive sustainability credentials. Reducing emissions is at the heart of forward-planning for the UK firm and the aim is to continue to set the […]


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