Council pledges an extra £5 million investment in fixing roads

Buckinghamshire Council has pledged an extra £5 million of funding this coming year to boost investment in repairs to roads across the county, adding to the £105 million already committed to the road network over the next four years. At the Council budget setting meeting last week, councillors voted in favour of an amendment put […]

Traffic signals funding grant winners to be named in mid March

The Department for Transport is working to release the list of local authorities who have been successful in winning a share of £40 million of new money to make traffic signals more efficient during the week beginning 11 March. It was hoped the awards notices would be released by end of February, but because of […]

Oxfordshire’s electric car club trial extended until September

A year long Oxfordshire car sharing pilot scheme, launched last April, is being extended by six months due to popular demand, with more vehicles to be added to the scheme shortly. The trial features electric vehicles, which can be hired on an hourly or daily basis from district and city council owned car parks around […]

Apple cancels EV car project

Technology giant Apple is cancelling a decade-long project aimed at building an electric car. Financial news service Bloomberg is quoting people with knowledge of the matter, saying this is abandoning one of the most ambitious projects in the history of the company. It says Apple made the disclosure internally Tuesday, “surprising the nearly 2,000 employees […]

US government investigates Chinese cars for security risks

The American Government is looking into threats foreign-made connected cars could have on the country’s security, pointing to an “acute and persistent threat” from China. The Department of Commerce has issued an advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) seeking public comment to inform the potential development of regulations to secure and safeguard the Information and […]

Consultation launched for West Midlands road safety action plan

Transport for West Midlands (TfWM) is calling on the region’s residents to help make the region’s roads safer by taking part in a public consultation on its updated Regional Road Safety Action Plan. Building on the Refreshed Regional Road Safety Strategy, launched last year, the action plan is designed set out how we can create […]

Public consulted on Rest and Be Thankful plans

Public engagement events on the long-term solution at the A83 Rest and Be Thankful are being held from 18 to 21 March at four venues across Argyll and Bute. The events are designed to provide local communities and road users with the opportunity to meet the designers, as well as view and comment on the […]

Yunex highlights Yutraffic Blade Controller installation in the US

Global ITS company Yunex Traffic has announced the successful installation of its latest Yutraffic Blade controller at an intersection in the American state of Kansas. It says this milestone marks the first customer deployment of the Yutraffic Blade, adding that the feedback “has been overwhelmingly positive, with reliability and overall functionality being quoted as an […]


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