Man apprehended after bungling attempted AV theft

A Californian thief’s attempt to steal a driverless Jaguar ended in embarrassment, and capture, after he couldn’t work out how to drive it, California police reported. The Waymo vehicle had just dropped off a customer at 10:30 p.m. Saturday, March 2, when the man jumped into the driver’s seat, the Los Angeles Police Department said in a […]

Deputy Minister maps out next steps for Welsh buses… then resigns

The next steps to delivering bus reform for Wales have been set out by Deputy Minister for Climate Change, Lee Waters. The Welsh Government’s Roadmap to Bus Reform builds on the proposals of the bus white paper to radically shake-up the way the public transport system works in Wales and sets out year by year targets […]

Buchanan Computing working with Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council and Kent CC to automate time consuming manual data processes

Bournemouth Christchurch and Poole Council (BCP) and Kent County Council are showcasing how data sharing between platforms can be used to improve time consuming processes within local government and improve efficiency.  Both councils are using Buchanan Computing’s ParkMap platform, to automate other time intensive data collation processes including land search information and streetwork data. The […]

Birmingham City Council ponders speed camera removal

Average speed cameras on Birmingham’s roads could be taken down as Birmingham City Council looks to save money. The cameras, that have caught thousands of speeding drivers over the years, could be removed from some spots in Birmingham, says It is one of the options being looked at for the future of average speed cameras in the […]

Rockslope remediation work gets underway in Scotland

BEAR Scotland, acting on behalf of Transport Scotland, is set to start rock slope remediation works at five locations within the North West Unit today. The project is scheduled to take up to three weeks, between the hours of 8am and 6pm, Monday to Sunday. Temporary traffic lights will be in place to protect road […]

Miovision acquires TTS

Miovision, whose scalable intelligent transportation solutions help cities reduce traffic congestion while improving safety, has made Traffic Technology Services (TTS) its sixth acquisition. TTS provides the connection to traffic infrastructure that powers solutions like Audi Traffic Light Information: a first of its kind, innovative offering that assists vehicle operators to identify optimum speeds to avoid red lights […]

No traffic deaths in seven years after New Jersey city limits street parking

The death of an elderly pedestrian in Hoboken, New Jersey in 2017 spurred city leaders to remove street parking spaces in a bid to end traffic fatalities. According to, for the last seven years, the city of nearly 60,000 people has reported resounding success: Not a single automobile occupant, bicyclist or pedestrian has died in […]

“Transformative” Lancashire bypass unveiled

A new era for travel in a busy area of Lancashire has been ushered in with the completion of a major upgrade. The new A585 Windy Harbour to Skippool bypass in Poulton-le-Fylde, built around the village of Little Singleton, is now fully open to traffic. Approximately three miles of new road has been added around […]

Industry campaigners urge Chancellor to cut VAT on public charging

Electric vehicle campaign group FairCharge and a number of industry backers have written to Chancellor Jeremy Hunt ahead of this Wednesday’s Budget to demand a reduction in VAT on public charging. Electric vehicle drivers who can charge at home pay just 5% VAT on their energy bill, but 38% of those without driveways are forced […]


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