Road delays ‘worse than before pandemic’ despite drop in traffic

Delays on England’s major roads exceeded pre-pandemic levels last year despite a reduction in traffic, DfT figures show. The RAC described the data as “very concerning” and urged the Government to provide “sufficient funds” to tackle the causes of congestion, says DfT statistics show the average delay on England’s strategic road network (SRN) – […]

Jon Newhard appointed Yunex Traffic CEO

Yunex Traffic has announced the appointment of Jon Newhard as CEO. The US manager builds on over two decades of experience in information technology, business development and commercial strategy, and has shown repeated ability to build and grow businesses in the ITS sector. Newhard was selected by Mundys – as the sole long-term shareholder – […]

International Women’s Day: TfL events encourage women to join transport and engineering sectors

TfL is encouraging women to consider joining the transport sector and engineering roles through a number of events and activities. While progress has been made to encourage more women into these sectors, TfL is working hard to continue making the industries more inclusive and representative, particularly in operational roles. TfL is actively working to improve representation at […]

Grid Smarter Cities publishes report into cross-docking river freight scheme

London’s first river-road scheme which included dedicated space at the kerbside for cross-docking freight has concluded, with the company behind it publishing its conclusions. Two bookable bays were created on Bankside adjacent to Bankside Pier for the use of freight, servicing and delivery drivers, using a kerbside management solution delivered by Grid Smarter Cities. Following […]

Exhibition sells out as TTF Conference continues to grow

The intelligent transport systems supply chain has thrown its support behind next month’s Transport Technology Forum annual conference in Leicestershire, with a record 27 exhibitors signing up to meet local authorities, central government and consultancies at the three-day event. The conference, from 23-25 April at the Leonardo Hotel at Hinckley Island discusses government policy and […]

Gender Equality: Go-Ahead to recruit 1,500 female drivers by 2035

The Go-Ahead Group has launched a new initiative to attract and recruit 1,500 new women drivers across its bus operations. With the ‘Go-Ahead Women’ initiative, the company is embarking on a mission to achieve 50% gender equality by 2035, marking a significant step in the traditionally male dominated transport sector. Recognising the need for greater […]

Leeds-Bradford tram plan set out by West Yorkshire Mayor

Plans for a tram system running between Leeds and Bradford have been set out today, as the West Yorkshire Mayor Tracy Brabin aims to revolutionise the region’s transport network.  The proposals were published today ahead of the final Combined Authority meeting, ahead of May’s Mayoral election, of West Yorkshire’s leaders next week (March 14), which […]

Women in Bus and Coach launches ‘Spotlight On’ campaign

The Women in Bus and Coach initiative (WiBC) is proud to launch its new campaign, ‘Spotlight On’ that is aimed at showcasing the incredible contributions of women in all roles across the bus, coach, and community transport sector. From professional drivers and engineers to human resources professionals and CEO’s, the campaign will highlight the diverse […]


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