Woven City: Inside Toyota’s near-£8 billion sustainable city

Toyota have taken a major step towards realising the ambitious plans to build a utopian sustainable city at the foot of an active Japanese volcano..  First announced in 2021, Toyota has been hard at work constructing their Woven City near Mount Fuji on the island of Honshū, with the first of 2000 anticipated residents now expected to […]

£38 million boost for safer roads across England

Drivers across England will benefit from a further £38.3 million investment into improving the safety of 17 of the most high risk roads in England, the Department for Transport has announced today. The £38.3 million will deliver improvements on 17 roads and comes on top of the £147.5 million already invested to deliver life-saving improvements […]

Hertz appoints Gil West as CEO as Stephen Scherr steps down

Hertz have announced that Gil West, former Chief Operating Officer of Delta Airlines and GM’s Cruise unit, will become CEO effective 1 April 2024, at which time he will join the Board. West will succeed Stephen Scherr, who has decided to step down as Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors on March 31, 2024. West and Scherr will work […]

Moovit introduces ‘robust’ mobility feature for Inter Region Journey Planning in the UK

MaaS solutions provider Moovit has announced the launch of “Cross Region Journey Planning”, a feature that facilitates public transportation ridership between Regions throughout the entire United Kingdom. The Moovit App’s Journey Planner guides a transport rider anywhere in and around a Region with a three-step process: Cross Region extensively elevates journey planning to allow for inter […]

TfWM: Road Safety Action Plan consultation announced

TfWM will be updating its Road Safety Action Plan in 2024. The document will set out the actions the authority plan to take as a region to halve road deaths and serious injuries by 2030. TfWM want to hear your views on how it can make journeys safer across the region. The public are invited […]

Young people urged to wear seat belts in new life-saving campaign

A new Government campaign to remind young men to CLICK their seat belt in a bid to shift attitudes and save lives on roads across England and Wales has been launched. Every week, four young people aged 17 to 29-years-old are either killed or seriously injured on our roads when not wearing a seat belt, […]

NIMS: Safer Irish roads with Connected Vehicles milestone

Ireland’s NIMS (Network Intelligence and Management System) initiative is launching a C-ITS pilot project to increase traffic safety. Since January 2024, C-ITS is fully integrated into the operational Traffic Management solution NIMS providing information to roadusers in real time. As part of this project, 1,500 members of the public will participate in the pilot, offering […]

Reading secures funding for network of EV charging points

Thousands of on-street electric vehicle charging points will be installed across Reading after the Council secured £866,000 funding. The money will also pay for up to 150 pavement gullies to allow cables to safely cross footpaths to enable on-street vehicle charging from homes. The programme aims to remove a significant barrier to people choosing electric […]


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