The background behind the £50m traffic signals funding allocation on this week’s Highways Voices

The Department for Transport’s Intelligent Transport Systems Policy Lead has praised local authorities and suppliers in their role in providing the evidence needed to justify the latest multi-million pound funding for traffic signals. Subscribe to Highways Voices free on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Amazon Music, Google Podcasts or Pocket Casts and never miss an episode! Speaking on this week’s Highways Voices, Darren Capes […]

Work complete on Raigmore Bus Gate project

Work on a new bus only link that connects Raigmore Hospital to Raigmore Estate has been completed. The project is funded by Transport Scotland’s Bus Partnership Fund (BPF) and delivered by the Bus Service Improvement Partnership (BSIP) Group, comprised of The Highland Council, NHS Highland, HITRANS and Stagecoach. The route will help in reducing congestion […]

London Mayor asked to explain 700,000 bus journey cuts

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has been accused of “slashing public transport with one hand and pushing people out of their cars with the other”, as data reveals that almost 700,000 bus journeys were cut by Transport for London (TfL) between 2022 and 2023, says Harrow Online. Statistics uncovered through a Freedom of Information request […]

£7 million highway maintenance programme to begin next month in Oxfordshire

Surface dressing will improve nearly 100 Oxfordshire roads in more than 50 towns and villages to help prevent potholes Nearly 100 roads across Oxfordshire will be improved as part of a £7 million highway maintenance programme beginning this spring. Oxfordshire County Council and its contractor Milestone Infrastructure Ltd will be visiting more than 50 locations […]

A40: National Highways provides update on Monmouthshire rockfall

National Highways have issued an update on the rockfall which continues to affect the A40 in Monmouthshire. Following the incident in February, emergency traffic management was put in place to allow authorities to reopen the A40 as quickly as possible. In response to feedback, and in consultation with local highways authorities and travel partners, National […]

Tesla: Full Self Driving mode activated in US models

All new Tesla Models S, X and Y bought in the United States will now come with free access to Full Self Driving, says IOT World Today. CEO Elon Musk confirmed on X: “All US cars that are capable of FSD will be enabled for a one-month trial this week.” The trial also extends to current owners […]

TIER and Dott announce merger

TIER and Dott have announced today the closing of a financial transaction to merge the two companies, as announced in January 2024. With revenues of €250m, supporting over 125 million trips a year in more than 20 countries, the newly combined business creates the European champion of shared micro-mobility.  Following the closing of the transaction, teams […]


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