Cyclists and pedestrians at highest risk on Jersey roads

Cyclists and pedestrians face the highest risk of injury on Jersey’s roads, according to a new report. The Government’s Road Traffic Collision and Casualty Update found out of the 214 people hurt in 2023, 142 were either on a bike or on foot, reports the BBC. It also found a higher proportion of people in […]

Highway Care introduces ‘The BOSS’ to lead the battle against incursions

Highway Care, the pioneer of innovative solutions for a safer future, has introduced The BOSS to the UK highways industry; a lightweight and rapid deployment anti-incursion device. Manufactured by Highway Care’s partner, Stuer-Egghe, The BOSS has been developed with input from Highway Care’s technical team, tailoring the solution to meet the safety challenges for both […]

O’Dowd welcomes construction beginning on Narrow Water Bridge

Northern Ireland Infrastructure Minister John O’Dowd has welcomed the move to construction of the Narrow Water Bridge project. The project will produce a 195m cable-stayed bridge connecting Omeath with Narrow Water near Warrenpoint, designed for vehicular, cycle and pedestrian traffic. The Department for Infrastructure has worked closely with the Irish Government and Louth County Council […]

Stagecoach East invites customers to have their say on local bus services

Stagecoach East is surveying the views of its customers on four key routes, as it aims to best fit its services to customers’ travel needs. Customer opinions are being asked on the Babraham Park & Ride in Cambridge, the Citi 4 between Cambourne and Cambridge, Citi 8 between Cottenham and Cambridge and 8A between Orchard […]

ITMF bidding process paused

The Transport Technology Forum has issued a statement regarding the Intelligent Traffic Management Fund (ITMF). It reads: The Transport Technology Forum has issued advice for local authorities bidding for a share of the £20 million Intelligent Traffic Management Fund (ITMF), in the lead up to the General Election. Authorities bidding for ITMF are advised that the July deadline […]

The must-attend event of the summer, the Innovation and Learning Festival with Paula Claytonsmith on this week’s Highways Voices

This week on Highways Voices we hear about new features being added to LCRIG’s Innovation and Learning Festival, which takes place next month (2 and 3 July). Subscribe to Highways Voices free on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Amazon Music, Google Podcasts or Pocket Casts and never miss an episode! The event sees local authorities find out about new innovations from the supply chain […]

Econolite’s EOS Traffic Signal Controller Software Now Available in PTV Vissim

As part of Umovity, PTV Group and Econolite have announced a new integration: Econolite’s next generation Advanced Traffic Controller (ATC) software, EOS, is now embedded in the leading traffic simulation software PTV Vissim. With the integration of one of the industry’s most potent ring-barrier controllers, users can now evaluate and optimize intersection performance with increased […]

ITS UK publishes Future of Transport Manifesto

ITS UK, transport technology industry association, has published its Future of Transport Manifesto, setting out the sector’s key priorities for the next Government.  The manifesto sets out ten recommendations for whichever party forms the next Government. The recommendations include: Max Sugarman, Chief Executive of Intelligent Transport Systems UK, said: “Technology is becoming more and more important […]

Labour promises smart motorway review if it forms next government

The Labour party is reported to have “has “watered down” a previous plan to scrap smart motorways. The Daily Telegraph says the party will instead carry out a “review” of the roads if it wins the general election. The report says the party has previously called on the Government to restore hard shoulders to smart […]

Nissan demonstrates autonomous-drive mobility services progress on public roads

Carmaker Nissan has commenced demonstrations of a prototype vehicle equipped with its in-house-developed, autonomous drive technologies – showcasing progress in its goal towards rolling out autonomous mobility services within fiscal year 2027. The Nissan LEAF prototype vehicle incorporates 14 cameras, 10 radars and 6 LIDAR sensors. It demonstrates Nissan’s progress in the field of autonomous […]


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