SWARCO announces Dutch cooperation to prevent lane closure crashes

SWARCO, Heijmans, V-Tron and NXP, members of Bouwend Nederland and TechniekNederland, have joined forces to increase road safety with infrastructure-to-vehiclecommunication and are in contact with the Dutch government to contribute in the improvement ofroad safety around roadworks. Every day, between 200 and 500 drivers in the Netherlands ignore the red cross indicating a laneclosure on […]

SkedGo’s lit routing ensures brighter journeys in Leicester

In an innovative move to enhance urban mobility, advanced mobility solutions developer SkedGo has unveiled its latest value-add to Leicester City’s “Choose How You Move” trip planner: Lit Routing.  This pioneering update is set to reshape nighttime travel in Leicester, offering pedestrians a more accessible and illuminated path through the city.  The newly introduced Lit […]

Coventry University pledges support for LCRIG Innovation & Learning Festival

The Local Council Roads Innovation Group (LCRIG) has announced an exciting collaboration with Coventry University for its upcoming Innovation and Learning Festival. Taking place at NAEC Stoneleigh from 2nd to 3rd July 2024, the event promises to highlight the latest innovations and advancements in the highways and transportation sector. As an Academia Member of LCRIG, […]

one.network unveils a ‘New era in roadway management and collaboration’

one.network has launched Plan Share to the US market. This advanced platform revolutionizes permitting and road construction collaboration from project concept to completion, by digitally managing permit requests and traffic management plans through the entire process. It eliminates redundant data entry, removing the need for emails and separate document management. From traffic engineers and construction […]

TRL and DfT forge groundbreaking Grant Framework Agreement to drive transport innovation

TRL have announce its new grant framework agreement in collaboration with DfT. This landmark agreement underscores a commitment to deliver its shared goals, including driving innovation and scientific advancement within the transport sector. The grant framework agreement between TRL and DfT has three objectives: Supporting DfT’s diverseand skilled workforce, promoting collaboration across the sector, and […]

Ireland: Dangerous driving “off the scale”, says RSA

Almost 3,000 motorists in Ireland were caught speeding over the Easter weekend, with the figures triggering warnings that dangerous driving is now “off the scale”. The Road Safety Authority (RSA) fears non-compliance with road laws like speeding, mobile phone use and drink-driving has contributed to this year’s death toll of 61 already. That is 13 more than the same […]

National Highways: Version 1 appointed as transformation partner

National Highways has appointed Version 1 as a long term strategic cloud partner to support its digital transformation. They have agreed on a five-year contract, with the possibility of a two-year extension, valued at £47.5 million for managed services and collaboration across the agency’s infrastructure and platforms, says UK Authority. The company has been providing […]

Robotaxi regulators: No contact from Tesla after Musk teases plans

Two California agencies that regulate robotaxis said they haven’t heard from Tesla about its plans for the cars, even though Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced last week that he’ll reveal a new robotaxi product in August, says NBC News. The California Department of Motor Vehicles and the California Public Utilities Commission, or CPUC, said in separate […]

HAAS Alert and Monotch announce digital infrastructure partnership

Dutch roads will become safer and more connected thanks to a new partnership between Monotch and HAAS Alert, which will deliver in-car safety messages from Monotch’s TLEX-based national UDAP (Urban Data Access Platform) system to vehicles on HAAS Alert’s Safety Cloud® digital alerting platform, including Stellantis vehicles.   HAAS Alert, a Chicago-based automotive technology developer, announced […]

Hammersmith Bridge: Five more years until it re-opens

On the fifth anniversary of its closure, Londoners have been warned that it will be at least another five years before Hammersmith Bridge can be reopened to cars. The Grade II* listed crossing was hurriedly closed to vehicles in 2019 after its owner, Hammersmith and Fulham council, found that its wrought-iron structure was riddled with cracks. Pedestrians […]

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