SWARCO and Monotch announce connected vehicle parternship

Traffic technology companies SWARCO and Monotch, have announced a new initiative to expand Cooperative, Connected, and Automated Mobility (CCAM) services to large-scale deployment. They say this initiative promises to provide cities and road authorities worldwide with an easier and less complex approach to CCAM thanks to plug-and-play solution packages designed to foster safer, greener, more […]

Valerann scoops prestigious Intertraffic Award

The coveted Inspiration Award at Intertraffic Amsterdam 2024 has been won by British company Valerann, for its advanced real-time data analytics platform Lanternn by Valerann. At the opening ceremony of Intertraffic Amsterdam today the three winning entrants were announced for this year’s Intertraffic Awards, with the three winners chosen from the shortlist of 15 nominees. […]

Tune into Intertraffic Amsterdam 2024 with Highways Voices

Intertraffic Amsterdam is firmly rooted in the calendar as the huge smart mobility, infrastructure, traffic management, road safety and parking exhibition and summit.  So we’re here for the whole week, joining more that 30 thousand traffic technology and mobility professionals to learn and connect. You can join in whether you’re in the venue or listening from home […]

RAC calls for big changes to smart motorways

The RAC is suggesting that smart motorways should only be all-lane running during busy periods, or for hard shoulders to be reinstated across the motorway network. Reacting to news that 52 more refuge areas are being installed across the southeast, the motoring club’s head of policy Simon Williams said that, ten years on from the […]

Newspaper calls for county to reintroduce fixedTh speed cameras

For years, many newspapers have suggested that the installation of speed cameras is some sort of “war on motorists”, but in another sign that the perception is changing, a major regional newspaper has written an editorial calling for a county to reintroduce the technology. The Swindon Advertiser’s Regional Editor David Chipperfield has written an editorial […]

PTV Group to deliver new strategic transport model for Ho Chi Minh City

Modelling company PTV Group, part of Umovity, has announced it will deliver the new strategic transport model for Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC), Vietnam. The metropolis’ Department of Transportation (DoT) has opted for the premier transport planning solution, PTV Visum, as their standard tool to bolster and advance their transportation system. HCMC stands as one […]

Jenoptik hails Greater Manchester’s investment in average speed camera deployment

Enforcement and ANPR camera technology provider Jenoptik is hailing a new contract in Greater Manchester as “taking considerable action to upgrade road safety measures”. Transport for Greater Manchester has appointed the company to deliver average speed routes as part of an upgrade of its enforcement technology.  In a separate contract, Jenoptik is upgrading 90 spot […]

First electric buses hit the road in Portsmouth, Fareham and Gosport

The first new electric buses from First Bus South, operator of First Bus Solent, have entered service in Portsmouth, Fareham and Gosport, ushering in the region’s first zero-emissions buses.  They are the first of 62 buses which will be rolled over the coming weeks for passengers on a range of routes. The company says the […]

Rees Jeffreys Road Fund running Road MSc bursary scheme again

Rees Jeffreys Road Fund Trustees have announced that they will once again be running the Transport MSc Bursary programme for the academic year 2024-5. The Trustees are hoping to encourage more applications to study for a transport related MSc – both from people who are new to the transport sector and people who are currently […]

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