TTF publishes proposals to use technology to improve kerbside management

Managing the kerbside may not always get the attention it deserves but it is an essential part of a digital road network. A new report has been published into how digitalisation could improve management and data integration of the kerbside. The research pre-dates the Government’s announcement to provide the full National Parking Platform – which […]

UK Government spends £8m on improving A75 in Scotland

The transport secretary has announced new measures to better connect Scotland including plans for improvements to the A75 between Gretna and Stranraer. The money, announced by Transport Secretary Mark Harper is in response to Lord Peter Hendy’s Union Connectivity Review. It includes £8m to the Scottish Government to support their business case development for the […]

Glynn Barton moves to buses as Clare Mann appointed TfL COO

Popular Transport for London director Glynn Barton is leaving his role as acting Chief Operating Officer as the organisation brings in Claire Mann, current Managing Director of South Western Railway, who will join TfL in the role next March. Mr Barton has been in the temporary role for just over a year. Before that he […]

Bouygues Travaux Publics – Murphy awarded LTC tunnelling contract

National Highways has awarded Bouygues Travaux Publics – Murphy Joint Venture the contract to build the country’s largest bored tunnels. The Lower Thames Crossing will connect Kent and Essex, and is designed to tackle congestion to the west at the Dartford Crossing. The award of the Tunnels and Approaches contract completes the assembly of the […]

Acusensus hail AA support for AI distracted driving solution

The manager of AI road safety company Acusensus says the AA’s call for their technology to be rolled out across the UK is an important step towards the solution being used operationally, saving lives on our highways. Geoff Collins has welcomed the AA Charitable Trust’s support for the cameras which automatically detect whether people could […]

TTF signals funding Q&A webinar now online to watch again

A recording of special webinar to help local authorities, suppliers and consultants understand the application process for a share of £70 million of extra funding to upgrade and maintain traffic signals is now online. The webinar supports those working on applying for part of £40 million of the money, which was announced in the Government’s Plan […]

Driverless vehicles in the here-and-now with Scott Belcher on Highways Voices

This week on Highways Voices, we talk about real world here-and-now driverless solutions. We’re joined by the former President and CEO of ITS America, Scott Belcher who is now Executive Director of ACES Mobility, a group looking to boost last mile Autonomous, Connected, Electric and Shared journeys with a new American initiative. Subscribe to Highways Voices […]

New TfL data shows sustained increases in walking and cycling in the capital

Transport for London  has published new data from its annual Travel in London  report, which shows that there have been continued increases in the levels of walking and cycling in London. The new data shows that the number of daily cycle journeys increased in 2023 to hit an estimated 1.26 million journeys per day, up by 6.3 per cent from 1.19 million […]

Ancient finds uncovered alongside M25 in Surrey

Historical artefacts dating back thousands of years have been unearthed by archaeologists working on the National Highways M25 Jct 10/A3 improvement scheme near Wisley in Surrey.  Since Summer 2022, Balfour Beatty, working on behalf of National Highways, have been working with Oxford Archaeology to undertake a number of archaeological investigations as part of the scheme. […]


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