New freight vision set out for the southeast

A strategy that tackles issues such as lorry parking and driver welfare facilities and decarbonisation of the freight sector in the South East of England has been published Approved by the sub-national transport bodies board, the new strategy from Transport for the South East highlights the importance of the freight sector to the region. It […]

Scottish men shunning bus option

Men in Scotland are almost twice as likely to use their car for journeys that they know they could take the bus for compared to their female counterparts and are less likely to feel guilty about it. This is according to a survey providing a snapshot view of Scotland’s travel behaviours commissioned by First Bus […]

ERTICO details European Congress demonstrations

The organisers of this month’s ITS European Congress in Toulouse are reminding visitors they are invited to freely experience state-of-the-art products and solutions in real-life scenarios at the 25,000 square metre outdoor demonstrations area – right outside the MEETT Conference and Exhibition centre in Toulouse. The range of demonstrations on-site will include autonomous vehicles, drones, tele-operated […]

Scottish Greens want free bus travel for asylum seekers

The Scottish Green party, which is part of the Scottish Government, is calling for an extension of the free bus pass scheme to include asylum seekers. The party says it would “help mitigate Home Office cruelty by tackling engineered poverty inflicted on those fleeing war and persecution.” Scottish Greens transport spokesperson Mark Ruskell highlighted the […]

Former BA exec to run Uber UK

A former Aviva and British Airways executive has hired to run Uber’s UK division. London’s financial paper City AM says Andrew Brem will be named as the company’s UK general manager, replacing replace Ash Kebriti, who is tapped to move to a new role at Uber, and will report to Jamie Heywood, the company’s general […]

Coroner calls for headphone warning signs at crossings

A coroner has called for signs warning pedestrians not to wear headphones while crossing roads to be put up amid concerns about silent electric cars. The Daily Mail reports the call was made after a woman thought to be wearing headphones was killed while crossing a country road in Wales. Margaret May Lewis, 63, was […]

Greater Manchester Mayor welcomes cycle hire milestone with 100,000km ridden

Greater Manchester’s new cycle hire scheme has reached a landmark of more than 100,000 kilometres collectively ridden since it launched to the public in November 2021 – the equivalent of a quarter of the distance to the moon or two-and-a-half times ridden around the world. Overall, there have been over 39,000 journeys taken on the […]

SEA solution chosen for Bristol CAZ

UK traffic safety and enforcement system provider SEA has been awarded a major contract by Bristol City Council to support the implementation of its Clean Air Zone, which is due to launch in September this year. The agreement will see the installation of 49 ROADflow Fusion cameras, SEA’s intelligent traffic enforcement solution, at key locations […]

Speed camera app makers “forced into anonymity by abuse”

The people behind a new smartphone app that can calculate if a vehicle is speeding and record evidence that may be used by the police say they have received so much abuse they’re having to hide their identities. They have told The Guardian that since it launched in March, the vitriol levied at the team […]


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