Hull City Council harnesses innovative AI technology to tackle congestion

Hull City Council has bolstered its efforts to reduce congestion and improve traffic management through the trial use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology.  Following an initial AI-powered traffic management trial in Hull – conducted in collaboration with Huddersfield-based AI pioneers Simplifai Systems – Hull City Council have proudly shared encouraging data which shows a significant reduction in […]

TomTom data finds London remains the world’s slowest city

London is still the world’s slowest city, according to the latest TomTom Traffic Index. The mapping and navigation company says the average travel time for a typical 10 km (six mile) journey in the city in 2023 was 37 minutes and 20 seconds. This is one minute more than in 2022 and nearly two minutes […]

Consultation on road scheme to help keep Medway moving

Motorists, residents and business owners are being invited to have their say on plans to introduce red routes across Medway to help reduce congestion. Under the plan, some of Medway’s busiest roads would be turned into red routes, identified by double red lines along the kerb and clear signage. Motorists would not be able to […]

World’s slowest city to drive in is London, according to new research

Travelling across London took an average of 36 minutes and 20 seconds to travel 6.2 miles (10 km) in the centre of the capital in 2022, new TomTom research has found. That was almost two minutes slower than 2021 and represents the longest time for a journey of that distance out of 389 cities in […]

University of Cambridge signals agreement for congestion charge in the city

The University of Cambridge has signalled its agreement with plans for a congestion charge in the city – as long as better public transport services are in place before it begins. In a statement released today (Monday, January 23) the university outlines its broad agreement with the Greater Cambridge Partnership’s proposal to introduce a road charge for […]

London still world’s most congested city

London has topped the global congestion ranking which covers more than 1,000 cities across 50 countries. According to the new research by Inrix, motorists spent 156 hours in traffic in London in 2022. The UK’s five most congested road corridors were all found in London. The most severe was the A219 southbound from Fulham to […]


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