Darren Capes gives advice on bidding for share of £20m ITMF traffic signals funding on this week’s Highways Voices

If ever there’s a real must-listen Highways Voices, this is it, as we get a sneak preview of the guidance for the bidding for a share of the £20 million Intelligent Traffic Management Fund with Darren Capes from the Department for Transport. Subscribe to Highways Voices free on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Amazon Music, Google Podcasts or Pocket Casts and never miss an […]

Local Authorities updated on signals funding process

The Transport Technology Forum has updated local authorities waiting to hear if their applications for a share of £40 million of new money to make traffic signals more efficient have been successful. As part of the Department for Transport’s Plan for Drivers, announced by Secretary of State Mark Harper last October, the money is being […]

TTF supports IHE’s Intelligent Transport Systems course

The Transport Technology Forum is giving its backing to a two-day virtual course by the Institute of Highway Engineers aimed at everyone working in the Intelligent Transport Systems sector. The IHE recognises that new transport technologies can be beyond the skills taught in traditional traffic engineering courses, and so can be challenging for practitioners to […]

TTF hosts webinar to help authorities apply for share of £70m signals funding

The Manager of the Transport Technology Forum, Darren Capes, is to host a question-and-answer webinar to assist local authorities with applications for a grant from the £70 million earmarked to make traffic signals more efficient. The online session on Monday 4 December will support authorities apply for a share of the money, which was announced […]

Study to help guide export efforts

The manager of the Transport Technology Forum says a new study into the intelligent transport systems industry’s export opportunities will help Government focus its efforts to support UK businesses grow internationally. The Department for Transport, through the TTF funded the ITS Exports Study produced by ITS UK, who gathered views from more than 100 ITS […]

An update to the £70m traffic signals funding process on this week’s Highways Voices

Last month, the Transport Secretary Mark Harper announced £70 million of investment to deliver a raft of measures to make traffic signals more efficient, including the replacement of old equipment, a new “Green Light Fund” and new technology to better manage city centre traffic. This is being described as “the biggest investment in traffic signals in […]

DfT writing to Local Authority Chief Officers and Signals Managers about £70m funding

The next phase of the process to distribute £70 million of new money to Local Authorities to make traffic signals more efficient is underway, with letters and guidance outlining the application process sent to council Chief Officers across England. As part of the Department for Transport’s Plan for Drivers, the money is being spent on […]

Capes sets out £70m signals funding timescales

The manager of the Transport Technology Forum, Darren Capes has given more details about the process of allocating £70 million of extra funding to make traffic signals more efficient. Speaking in a session in the Smart Traffic and Parking Theatre at Highways UK, Mr Capes, who is also ITS Policy Lead at the Department for […]

Distributing the £70 million for traffic signals on this week’s Highways Voices

This week’s Highways Voices is a must-listen if you work in the traffic signals industry, as we hear all about three new pots of money totalling £70 million to be spent on improving traffic signals across England. Subscribe to Highways Voices free on Apple Podcasts,Spotify,Amazon Music,Google PodcastsorPocket Castsand never miss an episode! In the Transport Secretary’s […]

TTF details £70 million signals funding process

The manager of the Transport Technology Forum, Darren Capes, has given details of how local authorities can claim a share of the £70 million earmarked to make traffic signals more efficient, which was announced by the Transport Secretary on Monday. In launching the Department for Transport’s Plan for Drivers, Mark Harper said there would be […]

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