Call for speed cameras after Derbyshire deaths

Residents have set up an action group to campaign for speed cameras on a road in Ashover, Derbyshire where four people were killed last year. Since a recent double fatal accident on the A632 between Matlock and Chesterfield, a parish council has been working to carry out speed monitoring. One sensor was triggered by a […]

First JCT Symposium sessions released online

A recordings of presentations from the first session a last month’s JCT Traffic Signals Symposium have been uploaded to the event’s YouTube channel. All seven sessions at the Symposium in Nottingham were filmed thanks to the support of video sponsors AGD Systems, INRIX, Messagemaker Displays, PTV Group, Simplifai Systems, smartmicro UK and TRL Software. The […]

Derbyshire case study proves the value of integrated traffic management

The Intelligent traffic solution and technology business SWARCO will tell delegates at the popular JCT Traffic Signals Symposium next month how Intelligent Transport Systems are enhancing efficiencies and creating a more connected transport network throughout Derbyshire. The presentation will explain how Derbyshire recognised the link between reliable and dependable transport infrastructure and economic growth, and […]

A38 Derby Junctions upgrade approved

National Highways’ plans to improve congestion at three bottlenecks on the A38 around Derby have been given the go-ahead.  The Government has given formal approval by granting a Development Consent Order for the project, which will see journeys improved by upgrading the roundabouts at Kingsway, Markeaton and Little Eaton.  National Highways’ proposals were initially granted […]

East Midlands funding deal confirmed as part of plans for devolutionEast Midlands

Millions of pounds in funding, made possible because of plans for devolution in the East Midlands, has been agreed and will be spent on improving transport, housing and the skills of local people in the region. This includes £750,000 for a new cycling and walking route in Derbyshire – a 1¼ mile link connecting Markham […]

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