Greater Manchester Combined Authority outlines plans for a digital roads network

The Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) has outlined plans for a digital roads network supported by 5G. This follows the provision of £3 million to the city-region under a Department for Science, Innovation and Technology scheme to support regional initiatives in 5G innovation. The authority said the digital roads network will be developed with the aim […]

National Highways recognised for geospatial innovation

National Highways has been announced as the only UK winner of an Esri Special Achievement in GIS Award, having won the accolade for its innovative use of geospatial technology, enabling a quicker response to incidents on the road network. National Highways is using Esri enterprise GIS to support its Digital Roads strategy by consolidating all […]

New project surveys potential benefits of digital roads

A new project is getting underway to analyse the potential benefits of increasing connectivity and use of digital technology on local roads in England to create “digital roads”. Digital Roads is a broad concept where increasing use of information technology, data and connectivity allows step-changes to the way roads are designed, built, managed and used. […]


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