Grid Smarter Cities publishes report into cross-docking river freight scheme

London’s first river-road scheme which included dedicated space at the kerbside for cross-docking freight has concluded, with the company behind it publishing its conclusions. Two bookable bays were created on Bankside adjacent to Bankside Pier for the use of freight, servicing and delivery drivers, using a kerbside management solution delivered by Grid Smarter Cities. Following […]

London’s first bookable kerbside management scheme launches

Kerbside management company Grid Smarter Cities has announced that a new project allowing companies to book space at two loading bays is now live in partnership with Southwark Council. The bays across two areas of Walworth Road will be managed via the Kerb Platform to support the loading and unloading activity of local businesses and […]

Local Authorities to get details of innovative EV charging solutions at TTF Working Group meeting

The Transport Technology Forum’s Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Working Group will share the latest innovations on roadside charging solutions during an in-person meeting in Bolton later this month. The group, which aims to help Local Authorities develop an unbiassed distribution of EV charging infrastructure across UK will discuss kerbside charging infrastructure, including pop-up chargers, gullies and […]

Grid Smarter Cities predicts a “raft of innovation” following kerbside management report

Kerbside management company Grid Smarter Cities has welcomed the publication of a new report into how digitalisation could improve management and data integration of the kerbside, predicting it will help make the kerb a key enabler to achieving sustainable and inclusive infrastructure. The Department for Transport’s Kerbside Management Discovery research project looked at the current […]

Grid Smarter Cities wins “monumental” Westminster kerbside management contract

Kerbside management company Grid Smarter Cities has signed a deal to deliver an innovative new project with Westminster City Council to better manage the access and dwell times of freight operators. The London council and technology based solutions provider will deploy two Electric Vehicle bookable loading bays in central London. The bays will be situated […]

Grid Smarter Cities kerbside management contract extended in Southwark

Grid Smarter Cities has extended its Kerb Dock project by London’s Bankside Pier until the end of the year. The project showcases the potential of dynamically allocating kerb space by riverside locations for greener last mile deliveries in the city. Two bookable bays are now available for light freight couriers to load and unload directly […]

Innovation Festival offers delegates real-world connected demonstration

For the first time, visitors to a major road industry event will have the opportunity to receive virtual messages in their own vehicles, and not just in test vehicles on tracks. The Transport Technology Forum is undertaking a series of connected vehicle demonstrations at the LCRIG Innovation Festival on the 4 and 5 July, which […]


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