Buchanan Computing working with Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council and Kent CC to automate time consuming manual data processes

Bournemouth Christchurch and Poole Council (BCP) and Kent County Council are showcasing how data sharing between platforms can be used to improve time consuming processes within local government and improve efficiency.  Both councils are using Buchanan Computing’s ParkMap platform, to automate other time intensive data collation processes including land search information and streetwork data. The […]

Register now for new series of NWSRG CPD accredited roadshows

The National Winter Service Research Group (NWSRG) has launched a series of CPD-accreditedlocal roadshow events to help boost knowledge and understanding of its national guidance for winter service. These one-day events will be tailored to the needs of individual locations, taking into consideration local operations, climate and topography. The first roadshow is set to take […]

Nominations now open for Highways Heroes Awards 2024

Following last years highly successful #highwaysheroes awards, entries for this year’s event are now open. Climaxing in a glittering awards ceremony at the London Hilton, Park Lane, on 28th November 2024, the event remains the only ceremony which truly recognises those unsung heroes in our sector. The Highways Heroes Awards come after a time of unprecedented […]

LCRIG unveils dates for 2024 events

The Local Council Roads Innovation Group (LCRIG) has announced that bookings for their flagship 2024 events are now open exclusively to members, ahead of going on general release. This exclusive member-only access offers members an opportunity to secure a place at their popular events. Last year’s events sold out in record time, and so members […]

Costain wins contract to deliver decarbonisation across UK transport infrastructure

Costain has confirmed that it has won four contracts under the Department for Transport’s Specialist Technical and Commercial Advice for Rail and Other Transport Modes (STARThree Framework. The framework will see Costain and lead partner, GHD, provide specialist consultancy advice to the UK government as it delivers critical UK transport infrastructure across road, rail, and aviation. […]

Welsh Government making progress on highways and transport plans

Lee Waters MS, Deputy Minister for Climate Change at the Welsh Government, has said the government is making progress on national highways and transport developments following the publication of the National Transport Delivery Plan and Welsh Government’s response to the roads review earlier this year. He said that Welsh transport infrastructure must be safe, accessible, […]

ITS (UK) and Institute of Highway Engineers sign partnership agreement 

Intelligent Transport Systems UK (ITS UK), the leading industry association for transport technology, and the Institute of Highway Engineers (IHE), the main body for the development of professional highway engineering, have today agreed a partnership to deliver even greater benefits to their memberships and the wider sector. Signed at Traffex, the Professional Development Partnership between the two […]

Protection for all with new PPE detection solution from Clearway Technology

Clearway Technology, with partner Loci-Labs, has developed a new automated AI powered edge and cloud-based PPE detection service which can be deployed with its range of rapidly deployable Technology Towers or via clients’ existing IP CCTV systems. The new system provides real-time detection and notification to Clearway’s cloud-based analytics platform which can provide statistics, automated […]

National Highways launches online feedback tool

National Highways has launched an online feedback tool for road users and those who live near to England’s motorways and major A roads to give their views on where investment is needed the most.  The strategic road network managed by National Highways (formerly Highways England) stretches over 4,300 miles and connects the UK’s major towns and cities and […]


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