Nota AI agrees first UK collaboration

The South Korean traffic solutions company Nota AI has agreed a collaboration with decarbonisation-focussed engineering company City Science to develop Beyond Smart Junctions, an innovative next-generation intelligent transportation system project funded by Innovate UK’s UK-South Korea Bilateral Competition. This is City Science’s first ever international collaboration. The companies say as cities seek to decarbonise and […]

New £2m competition launched to help decarbonise local transport

A new £2 million competition is launching today (16 November) aimed at encouraging businesses and local authorities to work together to develop and trial transport schemes that cut emissions in the long term. The Transport Decarbonisation Demonstrators programme, funded by the Department for Transport, also aims to help grow local economies by supporting businesses to […]

Oakdale embarks on project to develop low embodied carbon concrete kerbs

Paving manufacturer Oakdale Contracts is partnering with the Materials Processing Institute to develop low embodied carbon concrete kerbs after successfully securing £415,000 in grant funding from Innovate UK. Cement and concrete production account for approximately eight percent of global CO2 emissions, with traditional concrete production using extensive quantities of Ordinary Portland Cement materials which requires […]

Driverless’ public transport option for new Cramlington development

A new study will determine the feasibility of an autonomous, ‘driverless’ public transport system between Seaton Delaval Station and the Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital in Cramlington. Innovate UK has awarded £160,000 for the initiative, which is led by developer, Dysart, in collaboration with Newcastle University, Milestone Transport Planning, Dromos, and Pegasus Group. It holds […]

Driverless’ public transport under consideration amid Northumberland development

Innovate UK has awarded £160k for a study to determine the feasibility of an autonomous, ‘driverless’ public transport system between Seaton Delaval Station and the Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital (NSECH) in Cramlington. The initiative, led by developer Dysart, in collaboration with Newcastle University, Milestone Transport Planning, Dromos, and Pegasus Group holds the promise of […]

Last delegate and exhibition spaces available at TTF Conference

Half of England’s transport authorities have signed up to attend the annual Transport Technology Forum conference in Leeds later this month, as the guest list is almost completed. Local authorities are being offered fully-funded places, including food and hotel accommodation for the event which starts with a networking evening on 25th April and runs for […]

City Science awarded funding to explore Automated Vehicle technology on mass transit systems in Hertfordshire

Decarbonisation-focussed engineering company City Science has been awarded funding as part of CCAV’s Connected and Automated Mobility programme to investigate a segregated Mass Transit system in Hertfordshire. The project, Dedicated Driverless Spaces for Integrated Mass Transit, will be part of the Hertfordshire Essex Rapid Transit (HERT) initiative, which aims to create a sustainable passenger transport […]

British SMEs get a helping hand to showcase their expertise at Los Angeles ITS Congress

Small and medium enterprises will get a high-profile platform at the huge Intelligent Transport Systems World Congress in Los Angeles next month thanks to a unique partnership of leading supporters of UK transport technology. The British Pavilion, hosted by Innovate UK and the Department of International Trade in the US is being supported by the […]

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