TRL demonstrates hydrogen-powered ship solution

A consortium of partners led by TRL and part-funded by Innovate UK has announced the UK’s first demonstration of zero-emission marine technology in the Tees Valley as an example of how the freight sector could use hydrogen technology to decarbonise. In a bid to show the path available for the maritime sector to decarbonise, the […]

Highways UK starts today

The UK’s flagship highways and transport event, Highways UK, starts today in Hall 9 & 10 at the Birmingham NEC. As well as two halls full of exhibitors including all the major tier 1 contractors, National Highways and the rest highways supply chain, there are several theatres covering a number of important subjects over the […]

ITS (UK) helps SMEs take part in ITS World Congress

The UK’s Intelligent Transport Systems Industry Association, ITS (UK), is leading an offer to small and medium enterprises to take a place on the UK’s pavilion at October’s ITS World Congress in Hamburg. The UK will have a significant presence in the exhibition, with a large stand supported by Innovate UK, Visit Britain, the Department […]

Innovate UK launches UK Transport Vision 2050

Innovate UK has announced the launch of its UK Transport Vision 2050. The new document sets out the changes, challenges and opportunities that will confront the transport sector over the next 30 years. The vision is an in-depth study that sets out what the UK transport system may look like in 2050 and outlines the […]

Yunex Traffic completes connected mobility trials for Project Synergy

Yunex Traffic has successfully completed a traffic signals connected mobility trial to demonstrate the integration of V2X infrastructure and the communication of road signs via In-Vehicle Information messages. Working with project partner Transport for Greater Manchester on the Innovate UK-funded Project Synergy, Yunex, which is the new name for Siemens Mobility’s ITS business, worked on […]

Innovate UK, KTN and HE in Connecting the Country briefing

Innovate UK, Highways England and the Knowledge Transfer Network are hosting an online event on 7 July showcasing 15 projects delivered under the “Connecting the Country” strategy. The webinar, from 10-4 will hear from the projects and their sponsors at Highways England; all have completed or are near completion and were successful in an SBRI […]

TRL and Oxbotica working on off-road autonomous framework

Oxbotica and TRL have piloted the use of the first Code of Practice for the safe and cost-effective deployment of autonomous vehicles in unstructured off-highway environments, with a live trial conducted in a quarry using a number of off-road vehicles. The Innovate UK-funded consortium has developed and demonstrated capabilities to adapt and retrofit autonomy, using robust low-cost sensors, […]

People need accurate data to encourage more active travel, Highways Voices hears

Providing accurate, up-to-date data and tools to the public to enable them to make instant journey decisions will help encourage more active travel use, according to Scott Cain, owner of and consultant to the Connected Places Catapult, speaking on this week’s Highway Voices podcast. He said by optimising journeys for the public alongside providing […]

Imperial highlights research “bringing self driving deployment closer”

Researchers at Imperial College London say they have simulated self-driving fleet impacts using real-world data, providing suggestions for their optimal deployment in cities. They say their simulations show the potential of fleets of autonomous vehicles (AV) on congestion, emissions, public transport and ride-sharing services. The Imperial team analysed tens of thousands of possible deployment scenarios […]


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