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 […]

TTF Conference promises real-world solution examples to transport’s challenges

Next week’s Transport Technology Forum conference is promising to offer delegates examples of where technology has helped local authorities deliver better transport. The event, from 3-5 March, features a series of presentations about successful projects supported by Transport Technology partner Innovate UK.  That session led by Connected Transport Innovation Lead Karla Jakeman takes place on […]

Government launches £2 million transport location data competition

The Geospatial Commission has partnered with Innovate UK to create a new £2 million competition which aims to look at how location data can spark innovation and support the future of mobility for the UK. In an announcement the taxpayer-funded bodies say smarter mobility solutions, underpinned by location data, will enable us to make the […]


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