Late May bank holiday set to be busiest on the roads since COVID

More than 20m leisure journeys are expected to be made by car this late May bank holiday as traffic returns close to 2019’s pre-pandemic levels, according to a new study of drivers’ getaway plans from the RAC and INRIX. Analysis suggests the worst day to travel will be Friday 24 May when more than 4m […]

INRIX and RAC predict “May-hem” for Bank Holiday travellers

More than 16m drivers are expected to hit the roads for the first bank holiday weekend in May with traffic well above pre-COVID levels, research from INRIX and the RAC shows. The study suggests getaway traffic will start building on Friday 3 May before peaking on Saturday 4 at 3.3m journeys. A further 2.3m and […]

Over 14m UK car journeys planned for Easter weekend, say INRIX and The RAC

More than 14m leisure journeys are expected to be made by car this Easter weekend when the bank holiday collides with most UK schools breaking up, according to a new study of drivers’ getaway plans from INRIX and the RAC. Data indicates Good Friday could spell some of the worst delays for drivers as an […]

INRIX offers analysis of 50 petabytes worth of transport data to customers

Traffic data and analytics company INRIX has launched a new AI-powered transportation monitoring solution for traffic control centres that its says offers extensive visibility into on-road conditions. Leveraging INRIX’s data network of hundreds of millions of connected vehicles and devices, and its real-time roadway alerts, the company says INRIX IQ Mission Control is a “significant […]

RAC warns of nearly 13m getaway trips as schools break up for summer

As schools in England and Wales break up for summer drivers are set to make an estimated 12.6m getaway trips by car this coming weekend, a figure that exceeds the average annual exodus before the pandemic, data from the RAC suggests. Saturday is expected to see the largest volume of leisure travellers on the road, […]

Traffic Signal improvement funding proved to have benefitted traffic flows

The Transport Technology Forum Conference in Leeds has heard how analysis of movements of vehicles by traffic data company INRIX has proved that improvements to junctions made thanks to a Department for Transport grant has shown delays have been halved on a junction in Hertfordshire. In 2021, 39 transport authorities received a £250,000 or £500,000 […]

INRIX Signal Analytics now available across the UK to measure, visualise and improve traffic signal performance networkwide

INRIX UK, a leader in connected car services and transportation analytics, has announced that INRIX® IQ Signal Analytics is now available in the UK to understand traffic signal and corridor performance easier, faster and cheaper than installing traditional monitoring infrastructure at a junction.  Signal Analytics delivers junction and corridor analytics in an easy to use yet powerful cloud-based […]

London still world’s most congested city

London has topped the global congestion ranking which covers more than 1,000 cities across 50 countries. According to the new research by Inrix, motorists spent 156 hours in traffic in London in 2022. The UK’s five most congested road corridors were all found in London. The most severe was the A219 southbound from Fulham to […]

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