TomTom and StreetLight partner to deliver transportation data and insights worldwide

Location technology company TomTom has partnered with Jacobs subsidiary StreetLight Data, which is a Big Data company providing insights into how people, goods, and services move. This partnership includes incorporating TomTom’s global data into StreetLight’s growing line of cloud-based products that support transport professionals with the most critical analytics, for any road and any mode. […]

Kincardine Bridge contract awarded to Balfour Beatty as works get the go-ahead

Transport Scotland has awarded the £16.85m contract to replace an 80-metre section of the Kincardine Bridge to Balfour Beatty. The project, with main works on site expected to get underway from early summer, will involve demolishing the Kincardine Bridge’s southern piled viaduct and replacing it with a completely new reinforced concrete structure. Construction is expected […]

Bob Pragada takes over as Jacobs CEO

Following its leadership succession plan previously announced in September, technical professional services firm Jacobs has confirmed Bob Pragada has been named Chief Executive Officer. He is expected to join the Company’s Board of Directors upon certification of the results of its Annual Meeting. Jacobs says Pragada brings more than 30 years of global business leadership […]

Jacobs given place on TfL’s Capital Program Delivery Partner Contract

Consultant Jacobs has won a position on Transport for London’s (TfL) Capital Program Delivery Partner Contract working with Gardiner and Theobald. TfL estimates the contract will operate for a four-year period, with immediate mobilisation. The contract enables TfL’s Capital Delivery teams, responsible for the delivery of all major programs and line upgrades across the TfL network, […]

Long-term planning to improve England’s strategic highway network

 Jacobs, Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, and PwC have been appointed by National Highways to help develop the U.K. government’s third road investment strategy (RIS3) for England’s highway network which runs from 2025-2030. The Atkins Jacobs Joint Venture, supported by PwC, will develop business and delivery plans, setting out the case for multi-year investment across England’s strategic road network of motorways and […]

DfT testing “noise cameras” to detect rowdy drivers

A new-age road camera designed to identify and track drivers who break the law by revving engines and using modified exhausts is being installed in Bradford, before travelling to Bristol, Great Yarmouth and Birmingham as part of a trial to clampdown on antisocial driving. The Transport Secretary has confirmed these 4 locations will host the […]

New trial to banish loud engines and exhausts on Britain’s noisiest streets

A search for Britain’s noisiest streets has been launched by the Department for Transport (DfT) with four areas across England and Wales set to trial new phase 2 technology to help stop rowdy motorists revving their engines unnecessarily or using illegal exhausts. Since the technology is in design phase, MPs are being invited to submit […]

BEAR Scotland awarded North West Network Management Contract by Transport Scotland

Breedon Group has announced that its associate company, BEAR Scotland (“BEAR”), has been awarded the North West Network Management Contract by Transport Scotland. BEAR has been responsible for trunk roads in the North West of Scotland since 2013, and this new Network Management Contract, starting on 16th August 2022, will run for at least eight […]

Five in the running for Rest and Be Thankful design contract

Transport Scotland has shortlisted five sets of consultants to sort out the problems on the A87 Rest and Be Thankful road. Arcadis Consulting (UK) Limited / Sweco UK Limited; Ove Arup & Fairhurst;  Atkins Limited / WSP UK Limited;  Stantec UK Ltd / RPS Consulting Services Limited and Jacobs / Aecom have been invited to […]

Jacobs wins 13 positions on TfL’s Engineering Consultancy Framework

Consultancy form Jacobs has secured 13 positions on Transport for London’s (TfL) Engineering Consultancy Framework, maintaining the company’s position as a key provider of professional services to London’s Integrated Transport Authority. The company’s contract include key Framework Lots of Multi-Disciplinary Engineering and Rail Services, Transport and non-Transport Architecture and Cyber Security Engineering. TfL estimates the framework will operate for […]


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