London’s first bookable kerbside management scheme launches

Kerbside management company Grid Smarter Cities has announced that a new project allowing companies to book space at two loading bays is now live in partnership with Southwark Council. The bays across two areas of Walworth Road will be managed via the Kerb Platform to support the loading and unloading activity of local businesses and […]

Grid Smarter Cities predicts a “raft of innovation” following kerbside management report

Kerbside management company Grid Smarter Cities has welcomed the publication of a new report into how digitalisation could improve management and data integration of the kerbside, predicting it will help make the kerb a key enabler to achieving sustainable and inclusive infrastructure. The Department for Transport’s Kerbside Management Discovery research project looked at the current […]

TTF publishes proposals to use technology to improve kerbside management

Managing the kerbside may not always get the attention it deserves but it is an essential part of a digital road network. A new report has been published into how digitalisation could improve management and data integration of the kerbside. The research pre-dates the Government’s announcement to provide the full National Parking Platform – which […]

Grid Smarter Cities wins “monumental” Westminster kerbside management contract

Kerbside management company Grid Smarter Cities has signed a deal to deliver an innovative new project with Westminster City Council to better manage the access and dwell times of freight operators. The London council and technology based solutions provider will deploy two Electric Vehicle bookable loading bays in central London. The bays will be situated […]

Grid Smarter Cities kerbside management contract extended in Southwark

Grid Smarter Cities has extended its Kerb Dock project by London’s Bankside Pier until the end of the year. The project showcases the potential of dynamically allocating kerb space by riverside locations for greener last mile deliveries in the city. Two bookable bays are now available for light freight couriers to load and unload directly […]

Grid Smarter Cities helps deliver new logistics solution for the Thames

With goods transportation into central London becoming increasingly slow, difficult and expensive, the Port of London Authority and Uber Boat by Thames Clippers have announced Thames Clippers Logistics – a part of London’s Cross River Partnership’s first daily, multi-supplier, river freight along the Thames. Working with ITS kerbside management experts Grid Smarter Cities, the Port […]

Grid Smarter Cities’ Kerb-Dock bookable loading bays now live in London

Kerbside management technology innovator Grid Smarter Cities has announced its Kerb-Dock bookable loading bays located by Bankside Pier in Southwark are now live and available to use. Each bay includes a two-sided e-ink smart sign displaying booking information on one side, and air pollution alert levels on the other side. The Kerb-Dock project will test […]

Grid Smarter Cities’ Kerbside management platform utilises the river

Kerb space management technology innovators Grid Smarter Cities has been awarded funding by Impact on Urban Health for an initiative that enables cross modal deliveries moving from river to road using its Kerb platform. This innovative solution will allow current freight, servicing and delivery vehicles to pre-book designated kerbside spaces alongside Bankside Pier in Southwark […]

Grid Smarter Cities puts dynamic Kerbside management on the map

Software solutions provider Grid Smarter Cities and mapping and IT specialists Buchanan Computing are launching a new integration to support local authorities with planning and mapping their bookable loading bays using on-street parking data. Grid Smarter Cities say they are continuing to expand their portfolio of services “to make the realm of managing city kerbside […]


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