Revised guidance issued for the £20m Intelligent Traffic Management Fund

Updated guidance has been published for the £20m Intelligent Traffic Management Fund which clarifies requirements around the assembling of consortia in ITMF applications.  It says they should: ”aim to describe as fully as possible likely consortia arrangements in their bids that will deliver innovative, practical and workable solutions that demonstrate the application of new technology […]

LGTAG Presidential Conference: Collaborative Research – From Research to Reality

The LGTAG annual conference this year will be focussing on: Collaborative Research – From Research to Reality and is to be held at the Kassam Stadium, Oxford on the 5th June 2024 The Highways Sector is a vast array of many varied disciplines. It relies upon many new technologies and processes, from connected vehicles to […]

Authorities given extra time to detail GLF and TSOG plans

The English combined and local authorities who shared £50 million of grants to fix traffic signals as part of the Government’s Plan for Drivers are getting an extra month to detail the schemes they intend to deliver. All eligible authorities received a share of £10m ‘automatic’ funding from the Traffic Signal Obsolescence Grant (TSOG), and […]

LCRIG announces new partnership

The Local Council Roads Innovation Group (LCRIG) has announced the start of a partnership with STEM curriculum specialists Primary Engineer to help address the skills gap. “Our partnership with Primary Engineer is going to be a key one for us and with Skills being one of our four pillars this new relationship will help us […]

Clearview hails “fantastic” TTF conference, as record numbers confirmed

The sponsor of this year’s Transport Technology Forum Conference, Clearview Intelligence, has praised the organisation of the 2024 event, which saw nearly 350 people attend and discuss current and future trends in intelligent transport.  The TTF is co-funded by the Department for Transport and Innovate UK. The SME’s Head of Technical Sales Peter Cattell (pictured) […]

Coventry University pledges support for LCRIG Innovation & Learning Festival

The Local Council Roads Innovation Group (LCRIG) has announced an exciting collaboration with Coventry University for its upcoming Innovation and Learning Festival. Taking place at NAEC Stoneleigh from 2nd to 3rd July 2024, the event promises to highlight the latest innovations and advancements in the highways and transportation sector. As an Academia Member of LCRIG, […]

The background behind the £50m traffic signals funding allocation on this week’s Highways Voices

The Department for Transport’s Intelligent Transport Systems Policy Lead has praised local authorities and suppliers in their role in providing the evidence needed to justify the latest multi-million pound funding for traffic signals. Subscribe to Highways Voices free on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Amazon Music, Google Podcasts or Pocket Casts and never miss an episode! Speaking on this week’s Highways Voices, Darren Capes […]

Dutch company explains Talking Traffic, and how data can change congestion levels in UK

A webinar on Thursday morning will explain how Talking Traffic was introduced into the Netherlands, and its potential to improve traffic management in the UK. Talking Traffic, delivered by Monotch, is an initiative using the exchange of real-time data between road users and intelligent traffic infrastructure to improve traffic flow and road safety. Monotch are […]

UK SMEs offered cost-effective promotional opportunity at ITS World Congress

Small and medium enterprises are being offered the chance to attend the World’s leading Intelligent Transport Systems event this year, as leading supporters of UK transport technology partner again to deliver a cost-effective exhibition opportunity. After 12 SMEs participated on the UK Pavilion at last year’s ITS European Congress in Lisbon, companies can now sign […]

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