Milton Keynes goes back to basics to encourage more bus use

Milton Keynes City Council is using Government funding to provide residents with printed bus timetables as part of a campaign to encourage more people back onto buses and secure the future of services. Last month, Government’s £2 cap on bus fares which was due to end on 31 October was extended to 31 December 2024. […]

Milton Keynes to host major self-driving vehicle trial

Milton Keynes has been selected to trial a new self-driving shuttle as part of a Europe-wide research project that’s the longest and most geographically complex of its kind. The LivingLAPT project is funded by EIT Urban Mobility and led by University College London (UCL). An autonomous shuttle uses five lidar sensors and seven cameras to create a […]

Milton Keynes Council start search for contractors for highways service

Milton Keynes Council has started its search for contractors to deliver its highways term maintenance and capital works. The works covered by the £350M contract are comprehensive and cover all routine, reactive and planned works that need to be delivered by the authority. Milton Keynes is seeking a contractor that will prioritise the use of […]

Milton Keynes trialling Nota AI-based camera monitoring

The South Korean traffic solutions start-up Nota AI is among four companies from the country who are trialling their products in Milton Keynes. Milton Keynes City Council and the Connected Places Catapult have launched a UK Testbed Initiative with the Korean International Trade Association that will oversee the work. The city says it’s part of its […]

H6, V6 and V8 road to get the ‘Golden Grid’ treatment in Milton Keynes

Following work on the H5 Portway and H8 Standing Way schemes earlier in the year, three more grid roads in Milton Keynes will receive intensive repairs and maintenance over the next few months, reports the council. Starting with Whitney Roundabout and Oxley Roundabout on the western side of the city, extensive works are being coordinated […]

MK to lead the way with ‘one stop shop’ transport app

An innovative city-wide transport app that shares real-time information and books tickets regardless of the operator is one step nearer thanks to MK Council’s 5G plans. On the new app, passengers would be able to check how far away a vehicle is and how many seats are available in real time, and easily plan, book […]

Large scale improvement programme for Milton Keynes’s grid roads

A huge makeover of the city’s grid roads continues from this week as part of a long-term programme called ‘Golden Grids’ to improve the look and feel of the network. Starting with the two main grid roads through the city, sections of both the H5 Portway and H8 Standing Way will receive intensive repairs and […]

Milton Keynes looks to create green transport corridors

The Milton Keynes Council’s Progressive Alliance has created an eco-conscious plan detailing how the Council will improve and maintain the grid roads across the city in the most sustainable way possible. The first of its kind in the UK, the new eco-conscious plan explains how Milton Keynes’ grid roads will be transformed into green transport […]


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