Government urged to mandate accessible electric vehicle charging infrastructure

Calls for all public EV charging sites to have accessible charging mandated are growing with Baroness Jenny Randerson backing the likes of ChargeSafe, Motability Foundation and RECHARGE UK in calling for Government action.  Baroness Randerson has highlighted the importance of providing accessible electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure after attending a meeting of the All-Party Parliamentary […]

ITS (UK) continues standards commitment by providing new BSI standards development chair

The UK’s Intelligent Transport Systems industry association, ITS (UK) is continuing to support the setting of the right standards in the transport technology industry, as its member Ian Pengelly of WSP takes over as chair of the British Standards Institution’s Standards Development committee. Mr Pengelly (pictured) replaces independent consultant Dr Jon Harrod-Booth, who has served […]

ARTSM issues position statement on standard

The Association of Road Traffic Safety and Management have issued a statement regarding BS 8442:2022. Read it in full here: Following concerns received by our members in respect of BS 8442:2022 at the start of May, ARTSM requested for an urgent meeting of B509/3 at BSI to address the identified errors. The BSI B509/3 committee […]

Police and enforcement operators get extra security reassurance thanks to Jenoptik UK’s ISO 27001 certification

ANPR, automated enforcement and data management specialists Jenoptik have proved their information security management credentials to customers by receiving new, high-level international standards certification. The company, which has delivered thousands of Average Speed, Spot Speed and Police ANPR cameras throughout the UK, has been awarded ISO/IEC 27001:2013, complementing their existing ISO9001 and ISO14001 accreditations. This […]

ISO publishes first international safety standard for fully automated driving systems

ISO, the international organisation for standardisation has published its first set of standards for the safe operation of low-speed automated driving systems for operation on predefined routes. It says the document applies to automated driving system-dedicated vehicles nd can also be utilised by dual-mode vehicles where a human can drive some of the time. ISO […]

UK-Australian webinar hears standards are key to our transport data future

Transport data specialists from both sides of the globe have told an audience of British and Australian Intelligent Transport Systems experts that working to clear data standards are crucial to delivering safe, efficient and sustainable transport networks in the future. The ITS2 event co-hosted by ITS Australia and ITS (UK) explored the potential for data […]

TfWM takes part in Canadian project to standardise on-demand transport data

A Canadian not-for-profit organisation is leading an international working group to standardise the representation of on-demand services and to set guidelines to manage rider-facing transactional data. The MobilityData-led GOFS project enables a wide range of use cases, the most important of which is to improve trip planning in mobility applications. The focus of the project is to […]

FREEtheMIBS appoints advisory board

The American campaign encouraging traffic signal controller and ITS device manufacturing standards has announced the formation of its advisory board to push forward its case. The FREEtheMIBS campaign wants manufacturers and public sector agencies to unite behind opening and sharing device NTCIP protocols – specifically, management information bases (MIBs). They say all the board members […]

ARTSM highlights “Problems with Specification”

The Association for Road Traffic Safety and Management has produced an opinion paper highlighting the issues around a change in the European Economic Area from prescriptive standards to a Performance-based Standards approach. “Little did anyone know how difficult this slight change would be”, says article author Ian Thomas. In this Highways News Insight, read the […]


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