National Highways puts out £650 million roadside telecoms tender

National Highways, has started its search for a services providers to provide connectivity solutions between control rooms and roadside devices. The tender is worth £650 million and is part of the National Roads Telecommunications Services (NRTS) project. This currently provides services to over 30,000 end devices on over 3500kms of England’s motorways and major-A roads. The […]

Clearway introduces the latest solution in its innovative technology portfolio – inView Detect

Highways technology company Clearway has launched a powerful new solution for perimeter intrusion detection-inView Detect. inView Detect is an autonomous system utilising battery and solar power that facilitates rapid deployment, combined with simplistic set up and usage, to a wide variety of applications such as construction sites, vacant properties, land, plant and machinery, and areas […]

Exports Study shows positive future for UK intelligent transport industry

 A new study into the export opportunities for the intelligent transport systems (ITS) sector has revealed an industry optimistic about future growth. The ITS Exports Study, delivered by Intelligent Transport Systems UK (ITS UK), the voice of the UK transport technology sector, and supported by the Transport Technology Forum, gathered views from over 100 ITS […]

Search is on for new ways to tackle hazards on National Highways’ roads

Enterprising businesses and innovators with new ideas on how to manage hazards across National Highways’ roads network could receive up to £90,000 to develop their concepts. National Highways has today (8 November) launched a new innovation competition which will help to protect road users by better managing hazards on the country’s motorways and major A […]

New £1.8 million competition launched to support innovative transport solutions

A new £1.8 million competition is opening to support the latest innovative transport solutions as the government seeks to grow the economy while looking at ways to decarbonise transport.  The latest round of funding through the Transport Research and Innovation Grant (TRIG) competition has opened today (23 October 2023) and sees an increased available grant amount per […]

Shawlands Bike Bus traffic light technology wins UK prize

The innovative traffic light technology that helps Shawlands Bike Bus safely navigate a busy Southside junction has won a national award. The Ultra Smart Cycle System, which gives the lead rider of the bike bus temporary control of the traffic lights at Shawlands Cross, scooped the top prize for an ‘Exemplary Approach to Active Travel […]

Streetlights across Northamptonshire to be upgraded to the latest LED technology

Works to upgrade over 44,000 streetlights to the latest energy-efficient technology will start across Northamptonshire next week. Both North and West Northamptonshire Councils have declared a climate emergency and the authorities are taking steps to reduce energy consumption. Over the next two-and-a-half years, Balfour Beatty Living Places will upgrade the current lights to LED, a […]

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