TfGM hails major boost for cycling and walking development

New technology is set to offer a major boost to Greater Manchester’s investment into cycling and walking infrastructure. A new contract has been awarded to Vivacity Labs to provide video analytics sensors which will enhance both the monitoring of existing cycling and walking schemes and the planning and implementation of future schemes. Around 100 new […]

Yunex Traffic completes connected mobility trials for Project Synergy

Yunex Traffic has successfully completed a traffic signals connected mobility trial to demonstrate the integration of V2X infrastructure and the communication of road signs via In-Vehicle Information messages. Working with project partner Transport for Greater Manchester on the Innovate UK-funded Project Synergy, Yunex, which is the new name for Siemens Mobility’s ITS business, worked on […]

TfGM and TRL show how open data improves traffic flow, intelligence and air quality

A case study by Transport for Greater Manchester and TRL is highlighting how opening up and sharing data can dramatically improve traffic management in a city by “doing more with less”. The two organisations collaborated on a solution in response to the Department for Transport’s competition to promote the sharing of local authority transport data […]

Amey Consulting wins place on TfGM Professional Services Framework

Amey Consulting has won a place on Transport for Greater Manchester’s £88m Professional Services Framework. Spanning a three-year term, the engineering consultancy has proposed several exciting innovations to drive performance improvement across transport in the North West.  Among the proposals is utilising Quartz, Amey Consulting’s award-winning data science application, currently used by Network Rail. Quartz […]

Arup and partners start work on Greater Manchester’s active neighbourhoods

Arup has started work with Sustrans and Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM), 10GM and local councils to design 10 Active Neighbourhood schemes across the Greater Manchester city region. The Active Neighbourhoods project aims to prioritise the movement, health and safety of people over cars. This includes using modal filters such as benches, planters or bollards […]

Transport tech firms hoping for award recognition today

A range of transport specialists are getting ready for a major event of the year – the ITS (UK) Awards which this year take place online this afternoon (Monday 26 October). The trade body says the event, at 4pm and hosted by ITS (UK) President Steve Norris, will “celebrate the best in the country’s transport […]


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