TTF launches new Suppliers’ Directory at biggest ever annual conference

The Transport Technology Forum is launching a new online directory for the intelligent transport systems industry supply chain to detail their products and services. The aim of the directory is to connect local authorities with technology suppliers who can support with the Green Light Funds, Traffic Signals Obsolescence Grant and Intelligent Traffic Management Fund project […]

National Parking Platform and in-vehicle signing demonstrated at TTF Conference

Delegates attending the Transport Technology Forum conference in Leicestershire later in the month will have a chance to try out the new National Parking Platform when they arrive at the venue on 23 April. They can also experience in vehicle signing on their own Android and Apple smartphones. When parking at the Leonardo Hinkley Island […]

£20m Intelligent Traffic Management Fund process opens

Local Authorities are being invited to form consortia to apply for a share of £20 million of funding to deploy advanced technology for traffic control, using emerging technologies such as machine learning and artificial intelligence to optimise traffic flow and balance traffic across wider areas. The Intelligent Traffic Management Fund (ITMF) is part of £70 […]

Local Authority CEOs receive traffic signal funding details

The Department for Transport has completed the ‘write-around’ to the Chief Executives of 100 combined and local authorities across England confirming how much each will receive from the Traffic Signal Obsolescence Grant (TSOG) and Green Light Fund (GLF), as outlined in the Government’s Plan for Drivers. A total of £50 million is being distributed to […]

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 […]

ITS UK and Portsmouth welcome traffic signals funding announcement

Max Sugarman, Chief Executive of Intelligent Transport Systems UK (ITS UK) has welcomed the announcement by the Department for Transport, through the Transport Technology Forum, of the local authorities who will receive funding from the £50 million for traffic signals set out in the Plan for Drivers. Said Sugarman: “Congratulations to the many local authorities who have […]

100 authorities share £50 million of traffic signals funding

The Department for Transport has released the list of the awards to local authorities from the £50 million of new money announced in the Plan for Drivers to make traffic signals more efficient. As part of the plan announced last October, the funding was confirmed by Secretary of State Mark Harper on 17 March, and […]

Exhibition sells out as TTF Conference continues to grow

The intelligent transport systems supply chain has thrown its support behind next month’s Transport Technology Forum annual conference in Leicestershire, with a record 27 exhibitors signing up to meet local authorities, central government and consultancies at the three-day event. The conference, from 23-25 April at the Leonardo Hotel at Hinckley Island discusses government policy and […]

Traffic signals funding grant winners to be named in mid March

The Department for Transport is working to release the list of local authorities who have been successful in winning a share of £40 million of new money to make traffic signals more efficient during the week beginning 11 March. It was hoped the awards notices would be released by end of February, but because of […]

DfT’s ITMF funding guidance published

The Department for Transport has released guidance through the Transport Technology Forum to help Local Authorities and the supply chain with bids to win a share of the £20 million Intelligent Traffic Management Fund (ITMF).  This money, expected to be delivered in packages worth around £2 million each, is part of £70 million funding of […]

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