Grid Smarter Cities predicts a “raft of innovation” following kerbside management report

Kerbside management company Grid Smarter Cities has welcomed the publication of a new report into how digitalisation could improve management and data integration of the kerbside, predicting it will help make the kerb a key enabler to achieving sustainable and inclusive infrastructure. The Department for Transport’s Kerbside Management Discovery research project looked at the current […]

New signals identification number named after industry legend

A new national numbering scheme for traffic signal controllers will be called the “Simmonite Number”, in honour of one of the pioneers of traffic signal control in the UK, Brian Simmonite. The new numbering system is part of the Digital Controller Interface Specification (DCIS) and will be named in honour of founder of signals consultancy […]

TTF helps local authorities procure EV chargers

The Transport Technology Forum has published a short guide to assist local authorities in procuring electric vehicle charging equipment at the roadside. The TTF’s EV Charging Infrastructure Working Group’s 12-page document has been put together to help authorities successfully procure both the technology and the Charge Point Operators, and explains different procurement models, including the […]

TRL webinar supporting authorities’ Green Light Fund applications online

With the deadline for English Local Authorities outside of London to submit applications for the Green Light Fund only ten days away, TRL Software has published the video of a webinar helping authorities write bids to get a slice of the £20 million pot. The 30-minute event featured TRL Software’s Chief Scientist Chris Kettell and Account Director Paul May, […]

TTF signals funding Q&A webinar now online to watch again

A recording of special webinar to help local authorities, suppliers and consultants understand the application process for a share of £70 million of extra funding to upgrade and maintain traffic signals is now online. The webinar supports those working on applying for part of £40 million of the money, which was announced in the Government’s Plan […]

ERTICO CEO hails micromobility development ahead of London event

The CEO of ERTICO – ITS Europe says the organisation is taking an active role in the development of micromobility as part of the diverse mobility mix to ensure their safe and efficient use across the continent. Speaking ahead of a major “Focus On” Partnership event on the subject in London tomorrow, Thursday 7 December, […]

TTF hosts webinar to help authorities apply for share of £70m signals funding

The Manager of the Transport Technology Forum, Darren Capes, is to host a question-and-answer webinar to assist local authorities with applications for a grant from the £70 million earmarked to make traffic signals more efficient. The online session on Monday 4 December will support authorities apply for a share of the money, which was announced […]

TTF Autumn update presentations online

Presentations are now online from this year’s Transport Technology Forum Autumn Update, which took place Tuesday 14 November 2023, at the IET Austin Court in Birmingham. The event heard from officials from the Department for Transport about the latest policy around Transport Technology and what it means for the sector, including the new £70 million […]

Study to help guide export efforts

The manager of the Transport Technology Forum says a new study into the intelligent transport systems industry’s export opportunities will help Government focus its efforts to support UK businesses grow internationally. The Department for Transport, through the TTF funded the ITS Exports Study produced by ITS UK, who gathered views from more than 100 ITS […]


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