University of Cambridge signals agreement for congestion charge in the city

The University of Cambridge has signalled its agreement with plans for a congestion charge in the city – as long as better public transport services are in place before it begins. In a statement released today (Monday, January 23) the university outlines its broad agreement with the Greater Cambridge Partnership’s proposal to introduce a road charge for […]

Cambridge engineers to explore how to connected physical and digital road infrastructure system

Cambridge engineers will explore how Digital Twins, smart materials, data science and robotic monitoring can work together to develop a connected physical and digital road infrastructure system.  The business-led £8.6 million research project, announced in support of the government’s UK Innovation Strategy, is one of eight Prosperity Partnerships being supported with an investment of almost £60 […]

Intelligent road repairs among eight new Prosperity Partnerships

Intelligent road repairs are among what are being described as “revolutionary” technologies being developed in a project being supported from a £60 million fund from the UK Research and Innovation division the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council. The project involves a partnership between construction and engineering company Costain, Highways England and the University of […]


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