Nine finalists named in National Highways competition to tackle hazards

Nine innovative new ideas that could help manage hazards on motorways and major A roads have been selected by National Highways to receive up to £90,000 funding to develop their concepts and improve safety. It follows the launch of a competition by National Highways to find new ways to help protect road users by better […]

Welsh Town uses Vivacity Sensors to Monitor Contraflow Cycle Lanes

A new contraflow cycle lane has been implemented in Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, to make it safer to cycle in the town, overseen by three Vivacity sensors installed to gather multi-modal count, path and speed data. Monmouthshire County Council are using this data to assess if cycling has become more popular in the town as a result […]

Additional traffic sensors installed in Kent as part of ADEPT Live Labs trial

Kent County Council and its partners at Amey are installing more traffic sensors on behalf of Dartford Borough Council to monitor traffic patterns that are helping make future transport decisions for the county. It’s part of the £22.9m Association of Directors of Environment, Economy, Planning & Transport, ADEPT, SMART Places Live Labs programme. They are […]

Vivacity Labs and Vaisala partner to provide transport, weather and environmental data insights to improve travel sustainability

Vivacity Labs, the London-based transport technology scaleup, and Vaisala, a global leader in weather, environmental, and industrial measurements, have partnered to drive sustainability in the travel industry. Vivacity’s sensors, which use artificial intelligence and machine learning to capture anonymous traffic counts of different transport modes across a selected ‘count line’, will pair its sensors with […]

ITS (UK) helps SMEs get a World Congress Profile

The UK’s industry body for Intelligent Transport Systems has teamed up with Executive Members Innovate UK and Department for Transport, Member Transport for West Midlands, and Visit Britain to ensure some of the country’s brightest businesses get to show their solutions at the ITS World Congress in Hamburg next month (11-15 October). Five ITS (UK) […]

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 […]

Webinar examines how to use data to beat the jams

The Transport Technology Forum is holding a webinar on Wednesday 26 May from 3-5pm to present an update on the Small Business Research Initiative Congestion Challenge, which examines how data can be used to better understand and respond to road congestion. Sign up here. The Challenge was set in 2018 thanks to funding provided by the […]


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