WSP: Next level ITS

WSP have issued a blog post that shares national intelligent transportation systems practice lead Viriginia Lingham’s insights on the subject of implementing modern solutions for transportation and traffic management. “Public agencies nationwide are benefiting from ever-evolving advancements in traffic management operations, specifically through intelligent transportation systems (ITS),” she says. “These transportation and traffic management systems […]

Mobility Campers pledge to “make a difference”

The 6th annual volunteer-run Mobility Camp “unconference” has taken place, with nearly a hundred people coming together to discuss, debate and tackle the subject of ‘Changing the Narrative in transport’. The attendees, from backgrounds including transport planners, councillors, modellers, engineers, technologists and students came together for the event at the IET in Birmingham, which saw only […]

Multidisciplinary team appointed for Dublin’s landmark MetroLink programme

Transport Infrastructure Ireland has appointed a multidisciplinary client partner team for Dublin’s MetroLink programme – Ireland’s first metro railway. Turner & Townsend will lead the client partner team, which will be made up of WSP supported by O’Connor Sutton Cronin, Mace and PwC. Running for 18.8km, MetroLink will be a high-capacity, high-frequency metro railway with 16 new […]

Connected vehicle experts call for more eCall publicity

A group of connected vehicle specialists from the company VESOS, who are leading work on maximising the value of life-saving eCall technology, are calling for a new drive to publicise the technology, after a survey suggested very low awareness of the in-car safety system. eCall, which has been built into every newly approved car and […]

New partnership with WSP set to deliver range of benefits for Shropshire

A new partnership between Shropshire Council and WSP will help improve the county’s roads, attract inward investment to Shropshire, keep money in the county, help meet the council’s net zero and climate change targets, and deliver social value benefits to residents and businesses across Shropshire. Following a competitive procurement process, WSP have been awarded the […]

Industry urged to explain digital solutions to help inform DfT

The highways and traffic technology industry is being reminded to engage with the Department for Transport’s Traffic and Technology Division to help it with a new project to understand digital tools being used to deliver new technology solutions. The data-driven systems and use cases which deliver digital traffic management used by local authorities and the […]

DfT asks for feedback on digital transport tools

The Department for Transport’s Traffic and Technology Division is working on a new project understand digital tools being used to deliver new technology solutions – and needs your opinions and experience. The data-driven systems and use cases which deliver digital traffic management used by local authorities and the ITS industry are providing to plan and […]

WSP to deliver sustainable transport network in Tees Valley

Leading engineering and environmental professional services consultancy WSP has been appointed by the Tees Valley Combined Authority (TVCA) as its Delivery Partner to support the Authority in implementing its City Region Sustainable Transport Settlement (CRSTS) schemes. Introduced in 2022, the CRSTS programme is a Department for Transport (DfT) initiative which invests in regions across England […]

Traffic managers – the DfT needs your help!

We all know that the revolution in traffic modelling and digital twins, the network-wide availability of real-time data and the opportunities that AI and connected data/infrastructure provide are changing the way the traffic management system operate. The Department for Transport is asking for the industry’s help to gather intelligence on the digital tools local authorities […]

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