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Acquisitions and MaaS on Wednesday’s World Congress podcast

03/11/2017

Day three of the ITS World Congress and the on the official World Congress podcast we talk to global industry leader SNC Lavalin about their

“Innovative” motorway solution begins testing near Warrington

10/11/2017

Tests have begun on what Highways England is calling an innovative pilot project designed to reduce congestion along the M62 near Warrington in Cheshire. Highways

Inside Intertraffic Day 1 podcast – listen

19/03/2018

A range of transport and highways technology is talked about on the first Inside Intertraffic podcast sponsored by SWARCO from the huge event at the

Inside Intertraffic Day 1 podcast – listen

19/03/2018

A range of transport and highways technology is talked about on the first Inside Intertraffic podcast sponsored by SWARCO from the huge event at the

Scotland 'should prepare for driverless vehicles'

09/04/2018

Scotland's Transport Minister Humza Yousaf has said the next phase of road upgrading in Scotland should include the capacity to cope with the introduction of

Keynote speaker announced for Traffex Seeing is Believing

20/04/2018

Highways England’s Innovation and Continuous Improvement Director Paul Doney is taking the opportunity to address the highways industry’s leading thought leaders at this year’s Traffex Seeing is Believing on 27 June.

SMART Highways and Transport Network launch regular podcast series

24/04/2018

Following the success of its radio-style news programme podcasts from leading ITS and transport events around the world, SMART Highways and its sister publications are now beginning extra, regular programmes about the industry.

Half of drivers think speeding acceptable

24/04/2018

A new survey suggests that 20 million drivers in the UK believe it is acceptable to break the speed limit, with half of them admitting they don’t even realise they are doing

US driverless cars expert says Level 5 cars 'long way off'

09/05/2018

One of the leading researchers into driverless vehicle technology in the US has told SMART Highways that cars with no steering wheel that can 'go anywhere, anytime are a very long way off'.

Listen to the new Transport Network podcast

09/05/2018

The first of Transport Network’s new regular podcasts is now online, talking this week about driverless cars on both sides of the Atlantic and also looking ahead to next week’s Cold Comfort event.

Cold Comfort day one podcast online now

16/05/2018

Cold Comfort is the annual winter maintenance conference and exhibition, now in its 27th year, taking place at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry.  And the

Safety the main feature of Tuesday’s Talking Transport from Detroit

05/06/2018

The first Talking Transport podcast from the ITS America Annual Meeting in Detroit, sponsored by 3M Connected Roads, is online with the focus on safety.

Costain awarded £150m smart motorway contract

04/06/2018

Costain has won the M6 J21a-26 smart motorway contract from Highways England to work on the upgrade between the M62 and M58 junctions in north west England.

Supporting start-ups, safety and new initiatives - Talking Transport from Detroit

06/06/2018

The second podcast from the ITS America Annual Meeting 2018 in Detroit, sponsored by 3M Connected Roads, concentrates on initiatives to help new ideas get support in order to make a difference to the way we travel.

The future, connectivity and exhibitor profiles on Detroit podcast today

07/06/2018

The final 3M-sponsored Talking Transport podcast from ITS America’s Annual Meeting 2018 in Detroit is now online with plenty of thought leadership, a connected vehicle demonstration, innovation from two continents and no fewer than seven exhibitors.

Traffex SiB crash tests show passive pole safety

27/06/2018

Pole Products and UK Highways demonstrated the safety nature of passive poles in two crash tests on day one of Traffex Seeing is Believing 2018.

Dundee unveils a UK first in charging hubs

25/07/2018

Dundee is celebrating ‘a landmark development’ with the launch of what is thought to be the UK’s first purpose-built electric vehicle charging hub that includes solar power and energy storage.

UK’s first driverless bus trials planned

25/07/2018

A trial of what is thought to be the UK’s first driverless bus could take place by the end of the year.

'Virtual Eyes' analyse trust in driverless vehicles

28/08/2018

Jaguar Land Rover has fitted 'virtual eyes' to intelligent pods in an attempt to understand how humans will trust self-driving vehicles, as research suggests three-fifths of pedestrians worry about how safe it will be to cross the road in the future.

Talking autonomous valet parking, innovative tolling and manufacturer mobility

19/09/2018

In the Talking Transport podcast for Wednesday, SMART Highways editor Paul Hutton talks new ways of enforcement, automated valet parking, carmakers’ views on mobility and gets a Chinese perspective on connectivity.

Minimising social disruption from ITS and much more on Talking Transport

20/09/2018

Coming to you from the 25th ITS World Congress in Copenhagen, Talking Transport for Thursday features a range of fascinating conversations about ITS.  

WSP wins Diversity Award for the second time

19/09/2018

Professional services and engineering consultancy WSP has won the 2018 ITS World Congress Award for Best Action for Supporting Diversity in the ITS Workforce.

Jaguar Land Rover completes ‘first’ autonomous circuit of Coventry Ring Road

10/10/2018

Jaguar Land Rover’s autonomous Range Rover Sport has become the first autonomous vehicle to drive itself round what it calls one of the most challenging

Talking Transport from Gulf Traffic in Dubai online now

04/12/2018

From the sunshine of Dubai, SMART Highways editor Paul Hutton brings you the final Talking Transport podcasts of 2018, reporting from Gulf Traffic.

West Mids GLOSA system 'could be crucial for CAVs'

03/12/2018

A green light optimal speed advisory (GLOSA) system being trialled in the West Midlands has won a national ITS award. The system, which was installed

Fox plans new support and investment for SMEs

16/01/2019

The international business secretary Dr Liam Fox is planning a new way to bring investment into Britain, and to change the way his department helps the country’s innovative SMEs to win more business around the world.

StreetLightData adds cyclist and pedestrian detection

16/01/2019

The Californian-based data analysis company StreetLightData has announced what it calls an an industry-first solution capable of measuring bicycle and pedestrian traffic, virtually anywhere, in addition

Welsh Government signs up to Elgin

16/01/2019

The Welsh Government has adopted the Elgin roadworks pro traffic disruptions product, designed to improve planning, monitoring and communication of road and street works across the country.

ITS (UK) develops A-F scale to explain connected vehicle milestones

04/04/2019

The UK’s Intelligent Transport Society, ITS (UK), has developed a 'scale of connections for Co-operation of Connected vehicles', to mirror the SAE scale for automated ones.

Highways England announces electric roadworks vehicle trial

27/06/2019

Highways England has announced that two fully electric powered roadworks vehicles are to be trialled for the first time. One of the vehicles is being

FiveAI launches UK’s 'largest self-driving car trial on public roads'

28/10/2019

Large UK commuter trials for self-driving vehicles on public roads have launched courtesy of StreetWise, a government-backed consortium led by FiveAI.

Europe’s first full-sized autonomous bus trialled at CAV Scotland

13/11/2019

Watch SMART Highways' video of Europe’s first full-sized self-driving bus demonstrated at CAV Scotland in Glasgow. 

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West Midlands Combined Authority
£110,000
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Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
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All Candidates must hold a clean category C driving licence (CPC not required). Sandwell, West Midlands
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Head of Programme Management Office

Manchester City Council
£60,857 to £65,865
As the Head of PMO, you will define and maintain standards for project management within the Highways Service. Manchester, Greater Manchester
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Highways Development Specialist

Manchester City Council
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Seeking a highly capable strategic leader to join the team to develop our strategic pipeline of works and financial model. Manchester, Greater Manchester
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Civil Engineering Technician Apprentice

London Borough of Richmond upon Thames and London Borough of Wandsworth
£214 per week
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Kirklees Metropolitan Council
£19,554 - £32,878
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Principal Engineer

Liverpool City Council
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Environmental Health Officer (Food, Health & Safety) & Environmental Health Technical Officer

Dacorum Borough Council
£24,710 to £39,034
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Director of Public Health

Worcestershire County Council
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Street Cleansing Operative Driver (Large Goods Vehicles)

Redbridge London Borough Council
£22,377 to £23,607
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Street Works Officer

Enfield London Borough Council
£29,766 to £30,708
he Network Coordination Team are looking for an enthusiastic self-motivated person to join its Street Works Team. Enfield (City/Town), London (Greater)
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Traffic Management Group Manager

Devon County Council
£61,593
This is an exciting time for the Service with the immediate introduction of a new Permit scheme and significant programme of redesign and... Devon
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Principal Engineer (Highway Safety)

Kirklees Metropolitan Council
£30,507 - £38,813
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Principal Engineer (Highways Operations)

Kirklees Metropolitan Council
£30,507 - £38,813
Are you looking for an opportunity to work as a Principal Engineer, whilst still being able to develop your career and have a good work-life balance? Kirklees, West Yorkshire
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Principal Engineer (Highways Structures)

Kirklees Metropolitan Council
£30,507 - £38,813
Are you looking for an opportunity to work as a Principal Engineer, whilst still being able to develop your career and have a good work-life balance? Kirklees, West Yorkshire
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