innovation

DfT names TRIG tech grant winners

13/04/2022

Emergency infrastructure assessment systems, road crack sealant monitoring, a host of electric vehicle charging innovations and AI projects have all been awarded tech grants from the Department for Transport.

New Innovation Fund launched in memory of Steve Berry

24/06/2021

Chief executive of LCRIG and chair of NY Highways, Martin Duffy, announces the launch of a £150,000 innovation fund dedicated to the late head of local roads at the Department for Transport, Steve Berry, and funded by road marking company WJ.

DfT triggers £1m new round of innovation funding

28/10/2019

Ministers have invited ‘innovative and tech-focused transport start-ups’ to bid for a share of almost £1m.

The Insider: Martin Duffy talks...innovation

13/09/2019

Has 'innovation' simply become a meaningless buzzword? Martin Duffy – director of D2M2 - discusses how we can make real change happen.

When the rubber meets the road: Tarmac celebrates UK first

05/06/2019

A new asphalt that uses recycled waste tyres has been launched by Tarmac.

New HTMA event seeks to innovate, develop and evolve

18/09/2018

Highways Term Maintenance Association (HTMA) is establishing a series of events looking at innovation across the highways sector, beginning with an event next month on The Asset Evolution.

Latest Talking Transport podcast discusses Traffex SiB, MaaS and more

04/07/2018

A special Talking Transport podcast is now online, with SMART Highways editor Paul Hutton joined by Highways editor Dominic Browne, deputy editor Chris Ames and Traffex Seeing is Believing content director Adrian Tatum.

Traffex SiB second day podcast now online

28/06/2018

In a busy second podcast from Traffex Seeing is Believing, SMART Highways Paul Hutton editor talks innovation, investment and international.

Highways England opens door to the future

27/06/2018

Highways England has launched two competitions for companies with solutions that could help transform the strategic road network.

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.

Highways England showcases innovations

19/04/2018

Highways England held an Innovation Day this week, demonstrating some of the transformational technology making a difference on the strategic road network.

DfT's head of local roads gives keynote at HAUC convention

28/02/2017

The Department for Transport’s (DfT) head of local roads, Steve Berry OBE, will be delivering the keynote address for the Highway Authorities and Utilities Committee (HAUC (UK)) national convention.

Bartco and Signature France announce partnership - exclusive

16/11/2016

Variable message sign (VMS) manufacturer, Bartco UK, has announced a partnership with European ITS manufacturer, Signature Group of France, in a deal set to increase the range of ITS products available in the UK, while expanding the international market of the UK firm.

SIB 2016: Ladyman's keynote address congratulates industry

09/11/2016

The former Transport Minister, Dr Stephen Ladyman, has opened this year's Highways SIB (Seeing is Believing) event by praising the industry for its thought and skill in keeping traffic on the roads moving.

WJ opens new depot in Somerset

10/08/2016

Leading road marking firm WJ has officially opened a new state of the art depot in Wellington, Somerset.

Highway authorities invited to complete innovation survey

19/06/2014

PA Consulting Group is running a survey that is designed to help organisations in the roads sector understand their innovation capability.

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