transport planning

New project aims for digital local roads


A new project is getting underway to analyse the potential benefits of increasing connectivity and the use of digital technology on local roads in England to create ‘digital roads’.

Oxbotica on the long road to self-driving


Self-driving car developer Oxbotica has completed what it says is the first ‘safe and sustainable’ deployment of a zero-occupancy, fully autonomous vehicle on publicly accessible roads in Europe.

ADEPT publishes 'invaluable' live labs report


The ADEPT SMART Places Live Labs Programme has published its final programme review, which highlights the successes and difficulties experienced by the trials over nearly three years.

North Wales gets the transport commission treatment


The Welsh Government has announced a new commission that will develop a pipeline of transport schemes for North Wales.

Law commissions seek clear line on driverless cars


Legal experts have called for a new Automated Vehicles Act to draw a clear distinction between genuine self-driving features and those that merely assist drivers, such as adaptive cruise control.

ADEPT Conference: Beware the unintended consequences of EVs


Electric cars will not solve issues of pollution and climate change or tackle the dominance of the vehicles on roads and footways, local government place directors have been told.

TfL warns of bridge and tunnel closures due to funding crisis


Transport for London (TfL) has warned that London's transport assets, including bridges and tunnels, face closure due to the ongoing multi-billion funding crisis sparked by COVID.

£15m road scheme not on Wales' new path


The Welsh Government has dropped its support and funding for the Llanbedr Access Road scheme, which was seen as essential for the development of a spaceport in North Wales.

Oxfordshire cabinet backs 20mph/20min vision


Councillors in Oxfordshire have backed plans for widespread 20mph limits as part of an ‘ambitious and innovative’ new transport plan that aims to create a ‘healthier, better digitally connected, more active’ county.

Only politics holds us back on road user charging, MPs told


The technology exists to deliver any system of road pricing that can be delivered politically, a transport policy expert has told MPs.

Treasury raises tax dilemma of EV take-up


The biggest impact of the Government’s Net Zero Strategy will be from the loss of tax revenues from fossil fuels, particularly as drivers adopt electric vehicles, the Treasury has said.

ITS (UK) comes on board for Road Expo Scotland


ITS (UK) will be an official partner for this year's Road Expo Scotland when it returns to the SEC, Glasgow Exhibition Centre in December.

Plan for EVs or face blackouts, MPs warn


MPs have warned of a potential ‘not spot lottery’ for electric vehicle charging and called for a clear policy framework to ensure that industry can deliver the vehicles and infrastructure required to phase out conventionally powered cars and vans.

Transport Decarbonisation Plan: Shapps agrees to rethink roads policy


The Government has agreed to review the National Networks National Policy Statement, which governs the development of major projects on England’s road and rail networks.

Wolverhampton's i9 selected to house MHCLG


Two floors of Wolverhampton’s new i9 office building will be home to the first ministerial department outside of London.

Amey brings local approach to £300m framework


Amey Consulting has won a place on a £300m framework that will see a range of providers deliver technical and professional services across South East Wales.

Queen's Speech: Transport and infrastructure key to union's levelling up


The Government used the Queen's Speech to make infrastructure investment a core element of its future 'levelling up' plans.

Tugwell 'perfectly placed to lead TfN'


Transport for the North has confirmed the appointment of Martin Tugwell as its next chief executive.

ICE reviews infrastructure planning


The Institution of Civil Engineers has questioned whether Britain’s model of planning and prioritising – as led by the National infrastructure Commission – 'is as effective as it could be'.

Analysis: The benefit cost of benefit cost ratios


Tom van Vuren, regional director UK & Europe at Veitch Lister Consulting, and visiting professor at the Institute for Transport Studies at the University of Leeds, discusses the benefit cost ratio process for transport projects.

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