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E-scooter tech ‘prevents footway riding in real time’

Electric transportation firm Bird has announced new ‘smart sidewalk protection’ technology which aims to prevent e-scooters and other micromobility devices being used on footways and footpaths.

Moving traffic enforcement powers available from February

Councils in England could have the power to enforce moving traffic violations from February next year, a senior Department for Transport official has announced.

TfL recognises new operator for FORS

Transport for London has appointed Sopra Steria to run the FORS fleet accreditation scheme in a deal worth £45m.

MPs ‘must consider smart motorway revelations’

‘Missing junction’ on M55 is on its way

Work on a new junction to link a major new road to the M55 will ramp up later this month.

Driver shortages could hit gritting, council chiefs warn

Local authority leaders have warned that driver shortages could affect gritting services this winter.

A358 upgrade ‘has been a long time coming’

National Highways has launched a consultation for the upgrade of the A358 in Somerset, seven years after prime minister David Cameron announced that the scheme would be one of three major schemes in the key A303 corridor.

Government sponsors real-time lidar surveying tools

UK-based IoT solutions company Vortex IoT has combined with Cepton Technologies ‘to turn UK buses into real-time road inspection tools’, enabling a lidar-based vehicle to infrastructure (V2I) solution for urban asset management.

Highways launches winter service public engagement survey

Highways magazine, in partnership with Telematics specialist Exactrak, has launched a survey to increase our understanding of community engagement in winter service.

Retaining wall solution first of its type to secure Environmental Product Declaration

Reinforced Earth has launched the world’s first retaining wall solution to be awarded an Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) to ISO 15804+A2, providing a low carbon solution to retaining structures.