Doing things differently with technology and innovation – Keith Smith, Chevron Group

Doing things differently with technology and innovation – Keith Smith, Chevron Group

Keith Smith, Chief Engineer for the Chevron Group explains how innovative thinking, digital technology and industry collaboration has resulted in a new way of managing Mobile Carriageway Closures. We have to change the way we think about roadworks if we want to change the way we do roadworks. If we still think of roadworks in the same way we did it in the 1990’s we will always struggle with safety, incursions and maintaining traffic flow on our...

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Do standards stifle innovation? – Andy Fish, 3M

Andy Fish, technical specialist for 3M's Transportation Safety Division, looks at how to encourage innovation in a regulated market.  As someone who has sat on many standard setting committees and industry bodies, across several industries, I have often pondered why...

CONSTRUCTION
More zero, less net – Adam Crossley, Skanska
More zero, less net – Adam Crossley, Skanska

Adam Crossley, Director of Environment at Skanska UK, explains how we need to get back to basics when tackling net-zero challenges in the highways sector. Don’t over-complicate the journey to achieving net-zero carbon emissions. We’re living through a period of...

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The real cost of electric cars – Claire Walters, Bus Users UK
The real cost of electric cars – Claire Walters, Bus Users UK

Claire Walters, chief executive of Bus Users UK, emphasises the importance of proper planning and infrastructure to prioritise public, shared and active transport to meet sustainability targets.  The electrification of vehicles has become the key focus of government...

Smart cities need smart highways and roads
Smart cities need smart highways and roads

Transport is one of the main contributors to carbon emissions in London and to meet the Mayor’s ambitious target to make the capital a net zero city by 2030 we will need to dramatically increase smart and electric transport alternatives – and not just electric cars!...

Road User Charging – Status Today, Preparing for Tomorrow
Road User Charging – Status Today, Preparing for Tomorrow

Road use charging is back on the agenda. While the economic and environmental arguments stack up, public acceptability will be a significant challenge. Getting this right is important and the infrastructure sector, says Stantec’s Dougie McDonald, must actively engage...

POLICY
More zero, less net – Adam Crossley, Skanska
More zero, less net – Adam Crossley, Skanska

Adam Crossley, Director of Environment at Skanska UK, explains how we need to get back to basics when tackling net-zero challenges in the highways sector. Don’t over-complicate the journey to achieving net-zero carbon emissions. We’re living through a period of...

SAFETY
SUSTAINABILITY
More zero, less net – Adam Crossley, Skanska
More zero, less net – Adam Crossley, Skanska

Adam Crossley, Director of Environment at Skanska UK, explains how we need to get back to basics when tackling net-zero challenges in the highways sector. Don’t over-complicate the journey to achieving net-zero carbon emissions. We’re living through a period of...

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