How mobility hubs and shared transport can play a key role in the UK’s journey to net zero – Richard Dilks, CoMoUK

Richard Dilks, Chief Executive at CoMoUK, explains how mobility hubs and shared transport schemes can play a significant role in the UK’s journey to Net Zero by cutting congestion and carbon emissions while improving air quality and the nation’s health.   At...

“Bringing the environment into the picture” – How local authorities can add a new dimension to highways asset management – Andy Peart, Yotta

Andy Peart outlines how local authorities can utilise tech and data to inform their highways asset management decisions and bring in a new environmental dimension.   The science of strategic highways asset management is going through seismic change. Historically,...

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!...

How vehicle sensor data is underpinning a revolution in road safety

Steve Birdsall, CEO of Gaist, provider of roadscape insight and intelligence services, explains the very real possibility of a revolution in road safety In the past decade, the role of data within the built environment has changed dramatically. An explosion in the...

Using AI to monitor the impact of Covid-19 on our Highways

Author: Peter Mildon - COO and Co-Founder, Vivacity Labs Peter Mildon, COO and Co-Founder of Vivacity Labs, has been reviewing data from Vivacity’s national network of AI-based video road sensors to assess the impact of Covid-19 on our highways networks on a daily...
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!...

How vehicle sensor data is underpinning a revolution in road safety

How vehicle sensor data is underpinning a revolution in road safety

Steve Birdsall, CEO of Gaist, provider of roadscape insight and intelligence services, explains the very real possibility of a revolution in road safety In the past decade, the role of data within the built environment has changed dramatically. An explosion in the...

Using AI to monitor the impact of Covid-19 on our Highways

Using AI to monitor the impact of Covid-19 on our Highways

Author: Peter Mildon - COO and Co-Founder, Vivacity Labs Peter Mildon, COO and Co-Founder of Vivacity Labs, has been reviewing data from Vivacity’s national network of AI-based video road sensors to assess the impact of Covid-19 on our highways networks on a daily...

A new source of road construction data

A new source of road construction data

Pell Frischmann is working with the pioneering tech company Datumate which has developed market-leading drone and project cloud processing services that can measure progress and variance between as-designed and as-built for large linear infrastructure projects

Never, never, never give up

Never, never, never give up

Karla Jakeman, Innovation Lead for Connected Transport at Innovate UK explains the process of selecting the many excellent winners from the recent Highways England innovation competitions. Designed to identify and fund solutions that will change the way UK roads are designed, managed and used, many of the winners will be at Innovate UK’s Innovation Hub at Highways UK

It’s time to get to grips with digital

It’s time to get to grips with digital

While the construction industry agrees that digital ways of working should be at the heart of everything we do – there is still a long way to go to make this a reality. That’s because two barriers – people and commercial models – remain a roadblock to our brighter, digitally-driven future.

Future mobility, made possible

Future mobility, made possible

By 2050, more than two thirds of the world’s population will live in cities, and this rapid rise in urbanisation will dramatically reshape how we live our lives. From climate change to mobility, the impact of population growth means we will need to rethink many of the ways in which we, as citizens, interact with our environment, says John Batten, Global Cities Director at Arcadis

Does your business have a digitalisation strategy?

As the industry shifts from delivering transport to delivering mobility we need to explore progress by the sector for embracing digital change to allow more data sharing and better transport services, writes CIHT Technology & Innovation Panel lead Stelios Rodoulis

Why language matters in the self-driving revolution

Is it “automated” or “autonomous” driving – or neither? Daniel Ruiz, chief executive of Zenzic (formerly Meridian Mobility) sets out how he’s trying not to say “CAVs” as he strives to make the revolution in mobility accessible to all.

Transport Technology Forum 2.0 hits the ground running

The Transport Technology Forum has relaunched as a joint Department for Transport and Innovate UK entity with the primary aim of ensuring local authorities possess the skills and experience to make the most of road technology. DfT’s ITS policy lead Darren Capes sets out how it will operate.

Invest today to deliver the highway infrastructure of tomorrow

The strategic road network is relied upon by the vast majority of the country’s population, and with a large national pipeline of highways works, we must invest in the skilled workforce and innovative solutions required to deliver this, says Phil Clifton, Managing Director of Balfour Beatty’s Highways business.

Change is in the air for logistics

The contribution of heavy goods vehicles on air quality has shot up the agenda following publication of the Government’s recent Road to Zero strategy. And with increasingly demanding consumers, the freight industry is heading towards rapid change, believes TRL’s Gavin Bailey

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