Tag Archives: infrastructure

TfL starts work on Hammersmith gyratory to improve cycle safety

TfL has started work to transform the Hammersmith gyratory for walking and cycling, including a protected two-way cycle track on the north side and new signals for cyclists at junctions. The aim is to reduce danger to vulnerable road users on the junction as part of TfL’s Vision Zero goal …

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Pothole problem worsening in Manchester, research reveals

New Government statistics have shown that the conditions of roads in Manchester have improved since 2018 – but research by JMW Solicitors has revealed that the number of potholes reported in the city has increased in that time. The road condition survey results show that the percentage of classified roads …

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TfL to start work next week on new Westminster Bridge safety measures

TfL will start work next week on new safety measures on Westminster Bridge, with the main work starting on 15th November and lasting until the end of January 2022. The work will see the installation of permanent barriers to protect people walking and cycling on both sides of the bridge, …

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Vivacity Labs, Vaisala partner to drive travel sustainability

Vivacity Labs and Vaisala have partnered to provide transport, weather and environmental data insights to improve travel sustainability. Vivacity’s sensors, which use artificial intelligence and machine learning to capture anonymous traffic counts of different transport modes across a selected ‘count line’, will pair its sensors with Vaisala’s weather and environmental …

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Latest section of Leeds’ Dewsbury Road cycle route opens

The latest section of Leeds’ Dewsbury Road cycle route was officially opened yesterday, Wednesday 27th October. The 1.5km section of new route between Garnet Road and Beeston Ring Road extends the existing segregated cycle lane on Dewsbury Road and will help connect more people with job, training, education and leisure …

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Vivacity Labs, DOLL partner to showcase AI-powered traffic sensors

London-based transport technology scaleup Vivacity Labs has teamed up with Danish Outdoor Living Lab (DOLL) to display the capabilities of Vivacity’s AI-powered traffic sensors in helping make cities smarter, safer and more sustainable. Addressing the needs of emerging smart and connected cities, DOLL offers a platform for companies to test …

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TfL to start work to improve safety at Battersea Bridge

TfL is starting work tomorrow, Thursday 21st October, to make crossing Battersea Bridge safer, as part of its work to improve road safety in the area in line with its Vision Zero goal of eliminating death and serious injury on the road network. The work will include a new signalised …

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Isle of Wight projects encouraging active travel receive funding boost

Isle of Wight projects encouraging green travel will receive a £175,662 Government investment boost. All English transport authorities (outside London) were invited to submit proposals to the Department for Transport Capability Fund in the spring of this year. The Isle of Wight Council successfully received a share of the £30 …

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More than 50 miles of protected cycle routes set for Edinburgh

An updated five-year programme of investment will see more than £117 million invested in schemes to help people walk, wheel and cycle in Edinburgh. Under the Active Travel Investment Programme (ATINP), the City of Edinburgh Council will deliver over 85km (52 miles) of additional safe, protected cycle routes – the …

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Plans for Glasgow active travel network unveiled

Plans to build a city-wide network of active travel infrastructure for all parts of Glasgow have been unveiled. Released as part of a new strategy to promote active travel in Glasgow, the plans will add 270km of high-quality cycleways and improved footways along main roads in Glasgow. Intended to support …

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