Watch the Transport Technology Forum’s (TTF) Poolside Chat – an hour’s informal discussion about the Government’s new Bus Back Better report, and how technology can help local authorities deliver it.
– Steve Gooding, Director, RAC Foundation
– Meera Nayyar, Head of Passenger Experience, Department for Transport
– Claire Walters, CEO, Bus Users UK
– Andy Graham, Managing Director, White Willow Consulting
This video shows how ITS technology plays a major part in delivering better bus services for the future and considers the wider uses of data.
Panellists outline how emerging Intelligent Transport Systems technology help everyone deliver the Bus Back Better vision – how data and technology can support local authorities with their decision making and how bus data can be used for wider information about traffic in towns. You will also hear what the bus user wants, and why traditional ticketing and service delivery is still necessary.
A UK-wide £150,000 competition by the Trustees of the Rees Jeffreys Road Fund will close on 22nd October. The Trustees are offering grants of up to a possible £150,000, plus cash prizes of £5,000 for schools – to encourage new and creative thinking about what road users, and society as a whole, expect from the roads of the future.
Honouring the former council leader, who passed away in 2019, ‘Terry O’Neill Way’ is a 1.5km cycleway, with a brand new tarmac path, running between Hayley Road South in Burtonwood village, Warrington, and J8 of the M62.
TRL (Transport Research Laboratory) has published a paper to stimulate discussion among local authorities about the need and the means to achieve an integrated toolkit to improve decisions in highways asset management.