A £485,000 pilot project which aims to develop technology to monitor, manage and regulate HGV journeys across Croydon is set to launch next spring. The project, partly funded by Innovate UK, will see tech company Grid Smarter Cities work in partnership with EB Charging and Croydon Council to develop a freight traffic control (FTC) platform to manage construction freight movements and deliveries in congested urban areas of Croydon. If successful the solution could be rolled out to other councils across […]
The Scottish Government has rejected a call from the Committee on Climate Change to introduce congestion charging to curb greenhouse gas emissions.
Any charges for using the new Lower Thames Crossing must be similar to those at Dartford if the new route is to effectively relieve congestion, the FTA has warned.
The UK will face gridlock on the roads and ever worsening air quality unless the government tackles the country’s creaking infrastructure, according to the National Infrastructure Commission (NIC). It also said fuel duty needed to be overhauled and road pricing looked at again, despite a public backlash when it was last mooted. Lord Adonis, NIC chairman, said the current state of the country’s infrastructure could hold the UK back and that a long-term plan was needed to tackle the three […]