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Issue 275 - 28 February 2015: Features
On-street trials of driverless vehicles get underway in Greenwich

On-street trials of driverless vehicles get underway in Greenwich

Trials of driverless vehicles have started in Coventry, Greenwich, Milton Keynes and Bristol. The trials are being part-funded by the government. On-road testing will feature the real-world evaluation of passenger cars with increasing levels of autonomy, as well as the development and evaluation of lightweight, fully-autonomous self-driving pods for pedestrianised spaces.  Over the next two years the trials will include public tests of... continue

Case Studies
A breath of fresh air in north London

A breath of fresh air in north London
Islington became the first London borough to enforce 20mph restrictions. Last November the Metropolitan Police and council enforcement officers also... continue

Congestion
LED road markings improve bus lane efficiency

LED road markings improve bus lane efficiency
Illuminated roadway markings that inform drivers when it is legal to drive in bus lanes are being credited with reducing the number of penalty charge... continue

Partnership Working
Bristol camera network tackles crime and congestion

Bristol camera network tackles crime and congestion
Alex Game and David Richmond
Bristol is the tenth largest city in the UK and, situated off the busy M4/M5 corridors, experiences a high volume of traffic movements every day.... continue