Tag Archives: Tunnels

Smart city tolling discussed at Australian Forum

Cubic Transportation Systems is presenting at the National Electronic Tolling Forum in Australia, providing insight into smart city ITS and traffic management. Jon Ramirez, director of tolling worldwide at Cubic Transportation Systems (CTS), will participate in a panel discussion on …

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Freight considerations for new Thames Tunnel

Highways England is being urged to consider the haulage industry in plans for a new tunnel under the Thames river to the east of London. The Freight Transport Association (FTA) says that a planned new tunnel under the Thames must …

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ITS infrastructure maintenance keeps London moving

A new Intelligent Transport System maintenance contract has been awarded to Cubic covering London’s 12 tunnels and approach roads. Transport for London (TfL) recently awarded the 10 year maintenance contract to Cubic Transportation Systems (ITMS), a company that already has …

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Traffic management event to be held in Moscow in April

Expotraffic, the 3rd international exhibition for traffic management will open its doors at a Moscow exhibition centre in April 2015. Investment in the road transport infrastructure in the Russian Federation is accelerating at a rapid pace with Government led programmes …

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US drivers support tolls for improving mobility

Toll acceptance survey reveals attitudes of America’s drivers to toll roads with the majority favouring their use to avoid congestion. At a US event taking place this week for the road toll industry, toll infrastructure company HNTB will be presenting …

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Advice for driving in tunnels

The UK’s Institute of Advanced Motorists provides advice on how to drive safely in tunnels and prevent danger. A wide variety of tunnels exist on Britain’s roads. Some of them are very challenging with narrow, old and twisting bores whilst …

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Maintaining safe passage through the Medway Tunnel

Technology is a key element in making sure every journey through the Medway Tunnel in southern England is a safe one. Regular commuters who pass beneath the Medway River in London’s satellite county of Kent on their journeys between historic …

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About Jonathan Newell

Studied Engineering at Loughborough University and now involved in broadcast and technical journalism. Jonathan is based in London and Almaty.
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Blackwall Tunnel enforcement handed over to VOSA

Goods vehicles involved in incidents in London’s Blackwall Tunnel to be investigated by VOSA in new enforcement agreement with TfL. Transport for London (TfL) has signed an agreement with the UK’s Vehicle Operator Standards Agency (VOSA) to hand over information …

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SCADA system upgrade takes place in Medway tunnel

The Medway tunnel in England has undergone a full upgrade of its SCADA system along with radio re-broadcasting, surveillance and incident detection systems. Opened originally in 1996, the Medway tunnel in southern England is the second immersed tube tunnel to …

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Radar testing eases tunnel construction assessment in Boston

Boston tunnel inspection project makes use of ground penetrating radar to locate rebar and utility lines prior to drilling work. The Ted Williams Tunnel in the US city of Boston is undergoing major works for assessment and repair of the …

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