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May's top stories: IFM acquires ITRCC for $4.3bn, Leighton wins $570m contract
04 June, 2015 | by Srivani Venna
IFM completes the acquisition of ITR Concession Company for $4.3bn, Transurban awards a $570m contract to Leighton Contractors and San Miguel and Metro Pacific Investments submit bids for...
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April's top stories: China's $46bn CPEC project, Virginia cancels $1.4bn deal 08 May, 2015 by Byomakesh Biswal China plans a $46bn investment to build the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) in Pakistan, the US state of Virginia has cancelled its $1.4bn highway contract with Ferrovial Agroman...

March's top stories: Driverless cars in UK, Delphi's US automated car test 09 April, 2015 by Byomakesh Biswal UK Government has announced £100m in funds in the 2015 Budget to develop driverless car technology, Delphi Automotive is set to undertake the longest test of a driverless car, going...

February's top stories: US’s $94.7bn transport budget, UK trials driverless cars 01 March, 2015 by Byomakesh Biswal The US Government announces a $94.7bn budget for the department of transportation in 2016, the UK Government has launched driverless car trial in four cities while Ford European and RWTH...

January's top stories: Siemens wins Tfl contract, Audi tests self-driving car 01 February, 2015 by Byomakesh Biswal The UK's Transport for London (Tfl) has awarded Siemens a five-year detection and enforcement infrastructure (D&EI) contract and Audi carried out self-driving concept car tests from Silicon...

2014: The year's biggest Road Traffic Technology stories 01 January, 2015 by Byomakesh Biswal The UK Government announced plans to invest £15bn as part of the new 'Road Investment Strategy', as well as £6bn of funding to help tackle potholes and improve local roads between 2015 and...

November's top stories: UK's £15bn road plan, solar road opens in Netherlands 01 December, 2014 by Byomakesh Biswal UK unveiled plans to invest £15bn on more than 100 road projects, Cooperative ITS Corridor completed the European 'Communicating Cars' test drive, while the world's first solar...

October's top stories: Dutch glow-in-dark road, AzkoNobel’s new de-icer 01 November, 2014 by Byomakesh Biswal Dutch paint manufacturer AkzoNobel introduced a biodegradable additive for de-icing brine that claims to help prevent roads from frost damage, Ford Motor introduced a new Pre-Collision...

September's top stories: MIT develops RoadRunner tool, work begins on Trans-Sumatra project 07 October, 2014 by Priyanka Sunder MIT researchers have developed a new wireless system called the RoadRunner, which uses GPS-style directions to reduce traffic congestion, while Indonesia will begin construction on the...

August's top stories: UK spends £24bn on roads, Cubic wins $85m Tfl contract 01 September, 2014 by Byomakesh Biswal The UK Government announced plans to invest £24bn in its strategic highway network by 2021, while a subsidiary of US-based Cubic Transport Systems won an $85m contract with Transport for...

July’s top stories: US approves $11bn road project, driverless cars 'a safety risk' 07 August, 2014 The US House of Representatives voted for an $11bn plan to pay the federal government's share of road and bridge repair projects through May 2015, while the FBI claimed that driverless cars pose...

June’s top stories: Abu Dhabi’s new project, Virgina’s improvement programme 01 July, 2014 by Sukumar Dara Abu Dhabi DoT opened Dalma Mall Road Improvements project, Virginia Governor announced $13.1bn transportation improvement programme, while Balfour Beatty won a UK motorway upgrade project...

May’s top stories: replacing Gerald Desmond Bridge, London’s underground roads 02 June, 2014 by Sukumar Dara US DoT announced a $325m loan to support Gerald Desmond Bridge replacement, London Mayor revealed plans for £30bn underground ring road, while New Zealand’s first fast-charge station for EVs...

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