As a manufacturer looking in at the industry, we see wonderful pockets of innovation that are beginning to overcome the well-versed challenges facing major projects, says Neil Williams at Leica Geosystems
While the construction industry agrees that digital ways of working should be at the heart of everything we do – there is still a long way to go to make this a reality. That’s because two barriers – people and commercial models – remain a roadblock to our brighter, digitally-driven future.
By 2050, more than two thirds of the world’s population will live in cities, and this rapid rise in urbanisation will dramatically reshape how we live our lives. From climate change to mobility, the impact of population growth means we will need to rethink many of the ways in which we, as citizens, interact with our environment, says John Batten, Global Cities Director at Arcadis
Planners, government and decision makers need to have a thorough understanding of the freight sector. But day in, day out, the Freight Transport Association (FTA) encounters common misconceptions that lead to poor decision making. Time to bust some myths, says Elizabeth de Jong, FTA’s Director of UK Policy
In an age where we collect more data than ever, are you making the most of the opportunities? PA Consulting Global Head of Roads Charlie Henderson explains the motivation behind PA’s Hackathon at Highways UK and how you can get involved
The UK Connected and Automated MobilityRoadmap to 2030, launched this week by Zenzic, the government-backed organisation set up to accelerate the self-driving revolution, offers a neutral, independent, collaboratively built and jointly owned agreement on a vision of the future. It’s clear that having the right infrastructure at the right time is vital and, says Zenzic’s Head of Technology Mark Cracknell, the voice of the Highways community is a critical part of the early exploratory discussions