ITS (UK) Award for the Best Use of New Technology in the Highways Industry 2015 shortlist

New Technology Crown

Shortlisted for 2015

Kaarbon Tech Ltd
Gully SMART Project with Walsall Council & Tarmac

Mobile Visual Information Systems (MVIS) Ltd and Highway Resource Solutions (HRS) Ltd in association with A-one+ Integrated Highway Services, BMJV, Costain & Chevron.
Intelligent Safety

Elgin, Cheshire East Council & Ringway Jacobs
Transforming Traffic Management at Cheshire East Council

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The ITS (UK) Award for the Best Use of New Technology in the Highways Industry 2015 will be awarded to an organisation or local authority which can demonstrate that they have or are making a significant improvement to the highways industry through the implementation of new technology, this could be new software, innovative equipment or an ITS solution. The technology should have been deployed or have been on test for at least twelve months prior to entry with clear evidence of its benefits by deployment on one or multiple schemes.

  • Outline the objectives of the ITS or software solution.
  • Provide details of the challenges overcome while implementing the scheme.
  • Explain the benefits of the system to the road user and the community as a whole.
  • What has been the main impact of the scheme over the past 12 months and what are the future benefits to the highways industry?

Last year’s winner

Jacobs UK Ltd
Use of mobile phone data for M25, J30 scheme assessment

The development of origin-destination matrices using anonymised mobile phone data for the M25 Junction 30/Lower Thames Crossing transport model, replacing traditional data collection approaches.

Judges’ comment:

Innovative use of emerging technology to provide large scale origin / destination matrices easily, accurately and at relatively low cost.