Feeling the heat: how local government is fighting the impact of the urban heat island effect

Feeling the heat: how local government is fighting the impact of the urban heat island effect

Posted in Industry News, Latest News, Up front//January 14, 2019

Two local governments are using collaborative research, pilot projects and innovative measures to fight the impacts of the urban heat island effect and cool their communities. 

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Don’t wake the neighbours

Don’t wake the neighbours

Posted in Industry News, Latest News, Technology Update//January 11, 2019

AllightSykes’ latest solar-powered lighting tower is providing companies with a cost-effective method of reducing noise from roadworks near suburban developments.

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A bold plan to save lives

A bold plan to save lives

Posted in Industry News, Latest News, Traffic Management and Safety//January 10, 2019

Roads & Infrastructure Magazine talks to iRAP’s Rob McInerney about the Inquiry into the National Road Safety Strategy 2011–2020, its recommendations and what needs to be done to improve the standard of road safety in Australia.

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Contract won to construct Fremantle bike path extension

Contract won to construct Fremantle bike path extension

Posted in Civil Works, Latest News, Traffic Management and Safety//January 10, 2019

The Western Australian Government has awarded the tender to build a 2.8 kilometre section of shared cycling/pedestrian path in Fremantle as part of its $134 million investment in cycling infrastructure.

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Self-driving future: what infrastructure is needed to accommodate automated vehicles

Self-driving future: what infrastructure is needed to accommodate automated vehicles

Posted in Industry News, Latest News, Technology Update, Traffic Management and Safety, Up front//January 09, 2019

Automated vehicles offer a plethora of potential benefits, but what infrastructure do local governments need to update to accommodate them?

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RMS and ARRB partner to bring iSSAVe to NSW

RMS and ARRB partner to bring iSSAVe to NSW

Posted in Industry News, Latest News, Technology Update//January 09, 2019

ARRB and RMS have entered into an agreement for ARRB’s Intelligent Safe Surface Assessment Vehicle to be used in New South Wales.

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