Motorway

Highways England to explore graphene for roads

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Nicola Byrne

The government company has partnered with the Graphene Engineering Innovation Centre, GEIC, to address challenges experienced by the road network in England, such as the deterioration of surfaces.

VC viewpoint: MetaProp, Concrete, Pi Labs

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Nicola Byrne

While exploring MIPIM PropTech Europe in Paris, PlaceTech chatted to senior figures from some of the venture capital firms active in the sector to reflect on the first half of 2019 and gather forecasts for the remainder of the year.

Chris Evans Rolton Group

The future of the retail car park

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Chris Evans

The way people get around is changing and will have a big impact on planning shopping districts in the future, Chris Evans of Rolton Group writes.

QFlow Founders Jade And Brittany

Qflow receives funding to work on HS2

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Nicola Byrne

The startup, which uses machine learning to predict environmental impacts during engineering and operational works, has received funding from government initiative Innovate UK to work on the planned high speed railway.

Transport Planners Main

The changing role of…transport planners

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Nicola Byrne

With the rise of new mobility services, driverless vehicles and big data, transport planners are having to learn new skills in order to provide flexibility for the future.