Yunex Traffic News

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Two new traffic controllers added to Yunex Traffic's Plus+ range

30 August 2022:

Yunex Traffic has added two new solutions to its proven Plus+ range, with the ST950S and ST950SP traffic controllers having been developed specifically for small intersections and pedestrian crossings.

We welcome BCP Councillors and local school children to our factory

 8 July 2022:

As part of National Manufacturing Day, Yunex Traffic's Poole-based factory opened its doors to visiting dignitaries and parties of school children.  The visitors all had an opportunity to see behind the scenes of the company's factory, the global manufacturing base for Yunex Traffic worldwide. 

Major traffic signal maintenance contract win for West of England

4 July 2022:

Yunex Traffic has been awarded a five-year contract by Bristol City Council for the supply, installation and maintenance of traffic signal and control equipment.  

30 June 2022

Yunex Traffic now officially part of Atlantia Group

It was announced in January 2022 and on June 30th 2022, the time has come; the sale of Yunex Traffic has been successfully completed and we are a proud part of Atlantia Group.  This is not only a big step for us, but also for the whole ITS industry.

Latest FUSION updates feature in Traffex presentation by Yunex Traffic

15 June 2022:

On June 15 at Traffex, Yunex Traffic's Andy Hamilton will be presenting early results from the FUSION 'living laboratory' trial sites, as well as announcing new features that have been added to the system.

First year of Birmingham Clean Air Zone operation sees air quality improvements

14 June 2022:

Today marks the first anniversary of Birmingham's Clean Air Zone (CAZ) entering full operation, with the enforcement scheme having been designed and installed by Yunex Traffic.  Since the CAZ was implemented, there has been a significant fall in the percentage of the most polluting vehicles entering the city centre, with air quality in central Birmingham improving as a result.

Yunex Traffic centre stage at Traffex and Parkex

10 June 2022:

With the widest end-to-end portfolio of intelligent traffic management solutions, Yunex Traffic will be exhibiting a range of new innovative and intelligent solutions at this year's Traffex and Parkex exhibitions.  These new systems will help transform towns and cities, making their road networks safer, more efficient and more sustainable.

Our advanced radar detection solution for traffic signal control

19th May 2022:

Yunex Traffic has announced the addition of the smartmicro MLR multi lane radar solution to our advanced traffic detection and management portfolio.  With an extended range and flexibility, the solution delivers a cost-effective alternative to traditional induction loops, offering high levels of accuracy without the need for extensive ducting or disruptive and costly maintenance.

Yunex Traffic awarded Sheffield Clean Air Zone contract

5 May 2022:

Yunex Traffic has been awarded a contract to design, supply and install a Clean Air Zone (CAZ) ANPR camera monitoring and enforcement solution across Sheffield City Centre. This contract follows the successful implementation of schemes in London, Birmingham and Portsmouth.

Yunex Traffic retrofit technology to help reduce CO2 emissions across Liverpool City Region

18 March 2022:

Retrofit programme will see LED technology installed at over 750 traffic signal sites across the region providing improved reliability, visibility and longevity.

Committed to gender equality and aims for a 25% women's quota in management

8 March 2022:

Only 22% of people working in Mobility are women.  Yunex Traffic aims to change this in the coming years and is committed to achieving a 25% women's quota in management positions by the end of fiscal year 2025. We have launched a training program during the week of International Women's Day 2022, equipping employees with a toolkit to reflect on and address unconscious bias.

Parking Review - February 2022

"Major schemes like Clean Air Zones are incredibly effective, but when they are deployed as part of a package of complementary measures, they can be much more powerful."  Read more about our proven technology solutions for clean air schemes, electric vehicle charging infrastructure and moving traffic enforcement. 

Open Access Government: Improving air quality with Low Emission Zones

8 February 2022:

Yunex Traffic discusses the benefits to air quality with the implementation of low emission Zones in the UK's city centres.

Enforcement cameras installed as part of Buckinghamshire Council trial

7th February 2022:

As part of a trial by Buckinghamshire Council to help improve safety and accessibility, Yunex Traffic has supplied and installed enforcement cameras at three locations in the county.  Two of the company's LaneWatch ANPR (Automatic Number Plate Recognition) cameras have been sited at locations in High Wycombe and one in Marlow.

Image courtesy of Buckinghamshire Council
Image courtesy of Buckinghamshire Council

New strategic owner for Yunex Traffic

17 January 2022:

Siemens Mobility today signed an agreement to divest Yunex Traffic, the international road traffic business, to Atlantia S.p.A. The Managing Board and Supervisory Board of Siemens AG have approved the planned transaction.  The purchase price is €950 million (enterprise value).

Yunex Traffic to supply traffic signals for new Preston Western Distributor Road

11 January 2022:

Yunex Traffic has been awarded a major contract to supply traffic signals for the new Preston Western Distributor Road (PWDR).

Image courtesy of Costain
Image courtesy of Costain

Portsmouth Clean Air Zone goes live - with Yunex Traffic technology

13 December 2021:

Portsmouth is the latest city in the UK to choose Yunex Traffic as the provider for its Clean Air Zone.  The scheme, which came into operation on 29 November 2021, uses the company's Sicore II ANPR cameras to identify and register every vehicle that enters the zone.

Open Access Government: Delivering sustainable traffic management and control solutions

10 December 2021:

Gavin Trimnell, Sales Director, explains how Yunex Traffic's systems help authorities to drive down carbon emissions and costs.

Yunex Traffic to install Zephyr air quality monitors across Liverpool City Region

25 November 2021:

Liverpool City Region (LCR) Combined Authority has awarded a contract to Yunex Traffic to supply and install 37 Zephyr air quality monitors, and to maintain them for a period of five years.

Open Access Government: All electric vehicles by 2030

4 November 2021:

Wilke Reints looks at what needs to be done to support the growth in electric vehicles - especially when it comes to charging infrastructure.

Open Access Government: Protecting school children and the environment

1 October 2021:

Noel Frost reveals how Yunex Traffic's School Streets system makes towns and cities safer for children by reducing road traffic, improving air quality and supporting solutions to the climate crisis.

Yunex Traffic wins Newcastle Clean Air Zone contract

15 September 2021:

Sicore II cameras to be installed at 29 junctions across the city centre.  This contract follows awards in London, Birmingham and Portsmouth for our proven system providing industry-leading image quality and number plate read accuracy.

Yunex Traffic completes connected mobility trials for Project Synergy

2 August 2021:

Signal Phase and Timing (SPaT) software successfully applied to complex traffic intersection in Greater Manchester demonstrating the benefits of a range of connected mobility solutions.

Yunex Traffic rapid chargers at heart of new EV hub in Somerset

25 August 2021:

Yunex Traffic rapid chargers at heart of new EV hub in Somerset

New hub provides rapid charging for electric vehicles and forms part of Revive, the dedicated charging network for the West of England.  Fast and accessible, our rapid chargers typically enable drivers to charge their vehicles in just 30-60 minutes.

Birmingham Clean Air Zone enters operation

17 June 2021:

The 24-hour zone will drive improvements in air quality and improve the health and well-being of city residents and visitors.  Our proven ANPR camera monitoring and enforcement solution is at the heart of the scheme and delivers industry-leading image quality and number plate read accuracy.

Open Access Government: How can we meet the UK Government's ambitious electric vehicle targets?

17 June 2021:

Read about our thoughts on this topic following research conducted by YouGov on our behalf highlighting some interesting differences in the ownership and use of electric vehicles.

General close up image of EV charger

Home Office Type Approval received for latest Siemens Mobility SafeZone

12 January 2021:

Latest evolution of SafeZone average speed enforcement solution receives HOTA approval meaning evidence is fully admissable in court for road traffic offences.  The first SafeZone TASCAR installations are also now complete on M5 and M27/A27.

Siemens Mobility awarded Portsmouth Clean Air Zone design contract

15 December 2020:

ANPR camera monitoring and enforcement technology will be deployed to help improve air quality.  Our proven system provides industry-leading image quality and number plate read accuracy.

Siemens Mobility installs first Plus+ scheme incorporating SmartLoop detection

26 November 2020:

Kennet and Avon canal bridge in Theale is the first site for our innovative technology.  Delivering a step change in performance and efficiency, reducing copper wiring, cabling and expensive and disruptive works. 

Siemens Mobility installs air quality sensors for ADEPT SMART Places programme

28 October 2020:

Siemens Mobility Limited has successfully installed the first ZephyrS air quality sensors for the Association of Directors of Environment, Economy, Planning and Transport's (ADEPT) SMART Places Live Labs programme.  Offered as a service, the sensors integrate with traffic signals and traffic management systems measuring pollutants, temperature and humidity in real time. 

Siemens Mobility and Transport for London announce new adaptive traffic control solution

24 September 2020:

Siemens Mobility Limited and Transport for London (TfL) have announced the launch of Sitraffic FUSION, an all-new adaptive traffic control solution.  FUSION is a key part of London's Real Time Optimiser (RTO) system, which will provide a completely new way of managing roads across the city, revolutionising the system that has been keeping London moving for over 30 years.