West Yorkshire looks to build £3m cloud-based traffic-management hub
System will bring together existing databases across three areas
Credit: Rui Vieira/PA Wire/PA Images
Three local authorities in West Yorkshire are looking to bring together their urban traffic management and control (UTMC) platforms into a single cloud-based system.
Three of the region’s five local-council areas – Bradford, Leeds, and Kirklees – have published a contract notice seeking a supplier that could provide a unified database to replace a total of four existing systems. The councils have set aside a budget of up to £3m and are looking to appoint the winning bidder to a four-year contract, due to commence in September.
- Suppliers picked for major Yorkshire and North East police IT framework
- Government looks to AI to end bank holiday traffic jams
- West Yorkshire looks to build new online home
The authorities are seeking “the procurement and delivered implementation of a regional cloud based UTMC common database provisioning the four existing UTC centres of West Yorkshire with a cooperative and connected end product”.
Suppliers of the existing platforms include digital services company Idox and engineering firm Mott MacDonald.
Companies interested in bidding for the contract to replace them have until 5 August to do so.
Procurement agency invites bidders for dynamic purchasing system
Spend-control data shows approval for eight-figure investment in project to migrate from on-premises infrastructure to hosted environment
Phoenix Software picked for three-year contract
Contract data shows Mastek and InterWorks were tasked with building data resource