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Intelligent Mobility

The Technology Strategy Board is investing up to £6m in an SBRI competition to develop innovative solutions that can help cities plan more …

The need for intelligent reusable transport items

<i>Author: Rick LeBlanc</i><p>THE NEED FOR INTELLIGENT RTIs IN TODAY'S COLD CHAIN<p>The critical benefits of actionable cold chain data are now increasingly …

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Intelligent Transport Systems Education: a dedicated platform?

Highways Magazine

<b>New pictures show how the Dartford Crossing will look after the introduction of Dart Charge have been released by the Highways Agency.</b><p>The images show …

Q-Free closes the acquisition of Open Roads Consulting

Tue, Sep 23, 2014 08:45 CET<p>Trondheim/Oslo, 23 September 2014: As previously announced, Q-Free signed 17 July a Share Purchase Agreement (SPA) for the …

Australia’s congestion may force use of road user pricing

Speaking at the company’s annual general meeting this week, chief executive of toll road operator Transurban, Scott Charlton, claimed that there will …

Transport Agency to be given access to mobile phone localisation data. The Finnish Transport Agency is planning to monitor traffic speed on the road network with the help of GSM localisation data from the phone operator Sonera. The service is set to be launched this month.

The newspaper Kaleva was the first to report the five-year deal with an estimated annual value of one million euros. Sonera currently holds a 35-per …

iPhone 6 and Distracted Driving – Do New Technology Releases Impact Road Safety?

With the release of every new iPhone comes the frenzy of people clamoring to be one of the first to get their hands on the latest phone. People line …

Five smart car technologies that could save time and lives

Cellphones that warn drivers when people are crossing in front of them. Bicycles and cars that communicate with traffic lights. Sensors in cars that quickly alert other drivers to black ice, potholes or other hazards. A low-priced camera system that brings high-tech automatic braking to the …

When private investors, not taxpayers, pay the toll

Nine years ago, Indiana's then-Governor Mitch Daniels was looking for money to improve the state's roads and bridges. His solution was a public-private partnership in which the Indiana Toll Road Company leased a 157-mile stretch of highway in northern Indiana for 75 years to the tune of $3.8 …

Are toll lanes elitist or progressive?

Allowing motorists to speed to work past clogged lanes of traffic, if they're willing to pay thousands of dollars a year, could be seen as a way to raise money for other transit projects that benefit the public widely, or as the opposite: using the funds that all Californians pay toward …

Soon you'll be able to top up your Leap card by touching it against your smartphone

Image: Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland<p>Image: Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland<p>COMMUTERS IN DUBLIN will soon be able to put money on their Leap cards, just by …

Significant new development for Leap Card underway

10/10/14<p>The National Transport Authority is currently developing significant new technology to help Leap Card users to simplify their transactions. A …