Volvo looks to improve safety by studying driver behaviour in Chinese megacities

Volvo looks to improve safety by studying driver behaviour in Chinese megacities

🕔10:07, 30.Apr 2014

The China-Sweden Research Centre for Traffic Safety (CTS), with Volvo Car Group in a leading role, is now starting a close-up study of driving behaviour in the Chinese megacities Beijing and Shanghai. The insight into how drivers handle these exceptionally

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Trigger framework helps manage traffic in Copenhagen

Trigger framework helps manage traffic in Copenhagen

🕔11:34, 24.Apr 2014

BLIP Systems together with Hermes Traffic Intelligence and Imtech Traffic is participating in the Copenhagen Municipality Public Private Innovation collaboration on ITS. The team has designed and implemented a traffic data trigger framework to change traffic light settings, lane usage,

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Cubic receives $7.5 million contract add-on from MTC to expand Clipper Card

Cubic receives $7.5 million contract add-on from MTC to expand Clipper Card

🕔15:24, 23.Apr 2014

Cubic Transportation Systems, the integrator of information technology and payment systems and services for public transportation, has received a $7.5 million add-on contract with the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) to expand the Clipper® card fare payment system to more than

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Siemens completes major traffic signalling upgrade in Manchester

Siemens completes major traffic signalling upgrade in Manchester

🕔10:44, 23.Apr 2014

The biggest traffic signalling upgrade programme in the country was completed in Greater Manchester by Siemens this month with the replacement of a total of 52,000 traditional traffic signal bulbs with longer-lasting and energy saving LED lights across more than

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Dubai on the fast-track to develop Smart Transportation

Dubai on the fast-track to develop Smart Transportation

🕔09:43, 15.Apr 2014

The adoption of ubiquitous computing, mobile devices, and rich sources of data are changing how we live, work, and play in urban environments. Driverless electric cars and smooth flowing traffic are just some of the revolutionary technologies UAE residents can

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Smart City: How Technology is Solving Search for Elusive Parking Spot

Smart City: How Technology is Solving Search for Elusive Parking Spot

🕔10:45, 14.Apr 2014

30% of inner-city traffic consists of motorists looking for a place to park. However, driving around town at a snail’s pace always looking for that elusive parking spot will soon be a thing of the past for drivers near the

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Smart public transport could cut car journeys

Smart public transport could cut car journeys

🕔09:59, 14.Apr 2014

A Helsinki trial could introduce a new way to cut private car journeys: a so-called ‘smart bus’ that takes passengers directly to their final destinations. One researcher claims such systems could reduce private motoring in Helsinki by up to 90

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Communication Instead of Collision: Research Project Focuses on the Interaction Between Cyclists and Drivers

Communication Instead of Collision: Research Project Focuses on the Interaction Between Cyclists and Drivers

🕔14:53, 11.Apr 2014

As an important contribution to traffic safety, the communication between cyclists and motor vehicle drivers is currently being examined by a scientific project under way in Vienna. Both infrastructure and intersection design are being considered as factors contributing to communication.

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Startupbootcamp launches smart transport accelerator in Berlin and San Francisco

Startupbootcamp launches smart transport accelerator in Berlin and San Francisco

🕔14:59, 9.Apr 2014

European tech accelerator Startupbootcamp announced this week that it is launching a smart city program in Berlin and San Francisco. The accelerator’s Smart Transportation and Energy cross-continental program, to be run out of a new facility in San Francisco and Startupbootcamp’s existing premises in

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Playing from the back

Playing from the back

🕔12:02, 9.Apr 2014

Why the back office route to the smart city is best, by Phil Silver. As the “smart city” concept gains currency, there is an increasing realization that a vital component will be equally “smart” urban transit networks to move people

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