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Compass4D demonstrates C-ITS services in Dutch city

Compass4D demonstrates C-ITS services in Dutch city

🕔15:40, 4.Apr 2014

This week the Compass4D consortium presented its latest achievements and demonstrated live its services in Helmond, in the Netherlands. During the morning dedicated to the European deployment of C-ITS (Cooperative Intelligent Transport Systems) in cities, over 150 stakeholders representing cities,

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€884m plan to end traffic congestion in Dublin by 2018

€884m plan to end traffic congestion in Dublin by 2018

🕔15:13, 4.Apr 2014

An €884m transport investment programme will help prevent a return to chronic traffic congestion in Dublin, the Government has said. The colossal sum will be spent on projects like the re-opening of the Phoenix Park Tunnel to commuter trains, the

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Report says smart cities of future to have glow-in-the-dark trees, heated pavements

Report says smart cities of future to have glow-in-the-dark trees, heated pavements

🕔20:42, 3.Apr 2014

The ‘smart’ cities of the future could have glow-in-the-dark trees to replace street lights, and gardens that grow vertically up walls, according to a new report. Experts at Arup, an engineering and design consultancy headquartered in UK, envision a future city

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Groundbreaking safety technology trials on London buses to start this summer

Groundbreaking safety technology trials on London buses to start this summer

🕔15:22, 2.Apr 2014

The Mayor and Transport for London (TfL) have this week announced that London Buses will carry out a groundbreaking trial of innovative detection software this summer, helping to further reduce the number of collisions involving pedestrians and cyclists in London.

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Smart Parking for a Smarter City

Smart Parking for a Smarter City

🕔15:47, 1.Apr 2014

Smart Parking could relieve congestion, reduce driver frustration, improve health and give a vital boost to the future of our cities, says Dr Therese Cory, the principal author of a new report published last week by Beecham Research. “Road systems

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LG CNS wins €137.9 million contract for Athens e-Ticketing Project

LG CNS wins €137.9 million contract for Athens e-Ticketing Project

🕔11:50, 1.Apr 2014

LG CNS has become the first Korean company to carry out a traffic card project in Europe, following projects in Colombia and New Zealand. LG CNS formed a consortium with Greece-based Terna Energy and won a €137.9 million contract for

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Smart Safety – a Thinking Aloud Documentary Special

Smart Safety – a Thinking Aloud Documentary Special

🕔10:45, 1.Apr 2014

In a world where everything is “smart”, what does that mean when it comes to safety solutions? In the latest of our special documentary podcasts, Paul Hutton talks with five global experts about what is realistic and what is not

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How smart cities and driverless cars make life better for everyone

How smart cities and driverless cars make life better for everyone

🕔15:57, 31.Mar 2014

Driverless cars, delivery drones and smart buildings: they all seem like things you’d see in a sci-fi movie. But all those futuristic developments could soon roll onto American roadways, and many Americans overwhelmingly support the changes. According to the “Intel

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Cubic’s Opal system wins Australian infrastructure award

Cubic’s Opal system wins Australian infrastructure award

🕔14:54, 31.Mar 2014

Cubic Transportation Systems, the integrator of transportation technology and related services for intelligent travel solutions, recently announced that its Opal smart card system won an Australian national infrastructure award for excellence in design, delivery and use. The 2014 Smart Infrastructure

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PayByPhone wins Paris tender and strengthens parking offering with acquisition of Adaptis

PayByPhone wins Paris tender and strengthens parking offering with acquisition of Adaptis

🕔21:43, 28.Mar 2014

The City of Paris has confirmed that the partnership of PayByPhone and VINCI Park has been awarded the contract to launch cashless parking for 155,000 parking spaces.  Initially available in the 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th arrondisements in April 2014,

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