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Intertraffic 2014 Thinking Aloud Show 3

Intertraffic 2014 Thinking Aloud Show 3

🕔15:11, 26.Mar 2014

In today’s Thinking Aloud we speak to a wide range of visitors and exhibitors, including the CEO of Swarco, Kapsch’s top person in the UK and two people from Turkish tolling company ASELSAN.  We find out about an innovative ANPR

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Smart Cities and the Technology of Walking

Smart Cities and the Technology of Walking

🕔12:34, 26.Mar 2014

For more than a century, automobiles have been the preferred method of transportation in the U.S., providing an efficient means for getting us from place to place. In response to the expansive, sprawl-based development that has characterized the growth of many metropolitan

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Intertraffic 2014 Thinking Aloud Show 2

Intertraffic 2014 Thinking Aloud Show 2

🕔21:53, 25.Mar 2014

Today Paul Hutton finds out about the new improved products from Vitronic, how Serco Integrated Transport have been absorbed into Cubic Transportation Systems, the details of AGD’s innovations and how Flir’s thermal imaging camera technologies have been introduced into what was Traficon’s products.  Meanwhile Kevin Borras

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Kapsch waiting for Jakarta green light

Kapsch waiting for Jakarta green light

🕔16:48, 25.Mar 2014

Swedish-based Kapsch TrafficCom says it has signed an agreement with an Indonesian IT firm in preparation to offering electronic road pricing for inner-city areas and highway toll booths. Kapsch, which first visited Indonesia about three years ago as part of a

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Cisco joins the smart city drive in Qatar

Cisco joins the smart city drive in Qatar

🕔16:27, 25.Mar 2014

Cisco has announced its partnership as Diamond Sponsors of the Arab Future Cities Summit to be held in Doha on 7th and 8th April, 2014. Using this platform, Cisco will share its vision for creating a sustainable smart and connected

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Only 1% of Abu Dhabi population uses public transport

Only 1% of Abu Dhabi population uses public transport

🕔16:52, 24.Mar 2014

Only one per cent of the UAE capital’s population use public transport, figures released by the Department of Transport show. The figures were released during a conference last Wednesday. The conference heard the UAE has a long-standing car culture due

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Intertraffic 2014 Thinking Aloud Show 1

Intertraffic 2014 Thinking Aloud Show 1

🕔13:57, 24.Mar 2014

Today we hear from the organiser of Intertraffic 2014, Swarco tell us about what you can see on their three stands and WDM explain how their SCRIM product saves lives around the world.  We hear how Ritherdon’s new passive safety cabinet can cope with crashes up to

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Car park security in Paris improved

Car park security in Paris improved

🕔17:08, 20.Mar 2014

SAEMES (Société Anonyme d’Economie Mixte d’Exploitation du Stationnement, a semi-public parking system operator for the City of Paris) controls more than 90 car parks in the city area of Paris. Over 4 million visitors use the parking each year. For

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Tycoon Vincent Bolloré to back London electric car hire scheme

Tycoon Vincent Bolloré to back London electric car hire scheme

🕔17:16, 17.Mar 2014

A point-to-point electric car-sharing scheme has been promised for London by the billionaire tycoon behind the Paris prototype, with thousands of new vehicle-charging points to be added in London this year. The scheme, planned to start in March 2015, would

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More Californians ditching their cars in favour of bikes and walking

More Californians ditching their cars in favour of bikes and walking

🕔17:12, 17.Mar 2014

The rate of Californians walking, biking or taking public transport on a typical day doubled to 22% over a 10-year span starting in 2001, according to a new study released by state transportation officials. The study also found that the rate

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