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Stop the Accidents – Now

Stop the Accidents – Now

🕔15:42, 12.Feb 2016

Almost 26,000 people lost their lives in road accidents in Europe in 2014[1]. This is almost as many as the year before and some distance from the annual decrease of 6.7 per cent that would lead to the EU target of

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Safety & Security in Transport

Safety & Security in Transport

🕔15:33, 12.Feb 2016

Patrik Anderson indentifies trends in incident management for public transport operators    We see both Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) and Video Management System (VMS) vendors offering professional incident management modules which integrate with modern network video camera systems. This

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Strategising Saftey

Strategising Saftey

🕔14:56, 12.Feb 2016

Eric de Kievit looks at Amsterdam’s Safety Performance Indicators and the city’s search for an alternative to the paucity of accident data in policy making Let’s first ask a simple questipon: why is Amsterdam so interested in road safety? Every day

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The True Value of Mobility

The True Value of Mobility

🕔14:39, 12.Feb 2016

Dr Andreas Kossak examines the complexities of Transit Oriented Development and Value Capture In 1919 the head of the planning department of the “Free and Hanseatic City” of Hamburg, Fritz Schumacher, published a Scheme of the natural development of the

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Tap and Go

Tap and Go

🕔14:27, 12.Feb 2016

Transport for London and MasterCard are cooperating on an innovative, contactless credit card payment system, as Will Judge and Francisca Delgadillo report Just over 12 months ago Transport for London (TfL) introduced an innovative new fare collection model for its customers

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The Race for Space: Can smart parking solutions cut traffic?

The Race for Space: Can smart parking solutions cut traffic?

🕔14:19, 12.Feb 2016

In cities, up to 30 per cent of traffic is caused by drivers searching for a parking space. Two different approaches provide an outlook on how technology can help to decrease this number, writes Merle Schrör. In Berlin, a detection

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Getting There

Getting There

🕔14:12, 12.Feb 2016

The summer of 2015 saw the launch of the “Greater Manchester Transport Strategy 2040: Our Vision,” taking the unusual step of putting the needs of its citizens at the very heart of its strategy. Rafael Cuesta heads the Greater Manchester

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A Tale of Three Cities: Freight Expectations

A Tale of Three Cities: Freight Expectations

🕔13:17, 12.Feb 2016

ITS for urban logistics: the right way to improve efficiency, by Giacomo Lozzi, supported by contributions from three European cities using ITS to address logistical issues Urban freight represents the 10-15 per cent of urban traffic volume, it is responsible

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Sustainable Urban Mobility and the Smart City

Sustainable Urban Mobility and the Smart City

🕔12:59, 12.Feb 2016

Polis has recently issued a position paper emphasizing the role of transport in smart city strategies. Karen Vancluysen explains Polis, representing leading cities and regions working on innovation in local transport, believes that the role and potential of urban mobility in

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A Sense of Well Being

A Sense of Well Being

🕔12:30, 12.Feb 2016

Julian Sanchez and Esther Anaya report from London where the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games were the catalyst to creating greater links between the health of its citizens and its transport network. East London is changing, the London 2012 Olympic and

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