Intelligent transportation to be key technology enabler of Smart Cities

Intelligent transportation to be key technology enabler of Smart Cities

🕔17:21, 14.Mar 2014

With more than two-thirds of the global population expected to live in urban contexts by 2050, the deployment of smart cities technologies and intelligent transportation services in particular, will become key policy areas for local governments. By 2025, penetration of

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Cross-country EV charging network launched

Cross-country EV charging network launched

🕔17:26, 12.Mar 2014

A network of 14 electric vehicle (EV) rapid chargers, forming Milton Keynes CrossLink, has been launched, four weeks ahead of schedule. CrossLink is a Milton Keynes Council initiative and the charging units are sited at strategic locations connecting Cambridge and

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Smart pedestrian crossings for London in pioneering new scheme

Smart pedestrian crossings for London in pioneering new scheme

🕔17:30, 10.Mar 2014

“Intelligent” pedestrians crossings are to be introduced on London’s streets within months in the first scheme of its kind in the world. Traffic lights will be re-phased to give priority to pedestrians at busy junctions and enable crowds to clear

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London Mayor confirms locations set to be transformed as part of £4 billion roads programme

London Mayor confirms locations set to be transformed as part of £4 billion roads programme

🕔17:35, 6.Mar 2014

Dozens of locations across the capital are set to be transformed in a £4 billion programme as part of the largest investment in the capital’s road and street network in a generation. In response to the recommendations of the Mayor’s

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DoT spends £5.3 billion on new traffic control system for Abu Dhabi

DoT spends £5.3 billion on new traffic control system for Abu Dhabi

🕔17:39, 4.Mar 2014

The Department of Transport, DoT, in Abu Dhabi, has commenced work on the £5.3 billion adaptive traffic control central system project in Abu Dhabi, which is expected to be completed by early 2015. The project will deploy the new traffic

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TfL publishes world’s first transport health action plan

TfL publishes world’s first transport health action plan

🕔17:48, 3.Mar 2014

Transport for London (TfL) has published the world’s first transport health action plan, which sets out how it is working to improve the health of people in London. As the capital’s integrated transport authority, TfL keeps London moving, contributing to

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Dubai taxis to offer free Wi-Fi in smart city push ahead of Expo 2020

Dubai taxis to offer free Wi-Fi in smart city push ahead of Expo 2020

🕔17:55, 27.Feb 2014

Dubai taxis will offer free Wi-Fi in all cars by the end of the year as part of a push to create a “smart” city. People will be able to connect their smartphones, tablets or laptops and surf the internet

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Worldsensing acquires Bitcarrier to become world-leader in Smart Cities traffic management

Worldsensing acquires Bitcarrier to become world-leader in Smart Cities traffic management

🕔09:05, 24.Feb 2014

Worldsensing, a Smart City pioneer with the largest smart parking footprint to-date, has announced the acquisition of Bitcarrier, a world-leader in traffic flux and journey time monitoring. The strategic acquisition allows Worldsensing to further consolidate the position of its Traffic

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