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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New receiver offers ‘on-demand’ control of LED street lighting

New receiver offers ‘on-demand’ control of LED street lighting

🕔15:18, 8.Apr 2014

Street lighting engineers will soon be able to dim and turn on or off their LED estate remotely, instantaneously and ‘on demand’, thanks to an integrated luminaire receiver developed by Energy Assets as part of its Z-LYNK control technology. The

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Smart City communication networks market will surpass $3.5 billion annually by 2020

Smart City communication networks market will surpass $3.5 billion annually by 2020

🕔15:32, 7.Apr 2014

Smart cities are, by definition, connected cities.  Most of the innovations in energy, transportation, and the efficient delivery of public services associated with smart cities rely on the availability of ubiquitous communication services. According to a new report from Navigant

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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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