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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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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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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