Chao: Help us educate the public about self-driving cars

Chao: Help us educate the public about self-driving cars

🕔11:20, 28.Feb 2017

US Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao is to review self-driving vehicle guidance issued by the Obama administration and urged companies to explain the benefits of automated vehicles to a skeptical public, reports Reuters’ David Shephardson. The guidelines, which were issued in September,

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Kapsch Wins Transportation Management Software for Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

Kapsch Wins Transportation Management Software for Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

🕔13:42, 27.Feb 2017

Kapsch TrafficCom North America has been was awarded a four-year contract to design and install an Agency-Wide Transportation Management Software (ATMS). The contract consists of a four-year base term followed by two additional one-year optional support periods. Powered by Kapsch’s

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Stockholm Utilizes Drivers’ Mobile Devices to Display Real-Time Traffic Information

Stockholm Utilizes Drivers’ Mobile Devices to Display Real-Time Traffic Information

🕔13:32, 27.Feb 2017

Stockholm has adopted BlipTrack queue and flow measurement technology from Denmark-based BLIP Systems. Installed and organized by Dynniq, the solution provides the city with travel times and flow data to help alleviate congestion and provide road users with real-time traffic

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21 year old Canadian launches self-driving truck company to take on Otto

21 year old Canadian launches self-driving truck company to take on Otto

🕔13:29, 27.Feb 2017

Embark, a new self-driving truck startup that launched on Friday, is the brainchild of 21 year old University of Waterloo students Alex Rodrigues and Brandon Moak. The Canadian duo has been working on a self-driving truck since last summer, and in January received

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Google sues Uber over ‘theft’ of Waymo data

Google sues Uber over ‘theft’ of Waymo data

🕔16:41, 24.Feb 2017

Uber is being sued for stealing trade secrets and technology from Google, says the BBC’s Dave Lee. Waymo, set up by Google owner Alphabet, is taking legal action against Otto, Uber’s self-driving vehicle unit that it bought last year for $700m.

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THINKING HIGHWAYS – A new era of mobility

THINKING HIGHWAYS – A new era of mobility

🕔13:02, 24.Feb 2017

The new issue of Thinking Highways Europe/Rest of the World is online now and it features the first interview with the ITS press of new ERTICO CEO Jacob Bangsgaard. Jacob has returned to the Blue Tower after 10 years with

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frontierCities2 – Another Level of Impact

frontierCities2 – Another Level of Impact

🕔12:07, 24.Feb 2017

Thinking Highways editor in chief Kevin Borras talks to New Frontier Services’ Séan Burke, FIWARE Foundation’s Stefano de Panfilis and Alberto Soraci of InnovaBIC about FIWARE, the backbone of the Horizon2020-funded project frontierCities2. What is FIWARE? What’s the goal of

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FIWARE – the new frontier…

FIWARE – the new frontier…

🕔10:47, 24.Feb 2017

Horizon2020-funded project frontierCities2 will announce its new open calls at three events, all taking place on Wednesday 1 March. The events, hosted by frontierCities2 project partners, will take place at the University of Messina in Sicily, the University of Surrey,

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VITRONIC develops gantry-less free-flow tolling

VITRONIC develops gantry-less free-flow tolling

🕔11:38, 22.Feb 2017

German tolling and machine vision specialist VITRONIC has developed a technology for free-flow toll collection and enforcement that does not rely on gantry infrastructure. In contrast to traditional overhead sensors, the new system uses an optical identification and classification method

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Siemens marks a decade of involvement with Congestion Charging in London

Siemens marks a decade of involvement with Congestion Charging in London

🕔11:33, 21.Feb 2017

Siemens ITS, a global leader in traffic management technology, has reached another major milestone in its relationship with the world’s largest Congestion Charging system in London which has seen Siemens involvement in the design, build, operation and maintenance of the

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