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GRIDSMART Technologies, Inc. Installs First Traffic Management Infrastructure for Proposed Knoxville Testbed

GRIDSMART Technologies, Inc. Installs First Traffic Management Infrastructure for Proposed Knoxville Testbed

🕔10:05, 19.Apr 2017

Madeline Rogero, Mayor of Knoxville, Tennessee and GRIDSMART Technologies, Inc. Founder and CEO Bill Malkes, boarded a lift to finalize the installation of the first traffic management infrastructure for the proposed regional testbed that will allow companies to research connected

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A Maas Market Approach for ITS (UK)

A Maas Market Approach for ITS (UK)

🕔14:45, 18.Apr 2017

ITS (UK) has held its first forum on the topic of Mobiity as a Service (MaaS) in London, simultaneously launching a new interest group dedicated the subject. The organisation has identified MaaS as a key deliverable of ITS technologies, and although

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eyevis Helps Sheffield UTCC to Reduce Congestion

eyevis Helps Sheffield UTCC to Reduce Congestion

🕔10:01, 18.Apr 2017

A video wall installed by eyevis UK at Sheffield City Council’s Urban Traffic Control Centre has helped fight congestion by overseeing 200 major events and 1,100 road incidents in its first 12 months of operation.  In the last year the

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Jennie Martin among ITS UK award winners

Jennie Martin among ITS UK award winners

🕔14:15, 13.Apr 2017

This year’s ITS (UK) award winners have been honoured at a celebration dinner hosted by Society President Steven Norris in Birmingham. Four awards were made during the evening to four individuals or organisations, although one prize was shared by two people,

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ECOMM 2017: meet mobility managers in Maastricht in May

ECOMM 2017: meet mobility managers in Maastricht in May

🕔13:40, 13.Apr 2017

The European Conference on Mobility Management (ECOMM) takes place in Maastricht from 31 May – 2 June 2017. The organization of the conference is in the hands of Maastricht Bereikbaar (Accessible Maastricht), City of Maastricht, Province of Limburg and the

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Future Cities Catapult appoints Nicola Yates OBE as new CEO

Future Cities Catapult appoints Nicola Yates OBE as new CEO

🕔15:40, 12.Apr 2017

Future Cities Catapult has apppointed Nicola Yates OBE as its new Chief Executive Officer, taking up position on 22 May 2017.   As a leading thinker and practitioner on public service delivery, Nicola has been at the forefront of urban

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Oakville, Ontario Deploys Opticom Emergency Preemption Solution

Oakville, Ontario Deploys Opticom Emergency Preemption Solution

🕔15:34, 12.Apr 2017

Global Traffic Technologies Canada, Inc. (GTT) has contracted with the Town of Oakville in Ontario, Canada for the implementation of the Opticom™ traffic preemption solution. Opticom works alongside intersection controllers to help ensure emergency vehicles can move through intersections rapidly

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UK and Australian ITS firms unite in expansion

UK and Australian ITS firms unite in expansion

🕔15:20, 12.Apr 2017

Leading UK intelligent transport system suppliers Mobile Visual Information Systems (MVIS UK) and Bartco UK, have announced a major step forward in their global partnership with Bartco Traffic Equipment Pty, as the Australian variable message sign (VMS) manufacturer joins the

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Traffic Anomalies No Longer a Mystery Thanks to Drivers’ Bluetooth Devices.

Traffic Anomalies No Longer a Mystery Thanks to Drivers’ Bluetooth Devices.

🕔15:13, 12.Apr 2017

Thanks to years of collecting traffic data, based on the movement of driver´s mobile devices, Aarhus municipality in Denmark can now see the effects in road traffic of construction projects, roadwork, traffic accidents and faulty traffic lights, as Blip’s Christian

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To Infinity…and beyond: TransCore starts work on I-64 corridor toll lanes

To Infinity…and beyond: TransCore starts work on I-64 corridor toll lanes

🕔15:05, 12.Apr 2017

TransCore has commenced work to design, build, and maintain the Virginia Department of Transportation’s (VDOT) latest express toll lanes along the I-64 corridor in Hampton Roads, Virginia.  Announcement of the award follows TransCore’s selection by VDOT last July to implement

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