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How to make a good cycling city even better

How to make a good cycling city even better

🕔14:44, 8.Apr 2014

When a group of international experts reviewed Örebro, Sweden, as a cycling city earlier this year their conclusion was: “There are no reasons not to cycle in Örebro”. But even a good cycling city can become better – Per Elvingson

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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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WSP wins contract for Leeds Bradford International Airport connectivity

WSP wins contract for Leeds Bradford International Airport connectivity

🕔15:12, 7.Apr 2014

WSP, in partnership with Parsons Brinckerhoff, has been appointed by the Department for Transport (DfT) to undertake a transportation study to examine options for improving connectivity to Leeds Bradford International Airport (LBIA). A Treasury report Investing  in  Britain’s  Future  published

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The organogram of a city

The organogram of a city

🕔15:00, 7.Apr 2014

Is information management the key to more efficient cities, ask Richard Shennan and Colum Crawford The conversation about making cities more efficient is often centred on the design, construction and operation of the physical infrastructure and services, and indeed it

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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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Intertraffic 2014 Thinking Aloud Bonus Show 1

Intertraffic 2014 Thinking Aloud Bonus Show 1

🕔15:17, 4.Apr 2014

Because we collected so much material over the week at Intertraffic in Amsterdam, Thinking Aloud brings you the first of two bonus shows where we hear from key exhibitors plus decision makers and opinion formers in the ITS Industry. Have

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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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International ITS leaders network in Melbourne

International ITS leaders network in Melbourne

🕔14:05, 4.Apr 2014

Intelligent transport systems (ITS) thought leaders from Asia, Europe, USA and Australia will meet in Melbourne at a free half-day business exchange and networking event on Friday 2 May. Convened by ITS Australia, the meeting will provide updates on ITS

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PTV Group opens new subsidiary in Japan

PTV Group opens new subsidiary in Japan

🕔09:06, 4.Apr 2014

The PTV Group is continuing its expansion strategy in foreign markets by opening a new branch office in Japan. Based in Tokyo, the newly established PTV Japan Ltd. offers transport and logistics software and real-time optimisation solutions and services. Together

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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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