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One small step for transport; one giant leap for road safety

One small step for transport; one giant leap for road safety

🕔14:58, 29.Apr 2014

Chris Skinner ponders the reasons for what appears to be a flattening-out of the global road deaths improvement curve. What is hampering our progress? Now well into the 21st century there is still no sign of any dramatic improvement in

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Map‘n‘tag

Map‘n‘tag

Sonja Koesling 🕔14:37, 29.Apr 2014

Sonja Koesling on how crowdsourcing technology is making significant inroads into the advanced traffic management arena. It started out like Hansel and Gretel in 2004, when Steve Coast started to leave the first breadcrumbs with his newly purchased GPS device.

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The future is green…eCoMove green

The future is green…eCoMove green

🕔11:38, 29.Apr 2014

Europe has little choice but to go down the path towards cooperative eco-mobility since every “business-as-usual” prediction seems to lead to an unsustainable future, with more or less severely restrained mobility for all, says Julie Castermans. In 2010, a multi-disciplinary

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Proof of ownership

Proof of ownership

🕔11:15, 29.Apr 2014

Today’s automobiles create and collect an enormous amount of data – but who owns it? Who can use it? And what can it be used for? Bob Williams investigates a potentially thorny issue… Ford’s Vice President, Jim Farley, speaking at

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Safer Driving,  Smoother Flowing Traffic

Safer Driving, Smoother Flowing Traffic

🕔10:52, 29.Apr 2014

A British automatic incident detection solution has been chosen for a four-year Framework contract by Sweden’s Trafikverket. Vibeke Ulmann spoke to Dr Stephen Clark, Navtech’s Technical Director, about ClearWay’s emergence as a ‘de facto’ AID standard for vital road and

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Digital watch

Digital watch

🕔17:08, 28.Apr 2014

More than 150 cameras in Marseille’s Prado tunnels are providing a total traffic monitoring solution for all types of incidents, as Kristof Maddelein explains. Marseille is the second-most populated city in France and has an extensive road network connecting the

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Theory of evolution

Theory of evolution

🕔16:56, 28.Apr 2014

How does a National Traffic Management System in Sweden deal with life-threatening incidents on its region’s roads? Trevor Platt has the details. The National Traffic management System delivers an integrated service for the whole of the Swedish road network, managing

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Spectacular Finnish

Spectacular Finnish

🕔09:14, 28.Apr 2014

ERTICO’s Carla Coppola presents an ITS Helsinki preview from the exhibitors’ side. The 10th ITS European Congress is on its way with most of the over 3,000 sq m area of the exhibition taken by European and International leaders in

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How, Exactly, Some Cities Are “Smart” and Others Might Become It

How, Exactly, Some Cities Are “Smart” and Others Might Become It

🕔11:40, 9.Apr 2014

In the field of urban innovation, perhaps no topic is as hot right now as that of the “smart city.” But a new study finds that when broken down into its component parts, the approach is far more unevenly distributed

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A moving story

A moving story

🕔17:46, 8.Apr 2014

Mi Muovo Elettrico (I Am e-Moving) is Emilia-Romagna’s innovative strategy for electromobility. Tommaso Simeoni discovers that it’s more than just a case of adding charging points. Mi Muovo Elettrico is an electromobility programme launched by Italy’s Emilia Romagna Region in

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