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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Blowing snow covering LED traffic signals in Chicago

Blowing snow covering LED traffic signals in Chicago

🕔15:00, 14.Mar 2014

Energy-efficient traffic lights have been creating hazards at some intersections in Chicago because blowing snow was able to cover up the signals, and prevent drivers from seeing whether it’s their turn to go. LED traffic signals don’t emit as much

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Singapore’s Land Transport Authority awards contract to Trapeze Group

Singapore’s Land Transport Authority awards contract to Trapeze Group

🕔14:32, 14.Mar 2014

The Land Transport Authority of Singapore (“LTA”) has awarded a significant contract to a consortium involving Trapeze Group (“Trapeze”) and ST Electronics of Singapore, for the provision of a comprehensive Intermodal Transport Control System (ITCS/AVLC). The Trapeze system for LTA

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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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TomTom launches speed cameras service in Brazil

TomTom launches speed cameras service in Brazil

🕔15:15, 12.Mar 2014

TomTom has today announced its Speed Cameras service is now available in Brazil. Drivers can now benefit from up-to-date warnings of nearby fixed and red light cameras, as well as speed enforcement zones. Car manufacturers can easily integrate the world-class

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ITS America Expands External Affairs and Technical Programs Teams

ITS America Expands External Affairs and Technical Programs Teams

🕔14:02, 11.Mar 2014

The Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITS America) this week announced that Jennifer Carter and Callie Hoyt have joined the organisation, bringing proven technical expertise and strong public relations and advocacy skills to the nation’s largest non-profit association representing the

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Austrian road operator awards contract for unique automatic toll sticker system

Austrian road operator awards contract for unique automatic toll sticker system

🕔13:57, 11.Mar 2014

Austria’s EFKON Group has recently been recently awarded a contract from Austrian road operator ASFINAG for the modernisation of the national toll sticker monitoring system. In 2010 ASFINAG ordered EFKON’s automatic enforcement and monitoring systems (Automatische Vignettenkontrolle, AVK) to facilitate

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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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