Real-Time Bus Information System Launched in Scotland

Real-Time Bus Information System Launched in Scotland

🕔14:00, 30.Apr 2014

This week South East of Scotland Transport Partnership (SEStran) launched a real time passenger information system (RTPI) that will transform the quality of bus travel within the region. BustrackerSEStran uses advanced computer technology to provide updated information on buses as

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‘Talking’ cars would make traffic lights redundant

‘Talking’ cars would make traffic lights redundant

Mathew Dearnaley 🕔10:30, 30.Apr 2014

Interconnected fleets of driverless cars that “talk” to each other should some day make traffic lights redundant, says a guest an international transport conference in Auckland. Scott Belcher, president of the Intelligent Transportation Society of America, says various levels of

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Volvo looks to improve safety by studying driver behaviour in Chinese megacities

Volvo looks to improve safety by studying driver behaviour in Chinese megacities

🕔10:12, 30.Apr 2014

The China-Sweden Research Centre for Traffic Safety (CTS), with Volvo Car Group in a leading role, is now starting a close-up study of driving behaviour in the Chinese megacities Beijing and Shanghai. The insight into how drivers handle these exceptionally

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Secretary Foxx sends transportation bill to Congress

Secretary Foxx sends transportation bill to Congress

🕔16:32, 29.Apr 2014

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today unveiled a long-term transportation bill he is sending to Congress for consideration as the House and Senate face looming deadlines to avoid the economic uncertainty and job loss that would ensue if the Highway

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Deputy Prime Minister visits TRL to announce £500m boost for green cars

Deputy Prime Minister visits TRL to announce £500m boost for green cars

🕔15:53, 29.Apr 2014

On Monday 28th April, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, accompanied by Danny Alexander, Chief Secretary to the Treasury and Baroness Kramer, Minister of State for Transport visited TRL’s headquarters in Wokingham, Berkshire, to announce Government plans to invest £500m in

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G4S Technology awarded $12M in contracts with VDOT

G4S Technology awarded $12M in contracts with VDOT

🕔14:39, 29.Apr 2014

G4S Technology LLC, a security and communications integrator, has been awarded contracts by the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) to provide fibre optic infrastructure and ITS equipment and services along a 13-mile stretch of I64W near Waynesborough, Virginia. Under the

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World’s Transport Technology leaders gather in Auckland

World’s Transport Technology leaders gather in Auckland

🕔10:23, 29.Apr 2014

The ITS Asia Pacific Forum opened in Auckland yesterday. Almost 400 delegates from 28 countries gathered to discuss new intelligent transport systems, the technologies that will impact the way transport is planned and managed to reduce congestion and improve safety.

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Sanef ITS wins contract to supply tolling services for Mersey Gateway Bridge project

Sanef ITS wins contract to supply tolling services for Mersey Gateway Bridge project

🕔13:31, 28.Apr 2014

Halton Borough Council has signed with the Merseylink consortium agreements for the construction and the maintenance of the new Mersey Gateway bridge and its associated toll system, as well as for the toll operation and the Demand Management. Sanef ITS

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New HGV technology trial to improve road safety in London

New HGV technology trial to improve road safety in London

🕔09:29, 28.Apr 2014

A new project funded by Transport for London (TfL) will independently test blind spot safety technology, which can be fitted to Heavy Goods Vehicles (HGVs) to help reduce the risk of collisions between HGVs, pedestrians and cyclists. One of TfL’s

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The Sexy Science of Smarter Data

The Sexy Science of Smarter Data

🕔15:00, 25.Apr 2014

The words ‘data scientist’ and ‘sexiest job in the world’ are not natural bedfellows, but, according to the Harvard Business Review, data scientists who look beyond the numbers to give real and intelligent insights are highly sought and the newest

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