PennDOT launches new 511PA mobile app

PennDOT launches new 511PA mobile app

🕔13:00, 6.May 2014

People travelling through Pennsylvania can now get better traffic information before and during a trip with PennDOT’s new, free 511PA mobile application. The application, available for iPhone and Android devices, provides hands-free and eyes-free travel alerts for the nearly 40,000

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Report highlights liquid air as key to reducing road transport emissions

Report highlights liquid air as key to reducing road transport emissions

🕔13:00, 6.May 2014

A new report from the European Road Transport Research Advisory Council (ERTRAC) has highlighted the potential of liquid air to help the road transport industry reduce its emissions of greenhouse gases. In Europe, UK-based Dearman Engine Company is at the

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Nokia enters intelligent vehicle fray

Nokia enters intelligent vehicle fray

🕔11:27, 5.May 2014

Nokia plans to spend $100 million backing companies that develop intelligent-car technologies, joining the likes of billionaire Elon Musk and Google Inc. in betting that future vehicles will be smarter and more connected. The investments, which will be made by

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Traffic congestion cost U.S. trucking industry more than $9 billion in 2014

Traffic congestion cost U.S. trucking industry more than $9 billion in 2014

🕔13:58, 2.May 2014

Congestion on the nation’s Interstate highways added over $9.2 billion in operational costs to the trucking industry in 2013, according to research released Wednesday by the American Transportation Research Institute. The group used motor carrier financial data along with billions

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Changing commuters’ options helps São Paulo reduce traffic congestion

Changing commuters’ options helps São Paulo reduce traffic congestion

🕔11:53, 2.May 2014

With 8.5 million motorised vehicles and 100-kilometre-long traffic jams, São Paulo is the sixth most congested city on earth and, like many others facing this problem, is looking for ways to shift rapid motorisation to a more sustainable path. The

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City of Hamburg and Cisco launch Smart City plans

City of Hamburg and Cisco launch Smart City plans

🕔09:45, 1.May 2014

The future prosperity of cities lies in embracing the benefits of connectivity and the City of Hamburg is sharing that vision. Building on the Internet of Everything and innovative technologies, Hamburg aims to improve the quality of life for its

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Volvo’s first self-driving Autopilot cars test on public roads around Gothenburg

Volvo’s first self-driving Autopilot cars test on public roads around Gothenburg

🕔09:30, 1.May 2014

Volvo’s groundbreaking project ‘Drive Me’ – featuring 100 self-driving Volvos on public roads in everyday driving conditions – is moving forward rapidly. The first test cars are already rolling around the Swedish city of Gothenburg and the sophisticated Autopilot technology

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All Traffic Solutions announces Conditional Sensor Messaging

All Traffic Solutions announces Conditional Sensor Messaging

🕔09:15, 1.May 2014

It is now possible to capture and display external device sensor or network data into messages on All Traffic Solutions’ variable message signs. In addition to the vehicle speed data from a built in sensor, the information can now include digital

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Green light for Highways Agency reform

Green light for Highways Agency reform

🕔14:50, 30.Apr 2014

Sweeping changes to the way England’s major roads are managed moved a step closer today (30 April 2014) after Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin approved wide-ranging reforms to the Highways Agency. In less than 12 months the Highways Agency will be

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Ride-sharing apps ruled out by NSW government

Ride-sharing apps ruled out by NSW government

🕔14:28, 30.Apr 2014

Transport for NSW (New South Wales) this week made clear that the law relating to public passenger services has not changed. “The law is clear and has not changed: if a NSW driver is taking paying members of the public

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