ITS leaders unite to extend global reach with launch of two new companies

ITS leaders unite to extend global reach with launch of two new companies

🕔14:09, 20.Mar 2014

Two leading intelligent transport system (ITS) providers will together announce the launch of their two new joint venture companies at Intertraffic Amsterdam 2014  (25-28th March 2014), extending the global reach of P&D Specialist Services (Holdings) Ltd and  Bartco Traffic Equipment

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M4 managed motorway expansion plans revealed

M4 managed motorway expansion plans revealed

🕔14:20, 18.Mar 2014

Plans to increase capacity on the M4 have been announced by the government. The scheme will see variable speed limits and the hard shoulder converted to a traffic lane for 31 miles between the A312 at Heathrow Airport to Theale.

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National Roads Authority to deploy range of ITS

National Roads Authority to deploy range of ITS

🕔12:26, 18.Mar 2014

Ireland’s National Roads Authority (NRA) is to deploy a range of “intelligent transport systems” to improve travels times; warn drivers of weather, dangers and delays ahead; and automatically notify emergency services in the event of crashes or even the potential

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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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