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$2.5M in ads spent for Illinois transportation amendment

$2.5M in ads spent for Illinois transportation amendment

🕔12:01, 14.Oct 2016

An Illinois group that wants to prevent transportation funds from being diverted elsewhere has spent about $2.5 million in television advertising to persuade voters to approve their idea. Figures released Thursday by the Center for Public Integrity show that Citizens to

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“A 21st Century Silicon Valley” – interview with Tim Leckey of Ohio’s Transportation Research Center

“A 21st Century Silicon Valley” – interview with Tim Leckey of Ohio’s Transportation Research Center

🕔12:17, 2.Sep 2016

Ohio’s Transportation Research Center is an independent automotive proving ground providing R&D and compliance and certification testing for vehicles, together with cutting-edge crash testing and emissions testing facilities located on 4,500 acres of land in East Liberty, 40 miles northwest of Columbus.

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TfL defends English test rules amid Uber complaints

TfL defends English test rules amid Uber complaints

🕔20:36, 15.Aug 2016

Transport bosses have defended new regulations requiring private hire drivers to pass a test in English, following criticism from Uber. The company said the exam would put drivers out of work. From 1 October, Transport for London (TfL) will require the

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TRL appointed to lead Department for Transport’s Road Accident In Depth Studies programme

TRL appointed to lead Department for Transport’s Road Accident In Depth Studies programme

🕔12:04, 8.Aug 2016

World-renowned transport consultancy, TRL <http://www.trl.co.uk>  has been appointed as the sole contractor for phase two of the Department for Transport’s (DfT) Road Accident In Depth Studies programme (RAIDS). One of only two projects operating at this scale in the whole of

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TEDx: Jim Barbaresso: Disruptive Transportation Tech

TEDx: Jim Barbaresso: Disruptive Transportation Tech

🕔11:22, 5.Aug 2016

More than 37,000 people die in road crashes each year in the US, according to the Association for Safe International Road Travel. Jim Barbaresso discusses disruptive transportation technologies and highlight how the Intelligent Transportation Systems industry is working toward developing

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The Man Who Invented Intelligent Traffic Control a Century Too Early

The Man Who Invented Intelligent Traffic Control a Century Too Early

🕔15:22, 22.Jul 2016

With traffic accidents soaring, Charles Adler imagined an intelligent transportation system that was ahead of its time On a cool December day in 1925, Charles Adler Jr. stood beside Falls Road, a state highway on Baltimore’s north side. He was there

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GM exec confirms plans to launch a self-driving Chevy Bolt EV with Lyft

GM exec confirms plans to launch a self-driving Chevy Bolt EV with Lyft

🕔15:05, 22.Jul 2016

A General Motors executive just confirmed that the automaker is working on an autonomous version of the upcoming Chevy Bolt EV. The self-driving Bolt will be the automaker’s first fully autonomous vehicle, and it will be available to Lyft drivers

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go inside the South Carolina Traffic Management Center for the DOT

go inside the South Carolina Traffic Management Center for the DOT

🕔14:01, 8.Jul 2016

As you drive Lowcountry highways, watchful eyes are tracking traffic problems in a dark room in North Charleston.  The room is lit only by the video feeds from dozens of cameras stationed along the interstates and highways. The News 2

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Columbus awarded $50 million in Smart City grants

Columbus awarded $50 million in Smart City grants

🕔11:47, 24.Jun 2016

Columbus will be the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Smart City.  The city beat out six other finalists for the competition to receive $50 million in grant funding from the federal government and Vulcan Inc. to develop Columbus into the nation’s proving

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Atkins to help CDOT redefine safety and mobility in Colorado’s transportation system

Atkins to help CDOT redefine safety and mobility in Colorado’s transportation system

🕔11:43, 24.Jun 2016

Atkins has been selected to advise Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) in transforming the state’s aging transportation system into one of the safest and most reliable in the nation. CDOT recently selected Atkins to provide program support for their RoadX

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