Industry wide collaboration platform to launch

The IHE is supporting industry freelancer, Helen Blood to deliver a concept for a industry-wide online collaboration platform. Work is now well underway with JAMP Digital to deliver a new web-based communications platform dedicated to the Highways/ITS community. The ‘talkmobility’ concept is based on a ‘by the community, for the community’ approach and will serve […]

Latest NWSRG guidance released

The latest section of the NWSRG guidance document suite-Section 12 Weather Forecasting and Road Weather Information systems is being prepared and will be available shortly on the NWSRG, UKRLG and IHE websites. This is the ninth section to be completed by the IHE and the NWSRG and further and final sections will be available later […]

Government should enable more active travel

The Department for Transport launched temporary guidance on implementing Traffic Regulation Orders (TROs) last week as some local authorities were struggling to comply with existing regulations due to the COVID-19 situation. The guidance, was produced in response to concerns about the ability of traffic authorities to implement the publicity requirements when making permanent or temporary […]

GM shutting down car share subsidiary

General Motors has decided to shut its Maven car sharing business, with the coronavirus crisis the final straw for the idea. Business Insider reports that Maven had been under stress since last year, when it cut the number of cities it operated in, leaving large markets such as Boston and Chicago. It lost its CEO […]

In-car 5G “harder than you think”

An executive at the connected product company Harman has admitted that putting 5G into vehicles is presenting a unique set of challenges. Yahoo Finance has written how, while 5G’s speed is enabled by the spectrum it uses, that spectrum tends to have shorter range so a reliable connection needs more hardware including numerous antennas. “Yet […]

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