University predicts 5G the key to CAV safety

A new report is boosting the public’s awareness of the potential for 5G to facilitate driverless vehicle take up, predicting that connectivity will drastically reduce the number of road accidents Glasgow Caledonian University researchers have published findings from a study saying 5G’s high-speed-low-delay nature will improve the reliability and capability of automated vehicles to the point […]

HERE offers SMEs free delivery tool

Mapping and data company HERE is offering help to SMEs during the Coronavirus crisis by giving them access to a new route planning tool that helps them optimise the delivery of goods and services. HERE WeGo Deliver is designed to help businesses plan and dispatch a delivery service without software development or implementation costs. It’s […]

MyCity…..your way…a new traffic management platform by Swarco

Traffic technology specialist, Swarco, has launched a new modular traffic management platform-MyCity, that gives local authorities and other operatives greater control of its systems to enable improved mobility for the public. MyCity is a web-based modular setup which means it can be tailored to suit the needs of individual towns or cities and the flexibility […]

Bosch reconsidering driverless plans

It seems like tech giant Bosch is looking again at how quickly and how much it tries to deliver driverless vehicles. Having not mentioned the technology at all during the annual results presentation, Bosch chairman, Dr Volkmar Denner answered journalists’ questions saying that partners are suspending investment in to autonomous vehicles preferring to invest in […]

Arcadis-future proofing your assets amid uncertainty

Organisations face unique challenges around the management and optimisation of their aging assets, which have only been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. Solutions need to address the current pandemic reality, and also include the digitisation and future-proofing of assets. Read the full report by Arcadis at:

New traffic measures introduced in Hounslow

A range of traffic-management measures are being rolled out across Hounslow to help keep pedestrians and cyclists healthy and safe during the coronavirus pandemic. The projects, which will create more space for people to follow social distancing guidelines, include closing some roads, widening pavements, improving cycling routes and introducing more ‘school streets’. The Council is […]

TfL “seeking £2bn” bailout

It’s reported Transport for London’s in danger of running out of money within two months unless it gets taxpayers’ money to support it. London business newspaper City AM reports that it’s got £1 billion in the bank but a collapse in journeys taken and social distancing rules means it is spending £21 million pounds a […]

RAC-all road users must be considered

The RAC has responded to the Government’s plans to invest £2 billion in active travel, saying the needs of all road users still need to be considered. Nicolas Lyes, the RAC’s Head of Roads Policy said: “We welcome the Government’s approach to increasing safe cycling and active travel for people to get about, particularly as […]

Waymo resumes driverless testing

Google’s driverless car project Waymo is restarting testing, having suspended it in March to protect employees from Coronavirus. In a blog post on its website it says people in Phoenix, Arizona will see Waymos back on the road Arizonans will begin to see some Waymo vehicles back on the road, “after careful consideration and active […]

London’s ULEZ-a year on…..

In March, motorbike insurer, Bikesure, surveyed Londoners on their experiences of the capital’s Ultra Low Emissions Zone (ULEZ), which came in force in April last year. The key findings include: *65.3% of Londoners changed their usual mode of transport for the ULEZ. *19.6% of those who changed, now use a low0emissions motorcycle or scooter/moped *26.7% […]


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