Clearview offering Journey Time Monitoring trial

Traffic technology firm Clearview Intelligence is offering local authorities a desktop solution to monitor journey times. Working with HERE Technologies, Clearview says its JTM application allows traffic managers to monitor flows with no need to install anything at the roadside – removing any risk associated with physically going out onto the network. Clearview says the […]

Transport in the UK will never be the same, it must be better

In the first of its Life after lockdown series Sustrans’ Senior Policy and Partnerships Advisor, Tim Burns takes a look at how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected transport in the UK. He says the UK needs to make sure that as we transition into a ‘new normal’ we make the most of the opportunities that are […]

Dorset Council cuts emissions on roads by using low energy asphalt

Dorset Council is now using low energy asphalt on all resurfacing schemes and as a course on new road construction projects, leading to a 15% reduction in emissions. The material is produced 30 to 40 degrees lower than conventional material, which is usually produced at 180 degrees. This reduced heat results in 15% less carbon […]

FLIR releases thermal imaging dataset

The machine vision company FLIR has released datasets from thermal imaging cameras, designed to help in the development of vehicle safety systems. Annotated data from six European cities, including London, they contain a total of 14,353 annotated thermal images to increase testing and development of convolutional neural networks. The images were taken in a variety […]

New AI solution launched to support rise in cycling and active travel

Artificial Intelligence specialists, Vivacity Labs has launched a new product to help local authorities understand the travel patterns of cyclists, as it moves to support councils with changes they have to make to the road network and an increase in active travel as a result. The new products allows authorities to count cyclists, but also […]

Germany bans sat navs from detailing speed camera locations

The German Federal Government’s amended traffic laws include a ban on sat navs from alerting drivers to the location of speed cameras. reports that the country has strengthened its rules regarding speed camera warnings – it was already illegal to use detection systems in vehicles. This means motorists travelling through or to Germany will […]


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