Aimsun outlines virtual training solution for control rooms

The global transport modelling company Aimsun has explained a solution used to help traffic control room staff deal with different incidents on their network. The Company’s Head of Professional Services, Alex Torday, told a joint ITS Australia – ITS (UK) webinar about the company’s extension of its traffic simulation techniques to integrate with a control […]

Apple and Hyundai-Kia “pushing towards deal” on driverless car

Apple and Hyundai-Kia are close to finalising a deal to produce an Apple-branded autonomous electric vehicle at the Kia assembly plant in America. American broadcaster CNBC quotes a source telling reporters the vehicle will be fully autonomous and that Apple wants to work with an established automaker willing to allow Apple to control the software […]

Bus Users helps guide dogs get their training

The organisation championing the rights of many public transport passengers, Bus Users, has joined forces with the charity Guide Dogs and bus operators across England to provide on-bus training for guide dogs during the pandemic. It says Lockdown and reduced services have meant that lots of guide dog puppies have been missing out on vital […]

Welsh councils to get share of £55 million funding package for active travel

The Welsh Government has released a £55 million funding package for councils to encourage people to take up healthier travel for short local journeys. The 2021 to 2022 budget has allocated more than £55 million to be spent on active travel, an increase of £20 million from last year – up from £5 million in 2016 […]

Siemens competition unearths next generation of engineering and technology business talent

Siemens has found the next generation of engineering, technology and business talent through an innovative, virtual competition which challenged students to design a smart, sustainable and interconnected transport system. The two-day hackathon-style event, called ‘Siemens SustainaCity Racer’, involved 60 students from 11 of the company’s partner universities including the University of Manchester. Participants were put […]

89 dashcam videos of driving offences sent to police every day

As many as 89 dashcam video recordings of alleged motoring offences were submitted to police forces every day in 2019. The RAC says a total of 32,370 pieces of footage were received by 24 police forces that accept video evidence of driving offences from members of the public, double the number recorded in 2018 (15,159). […]


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