ERTICO launches pre-Hamburg webinar series

ERTICO-ITS Europe has announced a series of eight webinars that will drive momentum for the ITS World Congress which is an in-person event taking place in Hamburg this October. The webinars, in collaboration with the City of Hamburg and the regions of ITS Americas and ITS Asia Pacific, highlight key themes in mobility and offer […]

Navtech and Oxbotica launch radar solution

Radar manufacturer Navtech Radar and autonomous vehicle software developers Oxbotica have announced an event to launch their radar localised solution for Connected and Automated Vehicles. They say the new product will unlock the full potential of automation with “never-seen-before pinpoint-accurate localisation, everywhere, every time”, delivering accurate localisation for autonomous vehicles in all conditions, everywhere. The companies […]

Emergency Active Travel Schemes to continue across Buckinghamshire

A range of Emergency Active Travel (EAT) trial schemes across Buckinghamshire are being introduced and changed this month, the council has announced. Following feedback and consultations with local residents, businesses and road users, Buckinghamshire Council is making adjustments to existing schemes and adding new trial schemes in different parts of the county. The EAT schemes […]

SWARCO launches MyCity 1.0 – a new urban mobility management software

Transport technology solutions company SWARCO has developed a new  urban mobility management software which it says tackles cities’ frequent challenges associated with the rapid urbanisation and related impacts on the environment. It says MyCity 1.0 will also help with the rapid changes in the types of urban mobility and the IT landscape needed to support it.  […]

Experts call on London Mayor to scrap plans for Silvertown Tunnel

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps and Mayor of London Sadiq Khan are being urged to scrap plans for the Silvertown Tunnel. A group of experts, including transport planners and academics have said the tunnel with increase road use, therefore pollution levels will rise. In a letter to Shapps and Khan, the group of 52 have called for […]

All lane running driving requires a ‘different mindeset’, says RAC Foundation

The challenge for Highways England alongside smart motorway upgrades, is to effectively communicate to the travelling public that all lane running requires a different mindset, according to the RAC Foundation. Steve Gooding, Director of the RAC Foundation, said: “We welcome this acceleration in the retrofitting programme. Whilst the casualty numbers suggest smart motorways may, overall, […]

HE and TfL raise theme park concerns

Traffic managers are warning a planned new theme park near the Dartford Crossing in Kent could cause huge traffic problems. The East Anglian Daily Times reports that both Highways England and Transport for London are worried the £3.5 billion London Resort proposed for the Swanscombe Peninsula could have an impact on the Dartford Crossing, and […]

British insurers give driverless capability warning

Insurance companies are warning carmakers and government regulators must spell out the current limitations of self-driving technology otherwise plans to make the UK a world leader could backfire. The news agency Reuters reports that insurers are concerned drivers might equate today’s lower levels of automation with fully self-driving vehicles, potentially causing more accidents in the […]

World’s longest indoor CAV test track opens in Sweden

The Swedish test track AstaZero is opening the world’s longest indoor facility for testing active safety systems and autonomous technologies for all types of vehicles. The facility is 700m long and 40m wide and enables testing 24 hours a day, 365 days a year with reproducible light and surfaces. “AstaZero Dry Zone will play an […]

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