Arriva launches new travel platform with multi-modal App Solution

Transport operator Arriva has added a completely new brand in the form of a smart mobility App to its public transport offering in Europe with the launch of a travel platform designed to connect passengers to multiple modes and operators of public transport, shared transport or micro-mobility in the Netherlands. Named “glimble”, it is Arriva’s […]

ITS World Congress: Experience Future Mobility Live in Hamburg

“This year’s ITS World Congress in Hamburg will focus on innovative ITS solutions for easier and more efficient mobility options for our everyday lives. We will showcase these options and the latest ITS developments, in our live and on-site demonstrations. Come Experience Future Mobility Now!” So says Jacob Bangsgaard, CEO ERTICO – ITS Europe who […]

Cohda’s Locate Solution to be Trialled for Safety Application in Naval Shipyard

Connected vehicle technology company Cohda Wireless has been invited by BAE Systems Maritime Australia to trial its proprietary positioning technology as part of an initiative to make its Osborne Naval Shipyard in South Australia a safer environment for thousands of shipbuilding workers. BAE Systems Maritime Australia is responsible for the design and build of nine […]

Wipro and HERE partner to provide location-based services and analytics for customers globally

Global information technology, consulting and business process services company, Wipro Limited and location data business HERE Technologies are partnering to offer location-based services. As part of this announcement, Wipro and HERE will be jointly developing solutions in the areas of asset tracking, logistics, supply chain, smart-metering and analytics, field workforce management, and private mapping-as-a-service for […]

Bus company promotes swifter journeys as passengers abandon cash

The bus company Go-Ahead is reporting that three quarters of its passengers now pay digitally when they board regional buses – with an increasing number ‘tapping on’ and ‘tapping off’ when they make a journey. It says they are adopting bank cards, smart watches, phones and smart cards to pay for their journeys. As well […]

Marston Holdings helps councils enforce foreign-registered contraventions

Marston Holdings has introduced a new notice processing and enforcement service that will help councils to effectively enforce contraventions committed by foreign registered vehicles on British roads. The company says these vehicles are more likely to contravene traffic and parking regulations than drivers of UK registered vehicles as well as being less likely to pay the penalty charges which they incur. This pan European debt […]

Drivers put better road surfaces top of their wish list for future investment

The quality of road surfaces on England’s motorways and major ‘A’ roads is drivers’ top priority for improvement, new research has found. Independent watchdog, Transport Focus, spoke to more than 5,600 drivers to understand their top priorities for improvement to England’s major roads. As National Highways (formerly Highways England) prepares its longer term plans the […]

SNP-Green deal aims at reducing Scottish car use

The power sharing agreement in Scotland between the main SNP party and Green party partners is committing to shift money away from roads spending to “provide a realistic and alternative through investing in public transport and active travel.” In their draft shared policy document, the parties say they believe that transport plays a crucial role […]

Videos circulate of escooters on busy roads

Two videos are circulating of people riding escooters on busy roads, further raising doubts about the mode’s safety and the responsibility of people using them. After a series of stories about accidents with pedestrians and vehicles, including at least one death, the videos are now showing people riding irresponsibly. One video tweeted by the Central […]

Whistleblower claims smart motorway system failure

It’s been claimed that computer systems controlling signs on smart motorways crashed three times in four days, meaning signs across hundreds of miles of motorway could not be changed. The Sunday Telegraph spoke to a member of staff at National Highways (formerly Highways England) who said the system failed in April and that a Freedom […]

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