Radar-detected pedestrian warnings delivered in-car for first time

Connected vehicle experts have successfully linked real time radar pedestrian detection and in-car signage for the first time, delivering a significant improvement in road safety. In the TTF demonstration zone at the LCRIG Innovation Festival in Newark, the Navtech Radar monitoring hardware was linked to a car’s head unit via KL Systems software. Once a […]

Amey and Staffordshire County Council’s sustainability efforts: from green drivers to natural restoration

By Richard Harris, Amey Account Director, Staffordshire As a leading infrastructure service, the partnership between Staffordshire County Council and Amey fully understands the importance of sustainability and the impact it has on the environment and communities. The partnership has integrated various initiatives to reduce carbon emissions, enhance biodiversity and restore Having been recognised recently for […]

UAE Cabinet approves testing of self-driving vehicles on its roads

The UAE government has given a permit to driverless car company WeRide The approval was given at a Cabinet meeting this week chaired by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. It was the first licence of its kind for self-driving vehicles to run […]

Mobilleo MaaS platform chosen to power new TfWM travel app

Leading multi-platform technology company FOD Mobility Group has been appointed by Transport for West Midlands (TfWM) to help design, develop and deliver a new wide-ranging mobility as a service (MaaS) app. The region-wide travel app will be powered by the Yorkshire-based tech firm’s Mobilleo MaaS platform, giving residents and visitors in the West Midlands access to all transport modes […]

New road markings transform behaviour of motorcyclists on bends in Scotland

New road markings trialled across the west of Scotland have demonstrated their success in improving the riding behaviour of motorcyclists taking left hand bends. The markings, called Perceptual Rider Information for Maximising Expertise and Enjoyment (PRIMEs), are designed to help riders make better decisions when approaching bends. Grounded in the latest academic theory on human […]

Cross-party peers and MPs call on government to reverse active travel cuts

A 60-strong group of parliamentarians from all parties, have put their names to a letter calling for the recent cuts in England’s active travel budget to be reversed.  Earlier this year, the active travel budget was reduced by at least £200 million, about two thirds of the budget. Organisations opposed to the cuts were quick […]

Yunex Traffic signals controlling new Edinburgh Tram line to Newhaven

Yunex Traffic technology is supporting the growth of public transport options in Edinburgh, with the company having commissioned 30 new signals at junctions and pedestrian crossings along the Edinburgh Tram extension route. This new route extends the existing tram network, commissioned in Phase 1 of the programme, from Edinburgh city centre to Newhaven (near Leith). […]

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