Lifesaving alerts demo proposal in Australia

Industry and government organisations from Europe and Australia are calling for a trial of the deployment of potentially life-saving technology in Australia, which would send coordinated, vital messages and alerts to drivers and travellers. The proposal was made during a discussion at last month’s ITS Australia Summit.   A Special Interest Session (Emergency Alerts & Warnings […]

Australian state seeks traffic management information from UK companies

The roads authority in the Australian state of Victoria has contacted the UK’s Intelligent Transport Society, ITS (UK) asking for responses to a current request for information. Head, Transport for Victoria is seeking information on Advanced Traffic Management Systems (ATMS). ATMS is currently being used by the Department for Managed Motorways as well as some […]

“World’s smartest traffic management system” launched in Melbourne

A new “intelligent corridor” on one of Melbourne’s busiest roads is being hailed as the world’s smartest traffic management system thanks to its network of sensors, AI, machine learning algorithms and modelling. The congestion management and road safety scheme on Nicholson Street in the Carlton area of the Australian city is being launched by the […]

Report calls for driverless vehicles to get dedicated lanes

A group of Australian academics are suggesting that dedicated lanes for driverless vehicles would enable cities to be better prepared for their introduction. The Sydney Morning Herald reports that the University of New South Wales Research Centre for Integrated Transport Innovation found transport networks unprepared for driverless cars would disrupt the experiences of all users, […]

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