Green light for a fourth, white light

The world of research into autonomous vehicles has thrown up a fascinating new approach to traffic management with a “white light” being proposed to reduce congestion, according to Cosmos magazine. A modelling study conducted by the North Carolina State University (NCSU) was based on how autonomous vehicles (AVs) could communicate with each other. The researchers believe  that adding a […]

Milton Keynes to host major self-driving vehicle trial

Milton Keynes has been selected to trial a new self-driving shuttle as part of a Europe-wide research project that’s the longest and most geographically complex of its kind. The LivingLAPT project is funded by EIT Urban Mobility and led by University College London (UCL). An autonomous shuttle uses five lidar sensors and seven cameras to create a […]

Driverless’ public transport option for new Cramlington development

A new study will determine the feasibility of an autonomous, ‘driverless’ public transport system between Seaton Delaval Station and the Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital in Cramlington. Innovate UK has awarded £160,000 for the initiative, which is led by developer, Dysart, in collaboration with Newcastle University, Milestone Transport Planning, Dromos, and Pegasus Group. It holds […]

Funding secured for exciting Solihull automated transport project

Solihull Council has successfully secured £300,000 to explore how a new automated transport link between Blythe Valley Business Park, near Shirley, and the new HS2 rail station in Solihull could operate in the future. The desk-based feasibility study will consider all aspects of the technology required in order to provide a safe and reliable automated […]


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