Data breakthrough for active travel policy sector

A breakthrough tool that provides unique analysis of localised data on public behaviours and attitudes towards walking and cycling, has launched this week at the Sustrans Walking and Cycling Index Summit in Manchester. The Sustrans Walking and Cycling Index Data Tool will provide expert insight to policy makers in local and national government, campaigners, researchers and the […]

Webinar looks at data-driven outcomes for better transport

A special webinar co-hosted by the Department for Transport and global digital agency Valtech is being held to share ideas on how current and forthcoming Industry initiatives and innovations could generate valuable data. The event on Tuesday 20 June from 10.30-12.15 will also look at where Government could help industry innovation by making data available. […]

EU sets out new traffic data rules

The European Parliament and Council have agreed on new rules for intelligent transport systems that require more traffic data, such as on speed limits, to be available digitally. They say the provisional agreement on ITS rules will help digitalise the transport sector and ensure that data between mobility apps will be shared more widely in […]

VicOne and TomTom partner on in-car data privacy

Automotive cybersecurity solutions companyVicOne is partnering with geolocation technology firm TomTom on protecting data privacy in-vehicle through purpose-built smart cockpit cybersecurity software. They say that, focused on delivering greatly enhanced and more secure services to car users to extend their cabin experience, automotive ecosystem players are now planning to provide in-vehicle infotainment apps, for conference […]

Revamped TTF Data Working Group details plans for the rest of 2023

The Transport Technology Forum Conference in Leeds has heard plans for the industry to be supported to make best use of data in its decision making. Darren Capes, ITS Police Lead at the Department for Transport, who is also Transport Technology Forum manager was joined by Eifion Jenkins from Systra (pictured) to set out objectives […]

ITS (UK) urges Transport Committee to consider the use of data for next inquiry

The representative body of the transport technology sector, ITS (UK) has called on Parliament’s Transport Select Committee to look at the increasing use of data, in response to its ‘Our Future Transport’ call for inquiry ideas. The submission highlights that, with more data available from the transport network than ever, there is increasing urgency for […]

IRU backs EU transport data initiative

The International Road Transport Union is welcoming the outcome of the a by the European Parliament’s Transport Committee, which makes important data more accessible to transport operators and other road users. It says this sends a strong signal to accelerate digitalisation in road transport. The IRU has repeatedly called for a pragmatic framework for the […]

Wejo launches historic traffic patterns product

Manchester-based global smart mobility company Wejo Group has launched Wejo Historic Traffic Patterns, offering the ability to request specific data and insights from highly granular and accurate historic traffic patterns from any specific location in the US, even if no monitors or sensors were previously installed. This historic traffic pattern data, which can be attributed […]


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