Thanksgiving service celebrates the life of industry great John Walker

A thanksgiving service has been held to remember one of the Intelligent Transport Systems Industry’s greatest thinkers and most-liked elder statesmen, John Walker. Dr Walker died on 10 January, and his memorial took place in Reading after a small family funeral on 23 February. In a career spanning more than 50 years, Dr Walker was […]

TTF supports IHE’s Intelligent Transport Systems course

The Transport Technology Forum is giving its backing to a two-day virtual course by the Institute of Highway Engineers aimed at everyone working in the Intelligent Transport Systems sector. The IHE recognises that new transport technologies can be beyond the skills taught in traditional traffic engineering courses, and so can be challenging for practitioners to […]

Exports Study shows positive future for UK intelligent transport industry

 A new study into the export opportunities for the intelligent transport systems (ITS) sector has revealed an industry optimistic about future growth. The ITS Exports Study, delivered by Intelligent Transport Systems UK (ITS UK), the voice of the UK transport technology sector, and supported by the Transport Technology Forum, gathered views from over 100 ITS […]

Europe agrees plans to roll out ITS

The European Council has adopted a new framework on the deployment of intelligent transport systems by revising a 2010 directive. The new rules aim to take account of technological developments, such as connected and automated mobility, on-demand mobility applications, and multimodal transport. It also aims to accelerate the availability and enhance the interoperability of digital […]

EIB publishes technical note on ITS procurement for urban mobility

The European Investment Bank has published a technical note surrounding procuring Intelligent Transport Systems for urban mobility. The paper focusses on some of the difficulties that may be encountered such as a lack of strategic context or interoperability, technical problems during implementation, poorly performing systems and limitations on the reuse of data. It says that, […]

Minister pledges that the UK will continue to lead on transport innovation

The minister with responsibility for the future of transport has pledged that, as one of the founding Intelligent Transport Systems nations, the UK will continue to lead on innovation to solve the mobility challenges faced around the world. Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Transport Rachel Maclean was addressing a trade event involving […]


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