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 […]

Mini Matrix to make its debut at Highways UK

A revolutionary concept that removes the need for fixed aspect signage is to make its debut at Highways UK this week. TWM Traffic Control Systems, a first-time exhibitor at Highways UK, will be showing its new Mini Matrix Family, which has proved popular with customers this year after being launched at Traffex in June and […]

Microsoft increases ITS commitment by joining ERTICO

Pan-European intelligent transport systems organisation ERTICO has announced that Microsoft has joined its Partnership, saying the technology corporation’s participation adds another important player in the connectivity sector. Microsoft says its mission is “to enable people and businesses worldwide to realise their full potential by creating technology that transforms the ways people work, play, communicate and […]

Ertico starts its search for new host cities for ITS World and European congresses

ERTICO has opened its Call for Tender to Host the next two European and the next World Congresses on Intelligent Transport Systems & Services (ITS) for the years 2025-2026 (European Congresses) – 2027 (World Congress in the EMEA region).  The Host city joins the extended ITS family of cities worldwide. “Every Host city has felt […]

Plans for intelligent transport system to solve congestion in Cardiff

Cardiff Council will be engaging the publicon how the city can improve the transport network using data and technology to reduce congestion, improve bus travel and incentivise cycling and walking. According to a report by Wales 24/7, using real-time information an ‘intelligent transport system’ could use a range of measures to help people take decisions […]

Cardiff plans an ITS overhaul

Cardiff Council has announced a public consultation how the city can improve the transport network using data and technology to reduce congestion, improve bus travel and incentivise cycling and walking. It says using real-time information an intelligent transport system could use a range of measures to help people take decisions about the best way to […]

ITS company reaffirms its commitment to a greener future

A leading UK manufacturer of ITS systems has deepened its commitment to sustainability with the launch of a new set of CSR pledges. AGD Systems, part of The Traffic Group (TTG), has created a policy targeted around five principle aims – all linked to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. TTG – which includes AGD, Traffic […]

CBE for ITS expert Phil Blythe

The Department for Transport’s former Chief Scientific Adviser, Professor Phil Blythe, has received a CBE in the New Years honours list. The Newcastle University academic is a distinguished engineer who has made an significant contribution to the transport sector in the development of Intelligent Transport Systems – the use of information, communications and computing technology […]

Whole-system approach to ITS is needed to help drive decarbonisation, says WSP white paper

A whole-system approach to Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) is needed to achieve net zero ambitions. That is according to a new white paper released by consultants WSP. Its whitepaper proposes a holistic perspective—one that considers people, processes, places, infrastructure, vehicles, technology and associated data—to advance comprehensive change as societies set targets and form pathways to […]

Swarco acquires Dynniq Mobility

In a major industry move one of Europe’s biggest companies in the ITS and infrastructure sector Swarco has acquired 100% of the shares of Dynniq Mobility. The company, headquartered in Amersfoort, the Netherlands, has a total of 39 locations in the Netherlands, the UK, Ireland, Finland, Belgium, Poland, Croatia, Denmark, Sweden and Lithuania, with a strong […]


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