SMLL adds co-operative infrastructure features to test bed

The TRL-led Smart Mobility Living Lab has added new co-operative, connected Intelligent Transport Systems trials to validate the performance of connected and autonomous vehicles. The SMLL was at the heart of the recent ServCity project, which saw a Nissan Leaf self-driving around the streets in Woolwich in Southeast London, demonstrated the potential for receiving live […]

Visiting the Smart Mobility Living Lab on this week’s Highways Voices

This week the Highways Voices podcast heads to the Smart Mobility Living Lab in Woolwich, London, to learn about the important work that takes place there, and the value of collaboration to all the lab’s members as it makes a real difference to the way we travel. Subscribe to Highways Voices free on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Amazon Music, Google […]

Value of data from vehicles underlined at TTF – TRL event

A series of examples highlighting how data from vehicles can help traffic management and reduce emissions helped boost the perception of the technology to a group of industry experts. The Transport Technology Forum’s SPATULA group on connected vehicles led an event at TRL’s Smart Mobility Living Lab in London and were joined by members of […]

ServCity begins London driverless testing

The UK’s newest autonomous mobility service research project, ServCity has begun its testing phase on the streets of London, in a bid to help cities solve how they can harness the latest autonomous vehicle technologies and successfully incorporate them into a complex urban environment. ServCity is jointly funded by government and industry, the government’s £100m […]

TRL and SMLL launch new directory for the Autonomous Mobility

Two of the leading voices in future-facing mobility have combined to deliver an essential resource for anyone involved in the development of transport. ‘The Global Directory of Autonomy’ maps the key OEMs and entrepreneurs involved in the creation of highly automated transport and personal mobility solutions. Over 40 pages, it features organisations involved in the […]

Gaist helps shape transport’s future with SMLL tie-up

The roadscape technology company Gaist says it’s set to play a central role in the next wave of intelligent mobility developments, following a collaboration with the world-leading testbed, the Smart Mobility Living Lab. The SMLL is to integrate Gaist’s Roads as a Service (“RaaS”) providing a number rich datasets and insight into its lab testbed: […]

Project Endeavour concludes in London

The Project Endeavour driverless car pilot has concluded its multi-city demonstration of autonomous vehicle services with a final on-road trial in Greenwich, in which members of the public were able to ride in one of six Ford Mondeo vehicles integrated with Oxbotica’s autonomy software platform. After COVID-19 restrictions prevented public involvement in the earlier Oxford […]

SMLL tests how CCTV cameras can be smart sensors

The TRL-led Smart Mobility Living Lab is running a pilot trial in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park to use the existing roadside CCTV equipment as sensors, to detect and identify the movement of mobile vehicles such as scooters and wheelchairs in real time. The pilot is to assist Fyma (For your motion analytics) – a computer […]


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