Click here to watch the ITS (UK) Awards live here at 5pm

The ITS (UK) Awards will be streamed live from the Society’s Members’ Day at Cubic Transportation Systems’ British HQ in Surrey at 5pm today.

The live stream link will be available here from 4.30pm.

Please press f to make the video full screen.

The event is sponsored by Cubic, along with White Willow Consulting and WSP.

Five awards are being handed out during the ceremony.  Those shortlisted for the project awards are:

ITS Project of the Year Award:

•          CAV Test Bed – Amey Consulting and Transport for West Midlands, Midlands Future Mobility

The Data Hub breaks down the Midlands Future Mobility test route into “scenes”, each with PAS1883-compliant attributes attached, allowing users to plan routes for CAV tests which consider specific parameters

•          Connected Digital Roads – COSTAIN

The UK’s first demonstration of ability to directly influence vehicle speeds on a live motorway using connected vehicle technologies, proving the viability of this end-to-end Cooperative Intelligent Transport Service

•          Digital Roads – National Highways, WSP and KPMG

The vision for a once-in-a-lifetime digital revolution; harnessing data, technology and connectivity to improve the way the UK Strategic Road Network is designed, built, operated and used

Innovative Use of Technology Award:

•          Live Bus Occupancy Information for Passengers – Transport Scotland, Traveline Scotland and Trapeze Group

The project brought together almost every Scottish bus operator to provide on-board occupancy information, allowing passengers to avoid busy buses throughout the peak of the pandemic

•          NEVFMA  The Network Emissions and Vehicle Flow Management Adjustment project –  Aimsun, supported by EarthSense, Yunex Traffic and Oxfordshire County Council for National Highways

Using modelling and ITS to predict and make improvements in traffic flow targeting the mitigation of harmful NO2 emissions on National Highways and local roads in Oxfordshire where contamination has regularly exceeded permitted levels

•          Video Analytics Service Platform (VASP) – COSTAIN

Increasing the capability of NH CCTV operators to detect and respond to incidents by seamlessly blending state of the art video analytics from our project partner Vivacity with NH’s mature, largely analogue CCTV system

Inclusive Mobility Award:

•          Solar road studs – Clearview Intelligence

These solutions can make a real positive difference to all road users, particularly those who are most vulnerable. Clearview’s SolarLite Active Road studs are a smart, safe and sustainable option for providing guidance and hazard warning to drivers during the hours of darkness, reducing accident rates by over 70%, reducing environmental impact and saving costs.

•          Supporting our Local Communities – Yunex Traffic

A number of initiatives to support people who weren’t getting their usual support during the pandemic, including building a pedestrian crossing on the campus of a school providing a learning environment for people with special educational needs, and installing a remote push button pedestrian crossing unit in a garden to help train an assistance dog with learning to cross at a crossing during its training.

The winners of the Rees-Hills Lifetime Achievement and Eric Sampson Early Careers Awards will also be named.

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