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Virginia presses ahead with tunnels upgrade despite tolls challenge
David Crawford reviews current developments and legal/financial issues facing tunnel management in Virginia. This autumn the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) in the US will defend its plan to introduce tolling on the Elizabeth River tunnels linking the cities of Norfolk and...
Amsterdam Group turn ITS theory into practice
ASECAP's Marko Jandrisits discusses the Amsterdam Group's efforts to bring a sense of order to cooperative ITS deployments. When an issue arises which is deemed to require a technological solution governments and public-sector agencies around the world all too often tread the same sorry path. A...
Tolling agencies build resilience into highway operations
IBTTA executive director and CEO Patrick D. Jones looks at tolling's resilience in an increasingly unpredictable and cash-strapped world. Turbulent times call for transportation agencies to move smarter. That's why resilience and preparedness have become watchwords in every aspect of tollway...
California opts for IRD WIM
International Road Dynamics (IRD) announced today that it has received a US$1.6 million contract to provide a weigh-in-Motion (WIM) sorter system for...
29 November 2013
Swarco and Audi talking to traffic lights
A partnership between premium car manufacturer Audi and the international traffic technology group Swarco recently demonstrated their achievements in...
29 November 2013
WSDOT reports on multi-modal transportation
Working closely with partners from Puget Sound-area transit and planning organizations to implement a multimodal-system analysis, the Washington...
29 November 2013
Research project simulates electric vehicles
A fleet of 130 virtual electric cars is set to appear on the roads of Munich, Germany, where the Technische Universität München (TUM) is to provide...
29 November 2013
Bluetooth and Wi-Fi offer new options for travel time measurements
Automated enforcement tames speeders in Chicago's Children's Safety Zones
ETSC welcomes EU study on speed limitation devices
Australia trials 'smart' road barriers
Autonomous vehicles, the pros and cons
10th ITS European Congress call for papers
2013 set to be record year for transport infrastructure deals
Advanced Driver Assistance Systems: a solution or another problem?
All on one mobile ANPR from Tattile
Alliance stages North American back office interoperability trial
Transmax trials emergency vehicle 'green wave'
Existing equipment used in Australian emergency vehicle 'green wave' trial. Despite the lights and sirens, accidents between the motoring public and emergency vehicles on...
Can GNSS solve the tolling world's woes?
Kapsch's Arno Klamminger and Wolfgang Fleischer consider the need for an agnostic approach to technology for charging and tolling. Periodically, given the march of...
Terrestrial solution to stellar shortcomings
Inherent weaknesses in satellite communications are leading several countries to re-evaluate terrestrial-based backup systems. There is a tale frequently told in satellite...
Vehicle manufacturers and local authorities seek satnav solutions
The increasing capability of satellite navigation is helping vehicle manufacturers and local authorities as well as individual drivers and fleets. In comparison to the...
FOTsis targets 'socially inclusive' cooperative ITS
The FOTsis project addresses the imbalances between the vehicular and infrastructure sides of cooperative ITS infrastructures and looks to ensure road operators can help to...
EETS: still struggling to become reality
Erich Erker, Norbert Schindler, Peter Tschulik from Siemens Electronic Tolling examine the barriers to EETS deployment. Tolling in Europe was introduced to pay for the...
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Is driver information heading for multi-channel mayhem
Too safe for safety's sake
DG MOVE's Christos Economou on the EU's vision for road transport
Technological convergence offers new challenges and opportunities
Cost Benefit Analysis
Cubic completes acquisition of Serco transport solutions
Savings accrue from on-line from truck screening
Study shows significant savings from combining bus and HOT lanes
Wavetronix radar-based traffic sensor cuts costs
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SwRI and USDOT operate connected vehicle affiliated test bed
US toll authority opts for Confidex windshield tags
New CFO for Iteris
New York Thruway installs LED signs to alert wrong-way drivers
UK plans fully integrated transport network to high tech hot spots
CityBus pioneers smart bus travel in Kuwait
Romanian rail line to be modernised
Public Transport Victoria launches bus tracker tender
City of Madrid is Polis president 2014
Surveillance enhanced with smartphone
ITS Australia appoints global ambassadors for 2016 ITS World Congress
New team to lead European Mobility Group
Middle East cities lead the world in transport, says new study
Cambridge Systematics and IMaCS partner on transportation
UK government's autumn statement fuel tax freeze 'a positive step'
Pilot for 50 mph limit for HGVs on A9
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