Smart Cities - Articles and news items
Industry news • 9 December 2016 • Katie Sadler, Eurotransport
A new report published by the Urban Transport Group has called on transport authorities and UK legislation to keep pace with vast volumes of data generated through travel enabling improved customer services.
Industry news • 8 November 2016 • Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport
ParkShuttle, the world’s first driverless vehicle, is to continue operating for a further two years in the city of Capelle aan den Ijssel in the Netherlands.
EuroTransport Issue 6 2016 will proudly feature an elucidating article from Artur Perchel, Manager – Central Eastern Europe & Israel, UITP. Sharing shining examples of CEE’s smart city initiatives, you can read for yourself how the phenomenon is continuing to evolve.
Cyber security, virtual reality and machine learning will drive the future of transport says Jayne Diffin, Head of Innovation at the Transport Research Laboratory, as the organisation reveals research projects being delivered over the coming year…
Industry news • 21 October 2016 • Fältcom
Billions of devices are expected to be connected to the Internet of Things (IoT) by 2020. Sensors receive and analyse data and communicate with the outside world to create smarter and more attractive environments, products and services. This transformation is described as bigger than before and after the advent of the Internet and smartphones.
Technology-Enabled On-Demand / Flexible Transit Services: New Opportunities for Public Transport Authorities
In this webinar, we discuss how an appropriate technology platform in combination with innovative service concepts provides regional transit authorities with the ability to configure, control, and operate cost-effective DRT / flexible transit services…
Industry news • 4 October 2016 • Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport
A survey of three thousand people carried out by operator Keolis in collaboration with Netexplo, gives new insight into digital mobility expectations in France.
Transport Extra • 9 September 2016 • Juho Kostiainen & Elina Aittoniemi, Transport Researchers, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
A ‘smart city’ needs an efficient and sustainable transport system to support the needs of citizens. Easy and affordable access to living, working and leisure activities is important for efficient use of time and improving quality of life…
This paper discusses the implementation of autonomous driving in public transportation and the impact this may have on passengers…
Professor Nick Reed of the UK Transport Research Laboratory (TRL) highlights the importance of automated vehicles in delivering smart cities for a growing population.
In this webinar, we discuss the transformation of operations and passenger services through the application of innovative technology for real-time broadband communications…
In this Smart Cities supplement: Shaping smart cities by Ivo Cré; The symbiotic ecosystem of smart mobility and smart cities by Marko Forsblom; Traffic planning in Malmö supports a sustainable and smart city by Milan Obradovic; Innovative times for public transport by Ian Hall
Making informed IoT enabled transportation decisions regarding the implementation, evolution, and integration of rail solutions, so municipalities can take advantage of the power of data-driven transportation. In this webinar, experts at Kontron will address these tough issues to ensure your solution is application-ready saving yourself time and money…
Independent transportation and public service management consultant Jakub Slavik, looks at the concept of the Smart City and why it is important to beware of smart slogans presented as revolutions.