Smart Cities - Articles and news items
With Cambridge today launching the first phase of its cutting-edge Intelligent City Platform (iCP) we delve deeper into what makes a city ‘smart’ in regards to transportation and what the city of Cambridge is implementing to make sure it’s at the forefront of said technologies.
Chris Lane, Head of Smart Travel at Transport for West Midlands and Director of Federated APIs at TravelSpirit, discusses Commercial Mobility as a Service as a case study in the West Midlands.
With mobility solutions provider NAVYA recently demonstrating the fully autonomous ARMA shuttle at London Heathrow for the first time in the UK, Eurotransport questions whether autonomous vehicles can complete the transport jigsaw in populous towns and cities.
Industry news • 16 December 2016 • Katie Sadler, Eurotransport
West Midlands will become the first region in the UK to pilot Mobility as Service (MaaS) to its residents via the Whim app.
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…