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All aboard for the latest technology on Hampshire’s buses

Industry news  •  23 March 2017  •  Hampshire County Council

Finding the right change for a bus fare will soon be a thing of the past in Hampshire, as the County Council and bus operators First, Go South Coast and Stagecoach have pledged to bring forward investment in contactless payment technology.

How Cambridge is putting the ‘smart’ in smart cities

Transport Extra, Z homepage promo  •  22 March 2017  •  Rachael Harper

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.

EVs: Supporting The Next Generation of Transport

Transport Extra, Z homepage promo  •  9 March 2017  •  Keir Pimblett and Alex Underwood

Against a backdrop of health concerns due to pollution, the stage is set for the rise of Electric Vehicles as part of a country’s transport objective.

HASTUS comes to Metz – French public transport operator chooses GIRO’s software to optimize services

Industry news  •  2 March 2017  •  GIRO

Transports de l’Agglomération de Metz Métropole (TAMM) has chosen GIRO’s HASTUS software to manage and optimize the public transport services provided by the Le Met’ network in the urban agglomeration of Metz, France…

Transport digitalisation and its impact on railway station innovations

Transport Extra, Z homepage promo  •  2 March 2017  •  Kristoff Van Leeuwen, Project Manager Station Innovation, Transport Systems Catapult

Transport Systems Catapult discusses how stations will play an important role in the digital railway revolution and highlights a project that aims to accelerate the adoption of new technologies.

Translink Group upgrades WiFi on its trains, buses and coaches

Industry news  •  28 February 2017  •  Rachael Harper

The Translink Group (the main public transport provider in Northern Ireland) has partnered with Nomad Digital to offer state-of-the-art WiFi on its trains, buses and coaches.

Barco toasts to another year of technological innovation at ISE 2017

Industry news  •  11 January 2017  •  Barco

Global technology company Barco is getting ready to showcase its latest AV solutions at this year’s Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Arriva Netherlands begins 15-year multi-modal Limburg contract

Industry news  •  12 December 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Eurotransport

Public transport operator Arriva Netherlands has begun a 15-year, £1.7 billion multi-modal contract promising integrated services and new technology for passengers.

£2.5m package of awards announced for transport technologies

Industry news  •  6 December 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Eurotransport

The UK government has announced a £2.5 million package of awards for the development of transport technologies to make travelling safer, quicker and more reliable.

Transport sector needs to increase its focus on cyber-security says report

Industry news  •  28 November 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Eurotransport

According to a report published by Transport Systems Catapult (TSC), the UK Transport sector needs to increase its focus on cyber-security in the face of rapidly emerging technological developments.

‘Significant additional funding’ for transport confirmed in Autumn Statement

Industry news  •  24 November 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

On 23 November, Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond pledged ‘Significant additional funding’ for transport networks in his Autumn Statement to Parliament.

Autonomous vehicles operate as temporary bus service at Dutch university

Industry news  •  18 November 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Eurotransport

Two WEpod autonomous vehicles entered passenger operation acting as a weekly bus service at Wageningen University and Research Centre in the Netherlands.

The smart city: cell-powered traffic information

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.

Whitepaper: 5 criteria for boosting control room operator efficiency

Whitepapers, Z homepage promo  •  1 October 2016  •  Barco

In this paper, we concentrate on some of the underlying technology issues that have a significant impact on operator efficiency. Resolving these issues can boost operator efficiency as well as job satisfaction…

Keep it Moving: Mesh Networks improve Mass Transit Communications

Transport Extra, Z homepage promo  •  26 September 2016  •  Chris Mason, EMEA Sales Director at Rajant Corporation

Designed for dynamic environments, Mesh Network technology will propel the bus industry forward says Chris Mason of Rajant Corporation.

 

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