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TfL to test new safety technology on London buses

Industry news  •  17 August 2017  •  Eurotransport

Transport for London plans to test new safety technology on London buses, including automatic braking and audible warning systems.

First Transit to offer autonomous shuttles at sports stadiums in Texas

Industry news  •  16 August 2017  •  Eurotransport

First Transit will provide two autonomous passenger shuttles for the Arlington Convention and Visitors Bureau (ACVB) in Arlington, Texas.

New real-time passenger information features for travellers in Quebec City

Transport Extra, Z homepage promo  •  16 August 2017  •  ENGIE Ineo

For Eurotransport, ENGIE Ineo discusses the successful application of Real Time Nomade, an RTPI application for travelers in Quebec City.

New report shows most people are open to the idea of autonomous vehicles

Industry news  •  15 August 2017  •  Eurotransport

A new report has revealed that four out of five of the people surveyed are open to the idea of autonomous vehicles (AVs) on the UK’s roads.

Multimodal Ventra app in Chicago exceeds two million downloads

Industry news  •  14 August 2017  •  Eurotransport

The Chicago Transit Authority, Metra and Pace have announced that the Ventra transit app has been downloaded more than two million times.

GATEway project announces the next phase of driverless pod trials

Industry news  •  10 August 2017  •  Eurotransport

GATEway project is to launch a public trial of a driverless pod which will connect transport hubs with business and residential locations.

Smart ticketing for bus travel goes paperless

Industry news, Transport Extra, Z homepage promo  •  9 August 2017  •  Andrew Mills

Andrew Mills from Stagecoach talks to Eurotransport about the company’s new smartphone app which will make bus travel cheaper and quicker.

The Lothian bus and tram app goes multilingual

Industry news  •  9 August 2017  •  Eurotransport

With the Lothian app, visitors to Edinburgh are now able to access bus and tram information on their mobile device in ten languages.

New research shows the UK public are ‘open-minded’ about driverless technology

Industry news  •  8 August 2017  •  UK Autodrive

New research on behalf of the UK Autodrive programme has show the UK public is open-minded about new driverless technology.

ABI Research finds use of autonomous vehicles are expected to rise in the U.S

Industry news  •  4 August 2017  •  Eurotransport

ABI Research has found that 30% of the U.S transportation industry plan to introduce robotics into their business operations within a year.

Hyperloop One goes further and faster in its second phase of testing

Transport Extra, Z homepage promo  •  3 August 2017  •  Eurotransport

Hyperloop One continues to make history with the successful completion of its second phase of testing, goring further and faster than before.

Transports de la région Morges Bière Cossonay orders its first fleet of autonomous shuttles

Industry news  •  26 July 2017  •  Eurotransport

The Transports de la région Morges Bière Cossonay (MBC) in Switzerland, has ordered its first fleet of autonomous shuttles from BestMile.

The Hyper Chariot: the fastest way to the future

Transport Extra, Z homepage promo  •  23 June 2017  •  The Hyper Chariot

Introducing the Hyper Chariot, a 4,000mph super-shuttle that will whisk passengers between London and Edinburgh in just eight minutes…

South Africa’s first travel app launched

Industry news  •  7 June 2017  •  Eurotransport

Travelport has launched a new app for the XL Travel Group, one of the largest and most influential travel consortia in South Africa.

One card many features – A look into how Monorail integrated fares with CES 2017 registration badges

Webinars, Z homepage promo  •  16 May 2017  •  NXP Semiconductors

How Monorail tickets were integrated in CES event tickets, meaning one single card can be used for multiple services and why all parties profit from a multi-application solution…