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Call for tenders of up to £20,000 for a pilot DfT data visualisation platform for engaging presentation of road investment information

In partnership with Transport Systems Catapult (TSC), the Department for Transport has opened a call for applications to provide a ‘DfT Data Visualisation platform Demonstrator’ to help improve the visualisation and communication of information about roads investment across England, and to pilot support decisions about development of better data visualisation capability within DfT. ...
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New Year’s Resolution turns into open Wayfindr navigation standard for the blind people and partially sighted

When Umesh Pandya discussed New Year’s Resolutions for 2013 with his wife Bhavi (an Optometrist), he made a commitment to help people living with sight loss, an issue “which remains close to our hearts” . Since then his Wayfindr navigation system for partially sighted and blind users of transport has received support from Transport for London, Department for Transport (via the KTN...
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Google Maps claims comprehensive public transport coverage across Great Britain thanks to partnership with ITO World

ITO World , an Ipswich-based transport data company supported in its early days with funding from  The Intelligent Transport Systems and Services Innovation Platform   (a programme underway as the Technology Strategy Board  was itself being formed) , yesterday announced the fruits of a new partnership with Google , that, for the first time, enables Google Maps to...
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Ricardo to lead research into HGV platooning feasibility for Department for Transport

Ricardo has today announced that the Department for Transport has commissioned the Shoreham-by-Sea based engineering consultancy and others to research platooning technology , specifically whether it should be applied to heavy goods vehicles. Ricardo plc will lead a consortium made up TRL (Transport Research Laboratory) , Ricardo AEA (a new operating division of Ricardo plc comprising...
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Extra DfT funding for York, Merseyside, Nottingham and the Bath and greater Bristol areas for devolving funding under Better Bus Areas fund.

Following a competitive process, four Better Bus Areas have been announced by DfT - the successful bids coming from Nottingham City Council, Merseytravel, the West of England Partnership, and York City Council, whig together will receive an additional £16.5 million of funding. Earlier this year, Sheffield became the first city to be awarded new ‘Better Bus Area’ funding. This...
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Government to invest in flexible ticketing trial - competition for rail operators next year

As part of its policy to Expand and improve the rail network the Department for Transport has today announced a trial Flexible ticketing trial competition to be run next year . The government is to invest in a trial of flexible ticketing as part of its drive to give commuters a better deal on the railways, Rail Minister Norman Baker announced today (16 September 2013). The...
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Department for Transport announce trial of autonomous vehicles on the road to start later this year

The Government has committed to a " trebling " of previously planned spending on roads. But in terms of planning intelligently for the future - such as development and deployment of traffic management systems and technologies, as well as the increased use of data and information - the Department for Transport, while promising to "embrace technology", merely offered to "continue to watch...
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New Year’s Resolution turns into open Wayfindr navigation standard for the blind people and partially sighted

When Umesh Pandya discussed New Year’s Resolutions for 2013 with his wife Bhavi (an...

Google Maps claims comprehensive public transport coverage across Great Britain thanks to partnership with ITO World

ITO World , an Ipswich-based transport data company supported in its early days with funding...

Ricardo to lead research into HGV platooning feasibility for Department for Transport

Ricardo has today announced that the Department for Transport has commissioned the...

Government to invest in flexible ticketing trial - competition for rail operators next year

As part of its policy to Expand and improve the rail network the Department for Transport ...

Department for Transport announce trial of autonomous vehicles on the road to start later this year

The Government has committed to a " trebling " of previously planned spending on roads. But in...