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Connected and Autonomous Vehicles competition briefing - open to disruptive innovations

Encouraged by a potential boost from intelligent vehicles to the UK economy estimated to be worth £51 billion per year and 320,000 additional jobs by 2030, The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) is investing up to £20 million to support industry through Innovate UK’s Connected and Autonomous Vehicles competition . Yesterday, at a briefing and networking event in...
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Opportunity for JV in Qatari PQQ for major Intelligent Transport Systems project

The Qatari government is undertaking massive investment in construction and infrastructure in Qatar. Public Works Authority in Qatar (Ashghal) has recently announced a  Pre-qualification for Procurement of contractors for the design, manufacture, supply and installation of ITS in the State of Qata r.   Applicants  are invited to submit a PQQ and demonstrate...
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T-Trans project to help bring innovative intelligent transport systems products and services to market

T-Trans - a consortium of nine partners from seven EU countries aiming to encoure and accelerate market deployment of ITS related innovative products and services, funded by European Commission under the FP7 horizontal activities for the implementation of transport - has been tasked with analysing 'innovation chains', how research can be commercialisers and setting up a Innovation...
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Intelligent transport systems three times as cost effective as new roads according to InnovITS ITS study

TransportXtra magazine has reported the findings of the InnovITS "Impact study on intelligent mobility" report that was released at last month's TRAFFEX traffic engineering show (hosted on the connect platform ) highlighting that ITS-based traffic management achieves benefit to cost ratios of 9:1, compared to 2.7:1 for new roads.   ITS can reduce CO2...
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Wahey, it's green all the way…. Intelligent driving system to be triallied in Newcastle as part of Compass4D project

A sat-nav technology to help drivers adjust their speed so they can pass through a series of lights on green is to be trialled in Newcastle as part of the €10m Compass4D project. Led in the UK by Newcastle University and Newcastle City Council, the system is being developed to reduce city centre congestion and pollution associated with stop-start driving.   ...
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IBM claims 94% accuracy of vehicle speed and 87% for traffic volume 30 minute forecasts in Cologne ITS pilot

The City of Cologne, Germany, and IBM announced completion of a six week smarter traffic pilot to predict and manage traffic flow and road congestion in the city , designed to anticipate, manage, and sometimes avoid traffic jams and trouble spots across using analytics technology. The city’s traffic engineers and IBM claimed to have been able to predict traffic volume and flow...
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TeleFOT project research reports intelligent transport services bring positive changes to driver behaviour

  Finland's VTT Technical Research Centre has today reported the findings of a four year European collaborative study to assess the impacts of driver support functions provided by smartphones, navigators and other in-vehicle aftermarket and nomadic devices on the driving task and driver behaviour . Without releasing data, VTT said the research found that intelligent...
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ERTICO iMobility newsletter now available

This month's i-Mobility newsletter from ERTICO covers the following (of course, if you follow the Transport KTN on Twitter, you'll have seen that we have tweeted much of it already!): Road, traffic and vehicle safety ERTICO Partners publish eCall recommendations ERTICO joins €1.5m ‘iMobility Challenge’ consortium to promote safe, smart and clean...
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ERTICO i-Mobility monthly newsletter available

For those of our members and visitors who are interested in mobility as a concept in transport, you may like to see what's happening in mobility for people and goods in Europe. ERTICO (the network of Intelligent Transport Systems and Services stakeholders in Europe) publishes a fact-filled newsletter each month that you can sign up to. This months's edition can be found...
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EU definitions of ITS terms

ITS Legislation The European Union passed a legislation which came into force on the 7 July 2010 to encourage the wider deployment of ITS across its member states to provide innovative solutions in relation to the better management of the networks, enable various users to be better informed, and make safer, coordinated and smarter use of transport networks.  ...
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Connected and Autonomous Vehicles competition briefing - open to disruptive innovations

Encouraged by a potential boost from intelligent vehicles to the UK economy estimated to...

Opportunity for JV in Qatari PQQ for major Intelligent Transport Systems project

The Qatari government is undertaking massive investment in construction and infrastructure in...

T-Trans project to help bring innovative intelligent transport systems products and services to market

T-Trans - a consortium of nine partners from seven EU countries aiming to encoure and...

Intelligent transport systems three times as cost effective as new roads according to InnovITS ITS study

TransportXtra magazine has reported the findings of the InnovITS "Impact study on...

Wahey, it's green all the way…. Intelligent driving system to be triallied in Newcastle as part of Compass4D project

A sat-nav technology to help drivers adjust their speed so they can pass through a series of...

IBM claims 94% accuracy of vehicle speed and 87% for traffic volume 30 minute forecasts in Cologne ITS pilot

The City of Cologne, Germany, and IBM announced completion of a six week smarter traffic...

TeleFOT project research reports intelligent transport services bring positive changes to driver behaviour

  Finland's VTT Technical Research Centre has today reported the findings of a...

ERTICO iMobility newsletter now available

This month's i-Mobility newsletter from ERTICO covers the following (of course, if you...