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ERTICO Nov 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!): ...

“Maintaining roads is not enough. We must also make them more intelligent."

The Mobility Minister for the Flanders region of Belgium, Hilde Crevits, has announced that she will allocate €25 million to intelligent roads this year, as part of her prioritization of...

CALL FOR PAPERS, 2012 International IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems Anchorage, Alaska, USA

THE 2012 IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems (15th IEEE ITSC) is the premier annual conference sponsored by the IEEE INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS SOCIETY...

CHARM offensive - PIN and PCP

CHARM PIN Highways Agency (England) and Rijkswaterstaat (NL) have teamed up to form a consortium called CHARM, in order to have a new generation of traffic management (centre) systems...

Like Sentience, Ford's collaboration with Google can optimise your fuel consumption

The Sentience project demonstrated how adaptive cruise control could make fuel savings of between 5 and 24 percent, depending upon traffic conditions and route topography. Now, a...

Kingston University now offering Intelligent Transport Systems and Services MSc

Develop your skills in the rapidly-evolving science of transport management.   Find out more on the Kingston University website .

Young Marmalade rewards responsible drivers

Pay as you Drive insurance gets a boost Young Marmalade   specialises in car insurance for younger drivers, aged 17 to 22, who are statistically more likely to cause costly damages...

New SBRi competition on sensors opens 8th Sept

The Centre for Defence Enterprise is seeking applications that deliver Innovative sensor signal processing for intelligence, surveillance, target acquisition and reconnaissance. ISTAR...

£6m available for novel research in autonomous and intelligent systems

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and a number of industrial partners (including Network Rail, BAE Systems, Sellafield Ltd, Cisco, National Nuclear Labratory and...

The international centre for connecting vehicles, highways and telecommunications opens for business

Officially launched A new facility has been built in the UK West Midlands that will enable intelligent transport system innovations to be developed as never before.  With government...

ERTICO Thematic Paper on ITS and Urban Mobility

Over the years, Intelligent Transport Systems and Services (ITS) have evolved from research and development into a broad range of on-the-market products and services. The next step – the...

Opportunity to supply and install CCTV at the innovITS ADVANCE facility

We have an opportunity for interested parties to apply for details on submitting a proposal to undertake work to supply and install CCTV at the innovITS ADVANCE facility.   Outline CCTV...

Google - from search engine to car engine

Google has developed technology for cars to drive themselves (with an on-board human), allowing their specially adapted Toyota Prius and Audi TT cars to log over 140,000 miles. The automated...

Joint Chairs Group produces National ITS Framework consultation draft on Communications

Draft paper available The draft consultation paper is available for download .  Post your initial thoughts here, by clicking the Add Comment button at the bottom of this post.   ...

Feedback sought to update ITS Standard on Traffic and Control Systems

Feedback sought by 31st Oct 2010 on the standard TS14813-1 ( see doc in doc libary). One of the things that ISO TC204 WG1 is doing is looking at what changes are needed to TS14813-1. This...

Autonomous Systems Showcase 1st Oct 2010 â?? Bringing Technology And Users Together

ITS and Transport KTN members will find much of interest at this Aerospace and Defence KTN event which brings together autonomous systems experts, designers, researchers and users...

Mobiles in pedestrian collision avoidance

Good news for those who worry about their friends and family concentrating on their mobiles and not so much on the road they're crossing - a new German patent for pedestrian collision avoidance...

Public consultation on Radio and Telecomms Terminal Equipment (R&TTE) Directive

Public consultation on the impact of options currently under consideration for the revision of the R&TTE Directive 1999/5/EC . Open until 15th Sept 2010. Target groups: Economic operators...

Don't Panic

ITS (UK) and DfT have produced a short guide to help practitioners in local authorities in deploying ITS.  Entitled "Local Authority Intelligent Transport Systems: The...

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ERTICO Thematic Paper on ITS and Urban Mobility

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Joint Chairs Group produces National ITS Framework consultation draft on Communications

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