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We can pay for better, safer, more reliable roads…

Figure 1: Fuel Efficiency Contributes to Revenue Loss
(Source: California Road Charge Pilot Program)

…in a way that is fair to road users and good for the economy and the environment Readers of this article may recognise a slightly rephrased version of the Wolfson Prize question (Wolfson 2017). The key word in the Prize ...

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Northern Ireland awards major new ITS contract


Siemens has been awarded a new long term contract to maintain traffic management equipment throughout Northern Ireland by the Department for Infrastructure NI. The contract, which runs for a minimum period of four years, represents one of the largest of ...

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Government signals an end to Severn Crossing charges


Tolls on the Severn Crossings linking England and South Wales are to be abolished for all vehicle classes from the end of next year, the Secretary of State for Wales Alun Cairns has announced. Currently westbound traffic is charged to ...

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Siemens rolls out average speed enforcement to capital


Traffic management specialist Siemens has recently completed the deployment of what is thought to be the UK’s largest and busiest permanent average speed enforcement system across London. The company’s SafeZone system operates with more than 120 Sicore automatic number plate ...

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Pollution solutions in Birmingham


Air pollution is a large societal and environmental problem; one that grows as the population rises, cities expand and vehicle use increases. Ensuring we have clean air for the generations that follow is a world-wide challenge and in the UK, ...

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Videalert digital video platform delivers clean air zone compliance


According to current estimates, pollution from toxic gases such as nitrogen dioxide from traffic on our roads causes the premature deaths of 40,000-50000 people each year. This is a massive issue for governments around the world. Whilst London, Birmingham, Derby, ...

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Firms collaborate to deliver clean air enforcement solution


Traffic enforcement specialists Videalert and Imperial Civil Enforcement Solutions are collaborating to deliver a comprehensive clean air enforcement solution, harnessing the respective technologies and expertise of both companies. The approach is based on the use of Imperial’s virtual permit solution ...

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3M to sell tolling and ANPR business


ITS (UK) member 3M has entered into an agreement to sell its tolling and automated number plate recognition (ANPR) business to California based RFID technology specialist Neology. Acquisition of the business – which is currently part of 3M’s Traffic Safety ...

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CA Traffic acquisition completed by Swedish firm


UK based traffic monitoring specialist and ITS (UK) member CA Traffic has been acquired for £3M by TagMaster – a Swedish supplier of advanced RFID products and automatic number plate recognition (ANPR) cameras. CA Traffic was established in 1994 and ...

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Siemens announces ANPR launch ahead of Traffex


Less than a week remains before the start of Traffex 2017 where ITS (UK) member Siemens will show off its latest generation automatic number plate recognition camera platform known as ‘Sicore II’. The firm announced this week that the technology ...

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