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West Midlands plans mobility as a service experiment

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Travellers in the West Midlands could soon benefit from a new integrated transport system allowing them to access multi-modal ‘Mobility as a Service’ (MaaS) via their smartphones. The region is to be the UK testing ground for Whim – a ...

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Travel app adds INRIX parking data

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Car parking information from big data specialist INRIX has now been incorporated into real time traffic and navigation app Waze in Europe and North America. Available as a feature on Android and iOS, Waze recently introduced its first ‘where to ...

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Singapore launches self driving taxi test

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The world’s first ever public trial of a ‘robo-taxi’ service, using self driving cars, was launched in Singapore last week. The trial by autonomous vehicle (AV) software developer nuTonomy is now under way within the city’s one-north business district, where ...

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Scotland developing MaaS solution for young people

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Work is now under way to develop an advanced new Mobility as a Service (MaaS) application that promises to revolutionise travel for young people in Scotland. The Innovate UK funded ‘Pick&Mix’ project is being taken forward by a consortium of ...

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Mobility as a Service app to launch in Finland

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Finnish startup company MaaS Global has unveiled what is said to be the world’s first ever all-inclusive mobility service. ‘Whim’ – an app based on the Finnish Mobility as a Service concept – gives people instant access to various modes ...

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TomTom app addition supports truck parking

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European lorry drivers could soon find it easier to locate suitable parking spots following a collaboration between navigation specialist TomTom and Truck Parking Europe (TPE). TPE’s popular HGV parking database app is being made available to download directly onto TomTom ...

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London’s open transport data proves popular

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More than 2000 software, app and technology developers have signed up to access live network information via Transport for London’s open data Application Program Interface in the last six months. TfL hopes that making its data freely available will help ...

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Personalised journey planner launched in West Midlands

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Public transport users in the West Midlands are being encouraged to sign up to a trial of a new intelligent journey planning application being part developed by ITS (UK) member Centro. The ‘MyJrny’ app is a collaboration between the public ...

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UK funds disabled assistance app for rail journeys

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ITS (UK) member assist-Mi has received Government funding to develop and pilot a smartphone application that will help disabled rail passengers to request real time assistance during their journey, the company has announced. Innovation agency Innovate UK is providing £260,000 ...

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Isle of Wight adopts roadworks communication system

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ITS (UK) member ELGIN’s suite of traffic management applications has now been fully implemented by the Isle of Wight’s highway authority Island Roads to help minimise disruption caused by roadworks. The firm’s solution allows Island Roads to communicate up to ...

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