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All this data – but where does it go?

Next generation real-time data services for vehicles

Alec Beale of HERE Technologies outlines how a collaborative platform for automakers and transport authorities to share data is vital if we want to reduce congestion and accidents on Britain’s roads. When the new Audi A8 goes on sale in ...

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Siemens rolls out average speed enforcement to capital

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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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Intelligent uses of big data for intelligent transport

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Big data offers low cost, rapid, and real-time intelligence for the UK’s ITS sector. INRIX Chief Economist, Professor Graham Cookson, presents four use cases for big data focused around the UK government’s recent road investments plan. Over the past fifty ...

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High quality infrastructure key to CAV operation

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Greater spending on the maintenance of highway infrastructure will be needed to support the arrival of self driving and connected vehicles according to research published by the RAC Foundation. The group’s new report ‘Readiness of the road network for connected ...

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Government invests in pothole spotter system

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Pothole identification technology mounted to refuse collection trucks is set to be deployed by two English local authorities after Government allocated funding for trials last week. Thurrock Council and the City of York Council will each undertake one year trials ...

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Clearview Intelligence wins traffic measuring equipment contracts

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ITS (UK) member Clearview Intelligence has secured two new contracts from Road Management Services to maintain traffic measuring equipment on the A1(M) and A419/A417. Under the 10 year DBFO contracts – in Areas 29 and 31 – the firm is ...

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SICE to maintain Humber Bridge tolling system

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Madrid based ITS (UK) member SICE has been awarded a four year contract to maintain its own tolling system on the Humber Bridge in East Yorkshire. The firm designed and implemented a new hybrid tolling system for the 2220m long ...

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Vehicle to improve motorway signage maintenance

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Replacement of gantry mounted signage technology on motorways is set to become safer and easier following introduction of an innovative new Maintenance Assistance Vehicle (MAV) by Highways England. The MAV (pictured) has been developed based on the design of an ...

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Manchester extends traffic monitoring network

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Greater Manchester is set to more than double the number of traffic monitoring cameras on its main roads over the next few months in an effort to tackle congestion. Between now and April 2016, a further 50 cameras will be ...

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ITS maintenance contract awarded for London road tunnels

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Cubic Transportation Systems (CTS) will deliver maintenance to critical ITS infrastructure within Transport for London’s 12 road tunnels after being awarded a £46.6M, 10 year contract. The Tunnel Outstation Maintenance Services Contract also covers 90km of associated road corridors. Cubic ...

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