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The real cost of pollution environment fines and what can be done

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Mobility of persons and goods is highly related to economic activity and growth. For the last 200 years, economy is quickly growing, creating attracting poles in cities forecasted to grow from today’s over 50% to 70% of the global population ...

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Siemens upgrades traffic management platform

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Transport technology provider and ITS (UK) member Siemens has announced major upgrades to the latest hosted application modules for Stratos – the company’s cloud based strategic traffic management solution. With these latest updates to the ‘Strategy Manager’, ‘Traffic Signals’ and ...

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Electronic signs to enable speed boost on Dover Port approach

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Twenty nine new electronic signs will support reinstatement of the national speed limit the A20 approaching the Port of Dover following a successful traffic management trial which saw the limit reduced to 40MPH. Since April 2015 traffic lights have been ...

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Congress less than three weeks away

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Strategies designed to improve intermodal mobility across borders are set to be discussed at the ITS European Congress in Strasbourg, France, which is less than three weeks away. The Congress opens on 19 June with presentations from the ERTICO – ...

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AI sensors project seeks to end urban congestion

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A UK start-up developing artificial intelligence camera technology has secured £3M in public and private funding, paving the way for smart cities that could bring an end to traffic jams. The company, Vivacity Labs, has created a sensor with in-built ...

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Siemens to run North Yorkshire traffic signal network

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ITS (UK) member Siemens has been awarded an operational services contract by North Yorkshire County Council to provide traffic signal network management and monitoring across England’s largest county. The new contract follows investment by the council in new technology and ...

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Technology project to enhance Cornwall tunnel safety

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Drivers are expected to benefit from improved road safety at the A38 Saltash Tunnel in Cornwall following the installation of new technology, which is due to begin this weekend. Highways England is investing £1.1M in new CCTV technology and emergency ...

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Siemens launches intelligent parking at ITS Congress

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A new intelligent parking system from leading traffic management provider Siemens is being shown at this week’s ITS European Congress at the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre in Glasgow. The system uses sensors to detect individual parking bay or car ...

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Congestion busting model created in Australia

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A mathematical model that could significantly reduce traffic congestion by combining data from infrastructure, remote sensors and mobile devices has been developed at an Australian University. The model was created as part of the Swinburne University of Technology’s ‘Congestion Breaker’ ...

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ITS (UK) members to feature at exhibition

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Traffic detection specialist AGD is one of many ITS (UK) member companies due to showcase their latest innovations at Intertraffic Amsterdam. The firm will exhibit its upgraded ‘350’ intelligent radar technology for the first time at this year’s show. Initially ...

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