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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Business secretary Vince Cable today opened a new innovation centre for 'smart transport' technology that aims to improve the moveme... continue
Categories: ITS
Local Transport Today
News
Norwegian electronic toll collection company Q-Free has purchased UK-based intelligent transport systems firm TDC Systems.  The deal is expected... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The Met Office has launched a partnership that will make available weather and transport data for software companies to develop new solutions for the... continue
Categories: ITS, All of UK
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Consultancy Capita has won back the congestion charging scheme that it operated from its launch from IBM as it signs a five-year, £145m deal... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A new STADIUM Intelligent Transport Systems online guide has been released by the European Commission. The guide features an interactive ITS decision... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
ITS-based traffic management achieve benefit:cost ratios of 9:1 compared with 2.7:1 for new roads, says a new survey issued by UK transport... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
PRESSURE FOR greater EC-level support for urban ITS deployment will continue despite the closure of a key multinational consultancy group, TfL... continue
Categories: ITS, All of UK, Europe
Local Transport Today
People/consultants
John Jones has joined consultant Atkins’ highways and transportation business as chief engineer, providing advice and support on ITS, traffic... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Mouchel‘s business development director for intelligent transport systems, Giles Perkins, has been elected communications director for ITS?UK,... continue
Categories: ITS, All of UK
Local Transport Today
Comment
Peter Stonham
It might be obvious, but it’s worth saying over and over again: information is power, and people can’t do what they don’t know is... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Sign supplier Mobile Traffic Solutions (MTS) has developed a portable Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) for hire. The system features real-time... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Research by Passenger Focus has found that Twitter has high potential to improve information for passengers, if used as a ‘professional’... continue
Local Transport Today
Articles
Peter Warman
The digital and data revolution is having a big impact on the wide range of professionals – and communities ­– involved in place and... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Consultant WYG has appointed Norman Johnston (pictured) as technical director specialising in intelligent transport systems. Johnston joins WYG from... continue
Categories: ITS, All of UK
Local Transport Today
People/people
Peter Cattell has been appointed project development manager at Colas UK, working as part of the intelligent transport system team. He was previously... continue
Categories: ITS, All of UK
Local Transport Today
News extra
Rik Thomas
The future of Intelligent Transport Systems is co-operation, Alan Bristow, director of traffic at Transport for London, told the conference,... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
German modelling software provider PTV has signed a cooperation agreement with GEVAS, a traffic engineering firm from Munich, which will enable the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Government should do more to promote intelligent transport systems (ITS) for roads, according to a new report by government/industry body the UK... continue
Categories: ITS, All of UK
Local Transport Today
In brief
MPs have called on the DfT to reinstate funding for a project promoting intelligent transport system (ITS) applications to councils. The House of... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Andy Carr - Senior associate, Traffic Design Group, Christchurch, New Zealand
I noted with interest that, at the recent ITS annual conference, Philip Barton said data from vehicle satnav systems might ultimately replace more... continue
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