Artificial Intelligence Transport Research Centre to open in China

Artificial Intelligence Transport Research Centre to open in China

Following the release of the first fleet of proof of concept vehicles in Christchurch in 2017, along with trials across NZ and Australia with other partners and technologies, HMI Technologies... continue

20 Jun 2018Local Transport Today News

WSP buys Louis Berger

Canadian WSP is to buy US professional services firm Louis Berger for US$400m (£304m). Louis Berger operates in more than 50 countries, employing 6,000 engineers, economists, scientists, managers and planners. WSP employs about 43,000 people in 550 offices across 40 countries. WSP said the... continue

3 Aug 2018Local Transport Today News

Legible London goes to Hong Kong

Transport for London has signed a deal with the Hong Kong transport department to improve pedestrian wayfinding equipment in the city. Five bespoke plinths and seven posts and signs are being manufactured for a trial in Tsim Sha Tsui, one of Hong Kong’s most popular tourist areas. The signs... continue

3 Aug 2018Local Transport Today News

How a small fine turned into a massive legal bill

Patrick McDonnell

An Australian man’s insistence on taking a parking fine costing around £50 all the way to the country’s supreme court cost a local authority the equivalent of almost £25,000 in legal fees. Andrew Crowther received the A$93 parking from Whitehorse Council in the Nunawading... continue

30 Jul 2018Parking Review News
30 Jul 2018Parking Review News
VW to launch vehicle-on-demand service

VW to launch vehicle-on-demand service

Volkswagen plans to offer car-sharing services via its new WE customer platform.  WE will begin rolling out vehicle-on-demand services in Germany... continue

30 Jul 2018Parking Review News
Volvo launches M on-demand mobility brand

Volvo launches M on-demand mobility brand

Volvo Cars has launched M, a mobility operation that provides on-demand access to cars and services through an app.  The carmaker says that M will learn about... continue

30 Jul 2018Parking Review News

Cleverciti appoints Gorski as lead for the Americas

German parking technology company Cleverciti Systems is focusing on building up its presence in the American market. The company produces parking detection, monitoring and guidance systems for on-street and off-street parking. It has appointed Steve Gorski as general manager of the Americas. His... continue

30 Jul 2018Parking Review News
30 Jul 2018Parking Review News

Councils and car companies to trial INRIX self-driving car platform

A group of public authorities and automotive sector manufacturers will be using a new platform developed enable autonomous vehicles (AVs) follow the rules of the road, while simultaneously fixing issues like pot holes and ineffective signage.  Seven cities and highway authorities, as well as... continue

30 Jul 2018Parking Review News
Ford consolidates autonomous vehicle activities

Ford consolidates autonomous vehicle activities

Ford Motor Company has created Ford Autonomous Vehicles, a new organisation charged with accelerating its autonomous (AV) business.  Ford Autonomous Vehicles will include... continue

30 Jul 2018Parking Review News

San Diego International Airport opts for Chauntry booking service

San Diego International Airport in California is introducing a British-developed Chauntry’s parking reservations platform.  San Diego becomes the first airport in the United States to offer travellers Chauntry’s Parkspace v.18. The platform allows travellers to reserve and pay for... continue

30 Jul 2018Parking Review Products & Services

Rezcomm to power Indigo sales worldwide

Parking operator Indigo has hired Rezcomm to provide its e-commerce platform in a bid to boost its online sales and digital presence. Albert Feuga, Indigo’s directeur des supports opérationnels, said: “We will be rolling out Rezcomm’s pre-booking system across all our sites... continue

30 Jul 2018Parking Review Products & Services
30 Jul 2018Parking Review Products & Services

No charges follow fatal Florida parking shooting

A man was shot and killed during an argument over a parking space in Florida, USA. However, police did not arrest the shooter because of the state's “stand your ground” statute  The shooter, Michael Drejka, had confronted a woman who was parked in a disabled space at a convenience... continue

27 Jul 2018Parking Review News

Mercedes-Benz opts for Parkopedia data and payment services

Parkopedia will provide Mercedes-Benz cars with parking data for off and on-street parking as well as transaction services including payments, reservations and access and pay systems. The parking service is available in the new MBUX head unit as part of the Mercedes COMAND Online Navigation system,... continue

4 Jul 2018Parking Review Features
4 Jul 2018Parking Review Features
Climbing mountains to save baby elephants

Climbing mountains to save baby elephants

Nortech’s managing director Stephen Blackler has been climbing mountains in North Africa to raise money for orphaned elephants. Blackler scaled the... continue

4 Jul 2018Parking Review News
Using existing assets to help improve air quality

Using existing assets to help improve air quality

Tim Daniels

Councils wanting to reduce pollution from toxic gases such as nitrogen dioxide from traffic on our roads must consider how compliance can be... continue

22 Jun 2018Local Transport Today News
What is the world’s coolest car park?

What is the world’s coolest car park?

Ten parking structures have been short listed for the 2018 World’s Coolest Car Parks competition, which seeks to celebrate creativity and... continue

20 Jun 2018Parking Review News
Passport hires Karpovich to lead mergers and acquisitions

Passport hires Karpovich to lead mergers and acquisitions

Igor Karpovich has joined Passport, a US-based mobile payments provider working in the parking and transportation industry. Karpovich has been named chief corporate development officer. Karpovich most recently served as the... continue

20 Jun 2018Parking Review News

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