"Limitations" in 'autopiloting' car's perception of cyclists flagged by researcher

Lee Baker

A researcher from Stanford University has claimed that a car on the market in the US in 'autopilot' mode has "limitations" in its perception of cyclists and urged drivers need to take advantage of a feature helping them to see what it... continue

6 Jun 2017Local Transport Today News
Loop-less vehicle detector launched

Loop-less vehicle detector launched

US company EMX Industries has launched a new loopless vehicle detector that is designed to be less intrusive than an inductive loop and... continue

22 Jun 2017Parking Review Products & Services
IPS launches mobile payment app

IPS launches mobile payment app

IPS Group (IPS) has developed a mobile payment application that can help drivers locate a parking space while en route and,... continue

22 Jun 2017Parking Review Products & Services

IPS unveils parking enforcement and permit management solutions

IPS Group has expanded its parking data management system to include enforcement and permit management solutions. By adopting the Parking Enforcement Management or Permit Management solutions, current IPS clients can benefit from an integrated system that works with other IPS technologies and are... continue

22 Jun 2017Parking Review Products & Services
Metric teams up with Apriva in USA

Metric teams up with Apriva in USA

Apriva, a provider of secure end-to-end wireless transaction processing solutions in the USA, has completed integration and... continue

22 Jun 2017Parking Review Products & Services
BemroseBooth Paragon gives Mellors an international role

BemroseBooth Paragon gives Mellors an international role

Car park and transport ticket printer BemroseBooth Paragon (BBP) has promoted Ryan Mellors to the role of vice president of global sales – parking. The Hull-based company, which produces magnetic tickets for use in... continue

22 Jun 2017Parking Review News
DfT reveals companies bidding for West Coast Partnership and South Eastern rail franchise

DfT reveals companies bidding for West Coast Partnership and South Eastern rail franchise

Mark Moran

The government has announced the names of the companies in the running for the... continue

22 Jun 2017Local Transport Today News
Uber's chief executive resigns

Uber's chief executive resigns

Mark Moran

Travis Kalanick has resigned as chief executive of the US Uber taxi ride-hailing app... continue

21 Jun 2017Parking Review News
20 Jun 2017Local Transport Today News

How much traffic on the roads is searching for a parking space?

Gordon Bell

How much traffic on the roads is searching for a parking space? I ask this question because in recent years I have seen various references to this subject in highways and parking literature. One quote that continually recurs runs along the lines of: “On average, 30% of traffic on urban roads... continue

15 Jun 2017Parking Review Opinion
Re-inventing the wheel will not be straightforward

Re-inventing the wheel will not be straightforward

Mark Moran

Some 20 years from now the way in which we travel will have been transformed by the widespread introduction of autonomous and connected electric-powered vehicles. Much of the research and discussion... continue

15 Jun 2017Parking Review News
Dubois named vice president for product management at Park Assist

Dubois named vice president for product management at Park Assist

Scott Dubois has been appointed to the new role of vice president of product management at parking guidance system specialist Park Assist.  Dubois was previously general manager of Park Assist’s Asia Pacific branch. Normal 0 ... continue

15 Jun 2017Parking Review News
Nine states and 125 US cities vow to meet Paris Climate Agreement emissions cuts

Nine states and 125 US cities vow to meet Paris Climate Agreement emissions cuts

Lee Baker

The United States will remain a "global leader in reducing emissions,"... continue

5 Jun 2017Local Transport Today News
Q-Park set to accept €2.95bn bid

Q-Park set to accept €2.95bn bid

Q-Park’s board has recommended the Dutch parking operator’s shareholders accept a €2.95bn offer from US... continue

1 Jun 2017Parking Review News

Where is the world’s most expensive parking?

Mark Moran

London and New York top the list of most expensive cities for monthly parking, according to a global survey conducted by data expert Parkopedia. According to the Global Parking Index, monthly parking in New York costs $606 on average, with London not far behind at $603 (£465).  The USA... continue

28 May 2017Parking Review News

St Lucia brings in parking charges

Parking controls are being introduced to Castries, the capital of the Caribbean island of St Lucia. Castries is the largest city on the island with a population of 70,000. It houses the island’s parliament, government offices and the head offices of many foreign and local businesses. The... continue

28 May 2017Parking Review Products & Services
Intelligent transportation systems in Dammam, Saudi Arabia

Intelligent transportation systems in Dammam, Saudi Arabia

Dr Muhammad Farhan, Dr Abdul Hameed Al-Mojil

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26 May 2017Local Transport Today Supplements
How modelling 'millennials' can help your region

How modelling 'millennials' can help your region

Paul Hewson

It’s easy to stereotype different generations; changing values and different levels of comfort with technology often create the sense... continue

26 May 2017Local Transport Today Supplements
Looking East

Looking East

Neill Birch

Since Kazakhstan shrugged off the... continue

26 May 2017Local Transport Today Supplements
26 May 2017Local Transport Today Supplements

Research into practice

Helen Bowkett

To many practitioners, earning a living as a transport modeller in one of many consultancies, the academic world can feel like an unknown zone. Many will have been part of it as an undergraduate or postgraduate. These ‘academics’ prepared us for the world of work.  We learnt from... continue

26 May 2017Local Transport Today Supplements

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