Trump seeks $1.5 trillion for infrastructure and one-year project approval

Trump seeks $1.5 trillion for infrastructure and one-year project approval

Lee Baker

President Donald Trump used his first State of the Union address to call for a $1.5 trillion Bill to "rebuild our crumbling infrastructure". He also raged that it takes ten years to approve "a simple new road" compared to... continue

31 Jan 2018Local Transport Today News
The world’s car parks are just a click away

The world’s car parks are just a click away

Mark Moran

ParkCloud is a UK company serving the international airport parking market. Founded in 2008 as an online parking reservation... continue

18 Feb 2018Parking Review Features

Route to driverless cars will be ‘long and rocky’

A survey of intelligent transport system professionals in the UK suggests they do not think that fully driverless cars will be on our roads by 2021, as suggested by the Chancellor Phillip Hammond in the autumn budget. Members of the Intelligent Transport Society (UK) were largely split 50/50... continue

18 Feb 2018Parking Review Opinion
Calling data and modelling pioneers to the Enterprise Zone at Modelling World 2018

Calling data and modelling pioneers to the Enterprise Zone at Modelling World 2018

The next generation of data and modelling pioneers will be given the chance to present and exhibit at Modelling World 2018, 6th June at Edgbaston Cricket Ground, Birmingham.  Technological developments and disruptive business models will have a significant impact on how people and goods move around in coming years, and... continue

13 Feb 2018Local Transport Today News
Car, ride and bike sharing giants sign up to Shared Mobility Principles – and one shares social impacts

Car, ride and bike sharing giants sign up to Shared Mobility Principles – and one shares social impacts

The pace of technology-driven innovation from the private sector in shared transportation services, vehicles, and networks is rapid, accelerating, and filled with opportunity. At the same time, city streets are a finite and scarce resource. These principles, produced by a working group of international NGOs led by Robin Chase, and including c40, ICLEI and World Resources Institute, are designed to guide... continue

12 Feb 2018Local Transport Today News
Back to the future: flying cars come round again

Back to the future: flying cars come round again

Increasing traffic congestion across mega cities and large urban centres, coupled with the resulting loss to the economy, is driving the need for more efficient modes of urban transportation.... continue

12 Feb 2018Local Transport Today News
Airport parking specialist Looking4.com looking to grow

Airport parking specialist Looking4.com looking to grow

Looking4.com, an airport parking price comparison company, has appointed audit, tax and consulting firm RSM to support its growth plans. The Leeds-based business recently secured a partnership agreement with... continue

10 Feb 2018Parking Review News
BP to deliver rapid charging at retail sites

BP to deliver rapid charging at retail sites

BP plans to roll out mobile electric vehicle (EV) rapid charging systems at selected filling station sites in the UK and Europe during 2018. This follows BP Ventures investing... continue

10 Feb 2018Parking Review News

Cleverciti secures funding for international growth

Smart parking solution provider Cleverciti Systems has secured $13m growth funding round. Cleverciti’s overhead sensors for on-street and outdoor parking provide real-time parking data to parking operators, local authorities and drivers. New investor EnBW New Ventures, which provides... continue

10 Feb 2018Parking Review News
Walkability reduces blood pressure, says new study

Walkability reduces blood pressure, says new study

With an estimated one billion hypertension cases worldwide, the role of the built environment in its prevention and control is still uncertain. With this in mind, a new study published in the... continue

9 Feb 2018Local Transport Today News
May to raise Chinese firm domination of Beijing-backed infrastructure projects, reports say

May to raise Chinese firm domination of Beijing-backed infrastructure projects, reports say

Lee Baker

The Prime Minister is raising whether China's Belt and Road initiative to invest in... continue

31 Jan 2018Local Transport Today News
Parkeon and Cale finalise merger agreement

Parkeon and Cale finalise merger agreement

Mark Moran

Parking system manufacturers Parkeon and Cale have finalised a merger. French company Parkeon and its Swedish rival Cale... continue

27 Jan 2018Parking Review News
Sustained decline in car use among young adults, says report

Sustained decline in car use among young adults, says report

Young adults in Great Britain and other countries are driving less now than young adults did in the early 1990s. The Department for Transport (DfT) commissioned the Centre for Transport and Society (UWE, Bristol) and the Transport Studies... continue

24 Jan 2018Local Transport Today News
BMW Group becomes Parkmobile’s sole external shareholder in North America

BMW Group becomes Parkmobile’s sole external shareholder in North America

Mobile parking solutions company Parkmobile LLC has undergone a recapitalisation of the business and investment by BMW Group.  BMW Group, which had been a minority investor in Parkmobile since 2014, will now be the sole outside investor after buying out the legacy shareholders in the... continue

19 Jan 2018Parking Review News

SDG wins contract to advise Mexico

The Foreign & Commonwealth Office has awarded a £220,000 contract to consultant Steer Davies Gleave for the provision of urban transport advice to Mexico, including developing “sustainable urban mobility and transport-oriented development strategies for Mexican cities&... continue

19 Jan 2018Local Transport Today News

TfL and India sign MoU

Transport for London is to provide advice to India’s ministry of road transport and highways.  The two bodies have signed a memorandum of understanding, (MoU) following a trade mission by London mayor Sadiq Khan to India last month.  Said Shri Gadkari, India’s minister for... continue

19 Jan 2018Local Transport Today News
Call for ITS to integrate minibus taxis into a public transportation system in South Africa

Call for ITS to integrate minibus taxis into a public transportation system in South Africa

Lee Baker

The ITS sector has received a call to act to integrate various transport services in South... continue

18 Jan 2018Local Transport Today News
Ministers answer Parliamentary Questions on bike share: 'local authorities would find it useful to have powers to regulate schemes'

Ministers answer Parliamentary Questions on bike share: 'local authorities would find it useful to have powers to regulate schemes'

In the past week or so, Transport Ministers Jesse Nornam and Baroness Sugg have answered several Parliamentary Questions (PQ) from fellow MPs and Lords about bike share schemes and cycle safety. The increasing volume of queries and concerns about bike share schemes, in particular, indicates how seriously local authorities are taking the issues of regulation and control – and of future developments in bike share business models and scheme operation.  A PQ is a question put formally to a government minister... continue

18 Jan 2018Local Transport Today News

Parkopedia scores in Las Vegas

A system that enables self-driving cars to find empty spaces in covered car parks was honoured at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. Parkopedia’s autonomous valet parking was among the honourees at the CES 2018 Innovation Awards. AVP allows cars to park themselves by... continue

12 Jan 2018Parking Review Products & Services
Traffic removal: initiatives to improve the nation's health

Traffic removal: initiatives to improve the nation's health

Juliana O'Rourke

The related problems of air pollution and congestion... continue

12 Jan 2018Local Transport Today News

Battery research could triple range of electric vehicles, says Canadian university

Research at a Canadian university in could lead to the development of batteries that triple the range of electric vehicles. The research at the University of Waterloo involves the use of negative electrodes made of lithium metal, a material with the potential to dramatically increase battery... continue

5 Jan 2018Parking Review News

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