Lagos lauded by World Bank as bus rapid transit meets objective to slash journey times

Lagos lauded by World Bank as bus rapid transit meets objective to slash journey times

Lee Baker

The World Bank has praised the Nigerian city of Lagos for implementing "modest [transport] interventions" that are "helping transform lives in Lagos" by cutting dramatically cutting journey times. The World Bank said a bus rapid transit project delivered in... continue

22 Aug 2017Local Transport Today News

Indian transport minister rules out driverless cars

Britain’s political leaders may see economic opportunities in driverless cars but not every country is so gung-ho. India’s transport minister says the country won’t allow driverless cars because of their potential detrimental impact on the economy. “We won’t allow... continue

18 Aug 2017Local Transport Today Comment

DfT probes overseas markets for UK transport enterprises

The UK has world-leading transport consultants who can play a part in winning more work overseas for a post-Brexit UK, a review for the DfT has concluded.  The Department commissioned consultant PwC to assess the capability of the UK’s transport infrastructure supply chain earlier this... continue

18 Aug 2017Local Transport Today News

Colas deploys autonomous vehicle

The world’s first autonomous impact protection vehicle has been introduced in Colorado, United States. The vehicle has been developed in a collaboration between road maintenance firm Colas and US firms Royal Truck and Equipment, and Micro Systems Inc. Impact protection vehicles serve as... continue

18 Aug 2017Local Transport Today News
UK airport parking business acquires Australian company

UK airport parking business acquires Australian company

Mark Moran

Leeds-based airport parking price comparison service... continue

15 Aug 2017Parking Review News
Velotopia, a route map to cycle cities

Velotopia, a route map to cycle cities

Lee Baker

Largely car-free and rail-free cities as dense as Manhattan and restricted to 15km in diameter with compulsory... continue

13 Aug 2017Local Transport Today News

Intel buys Mobileye as part of automated vehicle strategy

Mark Moran

US computer chip manufacturer Intel has signalled its interest in the autonomous driving market by purchasing Israeli technology company Mobileye. Intel is reported to have paid $15.3bn for Mobileye, which manufactures cameras, sensors and software. Mobileye supplies technology to most major... continue

10 Aug 2017Parking Review News
Insurers raise concerns over ‘autonomous ambiguity’ as cars become driverless

Insurers raise concerns over ‘autonomous ambiguity’ as cars become driverless

Mark Moran

British insurers have highlighted the potential dangers of “autonomous... continue

9 Aug 2017Parking Review News
World Parking Symposium calls for papers

World Parking Symposium calls for papers

Mark Moran

The tenth World Parking Symposium will be held in Berlin from 24-27 June 2018. The bienniel event, which is run by the... continue

26 Jul 2017Parking Review News
DoNotPay chatbot now offers more than just parking appeals advice

DoNotPay chatbot now offers more than just parking appeals advice

Mark Moran

A British computer science student studying in California is... continue

19 Jul 2017Parking Review News
Macquarie sells NCP to Japanese consortium

Macquarie sells NCP to Japanese consortium

Mark Moran

Australian investment bank Macquarie is selling UK parking operator National Car Parks (NCP) to a Japanese consortium.... continue

14 Jul 2017Parking Review News
Company behind new rail link offers flats by stations for

Company behind new rail link offers flats by stations for "people on the move"

Lee Baker

A company building a new train line linking Orlando to Miami in Florida is to... continue

13 Jul 2017Local Transport Today News
It helps if car sharers like each other

It helps if car sharers like each other

Mark Moran

Ensuring that would-be carpoolers are riding with people they like could potentially decrease car use by nearly 60%,... continue

13 Jul 2017Parking Review News
APCOA to share parking data with INRIX

APCOA to share parking data with INRIX

Mark Moran

Connected car services provider INRIX has added details of all APCOA Parking sites in Europe to its parking... continue

12 Jul 2017Parking Review News
INRIX On-Street Parking offered in BMW 5 series

INRIX On-Street Parking offered in BMW 5 series

INRIX On-Street Parking service have been made available in the new BMW 5 Series Sedan. The On-Street Parking service is live with BMW Group in 16 cities in Germany and the USA, with more... continue

12 Jul 2017Parking Review Products & Services
Scooter-mounted ANPR enforcement trialled in Belgium

Scooter-mounted ANPR enforcement trialled in Belgium

Patrick McDonnell

A Canadian ANPR parking enforcement system that can... continue

12 Jul 2017Parking Review Products & Services
Paris Agreement finance drive and French fossil fuel car ban in aim to keep carbon-cutting pact on the road

Paris Agreement finance drive and French fossil fuel car ban in aim to keep carbon-cutting pact on the road

Lee Baker

There will be a drive to find new finance to decarbonise transport to implement the Paris Agreement, the... continue

9 Jul 2017Local Transport Today News
All Volvos will be electric from 2019

All Volvos will be electric from 2019

Volvo Cars has announced that every car it launches from 2019 will have an electric motor. The Swedish car-maker will introduce a portfolio of... continue

6 Jul 2017Parking Review News
Nissan LEAF to get enhanced auto parking system

Nissan LEAF to get enhanced auto parking system

The new Nissan LEAF will be the first vehicle in the Japanese automaker’s global product line-up equipped with ProPILOT Park when it is launched in September. The technology helps... continue

6 Jul 2017Parking Review News
6 Jul 2017Parking Review Opinion
World's largest autonomous, electric rapid transit system planned for UAE in Indian-UK tie-up - report

World's largest autonomous, electric rapid transit system planned for UAE in Indian-UK tie-up - report

Lee Baker

The world's largest autonomous, electric personal/group rapid transit system is to be built under a... continue

3 Jul 2017Local Transport Today News

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