Funds awarded to drive a more data-driven and digitally enabled planning system

Funds awarded to drive a more data-driven and digitally enabled planning system

Future Cities Catapult has awarded funds to help SMEs to create a more data-driven and digitally enabled planning system. After inviting UK businesses, individuals, entrepreneurs and planning authorities to apply, nearly 90 entries were... continue

6 Apr 2017RUDI News

Public authorities must take an active role in the roll-out of AVs, says UITP

The arrival of driverless autonomous vehicles (AVs) represents a unique opportunity for a fundamental change in urban mobility as long as public authorities and public transport companies take an active role now to integrate AVs into an effective public transport network. This is according to... continue

17 Jan 2017RUDI News

Warwick University app supports ride-sharing for the drive to campus

A free app that will allow Warwick students to share rides between Leamington and Campus is set to launch in January 2017 for iPhone and Android users. Any Warwick student will be able to sign up for the app, called UniDrive, using their Warwick email address. The app will operate on a feedback... continue

29 Dec 2016RUDI News
Autonomous shuttle pilots connect travellers to bus, bike and car-sharing services

Autonomous shuttle pilots connect travellers to bus, bike and car-sharing services

EasyMile, an electric vehicle producer founded in 2014, specialises in providing both software powering autonomous vehicles and last mile smart mobility solutions. Together with public transport company Kolumbus and Forus PRT, EasyMile will start a pilot project at the Forus PRT business park in Stavenger, Norway, starting... continue

22 Dec 2016RUDI News
Another day, another driverless car, shuttle and taxi trial

Another day, another driverless car, shuttle and taxi trial

Didi Chuxing in China, Google and Uber are all exploring the potential for driverless taxis. Driverless shuttle and taxi trials are taking place all over the world, led by Delphi in the US and Singapore, and nuTonomy in Singapore.... continue

12 Sep 2016RUDI News

Using mobile phone and sensor data to track people’s movement provides a deeper picture of exposure to urban pollution

A recent study led by MIT researchers, focused on New York City, suggests that using mobile-phone data to track people’s movement provides an even deeper picture of exposure to pollution in urban settings. The study, based on data from 2013, broke New York City into 71 districts and found... continue

8 Sep 2016RUDI News

Hamburg and VW join forces to develop model city for sustainable and integrated urban mobility

The Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg and the Volkswagen Group  will collaborate over the next three years to jointly develop innovative solutions for making urban mobility more environmentally-friendly, safer, more reliable and more efficient. Matthias Müller, CEO of Volkswagen AG, and... continue

31 Aug 2016RUDI News
First public trial of a robo-taxi service begins in Singapore

First public trial of a robo-taxi service begins in Singapore

nuTonomy, the leading developer of state-of-the art software for self-driving cars, has launched the first-ever public trial of a robo-taxi service. The trial, which will continue on an on-going basis, is being held within Singapore’s... continue

31 Aug 2016RUDI News
Urban heat risk posing a threat to elderly in cities

Urban heat risk posing a threat to elderly in cities

Our cities are getting hotter. Extreme hot weather events are happening more frequently and as a result London and other major cities around the world face significant risks. How do we develop approaches to... continue

17 Aug 2016RUDI News

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