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Dublin to host AI-powered e-scooter research project
15 Apr 2021
It will operate on Dublin City University campuses and aims to improve e-scooter safety and explore smart city use cases for computer vision-equipped micro-mobility vehicles.
Boston pilots free rides for commuters in Main Street districts
01 Apr 2021
The programme aims to incentivise employees returning to work and workers who currently drive to work to use public transit and also seeks to lessen vehicular traffic.
Safety and mobility contract awarded for infrastructure project in Arizona
24 Mar 2021
Iteris will coordinate the design of project-wide traffic management activities which aim to improve one of the busiest freeway segments in the Phoenix metropolitan area.
London's School Streets initiative improves air quality
11 Mar 2021
Closing the roads around schools to traffic at pick-up and drop-off times has reduced polluting nitrogen dioxide levels by up to 23 per cent, according to latest research.
Bogotá remains most congested city in the world
09 Mar 2021
The 2020 Inrix Global Traffic Scorecard reveals that drivers in the Colombian city lose 133 hours a year to congestion and is followed in the top three congested cities by Bucharest and New York.
Las Vegas trials kerbside management solution
04 Mar 2021
Two digital kiosks from Cox2M are making use of video analytics and smart parking technology to better manage active kerb loading zones for taxis and ride-shares.
Anaheim public transport operator bids to be all-electric by 2025
02 Mar 2021
The Anaheim Transportation Network has been awarded a $5m grant to advance its effort to become California’s first all-electric transit operator by the California Energy Commission.
Work begins on Greater Manchester's active neighbourhoods
01 Mar 2021
The project aims to prioritise the movement, health and safety of people over cars and includes using modal filters such as benches, planters or bollards to reduce traffic on residential streets.
Move America to tackle cities' critical challenges
26 Feb 2021
The virtual mobility event on 17-18 March will bring together cities, transport providers, innovators, thought-leaders and more to share experiences and discuss major global mobility challenges.
Apcoa transforms car parks into urban hubs
23 Feb 2021
The company aims to provide a physical and digital infrastructure for smart city and mobility services as well as contribute to the sustainable transformation of urban areas.
Smart traffic tech to save cities $277bn by 2025
22 Feb 2021
A Juniper Research study reveals this will be achieved by reducing emissions and congestion globally with smart intersections identified as the key technology behind savings.
Vivacity Labs raises £5m to deliver smarter transport globally
22 Feb 2021
The investment will support Vivacity Labs’ expansion of its AI-based traffic signal system, which aims to reduce congestion and allows cities to prioritise sustainable modes of transport.
Zipabout integrates first- and last-mile options with UK public transport network
19 Feb 2021
The feature is live on the company’s personalised information service and will soon be made available to transport operators, local authorities, and event organisers and venues.
MaaS and micro-mobility companies team for first- and last-mile options
16 Feb 2021
Moovit and Beryl are partnering in five UK towns and cities to better connect their rides with public transport for more efficient first and last segments of a journey.
Edinburgh publishes 10-year mobility plan
15 Feb 2021
The City Mobility Plan aims to create a better connected, net zero carbon transport system and a more inclusive capital that also champions the concept of the 20-minute neighbourhood.
San Bernardino municipalities to benefit from smart traffic technology
09 Feb 2021
San Bernardino County Transport Authority will use technology from Iteris to improve traffic signal timing for up to 1,250 intersections throughout the 250-square-mile area.
Report reveals what global transit commutes looked like in 2020
27 Jan 2021
Moovit’s 2020 Global Public Transport Report includes two new categories: Covid-19 impact on public transit usage, and mobile payment demand for mass transit rides.
Manhattan unveils plan to create more open space in Union Square
20 Jan 2021
The Vision Plan for the Union Square-14th Street neighbourhood responds to the city’s current challenges and proposes a series of targeted enhancements.
Mobility a major focus for smart city innovation growth
11 Jan 2021
Increasingly complex operating landscapes are forcing cities to seek out novel technologies and business models to help support future urban mobility.
Tool could help cities realise their EV charging goals
22 Dec 2020
City has ambitious plans to scale up environmentally-friendly vehicles and has been assessing its current charging infrastructure.
Spin to equip its e-scooters with on-vehicle artificial intelligence
17 Dec 2020
Through a partnership with Drover AI, the Ford Motor Company unit will use the technology to detect improper sidewalk riding and parking in cities across the US and UK.
Victoria Park Council tackles parking issues with virtual solution
17 Dec 2020
The Australian town, which is home to the Optimus Stadium, is implementing Smarter City Solutions’ vPermit to improve parking access and modernise the council’s parking management system.
Motional and Lyft to roll out robotaxi services in major US cities in 2023
16 Dec 2020
Motional’s next-generation, fully driverless vehicles, based on the Hyundai platform, will be integrated, operationalised and deployed on the Lyft ride-share network.
Routing Company raises $5m in seed funding to power demand-responsive transit
15 Dec 2020
The Routing Company’s technology powers an easy-to-use platform that helps cities and other transit providers solve the problem of how to deliver reliable demand-responsive transit.
17 Mar 2021
Watch: Accenture and Transport for West Midlands - the future of urban mobility
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