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Greater Manchester deploys AI-controlled road junctions

Greater Manchester deploys AI-controlled road junctions

The technology anonymously identifies different types of road users at selected junctions and controls traffic signals to allow different modes of transportation to be prioritised as and when required.

UK city of Norwich extends free Beryl Bike scheme

UK city of Norwich extends free Beryl Bike scheme

The initiative forms part of a package of government measures in response to Covid-19 paid for through the Department for Transport’s Travel Demand Management fund.

StreetLight Data and Ford Mobility team for data-driven safety solutions

StreetLight Data and Ford Mobility team for data-driven safety solutions

A bundled offering will combine datasets and machine learning to identify how cities can reduce serious and fatal crashes as well as inform future safety strategies.

Glasgow to introduce car free zones around 21 city primary schools

Glasgow to introduce car free zones around 21 city primary schools

The scheme follows an initial pilot at six primary schools with a reported 69 per cent fewer vehicles identified outside those schools during the morning drop-off and afternoon pick-up.

Helsinki creates bicycle boulevard

Helsinki creates bicycle boulevard

The boulevard of Kulosaaren puistotie is being converted into a shared in-roadway with motor vehicles required to adjust their speeds according to cycling.

UK transport sector urged to make cycling more inclusive

UK transport sector urged to make cycling more inclusive

Report warns the needs of many disadvantaged and marginalised groups have been ignored and urges the transport sector to raise its ambition and commitment to make cycling more inclusive.