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Companies team to roll out smarter e-scooters in Ireland
25 Jan 2021
The scooters are fitted with world-first centimetre-level positioning technology and artificial intelligence cameras, to help solve the dual issues of dangerous parking and illegal footpath riding.
Autonomous mobility company chooses Velodyne's lidar to equip fleet
17 Dec 2020
May Mobility operates autonomous vehicle shuttles in Grand Rapids, Michigan, with planned deployments in 2021 in Arlington, Texas, and Higashi-Hiroshima City, Japan.
Continental establishes second smart city mobility hub in Columbus
17 Nov 2020
Continental’s solution uses radar and data visualisation to give a clear picture of pedestrian and vehicle traffic patterns, uncovering potential opportunities for traffic flow and safety improvements.
AI computer vision used on e-scooters to detect pedestrian movement
12 Nov 2020
Electric scooter company Voi is using technology from Luna to sense pedestrians, recognise pavements and react accordingly to ensure both rider and pedestrian safety.
Florida DOT awards contract for traffic signal retiming programme
29 Oct 2020
Technology from Iteris will be used to make timing improvements at key intersections throughout Florida’s District 7, which houses over 1,100 signalized intersections.
Resource provides guidance on designing streets for children
10 Aug 2020
Designing Streets for Kids has been released by NACTO as a supplement to the Global Street Design Guide, which aims to set a new global baseline for designing urban streets.
Touchless pedestrian push-button aims to increase safety amid the pandemic
13 Jul 2020
The SmartSense touchless PED push button, which has a five-inch activation range, aims to help reduce pedestrian exposure to contact viruses commonly found on push button surfaces.
Populus helps global cities manage flexible street policies for reopening
10 Jul 2020
Platform allows cities to identify temporary or permanent street policies, communicate them to the general public, and digitally provide up-to-date information to key mobility stakeholders.
Melbourne uses AI cameras to help increase safety at intersections
08 Jul 2020
The University of Melbourne has teamed with Cubic Transportation Systems to test how its artificial intelligence technology with real-time computer vision tracking can help improve road safety.
Manchester's 'Cyclops' junction reaches major milestone
19 Jun 2020
The junction, equipped with cycle optimised protected signals, allows bicycles to approach from four arms which converge onto a cycle track and help segregate cyclists from general traffic.
Next-gen pedestrian crossing aims to use IoT to improve safety
19 May 2020
Applied Information’s system uses a combination of technologies to create an active safety zone that encourages pedestrians and drivers to be more alert.
San Diego creates more room for walking and cycling on its streets amid Covid-19
30 Apr 2020
The city is introducing a “slow streets” pilot programme to repurpose certain public streets to create more outdoor space and encourage safe walking and cycling.
Initiative aims to help cities better communicate and manage street closures
24 Apr 2020
Populus is inviting cities and public agencies from around the world to take part in an initiative aimed at helping public officials create and communicate new street policies.
Zero pedestrian fatalities in Helsinki traffic in 2019
04 Feb 2020
The Finnish capital has improved traffic safety in the city through a range of measures including increased traffic control and reducing speed limits.
Vancouver engages public in connecting bridge project
22 Jan 2020
The Granville Bridge Connector aims to provide more travel options to and from downtown that don’t contribute to congestion or pollution.
StreetLight Data launches standalone bike and pedestrian analytics tool
17 Oct 2019
The new tool aims to help transportation planners and mobility companies better understand the travel patterns of cyclists and pedestrians across an entire city.
Brits demand smart city measures to create safer roads
11 Jun 2019
More than half believe technology should be put in place to protect vulnerable road users such as cyclists and pedestrians, according to research.
Bike and pedestrian analytics tool launched
15 Jan 2019
New tools added to StreetLight Data’s mobility analytics platform enable US cities to gather crucial data on the movement of cyclists and pedestrians
London bus safety trial reduces collisions
20 Nov 2018
Abellio London has seen nearly a 30 per cent reduction in avoidable collisions using Mobileye’s safety technology and a 60 per cent reduction in injuries from such collisions
Data helps reduce congestion in Australian suburbs
03 May 2018
Liverpool City Council and the University of Wollongong are measuring pedestrian and vehicle movements around the central business district based on IoT sensors
Partnership aims to create safer roadways
10 Jan 2018
LiDAR manufacturer Quanergy and tech giant Cisco are joining forces to deliver smart city connected roadway solutions
Connected vehicle pilot for Las Vegas
08 Jan 2018
Siemens, Brandmotion and Commsignia are working with the US city to deliver a turnkey vehicle-to-infrastructure and vehicle-to-vehicle solution
Travel app makes an impact
16 Oct 2017
The TravelSafely smartphone app, which uses technology to a create a community of drivers, cyclists and pedestrians, has been recognised in the Mobile Breakthrough awards
Street crossing of the future
10 Oct 2017
The smart crossing prototype demonstrated in London was designed for insurer Direct Line and claims to be a world-first
25 Feb 2021
How consumer tech is making Stockholm run more smoothly
Smartphones are proving to be an unusual but effective tool in improving the quality of roads in Sweden.
Financing city digitisation in a post-pandemic world
How can public services break silos to get smarter?
Think tank: City life on Mars? Creating human centred communities in space and beyond
White Paper: Edge computing and AI - the foundations of the best in class smart city
Insight Report: Distributed Acoustic Sensors and the Smart Cities of the Future
Research Report: How smart is your office?
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