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Helsinki citizens give positive feedback to 'robot' buses

Helsinki citizens give positive feedback to 'robot' buses

More than 2000 passengers have ridden on the driverless bus, including many first timers, and the majority said they felt safe and secure.

Mobileye helps cities and utilities prepare for a smarter future

Mobileye helps cities and utilities prepare for a smarter future

The Intel company is using IoT connectivity from Orange Business Services for its next-generation platform that helps municipalities plan for smart cities.

Texas A&M University signs up for remote control of autonomous shuttles

Texas A&M University signs up for remote control of autonomous shuttles

Remote Assistance will be integrated into the Texas A&M shuttle autonomy system to authorise the vehicles to proceed at four-way intersections and stops.

Fulfilling the promise of intelligent transportation services

Fulfilling the promise of intelligent transportation services

This was the theme of the 13th ITC European Congress, which brought together mayors, city officials and industry leaders to discuss the challenges ahead for smart mobility.

Interactive map tracks the smart mobility progress of 100 cities

Interactive map tracks the smart mobility progress of 100 cities

Frost & Sullivan’s data-driven study found that none of the cities achieved a score that would qualify them to be termed smart mobility leaders.

Will Brexit prevent UK from winning the global self-driving race?

Will Brexit prevent UK from winning the global self-driving race?

New report puts the UK in pole position in the market but maintaining the lead is dependent on leaving the EU with an orderly deal.

National League of Cities suggests charging road users by the mile

National League of Cities suggests charging road users by the mile

The National League of Cities has released a report aimed at helping local leaders pilot road user charge systems to address the country’s transportation infrastructure deficit.

New York state innovation centre deploys self-driving vehicles

New York state innovation centre deploys self-driving vehicles

Optimus Ride will provide workers at the site with an efficient and convenient self-driving mobility option within defined geofenced areas.

South Korea deepens commitment to autonomous future

South Korea deepens commitment to autonomous future

Korean AV platform provider SpringCloud is partnering with Deepen AI to progress the development of autonomous vehicle sensor technology in the country

University trials driverless shuttle

University trials driverless shuttle

Researchers at the University of South Florida have begun an autonomous trial with Coast Autonomous to transport students, faculty staff and visitors in a driverless vehicle
Innovative partnership powers Atlanta’s future

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Innovative partnership powers Atlanta’s future

A pioneering initiative between Georgia Power, the City of Atlanta and a cohort of partners is showing what’s next in smart cities and demonstrating the power of public-private partnerships.