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Met becomes first UK police force to use drones to monitor road users

Met becomes first UK police force to use drones to monitor road users

The focus is on deterring dangerous drivers and the drones will be used to support the gathering of intelligence and evidence.

Mayor accelerates expansion of San Francisco bike lanes

Mayor accelerates expansion of San Francisco bike lanes

The Californian city will create 20 miles of new protected bike lanes and put in place increased enforcement to protect cyclist safety.

Boston searches for its safest drivers

Boston searches for its safest drivers

As part of the Vision Zero strategy to eliminate fatal and serious crashes by 2030, drivers download an app that scores their behaviours and allows them to compete for more than $25,000 in prizes.

Boston pilots dedicated ride-sharing zone

Boston pilots dedicated ride-sharing zone

The pick-up and drop-off trial is designed to minimise the disruption that can often accompany ride-sharing services in cities.

Real-estate company deploys self-driving vehicle for office park

Real-estate company deploys self-driving vehicle for office park

Brookfield Properties has formed a strategic partnership to provide Optimus Ride’s autonomous vehicle technology at a development in Reston, Virginia