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Resource provides guidance on designing streets for children

Resource provides guidance on designing streets for children

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. 

Berlin installs smart traffic technology at intersections

Berlin installs smart traffic technology at intersections

The company claims its in-ground radar technology is immune to electromagnetic interference and this enables the accurate detection of bicycles in the presence of trams.

One in four Americans want a Covid vaccine before riding public transit

One in four Americans want a Covid vaccine before riding public transit

More than half of US citizens are deeply cautious about using sharing economy services or riding public transportation, according to a new study by Genomatica.

C-V2X capability trials underway in California

C-V2X capability trials underway in California

San Diego Regional Proving Grounds designed the programme to facilitate use case research and testing for vehicle communications in realistic operating conditions.

Moovit and Waze launch carpool pilot

Moovit and Waze launch carpool pilot

The companies claim this is the first community collaboration of its kind and will roll out to Android users in the US, Brazil, Mexico and Israel.

AirLib reveals new data collection process for mapping air quality

AirLib reveals new data collection process for mapping air quality

The company has been mapping pollution on thousands of miles of roadways in Phoenix and the San Francisco Bay Area and is launching in two major European cities.

NLC encourages US cities to explore congestion charging

NLC encourages US cities to explore congestion charging

National League of Cities wants to show local leaders how such charging systems could sustainably improve conditions on and around America’s roads.

City of Livermore implements intelligent traffic management

City of Livermore implements intelligent traffic management

The Trafficware system from Cubic will bring traffic network data into a single repository to provide the city with a 360-degree view of transportation operations.

Mumbai named most congested city in the world

Mumbai named most congested city in the world

Drivers in India’s most populous city expect to spend an average of 65 per cent extra time stuck in traffic, according to the latest TomTom Traffic Index.

Inrix uses AI to tackle congestion and difficult traffic conditions

Inrix uses AI to tackle congestion and difficult traffic conditions

AI Traffic will use deep learning to provide instantaneous updates to traffic conditions and aims to provide drivers with far more accurate arrival times.