Innovation and technology digest

Innovation and technology digest

04 December 2019 5059

Get updated on how the world of Internet technologies is changing, mobility is developing and public transport is transforming as part of the trend for the environment, so greatly intensified this year. Please read our new weekly digest.

Is mobility in London changing?

Joanna Everly, CEO of urban design and HS2 integration, explores how London’s Urban ecosystem is changing, and how passengers adapt their behaviour in response.

Alliance on AI and Internet of things development in Indonesian mobility ecosystems

Indonesia has announced a strategic alliance to collaborate in the development and distribution of solutions based on artificial intelligence (AI) and the Internet of things (IoT) in real estate and mobility ecosystems. Transport is also affected. Please read the article for details.

“The naked highway”: digital signage and safety

And again about unmanned vehicles. We explain how “bare highways” could ensure road safety in the future without the need for physical roadside signage.

Stockholm took first place at the Global Smart City Awards

The Global Smart City Awards are presented annually to the most outstanding initiatives and projects in the field of urban innovation and transformation. Please read why Stockholm got it this time.

How can cities address the climate crisis?

The report – Making the connections on climate – draws together practical examples of the links that can be made on climate at the city region level between transport and energy, and between transport and decarbonisation of the environment.

Bergen: the autonomous light rail project

Learn more about the prospects of Bergen, Norway to become home to Europe’s first autonomous light rail transport system.

RTA, UITP and Transport Security establish a first transport security committee

The committee will cater to improving the skills of personnel in the sector by exposing them to advanced programmes to ensure the highest levels of safety and security of various public transport riders.

Ghana signed a concession agreement on the development of Accra overland transport

The SkyTrain plan, which includes five routes with a total length of 194 km, aims to reduce the growing problem of congestion and road pollution in Accra. However, will it be realized or not?

Virgin Hyperloop One confirmed as ready for safety assessment

Independent safety assessor, Certifier, has validated the readiness of Virgin Hyperloop One’s technology and organisation to be assessed in terms of safety.

Public transport sector is committed to new EU green deal

UITP are convinced that the fastest and most cost-efficient way to decarbonise people’s daily mobility is to promote the use of public transport, walking and cycling.

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