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June 16, 2015

Cubic and Transport for London’s Contactless Bankcard Payment System Wins ‘Operational and Technical Excellence’ Award at UITP 2015

Cubic Transportation Systems (CTS),  Transport for London (TfL) and Barclaycard have received another major honor for London’s contactless bankcard payment system, after winning the prestigious ‘Operational and Technical Excellence’ award at the 2015 UITP (International Association of Public Transport) closing award ceremony in Milan. The three-way partnership was up against a strong group of shortlisted […]

International ITS News, News
June 10, 2015

Baden-Württemberg releases sustainable mobility strategy

  The German federal state of Baden-Württemberg has released a new strategy through which it will become a pioneer in sustainable mobility. Entitled Sustainable Mobility – for all and published by the state’s Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure, the document outlines a vision for regional sustainable mobility and the means by which it will be achieved. […]

International ITS News, News
June 10, 2015

EVIDENCE project offers cities support for mobility funding

  The EVIDENCE project has funding to provide expert assistance to European cities wanting to present an economic business case to help secure investment in sustainable transport initiatives. Co-funded by the European Commission, the EVIDENCE project is able to assist five local authorities (in the 11 new member states) to set out evidence-based justifications for […]

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June 9, 2015

Stockholm wins INTERMODES urban mobility award

  The City of Stockholm has been awarded the 2015 INTERMODES prize for its work on integrating all transport modes for the well-being of its citizens and tourists. Gilles Vesco, Vice-President of Grand Lyon Metropole in charge of new mobility, representing the INTERMODES 2014 laureate, presented the prize to Fariba Daryani, Project Manager of Stockholm’s […]

International ITS News, News
June 8, 2015

Scania to test electrically powered trucks on “electric road” under real-life conditions

In February 2016, Scania will start testing electric trucks on the electric road, which will become a reality as the Swedish Transport Administration (Trafikverket) has now approved support for the Gävle Electric Road project. The project will demonstrate and evaluate conductive technology, which involves electrical transmission through overhead lines above vehicles equipped with a pantograph […]

International ITS News, News
June 8, 2015

Estepona develops SUMP to improve quality of life

The city of Estepona in southern Spain has developed a SUMP to support a transition to cycling and public transport and improve local quality of life. With a total investment of € 19m, the plan includes around 50 measures such as the construction of cycle lanes, expanding pedestrian areas, improving transport links to industrial areas and […]

International ITS News, News
June 7, 2015

Siemens acquires leading UK enforcement provider Zenco Systems

Intelligent traffic systems supplier Siemens has acquired the UK’s leading traffic enforcement organisation, Zenco Systems. Today’s announcement recognises Siemens’ commitment to the growing traffic enforcement market and follows a number of successful joint technology projects between the two companies in the UK, including deployments in Manchester and London. Gordon Wakeford, Head of Siemens’ Mobility Division […]

International ITS News, News
June 5, 2015

Smartfusion: Smarter urban deliveries a step closer

The European Commission-funded Smartfusion project on smart urban freight deliveries final event in Berlin showcased how urban policymakers and operators can now analyse the likely success and benefits of applying green vehicle technologies to their city regions and supply chains. Results of the Smartfusion project were unveiled to an expert audience of city and regional […]

International ITS News, News
June 5, 2015

Clean Fleets seeks feedback on policy recommendations

  The Clean Fleets project is seeking feedback on policy recommendations it has developed relating to the EU’s Clean Vehicles Directive. The directive is currently under review and Clean Fleets has produced its policy recommendations for European and national policy makers. These will form the basis of its contribution to the review process. The project is […]

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