All posts by: Ian Bearder

About Ian Bearder
Co-founder and Chairman of ITS Ukraine.
August 17, 2015

Electric Bus Route 55 launched in Gothenburg, Sweden

Gothenburg is launching the public transport of the future. Gothenburg’s first route for electric buses will open on 15 June. The buses are silent and emission-free and run on electricity from wind power and hydropower. The bus route is among the most modern in the world. Among other things, passengers can recharge their phones onboard […]

August 11, 2015

Google Map Maker will be enabled in Ukraine

The first phase of Map Maker’s reopening has begun, starting with six countries. Bangladesh, Brazil, Canada, India, Philippines and Ukraine are now open for editing. Regional Leads in every country will be able to moderate: Mappers in each country were selected as “Regional Leads” to moderate edits done by other mappers in their respective regions. […]

August 10, 2015

Prague tests electric buses (Czech Republic)

The city of Prague is testing new electric buses with a view to fully introducing the vehicles on routes in September this year. The aim of the testing is to verify the operational, technical and economic parameters of the vehicle which, with a fully electric vehicle heating system, ensures zero-emissions at the point of operation. […]

August 7, 2015

Civil drones market development in Europe

European Union is framing the future of aviation by declaring main principles for developing drone service market. The European aviation community gathered in Riga in March 2015 established the following basic principles: Drones need to be treated as new types of aircraft with proportionate rules based on the risk of each operation. EU rules for […]

July 30, 2015

ITS Ukraine agrees priority areas

On 28th July, ITS Ukraine held its first management meeting in Kyiv. During the meeting, ITS Ukraine’s board members adopted the ITS Ukraine constitution, discussed the work that needs to be done and agreed to prioritise the following three areas: Road Safety Traffic Management Electric vehicles Not only are these key problem areas in Ukraine, […]

Events, News from ITS Ukraine
July 23, 2015

What? When? How? – Everything there is to know about EU product rules is now available in Ukrainian

What? When? How? – Everything there is to know about EU product rules is now available in Ukrainian Ukrainians can now get acquainted with the “Blue Guide” on the EU product rules in Ukrainian language. This publication of the European Commission aims to promote understanding of the implementation of EU product rules across different sectors […]

News, News from ITS Ukraine
April 30, 2015

Futuristic Simulation Finds Self-Driving “Taxibots” Will Eliminate 90% Of Cars, Open Acres Of Public Space

A fascinating new simulation finds that self-driving cars will terraform cities: 90% of cars will be eliminated, acres of land will open up, and commute times will drop 10%. A team of transportation scientists at the Organization for Cooperation and Development took data on actual trips in Lisbon, Portugal and looked at how a fleet […]

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