New News information at Road Traffic Technology New and updated information from News listed on www.roadtraffic-technology.com http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/ en-us http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/ New News information at Road Traffic Technology http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/content/images/logo_big.gif Car manufacturers enter new JV to build power charging network along highways in Europe http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newscar-manufacturers-enter-new-jv-to-build-power-charging-network-along-highways-in-europe-5685978 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newscar-manufacturers-enter-new-jv-to-build-power-charging-network-along-highways-in-europe-5685978 Automotive manufacturers including, Audi, BMW Group, Daimler, Ford Motor Company, Porsche and Volkswagen Group have entered in a joint venture (JV) to build the highest-powered charging network in Europe by signing a memorandum of understanding (MoU)… Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT FHWA opens phase 2 of Johnson County Gateway project in Kansas http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsfhwa-opens-phase-2-of-johnson-county-gateway-project-in-kansas-5686016 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsfhwa-opens-phase-2-of-johnson-county-gateway-project-in-kansas-5686016 The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has officially opened the second phase of the Johnson County Gateway project, which includes two brand new interchanges linking Interstates 35 and 435 and state highway K-10. Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Tunnelling works begin on New M5 motorway in New South Wales, Australia http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newstunnelling-works-begin-on-new-m5-motorway-5685952 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newstunnelling-works-begin-on-new-m5-motorway-5685952 The government of New South Wales (NSW) in Australia has announced the start of tunnelling works at the New M5 section of WestConnex, which is two new 9km twin tunnels that will run roughly in parallel to the existing M5 East between Beverly Hills an… Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Deals this week: Fletcher Construction, Clearview Intelligence http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-fletcher-construction-clearview-intelligence-5684882 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-fletcher-construction-clearview-intelligence-5684882 Fletcher Construction has received a contract from The New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) to build the 13km-long Peka Peka to Otaki segment of the Kapiti Expressway. Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT UK businesses lose nearly £767m annually due to traffic congestion http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsuk-business-lose-nearly-767m-annually-due-to-traffic-congestion-5684762 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsuk-business-lose-nearly-767m-annually-due-to-traffic-congestion-5684762 According to research published by TomTom, a global company that manufactures navigational devices, traffic congestion is costing UK businesses approximately £767m annually in lost productivity. Thu, 01 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Kapsch TrafficCom to modernise Austrian GO toll collection system http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newskapsch-trafficcom-to-modernise-austrian-go-toll-collection-system-5684738 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newskapsch-trafficcom-to-modernise-austrian-go-toll-collection-system-5684738 Kapsch TrafficCom, a global company that offers intelligent transportation systems, has secured a contract from Austria’s highway and expressway operator ASFINAG (Autobahnen- und Schnellstraßen-Finanzierungs-Aktiengesellschaft), for implementing and … Thu, 01 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT UK Government to provide £290m for low-emission vehicles http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsuk-government-to-provide-290m-for-low-emission-vehicles-5684750 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsuk-government-to-provide-290m-for-low-emission-vehicles-5684750 As part of its commitment to reduce carbon emissions from transport, the UK Government aims for nearly all cars and vans to be zero emission by 2050. Thu, 01 Dec 2016 00:00:00 GMT Road improvements work on highway 3 Sunday Creek now complete http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsroad-improvements-work-on-highway-3-sunday-creek-now-complete-5683565 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsroad-improvements-work-on-highway-3-sunday-creek-now-complete-5683565 The Canadian and British Columbian (BC) Governments have jointly announced the completion of the C$17.3m ($12.8m) Highway 3 widening and a realignment project that was carried out approximately 30km west of Princeton. Wed, 30 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT Fletcher Construction to build next section of Kapiti Expressway http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsfletcher-construction-to-build-next-section-of-kpiti-expressway-5683531 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsfletcher-construction-to-build-next-section-of-kpiti-expressway-5683531 Fletcher Construction, a New Zealand-based company, has secured a contract from The New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA), for the construction of the 13km Peka Peka to Ōtaki section of the Kāpiti Expressway. Wed, 30 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT Japan urges older motorists to swap driving licence for noodle discount http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsjapan-urges-older-motorists-to-swap-driving-licence-for-noodle-discount-5683585 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsjapan-urges-older-motorists-to-swap-driving-licence-for-noodle-discount-5683585 Japanese police officials are trying to persuade elderly car drivers to give up their driving licence for discounts on ramen, to tackle the growing number of accidents in the country involving older motorists. Wed, 30 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT Amsterdam and TomTom to create smarter city http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsamsterdam-and-tomtom-to-create-smarter-city-5682406 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsamsterdam-and-tomtom-to-create-smarter-city-5682406 TomTom (TOM2), a global manufacturer of navigating devices, has collaborated with the City of Amsterdam for the development of traffic and travel concepts, which aim to improve traffic flow and parking in Amsterdam. Tue, 29 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT Ontario to launch first automated vehicle pilot programme in Canada http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsontario-to-launch-first-automated-vehicle-pilot-programme-in-canada-5682454 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsontario-to-launch-first-automated-vehicle-pilot-programme-in-canada-5682454 The Ontario Government in Canada has extended its support for the launch of the first automated vehicle (AV) pilot programme in Canada, which is being led by The University of Waterloo, the Erwin Hymer Group and BlackBerry QNX. Tue, 29 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT Cambridgeshire to support construction of £1.5bn A14 scheme http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newscambridgeshire-to-support-construction-of-15bn-a14-scheme-5682437 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newscambridgeshire-to-support-construction-of-15bn-a14-scheme-5682437 Britain’s biggest road upgrade on the A14 is officially underway after it received support from across Cambridgeshire. Tue, 29 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT Alpiq to merge with Groupe E http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsalpiq-joins-hands-with-groupe-e-5680930 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsalpiq-joins-hands-with-groupe-e-5680930 Alpiq, an electric power company, and Groupe E have agreed to merge their charging networks for electric cars in Switzerland, which will be effective from next year. Mon, 28 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT Clearview Intelligence becomes part of TMT2 framework http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsclearview-intelligence-becomes-part-of-tmt2-framework-5680897 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsclearview-intelligence-becomes-part-of-tmt2-framework-5680897 Clearview Intelligence, a UK-based technology company, has secured a place on Crown Commercial Service's Traffic Management Technology 2 (TMT2) agreement. Mon, 28 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT Cumberland Highway gets new clearway signs http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newscumberland-highway-gets-new-clearway-signs-5680908 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newscumberland-highway-gets-new-clearway-signs-5680908 The Government of New South Wales (NSW) in Australia has decided to install new clearways as part of their efforts to improve the traffic flow along the key corridor in western Sydney between Constitution Hill and Liverpool. Mon, 28 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT Goodyear launches Connected Fleet Management Solutions http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsgoodyear-launches-connected-fleet-management-solutions-5679466 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsgoodyear-launches-connected-fleet-management-solutions-5679466 Goodyear, a global tire company, has launched a new pan-European business called Goodyear Proactive Solutions, which offers a suite of vehicle-to-fleet operations management solutions featuring advanced telematics and predictive analytics technology. Fri, 25 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT Queensland approves Transurban's Logan Enhancement Project http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsqueensland-approves-transurbans-logan-enhancement-project-5679519 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsqueensland-approves-transurbans-logan-enhancement-project-5679519 Transurban, a global company, which manages and develops toll road networks, has secured an approval for its A$512m ($377m) Logan Enhancement Project from the Queensland Government in Australia. Fri, 25 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT Deals this week: Potomac River crossing, Downer New Zealand, North-South Road Corridor http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-potomac-river-crossing-downer-new-zealand-north-south-road-corridor-5679494 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-potomac-river-crossing-downer-new-zealand-north-south-road-corridor-5679494 The new Potomac River crossing from Maryland to Virginia, US, has received project funding of $765m from the Maryland government. Fri, 25 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT Richmond Road opens to traffic four years ahead of schedule http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsrichmond-road-opens-to-traffic-four-years-ahead-of-schedule-5679488 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsrichmond-road-opens-to-traffic-four-years-ahead-of-schedule-5679488 The New South Wales (NSW) Government in Australia has reported that the upgraded Richmond Road in Sydney’s north-west has been opened for traffic four years ahead of schedule. Fri, 25 Nov 2016 00:00:00 GMT