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 ESP Group to join driverless car pilot scheme in UK http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsesp-group-to-join-driverless-car-pilot-scheme-in-uk-5825713 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsesp-group-to-join-driverless-car-pilot-scheme-in-uk-5825713 UK-based ESP Group has revealed that it is to join a pilot scheme that allows autonomous and connected vehicles enter public places such as airports, hospitals, business parks, tourist attractions and shopping centres. Thu, 25 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Deals this week: California Transportation Commission, CH2M, Afghanistan Government http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-california-transportation-commission-ch2m-afghanistan-government-5825147 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-california-transportation-commission-ch2m-afghanistan-government-5825147 The California Transportation Commission has announced funding of $328m to maintain and improve roads and bridges in the US state. Thu, 25 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Nevada CAM and Nexar to develop state-wide V2V network http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsnevada-cam-and-nexar-to-develop-state-wide-v2v-network-5825719 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsnevada-cam-and-nexar-to-develop-state-wide-v2v-network-5825719 The Nevada Center for Advanced Mobility (Nevada CAM) has partnered with Nexar, an Israeli technology company, to develop first statewide vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) network in the US. Thu, 25 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT World Bank approves $81m for LVTP project in Rwanda http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsworld-bank-approves-81m-for-lvtp-project-in-rwanda-5825965 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsworld-bank-approves-81m-for-lvtp-project-in-rwanda-5825965 The World Bank has agreed to provide financial assistance to the Lake Victoria Transport Project (LVTP) that will improve transport infrastructure in Rwanda, East Africa. Thu, 25 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Bosch develops digital protective shield to safeguard motorcyclists http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsbosch-develops-digital-protective-shield-to-safeguard-motorcyclists-5824526 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsbosch-develops-digital-protective-shield-to-safeguard-motorcyclists-5824526 A partnership between Bosch, Autotalks, Cohda Wireless, and Ducati has developed a prototype smart solution to help protect motorcyclists, who are reported to be 18 times more at risk of being killed in a collision than drivers. Wed, 24 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT MNDoT and 3M partner to make I-75 first connected work zone in US http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsmndot-and-3m-partner-to-make-i-75-first-connected-work-zone-in-us-5824488 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsmndot-and-3m-partner-to-make-i-75-first-connected-work-zone-in-us-5824488 Michigan Department of Transportation (MDoT) has entered a partnership to use 3M's connected vehicle technologies along the three-mile stretch at the ongoing I-75 modernisation project in Oakland County, US. Wed, 24 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT u-blox, Commsignia and NXP to accelerate adoption of V2X technology http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsu-blox-commsignia-and-nxp-to-accelerate-adoption-of-v2x-technology-5824482 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsu-blox-commsignia-and-nxp-to-accelerate-adoption-of-v2x-technology-5824482 u-blox has partnered with technology manufacturers Commsignia and NXP Semiconductors to meet the growing demands of vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) and vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) technology. Wed, 24 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT ABB to install electric vehicle charging systems in Edinburgh, Scotland http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsabb-to-install-electric-vehicle-charging-systems-in-edinburgh-scotland-5823146 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsabb-to-install-electric-vehicle-charging-systems-in-edinburgh-scotland-5823146 Edinburgh City Council has selected ABB to install its electric vehicle charging systems at two strategic points on Scotland’s road network. Tue, 23 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Queensland to make further investments in road infrastructure projects http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsqueensland-to-make-further-investments-in-road-infrastructure-projects-5823155 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsqueensland-to-make-further-investments-in-road-infrastructure-projects-5823155 The Government of Queensland in Australia is planning to continue its investments in road infrastructure projects to further enhance the safety of motorists in the state with an efficient transport system, as well as create new employment opportuniti… Tue, 23 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Inrix releases CAV consumer survey in UK http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsinrix-releases-cav-consumer-survey-report-in-uk-5823045 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsinrix-releases-cav-consumer-survey-report-in-uk-5823045 Inrix has released the results of its connected and autonomous vehicle (CAV) consumer survey, which focused on the driver's concerns about the upcoming multi-trillion pound market. Tue, 23 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Uber threatens to terminate contract of key autonomous vehicle engineer http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsuber-threatens-to-terminate-key-autonomous-vehicle-engineer-5821658 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsuber-threatens-to-terminate-key-autonomous-vehicle-engineer-5821658 Uber has threatened to terminate the employment of its important engineer Anthony Levandowski, who has been at the centre of a lawsuit filed by Alphabet’s Waymo. Mon, 22 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT South Cascade Miller Road Bridge opens ahead of schedule in New York http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newssouth-cascade-miller-road-bridge-opens-ahead-of-schedule-in-new-york-5821831 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newssouth-cascade-miller-road-bridge-opens-ahead-of-schedule-in-new-york-5821831 The Government of New York has opened the new South Cascade Drive-Miller Road Bridge, over Cattaraugus Creek in the US towns of Concord, Erie County and Ashford, Cattaraugus County. Mon, 22 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT New York and Sydney most expensive cities in world for short-term parking http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsnew-york-sydney-most-expensive-cities-in-world-for-short-term-parking-says-report-5821672 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsnew-york-sydney-most-expensive-cities-in-world-for-short-term-parking-says-report-5821672 New York and Sydney are the most expensive cities in the world for short-term parking, according to the Global Parking Index report based on Parkopedia dataset. Mon, 22 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Australia’s Queensland Government finishes North Ipswich upgrades http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsaustralias-queensland-government-completes-north-ipswich-intersection-upgrade-5820364 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsaustralias-queensland-government-completes-north-ipswich-intersection-upgrade-5820364 The Queensland Government in Australia has completed several improvements to a North Ipswich intersection ahead of schedule. Sun, 21 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Qualcomm showcases DEVC mechanism in France http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsqualcomm-demonstrates-devc-mechanism-in-france-5819871 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsqualcomm-demonstrates-devc-mechanism-in-france-5819871 Qualcomm Technologies has demonstrated its dynamic electric vehicle charging (DEVC) technology, which charges vehicles when they are moving. Sun, 21 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT CTC offers $328m to improve transportation infrastructure http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsctc-offers-328m-to-improve-transportation-infrastructure-5819874 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsctc-offers-328m-to-improve-transportation-infrastructure-5819874 The California Transportation Commission (CTC) is to provide $328m to carry out 88 transportation projects in the US state to address traffic delays, as well as repair ageing roads and bridges to help encourage cycling and walking. Sun, 21 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Deals this week: CH2M, Iteris, CPB Contractors http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-ch2m-iteris-cpb-contractors-5818034 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-ch2m-iteris-cpb-contractors-5818034 The Nevada Department of Transportation (NDoT) has appointed CH2M to provide environmental and preliminary design services for the reconstruction of the outdated I-80 / I-580 / US 395 system-to-system interchange around Reno, Nevada, US. Thu, 18 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT GDOT officially opens I-85 bridge over Piedmont Road in US http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsgdot-officially-opens-i-85-bridge-over-piedmont-road-in-us-5819290 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsgdot-officially-opens-i-85-bridge-over-piedmont-road-in-us-5819290 The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) has officially opened the I-85 bridge over the Piedmont Road in Atlanta, US, nearly one month ahead of its schedule. Thu, 18 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT New York Government to continue road and bridge construction works throughout Southern Tier http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsnew-york-government-to-continue-road-and-bridge-construction-works-throughout-southern-tier-5819126 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsnew-york-government-to-continue-road-and-bridge-construction-works-throughout-southern-tier-5819126 The Government of New York in the US has revealed that its $36m road and bridge project works are in progress in the state's Southern Tier region. Thu, 18 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Queensland Government begins $689.7m Bruce Highway upgrade works in Australia http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsqueensland-government-begins-6897mbruce-highway-upgrade-works-in-australia-5819135 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsqueensland-government-begins-6897mbruce-highway-upgrade-works-in-australia-5819135 The Government of Queensland in Australia has initiated the A$929.3m ($689.7m) Bruce Highway Upgrade project between Caloundra Road to Sunshine Motorway. Thu, 18 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT