Road Traffic Technology-Updates The latest content updates from the www.roadtraffic-technology.com web site http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/ en-us http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/ Road Traffic Technology-Updates http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/content/images/logo_big.gif Fiat Chrysler joins BMW, Intel and Mobileye to develop autonomous driving platform http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsfiat-chrysler-joins-bmw-intel-mobileye-in-developing-autonomous-driving-platform-5903659 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsfiat-chrysler-joins-bmw-intel-mobileye-in-developing-autonomous-driving-platform-5903659 BMW Group, Intel and Mobileye have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), allowing the latter join the alliance in developing an advanced autonomous driving platform for global deployment. Thu, 17 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT TfL to trial new technology to improve bus safety in London http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newstfl-to-trial-new-technology-to-improve-bus-safety-in-london-5904044 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newstfl-to-trial-new-technology-to-improve-bus-safety-in-london-5904044 Transport for London (TfL) has announced plans to test new safety technology on buses in London, UK. Thu, 17 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Deals this week: Siemens, Trakcja PRKiI http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-siemens-trakcja-prkii-5903752 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-siemens-trakcja-prkii-5903752 Siemens has been selected by the German state of Hesse to construct a new overhead contact line for electrified freight transport on a 10km stretch of the A5 federal motorway. Thu, 17 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT NSW Government to sell stake in Sydney Motorway Corporation http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsnsw-government-to-sell-stake-in-sydney-motorway-corporation-5903647 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsnsw-government-to-sell-stake-in-sydney-motorway-corporation-5903647 The New South Wales (NSW) Government plans to sell its 51% stake in the Sydney Motorway Corporation (SMC) in order to fund the final stage of Australia's WestConnex works. Thu, 17 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT City of Marietta to launch new Marietta TravelSafely app http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newscity-of-marietta-to-roll-out-marietta-travelsafely-application-5902713 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newscity-of-marietta-to-roll-out-marietta-travelsafely-application-5902713 The City of Marietta in Georgia, US has initiated the testing phase to deploy the new ‘Smart City’ Marietta TravelSafely app. Wed, 16 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Smart Parking to deploy vehicle detection sensor solution across Hobart, Tasmania http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newssmart-parking-to-deploy-vehicle-detection-sensor-solution-across-hobart-5902496 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newssmart-parking-to-deploy-vehicle-detection-sensor-solution-across-hobart-5902496 Smart Parking, in partnership with Australian Parking and Revenue Control (APARC), has secured a contract from Hobart City Council in Tasmania to deploy its vehicle detection sensor solution across the city. Wed, 16 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Ashghal opens southern part of Doha Express Highway and Hamad Port road in Qatar http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsashghal-opens-southern-part-of-doha-express-highway-hamad-port-road-in-qatar-5902483 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsashghal-opens-southern-part-of-doha-express-highway-hamad-port-road-in-qatar-5902483 Qatar’s Public Works Authority Ashghal has officially opened the southern part of Doha Express Highway and Hamad Port Road completely in both directions. Wed, 16 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT New Zealand to fund 15 EV projects http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsnew-zealand-to-fund-15-ev-projects-5901283 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsnew-zealand-to-fund-15-ev-projects-5901283 The Government of New Zealand is set to fund 15 projects across the country in order to increase charging facilities for electric vehicles (EVs), as well as switch more trucks, buses and vans to electric power. Tue, 15 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Transport Scotland officially opens M8 motorway project http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newstransport-scotland-officially-opens-m8-motorway-project-5901297 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newstransport-scotland-officially-opens-m8-motorway-project-5901297 Transport Scotland has officially opened the £500m M8 M73 M74 Motorway Improvements Project to the traffic. Tue, 15 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Highway England unveils A47 improvement programme http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newshighway-england-unveils-a47-improvement-programme-5901365 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newshighway-england-unveils-a47-improvement-programme-5901365 Highways England (HE) has announced plans for its preferred routes to renovate three parts of the 115-mile stretch of the A47 between Peterborough and Great Yarmouth, in addition to improving several junctions and roundabouts. Tue, 15 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Queensland opens Tinana interchange on Bruce Highway http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsqueensland-opens-tinana-interchange-on-bruce-highway-5900175 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsqueensland-opens-tinana-interchange-on-bruce-highway-5900175 Australia's Queensland Government has opened the Tinana interchange on the Bruce Highway after completing A$38m ($29.9m) worth of upgrades. Mon, 14 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Siemens to build eHighway in Hesse, Germany http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newssiemens-to-build-ehighway-in-hesse-germany-5900172 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newssiemens-to-build-ehighway-in-hesse-germany-5900172 The German state of Hesse has appointed Siemens to build an overhead contact line for electrified freight transport on a 10km stretch of motorway. Mon, 14 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Government of Ontario to widen Highway 26 in Collingwood, US http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsontario-to-widen-highway-26-in-collingwood-5899386 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsontario-to-widen-highway-26-in-collingwood-5899386 The Government of Ontario is set to widen Highway 26 from Sixth Line to Pretty River Parkway in order to reduce traffic congestion and improve road safety in the Collingwood region. Sun, 13 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Toyota Motor and Intel partner to enhance networks for automotive big data http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newstoyota-motors-ntt-intel-and-others-team-up-for-automotive-big-data-5899407 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newstoyota-motors-ntt-intel-and-others-team-up-for-automotive-big-data-5899407 Japanese automotive manufacturer Toyota Motor and other industry leaders have initiated the formation of an Automotive Edge Computing Consortium. Sun, 13 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Victoria trials automated vehicles in Melbourne, Australia http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsvictoria-to-test-automated-vehicles-in-melbourne-5899396 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsvictoria-to-test-automated-vehicles-in-melbourne-5899396 The Victorian Government has begun an automated vehicle trial on the Monash-City Link-Tullamarine corridor in Melbourne, Australia. Sun, 13 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Q-Free’s Parking Solutions Helping to Solve America’s Parking Problem http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/detection/qfree-uk/pressq-frees-solve-americas-parking.html http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/detection/qfree-uk/pressq-frees-solve-americas-parking.html According to a recent article by USA Today, based on a parking study performed by INRIX, American drivers devote an average of 17 hours a year searching for available parking on streets, garages, or lots and spend more than $20bn a year in garage fee… Thu, 10 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Deals this week: Civil Mining and Construction, AECOM http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-civil-mining-and-construction-aecom-5897177 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-civil-mining-and-construction-aecom-5897177 The Government of Queensland, Australia, has awarded an early works contract to Civil Mining and Construction (CMC) for the Pacific Motorway upgrade between Mudgeeraba and Varsity Lakes. Thu, 10 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT Atkins to use Inrix technology for transportation infrastructure projects http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsatkins-to-use-inrix-technology-for-transportation-infrastructure-projects-5898568 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsatkins-to-use-inrix-technology-for-transportation-infrastructure-projects-5898568 Global engineering and project management company Atkins has signed a partnership agreement with connected car services provider Inrix to collect traffic information from millions of miles of road. Thu, 10 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT 3D Repo to develop new VR simulator for autonomous vehicle services http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/news3d-repo-to-develop-new-vr-simulator-for-autonomous-vehicle-services-5898776 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/news3d-repo-to-develop-new-vr-simulator-for-autonomous-vehicle-services-5898776 UK-based technology firm 3D Repo is developing 3D virtual reality technology that will help simulate driverless vehicle routes. Thu, 10 Aug 2017 23:00:00 GMT New Zealand to introduce new rules for EV owners http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsnew-zealand-to-introduce-new-rules-for-ev-owners-5898558 http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/news/newsnew-zealand-to-introduce-new-rules-for-ev-owners-5898558 Government of New Zealand is set to introduce a new rule which will exempt operators of electric vehicles (EVs) from the road user charges and also allow the EV drivers to use bus and high-occupancy vehicle lanes. 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