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Highly personalized traveler information system to be delivered for I-90 and I-94

In a chat with Bernie Wagenblast, of our associate webcaster Transportation Radio, Steve Albert, director of the Western Transportation Institute (pictured), has revealed that a new level of personalization is currently being planned for travel information on I-90 and I-94. The routes, which stretch right across the northwestern states of the USA, are known as the North/West Passage, and already have their own dedicated, cross-state, real-time traffic information website roadstosafediscovery.com. Now, Albert reveals, a mobile app for smart devices is being developed, which will allow regular users of the route to upload a profile that will enable personalized information to be sent to them as and when it becomes available. For a clip from the interview click below. And for the full-length version, plus more exclusive content from Transportation Radio click here.

December 2015


 

 

Caltrans tests all-new pedestrian crosswalk system, to reduce conflict with right-turning vehicles

In the USA, cars can turn right on a red signal. This helps with traffic flow, but can compromise safety if pedestrians are attempting to cross the junction at the same time. Now Caltrans senior transportation engineer Rob Stinger has come up with a solution: a yellow border of LED lights that appears around "Walk/Don't Walk" signals, which alerts drivers that a pedestrian has pressed the button on the crossing and is waiting to cross. This video has more on how the Yellow Pedestrian Border (YPB) works.

December 2015


 

 

Full demonstration of Ford's Traffic Jam Assist

Ford Europe have recently released this video of their Traffic Jam Assist system being tested on public roads. The auto manufacturer promises the technology will soon be available in production vehicles. Activated at the push of a button when a traffic jam is encountered, Traffic Jam Assist identifies the position of vehicles in front using a grille-mounted radar, and the location of lane markings using a front-facing camera behind the windscreen. For more on this story click here.

December 2015


 

 

"We have a moral obligation to build cars that don't crash"

In this TEDx talk at Jacksonville University, Jim Barbaresso, the national practice leader for intelligent transportation systems at HNTB Corporation, explains how driverless and connected vehicle technologies will save the lives of a million people each year

December 2015


 

 

Is this how autonomous vehicles will 'talk' to pedestrians?

As part of a masters thesis in industrial design engineering, Victor Malmsten Lundgren and Tobias Lagström have developed this easy-to-understand system of lights that could be attached to any self-driving car in order to indicate its intentions to pedestrians. With backing from research group Swedish ICT, and in collaboration with Autoliv AB, Volvo Cars, Volvo Group, SAFER and Scania, the system is intended to improve safety in a world where whoever is in the driving seat of is not in full control of that vehicle at all times. Learn about the latest autonomous-vehicle research from the industry’s leading experts at the Autonomous Vehicle Test & Development Symposium 2016. To book your delegate pass click here.

December 2015


 

 

Why ITS and social media are essential to modern public transit systems

Transportation Radio's Bernie Wagenblast spoke to New Jersey Transit executive director Ronnie Hakim recently about the importance of smart technologies - from realtime information to social media - in creating a modern and effective public transit systems. Click below to listen to the interview. And for more exclusive content from Transportation Radio click here.

December 2015


 

 

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