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ITS: Then and now

Intelligent transportation systems (ITS) have come a long way since simple street lights and road signs from just a few decades ago.

“Our highways are going to have to deal with a mixed AV and non-AV fleet for many decades”

In his latest blog, Robert Poole, director of transportation policy at the independent think-tank the Reason Foundation, examines the long-term future of automated vehicles, assesses the future of mobility as we approach an era of hybrid traffic.

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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: ITS Australia’s Brian Negus predicts great things for this year’s Congress host country, Denmark

As the ITS World Congress got underway, with a drinks reception at the Bella Center in Copenhagen last night (September 17), TrafficTechnologyToday.com, grabbed a quick chat with Brian Negus, former president of ITS Australia and now special ambassador for the organization, about what the World Congress has meant for his country and organization since it hosted the event in Melbourne in 2016, and how Denmark can expect to benefit from it.

Traffic data unlocked

A pan-european project bridging the private/public sector divide is exploring the potential of sharing traffic data for the benefit of road users, traffic managers and businesses alike. Traffic Techology International’s James Allen reports

INTERVIEW: Siemens ITS president Marcus Weltz

Speaking exclusively to Traffic Technology Today, Marcus Welz, president of ITS for Siemens, discusses how the company is pushing for progress in transportation – with one system in Seattle already saving commuters 86 hours a year

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