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Issue 2 2018



Blockchain disruption in transport

25 June 2018 | By

The Transport Systems Catapult (TSC) is currently undertaking a project with Sheffield University, working with partners such as IBM and DOVU, to explore the value of blockchain and other distributed ledger technologies (DLT) to the transport industry. Based on interviews, workshops and literature reviews, they have set out to discover…


Reducing the terrorist threat on public transport

22 June 2018 | By

In this article for Intelligent Transport, Alex Z. Wiggins, Chief of LA Metro’s System Security & Law Enforcement Division, explains how a partnership between the Transportation Security Administration and LA Metro has led to the testing of new screening technology and how that technology is reducing risk for passengers.


Understanding safety in Latin America’s new mobility marketplace

18 June 2018 | By ,

Transport networks worldwide are in a state of flux, and Latin America is no exception, says Yeswant Abhimanyu, LatAm Research Manager at Frost & Sullivan. In this interview with Intelligent Transport’s Luke Antoniou, Abhimanyu explains how new mobility business models and technologies are playing their part in improving safety and…


Karlsruhe’s integrated approach to transport

14 June 2018 | By

By 2015, Karlsruhe had 315,000 residents, trending upwards. In a city characterised by a combination of innovative, knowledge-based organisations, low unemployment and expanding companies, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Anke Karmann-Woessner, Head of the City of Karlsruhe’s Urban Planning Department, explains how an intermodal transport system and its users are at the heart…


Implementing a new business model for flexible mobility

8 June 2018 | By ,

Giorgio Ambrosino, Director, and Saverio Gini, Senior Project Manager, both from MemEx, present the Flexible Mobility Centre concept, demonstrating its upcoming real-life implementation on Tuscany’s Elba Island, and explaining the need to reconcile and enhance the two parallel axes of urban mobility by testing and demonstrating innovative mobility solutions.


Safety & Security In-Depth Focus 2018

7 June 2018 | By

Maintaining the safety and security of passengers, staff and vehicles is more than just a necessary task for transport operators – it is their number one priority. As new technology continues to disrupt the transport landscape, we look to the Americas to discover the impact that new solutions and business…