Researchers have found that, on average, women are 10 per cent more likely than men to feel unsafe on metro trains and six per cent more likely than men to feel unsafe on buses.
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UITP has joined forces with other major transportation associations to issue an Open Letter to the European Commission calling for ongoing support of the public transport sector, in order to ensure its integrity in the future.
Intelligent Transport editor Luke Antoniou is joined by Ed Schmidt, CEO EMEA at Wind Mobility, to talk all things micromobility – from safety and collaboration with cities, to sustainability and passenger experience.
The city plans to open up more public roads for autonomous vehicles operations after safety verification and performance evaluation.
Lime has launched a new zone detection technology that rapidly informs riders of safety information in relation to their geographical location.
Helsinki recently recorded zero pedestrian fatalities in 2019, attributed to the city’s efficient safety regulations and priorities. Here, Jussi Yli-Seppälä, Transport System Unit of the City of Helsinki, explains how the Finnish capital reached this important milestone
Moovit has seen a 35 per cent increase in the number of transit updates around the world, enabling its app to provide updated transit information during a time of rapid change.
The e-scooter trials will initially take place in four “future transport zones”: Portsmouth and Southampton; the West of England Combined Authority (WECA); Derby and Nottingham; and the West Midlands.
The Life Cycle Assessment is said to provide a case study of how e-scooters are being used in European cities, and how their adoption rates are impacting city life.
The call for evidence focuses on three primary areas: micromobility vehicles, flexible bus services and Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS).
Ahead of TRA2020, Risto Öörni, Senior Scientist at VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, discusses the role of highly automated vehicles in society and their portfolio of benefits.
The UK government is set to consult on proposals in the summer designed to improve the lives of people with mobility or sight impairments, as well as parents with prams.
The report proposes a range of safety improvements for micromobility, relating to vehicle design, fleet operation, infrastructure, regulatory enforcement and training, and it proposes future-proof, balanced safety regulations proportional to the risks imposed.
The proof of concepts demonstrated by Toyota's automated driving software development company, TRI-AD, are said to expand map coverage and reduce the time needed for map updates.
The initial tests will run in Gjesdal (Norway), Helsinki (Finland) and Tallinn (Estonia) in the spring and autumn of 2020, and pilots will also later be launched in Lamia (Greece) and Helmond (the Netherlands).