Toronto approves plan for continued use of cargo e-bikes
Toronto approves plan for continued use of cargo e-bikes

Toronto City Council has approved a plan to allow for the continued use of cargo e-bikes. The update to the City of Toronto bylaws will also make way for a micromobility pilot for larger cargo e-bikes.

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Smart city protocol reaches members’ milestone
Smart city protocol reaches members’ milestone

Developer of the Smart City Protocol, the Talq Consortium reports it has passed a new milestone with more than 50 member companies having signed up in support of its specification.

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Peachtree Corners deploys cellular vehicle-to-everything technology
Peachtree Corners deploys cellular vehicle-to-everything technology

The city of Peachtree Corners and its Curiosity Lab has announced joint efforts to deploy end-to-end smart solutions to enable advanced traffic efficiency and roadside safety.

Jacobs, Peachtree Corners and Qualcomm Technologies are working together to deploy technology solutions, focusing initially on roadside infrastructure, traffic management and road safety, with the implementation of cellular vehicle-to-everything (C-V2X) technology.

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Seoul’s smart poles to charge EVs and drones
Seoul’s smart poles to charge EVs and drones

Seoul Metropolitan Government (SMG) has announced plans to construct 190 additional smart poles (S-poles) in four districts of the south Korean capital by the end of this year.

The move follows installation of 26 S-poles by SMG in February at six locations including Seoul Plaza, Sungnyemun Gate, and Cheonggyecheon stream.

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Cambridge launches autonomous passenger shuttle trial
Cambridge launches autonomous passenger shuttle trial

The UK city of Cambridge is running an autonomous passenger shuttle trial alongside other traffic.

The custom-made passenger shuttles from engineering firm Aurrigo will operate a 20-minute journey around the West Cambridge site and will run autonomously for the majority of the route.

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Rome conducts smart city trial of intelligent vision sensors
Rome conducts smart city trial of intelligent vision sensors

Rome is using intelligent vision sensors as part of a smart city trial to reduce traffic, optimise public transportation and support pedestrian safety.

Sony Europe IMX500 image sensors with artificial intelligence (AI) processing functionality are at the core of three trials being run by Greentech specialist Envision in the municipality.

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Intelligent infrastructure solution chosen for New Jersey smart city project
Intelligent infrastructure solution chosen for New Jersey smart city project

Rutgers University has chosen Velodyne’s new solution that combines its lidar sensors and Bluecity’s AI software to monitor traffic networks and public spaces.

Rutgers Centre for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation (CAIT) has selected an intelligent infrastructure solution from Velodyne Lidar as a ‘cornerstone’ technology for its Middlesex County – Smart Mobility Testing Ground (MC-SMTG) project.

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XPeng charging network exceeds 1,000 stations in China
XPeng charging network exceeds 1,000 stations in China

The company reports it has built a charging network, including 19,019 free charging and supercharging piles in 1,140 charging stations, covering roads and highways across 164 Chinese cities.

XPeng Motors has announced the roll-out of its own-brand charging network across China has reached 1,140 stations, spanning 164 Chinese cities.

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West Midlands tram system goes digital
West Midlands tram system goes digital

New radio system enables the operator to monitor tram movements and passengers via the network and provides the mechanism to react to incidents with accuracy and efficiency.

West Midlands Metro network has installed a digital radio communications system to run its tram operations as part of a £1.3bn upgrade.

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Iteris and Continental team to explore intelligent infrastructure
Iteris and Continental team to explore intelligent infrastructure

The collaboration brings together vehicle and infrastructure sensor expertise to improve safety and efficiency throughout transportation networks nationwide across the US.

Continental and Iteris have partnered to explore intelligent infrastructure solutions that advance connected and automated vehicle technology with real-world vehicle-to-everything (V2X) solutions and help ensure safer and more efficient mobility.

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Bratislava launches large-scale smart waste programme
Bratislava launches large-scale smart waste programme

The Slovakian capital is working with Sensoneo on the project, with savings expected on waste collection related to refuse truck mileage and emissions.

Slovakian capital Bratislava has launched a waste digitalisation and collection improvement initiative.

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Schaeffler and Siemens to cooperate on intelligent diagnostics for drive systems
Schaeffler and Siemens to cooperate on intelligent diagnostics for drive systems

Together with Siemens Large Drives Applications, Schaeffler is advancing the digitization of industry with a focus on customer benefits. Digital service for automated bearing diagnostics from Schaeffler is now integrated into Siemens’ IIoT platform Sidrive IQ.

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Where will IoT fit into the future of transport?
Where will IoT fit into the future of transport?

Technology has been behind many of humanity’s most significant developments. From transport to communication, the world would be a very different place without many of the innovations, especially the Internet of Things (IoT).

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Red Sea giga project connects its construction workforce and vehicles in real-time
Red Sea giga project connects its construction workforce and vehicles in real-time

The Red Sea Development Company (TRSDC), the developer behind the ambitious regenerative tourism project, is implementing an extensive IoT safety solution for its construction workforce and fleet of vehicles at its site on the west coast of Saudi Arabia.

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Dubai to launch self-driving electric taxi and ride-hailing services
Dubai to launch self-driving electric taxi and ride-hailing services

Cruise will be the exclusive provider of the services until 2029, which aim to help Dubai convert 25 per cent of total trips into self-driving ones across different modes of transport by 2030.

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